A brief history of parking...

A brief history of parking...

Mark Moran

Historic England, the public body that champions and protects historic places, has published a free guide to the architecture of driving. Buildings and Infrastructure for the Motor Car, written by John Minnis and Kathryn A Morrison and edited by Paul Stamper, looks at the buildings of what some... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Features
Older cars are not main cause of poor urban air quality, says RAC Foundation

Older cars are not main cause of poor urban air quality, says RAC Foundation

Mark Moran

Older cars in urban areas not to blame for harmful emissions, claims the... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Cornwall reduces cost of evening season parking tickets

Mark Moran

Cornwall Council has reduced the price of evening only season tickets in selected car parks to help residents in towns who say finding evening and overnight parking on the street is difficult. During a consultation with residents about parking last year, one of the issues raised was the... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Princess Anne opens Kemble Station’s new car park

Princess Anne opens Kemble Station’s new car park

Mark Moran

Parking at Kemble Station in Gloucestershire has ben doubled following the completion of work on a new car park officially opened by Princess... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

Mark Moran

Improving local transport connections between Oxford and Cambridge could lead to the creation of both new... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

North East Lincs set to nearly halve the cost of resident permits

Patrick McDonnell

The cost of residents’ annual parking permits in North East Lincolnshire could fall by nearly half if the council adopts the recommendations of transport consultancy Systra. This follows a major review of parking, car parks, pricing and strategy in Grimsby and Cleethorpes. The cost of a... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review News

Hertfordshire County Council sets out plans to reduce car dependency

Patrick McDonnell

Higher parking charges and a cut in parking spaces are among the proposals in Hertfordshire County Council’s Local Transport Plan (LTP).  The council stressed that increasing road capacity by building new roads would be a “last resort” due to the “financial and... continue

15 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Government drops plan to build £250m lorry park in Kent

Government drops plan to build £250m lorry park in Kent

Mark Moran

A government plan to build a lorry park in Kent to... continue

15 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Lucy Porter to present British Parking Awards 2018

Lucy Porter to present British Parking Awards 2018

Mark Moran

The winners of the British Parking Awards 2018 will be revealed on Friday 8 March by the comedian Lucy Porter. Parking Review launched the British Parking Awards in 2002. Now in their... continue

15 Nov 2017Parking Review News

Cardiff Airport to upgrade terminal parking

Mark Moran

Parking and car hire facilities will be improved at Cardiff Airport as part of a £4m improvement to terminal facilities. Outside of the terminal, building changes will include new ‘meet & greet’ car parking for customers with a dedicated area for drop off and pick up close to... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Bristol Airport is upgrading car parks

Bristol Airport is upgrading car parks

Mark Moran

A new car park reception building has been opened at Bristol Airport. The building is the centrepiece of a... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Navigating the airport

Navigating the airport

Chris Girling

In a world where customer experience is king, airlines have been... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Opinion
Weaving a tapestry of concrete and light

Weaving a tapestry of concrete and light

Mark Moran

The meeting point of road, river and rail, King’s Cross in North London has had seen many ups and downs over the... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Features
Could London's iconic Welbeck Street car park be saved?

Could London's iconic Welbeck Street car park be saved?

Mark Moran

An architecture practice has come up with a way of... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Features
Car park design consultancy Hill Cannon turns 50

Car park design consultancy Hill Cannon turns 50

Mark Moran

When Jim Hill and John Cannon founded Hill Cannon & Partners in 1967 little did they expect that, over the next 50 years, their business... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Features

Cleveland Centre adopts WPS parking payment system

Mark Moran

The Cleveland Centre in Middlesbrough’s town centre is upgrading the pay-on-foot system in its car park. The shopping centre is taking delivery of a WPS ParkAdvance pay-on-foot system. Cleveland Centre is home to more than 60 stores and has over 600 car parking spaces.... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Princesshay shopping centre opts for ParkAdvance pay-on-foot system

Mark Moran

The two car parks serving the Princesshay Shopping Centre in Exeter will be equipped with a new pay-on-foot system. Princesshay is a joint venture partnership between The Crown Estate and TIAA Henderson Real Estate. The centre’s Princesshay and Summerland Gate car parks, which are managed by... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Cars could feature in Leicester’s ULEZ plan

Leicester City Council is commissioning consultants to design an ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) for the city, which may see non-compliant cars and other vehicles charged for driving in the city from 2020.  Leicester is not among the 29 councils mandated to prepare a plan for bringing nitrogen... continue

10 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Transport partnership mooted for Ayrshire

The three Ayrshire councils are exploring forming a partnership for economic development services, which could ultimately  take responsibility for roads and local transport.  North, South and East Ayrshire councils say the joint economic development service could underpin the proposed... continue

10 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
TfSE prepares transport strategy

TfSE prepares transport strategy

Shadow sub-national transport body Transport for the South East has revealed more details of its work programme and... continue

10 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Scots planning reforms ‘must link to transport’, says COSLA

Local government in Scotland has urged ministers to ensure the effective integration of transport and land-use planning, ahead of the expected publication of a Planning Bill next month.  The Bill will abolish strategic development plans for the city regions of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and... continue

10 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

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