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Parking fees to vanish from all Welsh hospitals this year
Mark Moran

Hospital car parking will finally become free at all Welsh hospitals by the end of the year a decade after the Welsh Government announced this as its policy. The free... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
NCP secures lease on Royal Liverpool University Hospital car park

NCP secures lease on Royal Liverpool University Hospital car park

NCP has secured a 29-year lease for the multi-storey car park serving Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The 702-space facility provides spaces for hospital staff. NCP has committed to investing around £300,000 on improvements throughout the car park.... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Private parking operators cannot sell on debts, says DVLA

The DVLA has reminded parking companies enforcing on private land that they cannot assign debts to unaccredited third parties.  Parking companies belonging to an accredited trade association can obtain keeper data from the DVLA by way of the KADOE (Keeper of a Vehicle at the Date of an Event)... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

DVLA suspends UKPC access to keeper data

UK Parking Control has had its access to vehicle keeper details suspended by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) while the company is investigated. The DVLA has not revealed the nature of the issues being investigated.  “We have suspended UKPC while we investigate... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News
Volvo Cars and Amazon offer delivery-to-car in USA

Volvo Cars and Amazon offer delivery-to-car in USA

Volvo Cars is partnering with Amazon to bring in-car delivery of packages to customers in the United States. The service is made available via a smartphone app that connects with the Volvo On Call... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News
Britannia Parking moves into bigger offices

Britannia Parking moves into bigger offices
Mark Moran

Britannia Parking has moved to new offices in Dorset to enable it to accommodate a growing team. Britannia has taken the seventh... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News

Conduent to sell off-street parking business
Mark Moran

Conduent is to sell its off-street parking systems business as it focusses on core business. The US business services company has entered into a binding agreement to sell the Conduent Multipark system in France and the UK, as well as its US airport parking business to Andera Partners, a French... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
Volkswagen pilots autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport

Volkswagen pilots autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport
Mark Moran

In the future drivers will leave their cars at the... continue

26 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Mersey Gateway needs to specify cost of toll in order, rules traffic penalty adjudicator
Mark Moran

The order regulating the Mersey Gateway Bridge has been revised following a decision by the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT), which hears appeals from drivers issued with penalties for non-payment of tolls. Charges for crossing the bridge are collected online or via phone rather than at traditional... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News

Scotland adopts Traffic Penalty Tribunal's FOAM appeals system

Scottish councils undertaking civil parking and bus lane enforcement are to adopt the online appeal system developed by the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT) for English and Welsh authorities outside London. This means Scottish motorists who feel they have been wrongly issued with penalty charge... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

DfT withdraws Operational Guidance on civil parking enforcement

The Department for Transport has withdrawn its Operational Guidance on parking policy and enforcement under the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA). However, the department’s Statuary Guidance on the TMA sets out the requirements for local authorities in managing parking enforcement.  The... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News
UKPC fined £5.7k for obstructing council’s flytipping investigation

UKPC fined £5.7k for obstructing council’s flytipping investigation

UK Parking Control was fined almost £6,000 after refusing to provide CCTV footage from a car park in Lincoln that had been requested in connection to an investigation into flytipping. Last September North Kesteven District Council was investigating the dumping... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News
Dacorum council renews Indigo parking enforcement contract

Dacorum council renews Indigo parking enforcement contract

Dacorum Borough Council in Hertfordshire has awarded Indigo a new parking enforcement services contract. Indigo has been providing parking services for Dacorum in towns such as Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead for 14 years. Indigo... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Swansea drivers abuse of disabled bays exposed

Over 1,600 motorists in Swansea have been penalised for parking in disabled bays without displaying a Blue Badge over last year. Figures released by Swansea Council reveal that between March 2017 and February 2018 some 1,660 drivers were fined for illegally parking in the bays. A total of 344... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Coventry council admits to yellow lines oversight in city centre
Patrick McDonnell

Coventry City Council has admitted it did not follow correct procedures when enforcing parking in the city centre. The council introduced a parking zone in the city centre six years ago, which banned parking on all streets except in designated bays. However, it failed to remove all yellow lines in... continue

25 Apr 2018Parking Review News
DfT unveils plan to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption

DfT unveils plan to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption
Mark Moran

Plans to improve overnight lorry parking and to ease traffic... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK
Mark Moran

Drivers will be able to use remote control parking on... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News

Ford to speak at Alpha Parking Spotlight event

Carmaker Ford will discuss its work on developing mobility solutions at the annual Spotlight on Parking event, hosted by consultancy Alpha Parking. This year the seminar takes place in central London on 27 June. The speakers include: • Sagie Evbenata, senior product manager in Ford’s... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News
Wortley to provide airport expertise at ParkJockey

Wortley to provide airport expertise at ParkJockey
Mark Moran

Chris Wortley has joined ParkJockey, a company that seeks to maximise income for parking real estate owners. He joins as vice president for airport solutions. Wortley has long been involved in the... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
JustPark adds to public sector team

JustPark adds to public sector team
Mark Moran

Parking technology provider JustPark has made two new appointments to its local authority team. Simon... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
Burton to head HUB Parking Technology in the UK

Burton to head HUB Parking Technology in the UK
Mark Moran

HUB Parking Technology has appointed Lee Burton as managing director at its UK headquarters in Basingstoke. HUB Parking Technology is a... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
PayByPhone names Gruber as new president and CEO

PayByPhone names Gruber as new president and CEO
Mark Moran

Mobile parking payments provider PayByPhone has appointed Andreas Gruber as president and chief executive officer.  Gruber, a former... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
British Parking Association appoints new head of research

British Parking Association appoints new head of research
Mark Moran

The British Parking Association has hired a new head of... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News
West Yorkshire Combined Authority invests in expanding station car parks

West Yorkshire Combined Authority invests in expanding station car parks
Mark Moran

New park & ride spaces are being created as part of the West... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News

Parking at Gloucester Station doubles
Mark Moran

Car parking at Gloucester railway station has been doubled by train operator Great Western Railway as part of a phased modernisation project. Gloucester station previously had 199 long-stay spaces, plus short-stay parking bays on the main forecourt. When completed the new car park off Great Western... continue

4 May 2018Parking Review News

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