Fears over Crossrail 2 as approval delayed and Conservatives leave it out of manifesto

Lee Baker

Fears have been expressed in the media about the future of Crossrail 2 after confirmation that its business case will not be approved by the latest date TfL had wanted and the Conservatives left the project out of the party's manifesto. The City AM... continue

22 May 2017Local Transport Today News
BPA publishes its manifesto for parking

BPA publishes its manifesto for parking

The British Parking Association (BPA) has published a ‘Manifesto for Parking’ to ensure parking is has a central place in government... continue

29 May 2017Parking Review Opinion

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
NCP collects 50th People’s Parking award

NCP collects 50th People’s Parking award

The Addenbrookes Hospital car park in Cambridge has become the 50th NCP site to be awarded the People’s Parking accreditation.  The... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Thieves target parking machines under cover of darkness

Thieves target parking machines under cover of darkness

Pay & display machines have been attacked or stolen outright by criminals attempting to steal cash left in overnight, reports the British Parking Association (BPA). There have been reports from of thieves ripping... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Coventry's Lower Precinct car park receives Park Mark

Coventry's Lower Precinct car park receives Park Mark

The recently upgraded car park at the Lower Precinct shopping centre in Coventry has retained its Park Mark status. Last autumn a Triflex system was installed to waterproof the rooftop as well as the relining of... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Disabled Parking Accreditation becomes a certification mark

Disabled Parking Accreditation becomes a certification mark

The Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) has been awarded a Certification Mark by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the official UK government body that is responsible for patents, designs and trademarks.  The DPA scheme,... 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

Isle of Wight NHS Trust signs 5-year deal with APCOA

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has awarded APCOA Parking a contract for parking services and security at St Mary’s Hospital.   The contract is for five years, which has the option to be extended by an additional two years. It sees APCOA managing 1,297 parking spaces, 24 hours a day, seven... continue

28 May 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
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 302-space car... 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

US private equity company offers £1.75bn for Q-Park

The European parking operator Q-Park is set to be acquired by a US private equity in investor in a deal worth €2bn (£1.73bn), according to business press reports. The Financial Times and Reuters reported that buyout group KKR has won the bidding for the Netherlands-based car park... 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
Neville joins Legion Parking

Neville joins Legion Parking

British Parking Award winner Jade Neville has joined Legion Parking as client account manager. Legion Parking... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Videalert hires Robertson

Videalert hires Robertson

Traffic enforcement and management solutions company Videalert has appointed Jamie Robertson to the... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions adds Wilson to team

Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions adds Wilson to team

Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions has recruited Leadley Wilson as its training and systems consultant for northern England and Scotland.  Wilson joins the company from Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, where... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Croydon parking patrols are sporting a new look

Croydon parking patrols are sporting a new look

Mark Moran

Croydon Parking Services has adopted a new look for its civil enforcement officers (CEOs), who now patrol the south London borough in... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review Features
Parking sensors installed at Port of Antwerp’s Havenhuis

Parking sensors installed at Port of Antwerp’s Havenhuis

The Port of Antwerp, the biggest port of Belgium, is dominated by the Havenhuis, a building in the shape of a ship that is both the workplace for 500 employees as the central meeting point for the Antwerp port... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Parking payment systems upgraded at Northumbrian hospitals

Parking payment systems upgraded at Northumbrian hospitals

Parking payment systems have been upgraded at three hospitals within the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The new pay-on-foot systems have been installed at North Tyneside General Hospital (NTGH) in North Shields,... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Q-Park opts for WPS payment systems in Sheffield

Q-Park opts for WPS payment systems in Sheffield

Q-Park has upgraded pay-on-foot systems at five car parks it operates in Sheffield city centre. The operator has opted to use the the ParkAdvance system produced by WPS. The new systems... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review Products & Services

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