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

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

01/08/18 - Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing

Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing The British Parking Association welcomes the Government’s announcement... read more

26/07/18 - Civil Enforcement Officers and front line operational staff deserve respect too

We continue to seek better protection and respect for people delivering parking services and campaigns for a reduction in abuse and malicious... read more