Who we are

The British Parking Association is a not for profit organisation, representing, promoting and influencing the parking and traffic management profession throughout the UK and Europe.

Our membership of more than 750 organisations and individuals includes local authorities, car park operators, retail parks, healthcare facilities, universities, railway stations, technology providers, trainers and consultants.

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What we do

As the recognised authority in parking we actively represent and promote the valuable work our members carry out every day. We are continually advancing knowledge, raising standards and professionalism, and using our influence to deliver excellence in parking for the benefit of all.

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Training and Events

All training + events

18/03/2019 - TRO Discovery Project: Two new user surveys to better understand Local Authority costs

Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) or Traffic Management Orders (TMO) in London are a legal instrument and local authorities create them to regulate and... read more

15/03/2019 - Momentous day as Parking (Code of Practice) Bill becomes law

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill has today achieved Royal Assent and becomes an Act of Parliament. The new law will deliver our call for a single... read more

11/03/2019 - British Parking Awards 2019 winners revealed

Contemporary and 1960s car parks, school streets schemes, charity fundraisers, cycle hubs and digital payment systems make up the eclectic list... read more