How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

The car was the driving force that accelerated the pace of life in the 20th century. This is the central idea of a new exhibition being staged at the V&A in London. The retrospective brings... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features

New greenspace and wellbeing guide for housing associations

Greenspace and Wellbeing: A Good Practice Guide for Housing Associations, has been published by Linc Cymru in Wales. Housing associations are well placed to help deliver benefits from access to the outdoors and green space, and this guide is a good starting point for housing associations who want... continue

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17 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Eastern Highways Alliance invites bids for future framework

On behalf of the Eastern Highways Alliance (EHA), Essex County Council, will be seeking Contractors to undertake Highways Works including Structural Work, Surfacing, Road Works and Capital Schemes forHighways. Details are available online A bidders event will be held at 9am on the 21st January... continue

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17 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Thousands of people with Parkinson’s, dementia, epilepsy and other ‘hidden disabilities’ have gained access to the benefits from Blue Badges... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Hillingdon increases tally to 25 Park Marks

Hillingdon increases tally to 25 Park Marks

The London Borough of Hillingdon now has 25 Park Marks after three more car parks run by the west London council, including Ruislip Lido passed a risk assessment conducted... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Idlewells shopping centre gets parking awards

Idlewells shopping centre gets parking awards

The Idlewells Shopping Centre multi-storey car park in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has retained its Park Mark status under the Safer Parking Award and achieved the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

Police alert after Range Rover thefts

Owners of Range Rovers in the Hertfordshire town of Harpenden were advised by police to be vigilant after eight of the high-end vehicles were stolen in a two-month period. Since November, eight Range Rovers have been stolen in Harpenden, including two in one night. Hertfordshire... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

Landowners want voice to be heard on regulation of private land

A coalition of businesses is urging the government to listen to the property sector’s views on the new code of practice for parking on private land. In a letter sent to the local government minister Luke Hall, representatives of Morrisons, British Land and Welcome Break warned that weakening... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

40% of private land appeals in NI are successful

The Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) has heard 190 appeals from Northern Ireland motorists since last May. Of these, 40% were won by drivers. POPLA is run by Ombudsman Services under contract to the British Parking Association to hear appeals against parking notices by companies belonging to... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

BPA’s revised code of practice clarifies keying-in errors

The British Parking Association (BPA) has revised its code of practice for parking on private land. The updated code applies to companies that belong to the association’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS). New clauses include further guidance on grace periods and self-ticketing as well as... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Drivers think councils target motorists, suggests JustPark survey

Drivers think councils target motorists, suggests JustPark survey

Around three-quarters of people in the UK feel drivers are unfairly targeted by their local authorities. Some 78% of respondents to a survey undertaken by JustPark regard enforcement as an attempt to raise money in the form of fines. The parking payment... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Brent PCN bags go ‘plastic free’

Brent PCN bags go ‘plastic free’

New biodegradable bags for parking tickets are being used in the London Borough of Brent. According to the council the bags,... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Police given parking ticket during 999 call

Police given parking ticket during 999 call

Police officers were issued with a parking ticket for a marked car while attending an emergency callout. The parking charge notice, addressed to Devon and Cornwall Police,... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Lessons from the streets

Lessons from the streets

Jenny Wiles

Living Streets is the charity for everyday walking. Our focus is on... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion
Tracking down the Blue Badge fraudsters

Tracking down the Blue Badge fraudsters

Paul Slowey

The abuse and misuse of Blue Badges is a problem across the country, but data on the actual scale of the problem has... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features
Let’s focus on the parking needs of disabled drivers

Let’s focus on the parking needs of disabled drivers

Graham Footer

The Blue Badge scheme was introduced in 1971 as the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion
The Blue Badge needs protection

The Blue Badge needs protection

Heidi Turner

Enforcement of the Blue Badge scheme is moving in the right direction, but it is... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion
16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features
Car-maker provides EV drivers with support

Car-maker provides EV drivers with support

French car-maker Groupe PSA has named Pod Point as the exclusive chargepoint supplier for its Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles and Vauxhall brands in the UK. The... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Chichester unveils EV chargers

Chichester unveils EV chargers

Chichester District Council has purchased and installed new charging points in eight car parks across the district. The... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Liberation Group works with Alfa Power

Liberation Group works with Alfa Power

Alfa Power has signed a partnership deal with the Liberation Group and Butcombe estate, which will see it install chargepoints at pubs and restaurants... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services

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