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UK car industry showcases alternatively fuelled vehicles

UK car industry showcases alternatively fuelled vehicles
Mark Moran

Carmakers have come together in London to promote low emission vehicles in the UK, and made calls for greater incentives to switch and better charging... continue

23 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Britannia reopens Art Deco garage in Newcastle

Britannia reopens Art Deco garage in Newcastle
Mark Moran

A historic city centre multi-storey car park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne has been reopened by Britannia Parking. The 360-space Dex Garage on... continue

23 Feb 2017Parking Review News
YourParkingSpace reports dramatic rise in rentals

YourParkingSpace reports dramatic rise in rentals
Patrick McDonnell

Online parking marketplace YourParkingSpace, which enables property owners and businesses to hire out their parking, is reporting a 200%... continue

22 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Parking company Indigo on the market

International parking operator Indigo has been put on the market, it has been reported. According to Nasdaq, French private equity fund Ardian and French bank Predica have given the mandate to two investment banks to seek a buyer for Indigo, which was previously known as VINCI Park. The deal could... continue

10 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Premier stands by PCNs issued in Plymouth car park

Premier stands by PCNs issued in Plymouth car park
Patrick McDonnell and Mark Moran

Motorists claiming they were issued parking charge notices in a private car park because a payment terminal did not correctly register their number plates can have the tickets waived, as long as they... continue

28 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Half of drivers still prefer cash when paying to park, says BPA

Half of motorists still prefer to use traditional cash and pay & display machines when paying for parking, a survey carried out for the British Parking Association (BPA) indicates.  Nearly a quarter of motorists (23%) are happy to use their credit and debit card at a machine, but are less... continue

28 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Notice processing company ZZPS attains Investors in People Silver status

ZZPS, a provider of notice processing and enforcement services to the parking sector, has attained the Silver Award for Investors in People (IIP). This is an external recognition and validation of a company’s drive to create a highly trained, highly motivated team of parking... continue

26 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Marston Holdings hires Alistair Townsend

Marston Holdings has appointed Alistair Townsend as group client services director. He was previously head of revenues and benefits at Milton Keynes Council, which has given him knowledge of local taxation, revenue collection and local government generally. Townsend has represented local government... continue

26 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Electric cars expected to lead the market by 2025

Almost all executives working in the automotive sector expect hat battery powered electric vehicles will be the major segment of the car market in less than a decade, according to a survey conducted by business services group KPMG. Some 90% of the executives surveyed expect electric cars to be at... continue

26 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Marston Holdings buys NSL
Mark Moran

Debt recovery group Marston Holdings has acquired NSL, a provider of parking enforcement and other outsourced services to the public sector. NSL will continue to operate as a separate business within Marston Holdings. NSL's management team, led by chief executive Adam Palser, will remain with the... continue

11 Jan 2017Parking Review News
Uninsured luxury cars are saved from the scrapheap

Uninsured luxury cars are saved from the scrapheap

Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Bentleys were among than £87m of uninsured vehicles saved from potentially being crushed during 2016, according to automotive experts hpi. The £87m figure is... continue

23 Feb 2017Parking Review News

North Somerset prepares to take over parking enforcement
Patrick McDonnell

North Somerset Council will take over control of street parking from the police in April. Council leaders are warning motorists that there will be no ‘soft introduction” of the new civil parking enforcement regime, which goes live on 3 April. A counc... continue

22 Feb 2017Parking Review News
London's new T-Charge will start in October

London's new T-Charge will start in October
Partick McDonnell

A £10 charge will be levied on the most polluting vehicles entering central London from this autumn, mayor Sadiq Kahn has... continue

17 Feb 2017Parking Review News

TfL asks Foreign Office to help it collect unpaid Congestion Charges from embassies
Mark Moran

Transport for London has asked Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to take foreign governments to the international courts to make them pay London's Congestion Charge. TfL figures suggest that London-based embassies owe £105,258,715 for the period since the congestion charge was launched in 2003... continue

17 Feb 2017Parking Review News
14 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Parking patrol team to be scrapped by Stockton-on-Tees council
Patrick McDonnell

Stockton-on-Tees council is to axe its parking patrol team as part of cost-cutting measures. The council’s six civil enforcement officers (CEOs) will be merged into a new team of ‘civic enforcement officers’ along with four anti-social behaviour officers and 14 neighbourhood... continue

13 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Wokingham to take over parking enforcement from the police
Patrick McDonnell

Civil parking enforcement is due to introduced across the borough of Wokingham in Berkshire in the autumn. Next month Wokingham Borough Council will be making an application to the Department for Transport (DfT) to take over civil parking enforcement (CPE) powers from the police, and once this is... continue

13 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Councillor issues ‘yellow cards’ to tackle verge parking

Councillor issues ‘yellow cards’ to tackle verge parking
Patrick McDonnell

A Colchester councillor is issuing football style... continue

7 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Patrols to be removed from NI towns with low level of fines

Patrols to be removed from NI towns with low level of fines
Patrick McDonnell

Up to 42 towns across Northern Ireland could lose their... continue

6 Feb 2017Parking Review News
British Parking Association ends funding for parking appeals scrutiny board

British Parking Association ends funding for parking appeals scrutiny board
Mark Moran

The British Parking Association is to cease funding the panel that... continue

2 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Islington to crack down on misuse of visitor parking vouchers

Islington to crack down on misuse of visitor parking vouchers
Patrick McDonnell

Two Islington residents who sold visitor parking vouchers... continue

1 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Westminster City Council to trial emissions-based parking charges for diesel cars
Patrick McDonnell

Drivers of diesel cars will pay more to park in parts of central London as Westminster City Council looks at ways of reducing vehicle-based emissions.   The council is to trial a surcharge for diesel vehicles parking within the Marylebone area. The council believes a “polluter... continue

31 Jan 2017Parking Review News

New online fine management service for fleet operators

All Fleet Services, a contact centre for the vehicle fleet sector, has launched an online fines management service. Around 2.9 million fines issued to fleet vehicles are currently processed in the UK per year. These fines span 31 traffic offences, which are mainly dealt with using paper-based... continue

31 Jan 2017Parking Review News
Ashford to expand parking enforcement team

Ashford to expand parking enforcement team
Mark Moran

Ashford Borough Council in Kent is expanding its uniformed parking patrol and back office teams to enable it to step up... continue

28 Jan 2017Parking Review News

Edinburgh to waive PCNs issued after phone parking service offered 'free' parking
Deniz Huseyin

A phone payment system error meant that drivers in Edinburgh were wrongly told they could park for free on the day after Boxing Day, resulting in them receiving penalty charge notices (PCNs).  City of Edinburgh Council said it was clearly stated on its website and parking machines that 27... continue

28 Jan 2017Parking Review News

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