Longer life 'not a problem to be tackled but a goal to be pursued' via healthy lifestyles

Longer life 'not a problem to be tackled but a goal to be pursued' via healthy lifestyles

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care addressed the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity at the launch of their longer, healthier lives strategy. A new report, The Health of the Nation: A Strategy for Healthier Longer Lives, was published by the... continue

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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

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

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Bishop’s Stortford car park gets green light

Bishop’s Stortford car park gets green light

East Herts District Council has been given permission build a new six-storey car park in Bishop’s Stortford. The scheme for 546 spaces at Northgate End has been on hold... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

730-space MSCP to serve Stoke development scheme

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has drawn up proposals for a 730-space multi-storey in the city centre to complement offices, apartments and a new hotel due to be completed this summer. The multi-storey – to be built on the site of the 106-space Broad Street surface car park – would serve... continue

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Bolton tower scheme features 500-space multi-storey car park

Bolton tower scheme features 500-space multi-storey car park

A 20-storey tower, luxury hotel and multi-storey car park have been given the go-ahead in Bolton town centre. Councillors have been assured the 20-storey building would not distract from Bolton Town Hall, which will remain the tallest... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

A sporting decision for Cirencester Rugby Club

Cotswold District Council has approved £192,200 in additional funding for the development of land at Cirencester Rugby Club that will create 158 new parking spaces for local permit holders. The council has entered into a 10-year lease agreement with the rugby club. The arrangement will see... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Holiday Extras sells airport parking site to Birmingham City Council

An off-street airport parking site near Birmingham Airport has been sold by travel services provider Holiday Extras to Birmingham City Council. The 26-acre site is used for motor showrooms and parking by a number of operators on medium-term leases. The off-market deal enables Holiday Extras to... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Berry launches design service

Berry Systems is best known as a specialist in vehicle restraint systems and cladding solutions for multi-storey car parks. The Wolverhampton-based company has launched a design consultancy. The Car Park Design Advice Service (CP-DAS) will provide clients with information on all aspects of car park... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Rail project to revamp Digbeth in WM

Rail project to revamp Digbeth in WM

The next Birmingham city centre extension to the West Midlands Metro network is set to be given the green light by the West Midlands Combined... continue

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A road map to tomorrow

A road map to tomorrow

Paul Moorby OBE

The future is arriving fast. During 2019 we saw local councils... continue

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Mural depicting history of Bracknell will be installed at car park

Mural depicting history of Bracknell will be installed at car park

A massive mural that depicts the history of Bracknell in Berkshire will be relocated to a car park five years after its original home was demolished. The late William Mitchell, one of the most prolific sculptors of the post-war regeneration era, is best known for... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Student designs living wall for Stroud shopping centre

Student designs living wall for Stroud shopping centre

A living wall designed by an art student has been installed on a car park at the Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Dransfield Properties, owners of Five Valleys, launched a competition for... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Tunbridge Wells car parks to be sold to developers

Two car parks in Tunbridge Wells are to be sold off to developers to finance repairs to the town hall and theatre. Borough councillors have presented a cross-party report outlining plans to sell off a pair of car parks – Great Hall and Mount Pleasant – that sit next to Calverley... continue

7 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Opinion divided as to whether HS2 and Heathrow expansion will go ahead

Opinion divided as to whether HS2 and Heathrow expansion will go ahead

Rik Thomas

DELIBERATION?ON the fate of two major infrastructure schemes–... continue

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City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that can reduce reliance on cars, without reducing population mobility, are critical for mitigating many of this century’s most pressing environmental and public health concerns. So says Jason Thompson,... continue

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New study analyses potential health impact of self-driving cars

New study analyses potential health impact of self-driving cars

What impact will self-driving cars have on public health? The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has taken part in a study that analysed the potential risks and benefits of autonomous vehicles for public health.  The conclusions of... continue

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Competition body seeks climate role

The Competition and Markets Authority is considering its role in supporting the transition to a low carbon economy. Its annual plan consultation states: “We will develop our understanding of how climate affects markets and consider how, when exercising our functions, we can act in a way that... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

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