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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13/09/2018 09:00 - Parking Scotland Expo 2018

 The annual Parking Scotland Expo will be returning to the Golden Lion Hotel in Stirling, on 13 September 2018.    ...read more

21/09/2018 10:00 - Parking Structures Group Meeting

This is a meeting for members of the Parking Structures Group. Knowledge sharing, best practice and life care planning.  Venue:&nb...read more

03/10/2018 08:30 - BPA Annual Conference

  The BPA Annual Conference is a “must attend” event for anyone working in parking, ensuring attendees are kept up to...read more

17/08/18 - Help to end unsafe pavement parking

By September, it will be 1000 days since the Government promised to find out how a new law to end unsafe pavement parking would work. Pavement parked... read more

16/08/18 - The Alliance for Parking Data Standards Releases Version 1.0 of Global Parking Data Standard

Together with the European Parking Association (EPA) and International Parking Institute (IPI), the BPA has formed the Alliance for Parking Data... read more

01/08/18 - NOMINATIONS for the 2018 ITS (UK) Awards are now open

The ITS (UK) Awards is an annual celebration of excellence and recognition for outstanding contributions within the Intelligent Transport Systems... read more