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06 August 2020 - Ernest Davies Award - bigger and better

Could you be the 17th Ernest Davies Award winner? This year’s prestigious Ernest Davies Award has expanded to include video and podcast entries for the first time in its history and written entries are also still very much welcome... read more

30 July 2020 - New Park Active initiative aims to get more people parking, walking and cycling

Park Active initiative aims to get more people parking, walking and cycling The BPA has embarked on a new initiative which will promote and raise awareness of active travel across the UK, encouraging more people to think about walking or cyclin... read more

17 July 2020 - Innovation and excellence at our 50th AGM

Innovation and excellence at our 50th AGM Fittingly in our 50th year our first virtual AGM was our best attended ever. Nearly 60 people joined the meeting to hear how the association is leading its membership community through cha... read more

14 July 2020 - POPLA to resume consideration of parking appeals from 1 August

POPLA to resume consideration of parking appeals from 1 August The UK’s largest private parking appeals scheme has announced it will resume consideration of appeals from 1 August, nearly four months after it introduced an automatic adjour... read more

10 July 2020 - Hospital parking Update

Hospital parking update The government has announced that the provision of free parking for National Health Service staff by NHS Trusts has not ended and nothing has changed since the announcement on 25 March.   The government is consi... read more

07 July 2020 - POPLA to resume consideration of appeals from 1 August 2020

POPLA to resume consideration of appeals from 1 August 2020 Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA), the independent appeals service for BPA Approved Operators, adjourned consideration of appeals on 6 April 2020 because COVID-19 left motorists... read more

03 July 2020 - Proud sponsors of the disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020

Proud sponsors of the disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020 We are very proud to once again sponsor the Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020. No, not the TV programme! The campaign which is supported by B... read more

02 July 2020 - Government announces comprehensive new funding package for councils

Major new support package to help councils respond to coronavirus has been announced by Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick today, Thursday 2 July, as part of a comprehensive plan to ensure councils’ financial sustainability for the fu... read more

01 July 2020 - Tune in to our new Beyond Parking podcast

Tune in to our 4th Beyond Parking podcast ‘Picture this: keeping an eye on ANPR cameras’.  Is ANPR king when it comes to hands-free parking management? Decide for yourself - listen to Andie Walton, Head of marketing at Parkin... read more

19 June 2020 - Have disabled people been forgotten in the era of social distancing?

Have disabled people been forgotten in the era of social distancing? We support the Disabled Motoring UK's (DMUK) request for retailers to think about their disabled customers' needs for accessible parking when putting social distancing mea... read more