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13 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

RingGo, a leading phone parking solution, is boosting its partnerships with train operators in order to boost cashless payments across the rail network.  RingGo is working with South Western... continue

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14 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
A call for more European unity on lorry parking security

A call for more European unity on lorry parking security

The growing number of thefts from parked trucks across Europe has prompted an organisation that coordinates action against cargo theft to reach out to the European Union. The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA)... continue

11 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Crafting a car park for the Cotswolds

Crafting a car park for the Cotswolds

When it set about planning a new car park in Cirencester, the council decided that it wanted to create a building that celebrates the... continue

11 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Loss turns into profit in Sunderland

Deniz Huseyin

Sunderland City Council has revealed how it turned a £205,359 parking deficit into a £1,044,984 surplus between 2014-15 and 2017-18. The figures were released after a Freedom of Information request from the Sunderland Echo newspaper. The council said it has made a profit of £2.5m... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Motives behind tariff cuts at Dundee council office questioned

Deniz Huseyin

Dundee City Council has dismissed suggestions in the local press that its decision to more than halve parking tariffs at Dudhope Castle was connected to it becoming a council office. Last November tariffs at the onetime military barracks were cut from £4.40 to £2 a day, a few months... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Wrexham arts centre parking charges to rise

Wrexham arts centre parking charges to rise

Charges could be increased by up to 20% at Wrexham’s Ty Pawb car park, which has been operated as part of an arts centre since a £4.5m makeover in 2018. The... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Car park sale could fund regeneration of Wincanton

A Somerset council is planning to sell off one of its car parks. South Somerset District Council leases the Churchfields building in Wincanton to Avon & Somerset Constabulary and a nursery. In June 2019 the council announced it was looking into selling the building as it was surplus to... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Conwy reduces TRO waiting times

Rhodri Clark

Residents in a rural area of North Wales no longer have to wait up to 20 years for changes to parking restrictions, thanks to an overhaul of traffic regulation order (TRO) procedures by Conwy County Borough Council. From its formation in 1996 until 2018, the authority implemented parking TROs... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

North Essex Parking Partnership agrees to fund 18 schemes

An investment of £1m into 18 new parking projects has been given provisional approval by the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) Joint Parking Committee. The decision on 9 January comes after NEPP’s partner authorities submitted bids for 23 projects to be funded from the... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
JustPark takes over in Northern Ireland

JustPark takes over in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has changed its cashless parking provider for on-street and off-street parking from Parkmobile... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Red Lion Lorry Park secured

Red Lion Lorry Park secured

The Red Lion Lorry Park in Harpole, Northamptonshire, has achieved a Park Mark award under the Safer... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Parking in Birmingham set for re-think

Deniz Huseyin

Parking policies in Birmingham are to be revised to encourage more journeys on bike, foot or by public transport and to manage parking so that it “supports an efficient network while delivering sustainable growth”. Birmingham’s city council’s Supplementary Planning Document... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
£3.5m boost for London cycle parking

£3.5m boost for London cycle parking

Transport for London (TfL) has awarded £3.5m of investment funding to 30 London boroughs to create 7,800 new cycle spaces in town... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Electric vehicle charging hub for Lancaster P&R

Electric vehicle charging hub for Lancaster P&R

An electric vehicle charging hub has opened at a park & ride site near the M6 motorway in Lancashire. The 18 chargers based at the Caton Road park & ride site near Junction 34 are... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Gloucester’s ageing Bruton Way car park closes

Gloucester’s Bruton Way car park, which is located near to the town’s railway station, is being demolished as part of the King’s Quarter development scheme. The car park closed on 19 January with the demolition due to be completed by the early May. In its place, a new multi-storey... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
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Norwegian Airport car park fire grounds flights

Hundreds of cars were destroyed after a fire at a Norwegian airport car park on the afternoon of 7 January. The multi-storey car park at Stavanger Airport was nearly fully occupied when the blaze started at around 3.30pm. The cause was a car fire on the ground floor of the five-story structure. As... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

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