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Sky garden planned for Q-Park First Street

Sky garden planned for Q-Park First Street

The roof deck at a Manchester car park could be transformed into a tropical-themed ‘sky garden’ with three bars and eight restaurants. The Roofff project has been proposed by Buzz Ventures, a company that transforms urban spaces into drinking and dining venues. Buzz Ventures said the... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Harrogate MP investigates town centre shopping trends

Harrogate MP investigates town centre shopping trends

Most of the people who drive into Harrogate to go shopping find it easy to locate a parking space, suggests a survey conducted by the North Yorkshire town’s MP. Some 10,000 Harrogate residents responded to... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Many van drivers do not understand loading rules, VW finds

Many van drivers do not understand loading rules, VW finds

Van drivers in the UK have been issued with fines worth £1.7m in the past three years for incorrectly stopping in a loading bay, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Local authorities have issued an... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News

Driver who declined speed awareness course landed with £9,000 bill

A driver who declined the offer of a speed awareness course has been landed with a bill of almost £9,000 after failing to convince two courts that he wasn't speeding. Nicholas Davies was found guilty of driving his BMW at 38mph in a 30mph zone in August 2017, on the A546 Glan-Y-Mor Road,... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
TfL plans 20mph limit for central London

TfL plans 20mph limit for central London

Transport for London (TfL) is to lower speed limits on roads across central London following a positive response to a public consultation earlier in the... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Parking officers to patrol on Adur and Worthing on electric bikes

Parking officers to patrol on Adur and Worthing on electric bikes

Civil enforcement officers are now patrolling the streets of West Sussex coastal towns on electric bikes. NSL, which is contracted by a partnership between Adur and Worthing councils to enforce on-street and off-street parking across their areas, has invested... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Illegal lorries are blighting towns and villages, says LGA

Illegal lorries are blighting towns and villages, says LGA

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for councils to be given powers to tackle overheight and overweight lorries. The LGA has compiled a catalogue of incidents where lorries have blocked streets, got stuck in villages... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
New Blue Badge eligibly criteria comes into effect

New Blue Badge eligibly criteria comes into effect

People with hidden disabilities, including anxiety disorders or a brain injury, can now apply for a Blue Badge. The Department for Transport (DfT) issued new guidance to councils in England on Blue... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
English councils want moving traffic powers

English councils want moving traffic powers

Nine in 10 local authorities in England said that their authority would consider using the full moving traffic enforcement powers of the Traffic Management Act 2004,... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News

Extend moving traffic enforcement powers to English local authorities, says Urban Transport Group

Giving English local authorities beyond London the power to enforce moving traffic regulations would help them improve air quality, argues the Urban Transport Group (UTG). The group, which represents strategic transport bodies across England, wants the Department for Transport to activate Part 6 of... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News

BPA sees its membership reach 750

The British Parking Association (BPA) saw its membership and revenues rise last year. The association’s annual report shows that in 2018-19 the number of corporate members stood at almost 750, with individual memberships nearing 175. The BPA’s annual report reveals that its income in... continue

9 Sep 2019Parking Review News
AppyParking becomes AppyWay as its focus shifts to international projects

AppyParking becomes AppyWay as its focus shifts to international projects

Kerbside technology specialist AppyParking has launched a new parent brand, AppyWay, as the business prepares to expand its international business activities. Having recently completed a successful Series A funding round, the AppyWay brand has been launched to help better articulate the... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
YourParkingSpace.co.uk branches out with green initiative

YourParkingSpace.co.uk branches out with green initiative

YourParkingSpace.co.uk is planting a tree for every monthly booking on its website. The online parking portal pledged to plant a tree for each month-long booking made on Earth Day, 22 April. This commitment saw almost 3,500... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
PayByPhone expands into Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain

PayByPhone expands into Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain

Mobile parking payments provider PayByPhone has expanded into Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain. This follows PayByPhone’s recent announcement of its UK acquisition of Mirada Connect. The addition of these markets means... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Chipside reorganises management structure

Chipside reorganises management structure

Chipside, a provider of parking and traffic management technology, is restructuring to improve customer engagement, communication and drive greater business... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Chipside’s Moorby joins Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Chipside’s Moorby joins Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Paul Moorby OBE, chief executive of Chipside, has joined the board of the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP). Moorby is part of a group of new board directors who have been appointed for a membership period of three years. The SWLEP board membership is... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Clearview creates ITS Insight Hub at Milton Keynes head office

Clearview creates ITS Insight Hub at Milton Keynes head office

Clearview Intelligence has opened an intelligent transport systems (ITS) hub, which will promote sustainable solutions. Building on the relocation of its headquarters from Bicester to Milton Keynes at the end of last year, Clearview has extended... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News

ParkVia clocks up 500,000 positive reviews

Airport parking retailer ParkVia has recorded over 500,000 positive reviews from its customers. Manchester-based ParkVia was founded in 2008 and now markets parking spaces run by 2,000 differed parking providers in 43 countries. In addition to the reviews on its own platform, ParkVia has amassed... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Designa appoints James as general manager Australia

Designa appoints James as general manager Australia

Parking payment systems developer has appointed Sheldon James as general manager of its Australian business and cluster manager for the Australia Pacific region. Designa Australia is a subsidiary of... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
PayByPhone appoints Wang as software development VP

PayByPhone appoints Wang as software development VP

PayByPhone has named Yuru Wang as vice president of software development., Wang joins PayByPhone from SAP, where he was vice president of engineering. In his new position, Wang will oversee software... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
TRL calls for update to UK automotive legislation

TRL calls for update to UK automotive legislation

TRL says UK and EU laws governing the accessibility of vehicle Event Data Recorder (EDR) evidence must be changed to improve safety, reduce costs, speed up legal proceedings and save lives. The... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
West Yorkshire electric vehicle rapid-charging network is live

West Yorkshire electric vehicle rapid-charging network is live

West Yorkshire’s largest electric vehicle (EV) rapid-charging network has been launched with the switching on of a chargepoint in Bradford. Located in Vicar Lane, the Bradford chargepoint is the first of 88 being installed across West... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
LGA guide helps councils make the case for electric charging investment

LGA guide helps councils make the case for electric charging investment

The Local Government Association has published a guide to electric vehicle (EV) charging investment. Councils in Charge is intended as a guide for councillors to help them understand the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and engage with their officers,... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News
Government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging

Government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced an extra £2.5m for electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints on residential streets. The funding will support the on-street residential chargepoint scheme, launched in 2017, which helps people access... continue

5 Sep 2019Parking Review News

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