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International Parking Community appoints Clowes as chief operating officer

International Parking Community appoints Clowes as chief operating officer

The International Parking Community (IPC) has appointed Charles Clowes as its new chief operating officer. Clowes joins the accredited trade association from National Car Parks (NCP), where he was head of commercial. The... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
JLL Automotive team will provide property sector with advice on parking

JLL Automotive team will provide property sector with advice on parking

Real estate services company JLL has launched a new team that will focus on providing advice on car parks, car dealerships, petrol filling stations and motorway service areas to investors, property owners, operators and funders.  Its new JLL Automotive team sits within the... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Q-Park shareholders unanimously accept KKR bid

Q-Park shareholders unanimously accept KKR bid
Mark Moran

An offer of €2.95bn made by a US investment company for Q-Park has been accepted by all the Dutch parking company’s... continue

15 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Q-Park set to accept €2.95bn bid

Q-Park set to accept €2.95bn bid

Q-Park’s board has recommended the Dutch parking operator’s shareholders accept a €2.95bn offer from US... continue

1 Jun 2017Parking Review News
ParkBee allows property owners to hire out parking spaces to public

ParkBee allows property owners to hire out parking spaces to public

ParkBee, a company that enables owners of private car parks to sell space to the general public, has launched in the UK. ParkBee, which was launched in the Netherlands last year, is now offering access to private parking areas in London. The company says it has... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Q-Park takes 35-year lease on Manchester site

Q-Park takes 35-year lease on Manchester site

Q-Park UK has signed a 35-year lease on the Piccadilly Place car park in Manchester. The car park is owned by Property Alliance Group and Ares Management.  The car park is... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News

Leeds’ Criterion Place car park rebranded as Q-Park Sovereign Square

Q-Park has changed the name of Criterion Place, its largest facility in Leeds, to Q-Park Sovereign Square. The multi-storey car park was built in the early 2000s and was one of Q-Park’s first acquisitions in Leeds. Q-Park Sovereign Square is located next a new city centre development that... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News

Where is the world’s most expensive parking?
Mark Moran

London and New York top the list of most expensive cities for monthly parking, according to a global survey conducted by data expert Parkopedia. According to the Global Parking Index, monthly parking in New York costs $606 on average, with London not far behind at $603 (£465).  The USA... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Give your motor a holiday at a spa for cars

Give your motor a holiday at a spa for cars

Car owners are being offered the opportunity to give their vehicles the VIP treatment by storing them in what is a spa for cars. Tim Earnshaw wanted somewhere safe to... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Baywatch survey seeks to map abuse of disabled parking at supermarkets

Baywatch survey seeks to map abuse of disabled parking at supermarkets
Mark Moran

A common problem for many disabled motorists is not being able to... continue

16 Jun 2017Parking Review News

Over 6,000 drivers caught misusing mobile phones in three months
Patrick McDonnell

The introduction of tougher penalties for misusing a mobile phone while driving resulted in more than 6,000 drivers being caught using their devices in the four weeks following the 1 March. The numbers were obtained by the Press Association under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI). In March the... continue

13 Jun 2017Parking Review News

POPLA tells private parking operators ‘comply with data rules’

Private parking operators have been told they need to ensure the evidence packs they send to Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) for defending parking charge notices at appeal comply with the Data Protection Act. POPLA hears the cases of motorists who contest parking charges issued by members... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Labour pledges to scrap hospital parking fees

Labour pledges to scrap hospital parking fees

The cost of parking at hospitals hit the headlines during the General Election when Labour announced it would scrap parking fees at NHS sites in England. Whether or not to charge... continue

12 May 2017Parking Review News
Parkeon appoints Scouller as UK off-street sales manager

Parkeon appoints Scouller as UK off-street sales manager

Parking technology company Parkeon has appointed Kenny Scouller to the new role of UK off-street sales manager. He joins Parkeon from CAME Parkare, where he was national sales manager and operations manager. At Parkeon... continue

26 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Brown joins Dukes Bailiffs

Brown joins Dukes Bailiffs

Steve Brown has joined Dukes Bailiffs as parking services director. He moves to Dukes from rival civil... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Taylor is DriveNow’s new UK managing director

Taylor is DriveNow’s new UK managing director

James Taylor has started his role as UK managing director of DriveNow, the car sharing joint venture of the BMW Group and SIXT SE. Taylor will be replacing Joseph Seal-Driver, who... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

Car park and transport ticket printer BemroseBooth Paragon (BBP) has promoted Ryan Mellors to the role of vice president of global sales – parking. The Hull-based company, which produces magnetic tickets for use in... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Uber's chief executive resigns

Uber's chief executive resigns
Mark Moran

Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive of the US Uber taxi ride-hailing app... continue

21 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Women in parking recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Women in parking recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Mark Moran

The world of parking was recognised in the... continue

19 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Dubois named vice president for product management at Park Assist

Dubois named vice president for product management at Park Assist

Scott Dubois has been appointed to the new role of vice president of product management at parking guidance system specialist Park Assist.  Dubois was previously general manager of Park Assist’s Asia Pacific branch. Normal 0 ... continue

15 Jun 2017Parking Review News
ITS expert Harris leaves Conduent to join HMI Technologies

ITS expert Harris leaves Conduent to join HMI Technologies

Richard Harris has been appointed director Europe for intelligent transport systems firm HMI Technologies. He was solution director for international transportation and government at Conduent (formerly Xerox). New Zealand-based HMI... continue

12 Jun 2017Parking Review News

Alpha investigates demand for ‘Parking Apprenticeship’

Ways of developing apprenticeships specific to the parking sector is the subject of an online survey being conducted Alpha Parking, a consultancy that has background in skills development and training. The government made major changes to the way apprenticeships are funded and delivered in the... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
RTA Associates' Lowe to be next BPA president

RTA Associates' Lowe to be next BPA president

The next president of the British Parking Association (BPA) will be Peter Lowe of consultant RTA Associates. He will take over the office from Steve Brown at the BPA’s AGM... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Basharat joins Barbour Logic

Basharat joins Barbour Logic

Barbour Logic, a developer of parking correspondence software, has appointed Faisal Basharat as customer... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Seal-Driver swaps shared cars for shared bikes

Seal-Driver swaps shared cars for shared bikes

Joseph Seal-Driver has left car-sharing provider DriveNow, where he was UK director, to launch a new bike-sharing scheme. DriveNow is a joint venture of BMW and rental company... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News

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