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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11/12/2018 12:15 - Southern Group Meeting

Venue: Walton Suite, Guildhall, Broadway, High Street, Winchester, SO23 9GH Times: 12:15 - 15:45 * Please note that, while we ende...read more

12/12/2018 10:00 - Parking Technology Group Meeting

Venue: MSE Meeting Rooms, 103a Oxford Street, London, W1D 2HG Times 10:00 - 15:00 * Please note that, while we endeavour to confir...read more

13/12/2018 12:00 - London Group Meeting

Venue: Novotel London West, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, Greater London, W6 8DR Times: 12:00 - 16:00 * Please not...read more

11/12/18 - POPLA delivers free and independent appeals for over a quarter of a million motorists

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the latest Annual Report from POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), which demonstrates how a truly... read more

05/12/18 - Tackling the issue of Persistent Evaders for Politics First

Groundbreaking research being carried out by the BPA and one of its members Penham Excel reveals a growing number of drivers are regularly and... read more

28/11/18 - BPA welcomes progress of Private Parking Bill

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill had its Third Reading on Monday and was supported by government and approved by Parliament. The Bill now aligns... read more