Parking & Property 2018: Building the future of parking

Parking & Property 2018: Building the future of parking

Parking & Property 2018 will look at how social and technological changes will shape the design and operation of car parks The annual Parking & Property... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News
ParkBee raises £4.4m to finance UK growth

ParkBee raises £4.4m to finance UK growth

Dutch technology start-up ParkBee, which enables owners of private car parks to rent them to the public, has raised €5m (£4.4m) funding to grow its... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News
CitiPark rolls out ‘anytime pre-book’

CitiPark rolls out ‘anytime pre-book’

CitiPark has launched ‘anytime pre-booking’ parking across its entire UK estate. Designed to make customers’ parking experience... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Manchester Airport to scrap free ‘kiss & fly’

Manchester Airport is scrapping its free ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes in order to ease traffic congestion. From June drivers will have to pay £3 to stop for five minutes outside the terminals, bus and train stations.  A free drop-off & ride service served by a shuttle... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News
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Q-Park acquires Edinburgh car park

Q-Park has completed the purchase of the Quartermile parking facility in Edinburgh.  Quartermile is a mixed-use redevelopment of the 19-acre site of the former Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh’s city centre. When completed, the development will feature 1,000 residential apartments, offices,... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News
Dolphin rewards the Dolphin centre with People's Parking status

Dolphin rewards the Dolphin centre with People's Parking status

The Dolphin Shopping Centre multi-storey car park has been awarded the People’s Parking accreditation by its namesake, Helen Dolphin MBE. The town centre car park, which is owned and operated by the Borough of Poole Council, has recently... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Ending free parking is price of permission to expand Brent Cross shopping centre

Property companies Hammerson and Standard Life Investments have won permission to expand the Brent Cross shopping centre in north London, but at the price of ending the provision of free parking. Brent Cross Shopping Centre has had free parking for visitors since it opened in 1976, but that will... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Harrogate to be AppyParking's smart parking testbed

The Yorkshire town of Harrogate will become the testbed for a system that links around 1,600 sensors in both on-street and off-street public parking bays to a payment app. Harrogate Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council will enter into a contract with AppyParking for an 18-month... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Manchester to refund late issued bus lane fines

Manchester City Council may have to repay thousands of bus lanes penalties after an internal review discovered some charges were issued too late. An error in the council’s automated system meant up to 23,500 penalty charge notices (PCNs) for bus lane contraventions were issued late over a... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News
13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

‘Half-on half-off’ pavement idea tested in Bath

A trial of a potential solution to pavement parking has taken place in Bath. Parking bays that straddle the street and footpath have been painted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at the suggestion of a councillor who had received complaints from residents about drivers parking fully on the... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Cornwall to cut disabled parking charges to £350

Cornwall Council is to cut the cost of creating disabled parking spaces for residents from over £3,000 to £350. Councillors agreed to a review after a woman with multiple sclerosis said it would have cost her £3,800 to put in a special space where she lives. Cornwall has also... continue

13 Apr 2018Parking Review News
Learning how to run car parks can be fun

Learning how to run car parks can be fun

Mark Moran

Training and skills development does not have to be dull, in fact it can be fun. That is the mantra at Gemini Parking... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review Features
Chipside users launch  Modern Transport and Parking Forum

Chipside users launch Modern Transport and Parking Forum

Local authorities using systems and services provided by parking and smart cities IT specialist Chipside have relaunched its user group as a forum for discussing and delivering enhanced parking experiences. The Modern Transport... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News
Silcock joins Open Parking

Silcock joins Open Parking

Open Parking has appointed Sharon Silcock as its business development manager with responsibility for... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News
International Parking Community launches Education Forum

International Parking Community launches Education Forum

Universities are being invited to join a forum for sharing knowledge and best practice to improve the quality, resilience and fairness of parking arrangements for students, staff and visitors.  The International... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News
Welsh community rugby club parking upgraded

Welsh community rugby club parking upgraded

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is spending £150,000 on upgrading parking at a local rugby club. The investment in Pontyclun Rugby Club comes after the South Wales... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Cause of falling debris in Pontypridd car park investigated

The cause of falling debris in a multi-storey car park in Pontypridd, South Wales, is being investigated by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. The problem is affecting the basement level of the Berw Road car park, which is used to park police vehicles so is not open to the general public. The car park was... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News
Zurich International builds car park for Isle of Man HQ

Zurich International builds car park for Isle of Man HQ

A new car park was built at the offices of Zurich International on the Isle of Man during the winter. The multi-storey car park was constructed for the insurance company by developer Dandara. It is located on the Isle... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review News

Mirror. Signal… Panic!

“Parallel parking” are the two words every learner driver dreads to hear. This slow, slight and precise manoeuvre has been revealed as the nation’s trickiest driving manoeuvre, according to a poll of 2,000 UK motorists. When searching for a parking spot, drivers seem happy to... continue

12 Apr 2018Parking Review Opinion
Fine for littering increases from £80 to £150

Fine for littering increases from £80 to £150

Patrick McDonnell

Councils throughout the country now have the power to almost double the cost of on-the-spot fines for littering.  The maximum... continue

2 Apr 2018Parking Review News

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