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Chipside wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Chipside wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Technology firm Chipside has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in recognition of its work in developing systems for the parking sector.The firm delivers digital and app-based parking payment and permit services. Founded in 2003, Chipside is a specialist software development... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News
ParkCloud switches to ParkVia brand

ParkCloud switches to ParkVia brand

Parking reservation provider ParkCloud is now operating under its ParkVia brand. Up until now, the brands have operated in tandem. ParkVia... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News
Liftshare wins second Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Liftshare wins second Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Liftshare.com has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time. Building upon its previous recognition for Innovation, Liftshare has now been recognised with the... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News
CP Plus and Ranger Services merge to create GroupNexus

CP Plus and Ranger Services merge to create GroupNexus

CP Plus and Ranger Services have merged to become GroupNexus, with the aim of providing technology that helps landowners better serve their customers and to build stronger customer connections. CP Plus was set up in... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

Inflexion Private Equity buys Creative Car Park

Creative Car Park has ben bought by Inflexion Private Equity. Based in London and founded in 2005, Creative Car Park was one of the first UK car park operators to offer a fully automated number plate recognition (ANPR) technology enforcement service. The company employs 85 people and is a member of... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

IPC to support young suicide charity

The International Parking Community (IPC) has named PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide as its sponsored charity for the 2019 annual conference and dinner. The IPC event takes place in Milton Keynes on 10 October. Suicide is the main cause of death of all young people under the age of 35. The... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

ZatPark users group to discuss productivity

Improving productivity will be the focus of the next ZatPark user group meeting, which takes place in June. ZatPark chief executive David Herbert, said: “The user group is an opportunity for our customers to learn more about the latest developments and new features that we have added to the... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

Videalert forms partnership with Parkius

Traffic management and enforcement solutions provider Videalert has formed a strategic partnership with Parkius, a Netherlands-based developer of digital enforcement solutions. The joint ANPR based parking enforcement solution provided by Videalert and Parkius is currently deployed in the London... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

Marston acquires Videalert

Videalert, a supplier of traffic management and enforcement solutions, has been acquired by Marston Holdings. The deal means that Videalert is now part of a transportation and enforcement services group that includes NSL, Project Centre and a number of civil enforcement agencies. David Richmond,... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

APCOA wins Stafford council parking contract

APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide off-street enforcement services on behalf of Stafford Borough Council. A competitive tendering process saw APCOA secure the contract, which had been held by incumbents OCS since 2008. The new contract, which came into effect on... continue

4 May 2019Parking Review News

Free parking makes job offers more attractive

Free car parking would influence eight-of-ten people to accept a job offer, a survey suggests. When considering new employment, 78% of people said free employee car parking would influence their decision to take a job. Besides being a ‘pull’ factor, workplace parking can also be a... continue

4 May 2019Parking Review News

Cyprus Airways boards ParkVia

ParkVia has bolstered its airline portfolio with the addition of Cyprus’ flag carrier, Cyprus Airways. Powered through a dedicated micro-site – cyprusairways.parkvia.com – the platform will allow users to search, browse and book parking?alongside their flights?at?a number... continue

4 May 2019Parking Review News

Third Millennium strengthens team

Access control system manufacturer Third Millennium has made new appointments to its team. Darren Young has been appointed technical sales engineer. In what is a new role, Young will drive the development of new within a planned budget. He will be working directly with Third Millennum’s... continue

4 May 2019Parking Review News

Meridian Mobility rebranded as Zenzic

Meridian Mobility UK, a partnership between government, academia and the private sector, has rebranded as Zenzic. Zenzic was created in 2017 to help lead the way in self-driving innovation by facilitating a series of demonstration projects. The UK government and industry have so far committed an... continue

4 May 2019Parking Review News
Audi to discuss self-parking cars at Parking & Property 2019

Audi to discuss self-parking cars at Parking & Property 2019

German carmaker Audi will be discussing the work it is doing developing self-parking cars at the annual Parking & Property conference. The day will also see Gatwick Airport reveal details of its upcoming trial of a parking robot that... continue

30 Apr 2019Parking Review News

Sustrans calls for UK-wide pavement parking ban

Pavement parking should be made illegal across the UK, unless it is permitted by exception, says sustainable transport charity Sustrans in a new policy position. The charity says pavement parking is inconsiderate to all pedestrians and is particularly hazardous to children, disabled people and... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News

Drivers support regulation of private parking, says survey

Just under two-thirds of drivers want the government to regulate private parking companies and take action against rogue firms, a survey suggests. Research from GoCompare Car Insurance also indicates that a quarter of UK motorists have been given a parking charge notice (PCN) from a private parking... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News

POPLA opens in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Motorists in Scotland and Northern Ireland can now appeal private parking tickets issued by operators in the British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS).  The POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals) independent appeals service became available in Scotland and Ireland on... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News

Self-ticketing operations on private land in the spotlight

A company has suspended its ‘self-ticketing’ parking charge operation following an investigation by BBC Wales. The self-ticketing scheme run by UK Car Park Management (UKCPM) allows a landowner or agent who signs a code of conduct to use an app on their phone to send details of... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News
From now on, park carefully in Caerphilly

From now on, park carefully in Caerphilly

Caerphilly County Borough Council in Gwent, South Wales has taken over responsibility for on-street parking enforcement from the police.Since 8 April a new team of... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News
Pavement parking ban approved in Scotland

Pavement parking ban approved in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament agreed in principle to a new law to implement a nationwide footway parking ban on 4 April. Under current legislation, footway or pavement... continue

5 Apr 2019Parking Review News
Workplace parking levy on radar after Leicester mayor re-elected

Workplace parking levy on radar after Leicester mayor re-elected

The prospect of a workplace parking levy being introduced in Leicester has become firmer following Labour’s Sir Peter Soulsby being re-elected as the city’s mayor for a third time. Sir Peter’s first choice votes tally of 51,444 saw him... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News

Centre for London to investigate parking and kerbside policies

The Centre for London is looking at the future of parking and kerbside management in the capital. The think-tank will examine existing parking policies, international practice and political and public attitudes. The research project is being sponsored by technology company AppyParking and three... continue

8 May 2019Parking Review News
Ponting joins Chipside team as business development manager

Ponting joins Chipside team as business development manager

Digital parking and permitting services company Chipside has appointed Leighton Ponting as its new business development manager. With more than three decades of experience in business sales and management, and 15 years involvement in... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News
Zhang joins Messagemaker Displays

Zhang joins Messagemaker Displays

Messagemaker Displays has appointed Lillian Zhang as their new project manager.  Zhang joins Surrey-based Messagemaker... continue

5 May 2019Parking Review News

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