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 700 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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25/10/2018 11:30 - EV charging webinar

Join us online, 25 October at 11:30 Are you interested in EV charging?  Are you looking to get involved but don't know where to s...read more

30/10/2018 12:15 - Eastern Group Meeting

Venue: Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road, Ipswich, IP1 2DA  Times: 12:15 - 15:45 * Please note that, while we endeavou...read more

31/10/2018 10:00 - Local Authority Group Meeting

Venue: Park Inn by Radisson - York City Centre, North Street, York, YO1 6JF  Times 10:00 - 15:30 * Please note that, while we...read more

15/10/18 - Monday Musing - You can only see the benefits of change once you have made the changes

You can only see the benefits of change, once you have made the changes For anyone serious about understanding the complexity of parking and parking... read more

15/10/18 - Special guest for Members’ Dinner announced!

A footballing legend will be joining us at the year's Members' Dinner. read more

10/10/18 - Let’s set the record straight with some facts about private parking

This is Money is campaigning for a change in the private parking sector. And so are we! That’s why we have long called for a single Code of Practice... read more