12/12/2018 - British Parking Awards deadline extended

The British Parking Awards 2019 recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. To give entrants some extra time refine submissions, the deadline has been extended to Thursday 10 J... read more

11/12/2018 - 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 independent appeals service can deliver for both the motorist and the parking operator. Steve Cla... read more

05/12/2018 - 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 consistently avoiding paying penalty charge notices from local authorities.  Initial research findi... read more

28/11/2018 - 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 with the BPA’s calls for a legislative framework that enables a single standard-setting body... read more

26/11/2018 - Call for entries to the British Parking Awards

The British Parking Awards 2019 have been launched. The annual competition recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. read more

26/11/2018 - Winner, winner, BPA Members' Dinner!

A snapshot of this year's wonderful Members' Dinner read more

21/11/2018 - Andrew Pester writes for the New Statesman's Spotlight on Transport

Chief Executive Andrew Pester features in the New Statesman's Spotlight on Transport speaking about the importance of parking management in managing congestion, our support for the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, and how smart technology and... read more

20/11/2018 - Our voice drives change at Westminster

Earlier this year Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP praised our Association for our constructive support and leadership in the development of the Private (Code of Practice) Bill, which aims to enable the creation of a single code of practic... read more

06/11/2018 - Celebrating our unsung heroes

This Christmas, we want to celebrate our unsung heroes. If you have a team member or colleague who has gone the extra mile in doing a great job – be that fantastic customer service, helping members of the public, developing new products or... read more

30/10/2018 - Monday Musing - Road to Zero - is that on a map?

Last week we hosted an Electric Vehicle Charging webinar with speakers from E.ON, Energy UK, the Renewable Energy Association and an ex-Corporate Director of London Councils. As a membership association it is important to us that our members get a... read more

26/10/2018 - Canary Wharf triumphs at Disabled Motoring Awards

The BPA was delighted to attend the Disabled Motoring UK Awards 2018 at The Victory Services Club in London, which celebrated the achievements of disabled people and the organisations that support them. Many BPA members attended and were recognis... read more

15/10/2018 - 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 policy, then London Council’s “Benefits of Parking Management Report” is a good... read more

15/10/2018 - Special guest for Members’ Dinner announced!

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

10/10/2018 - 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, a single independent appeals service and standards-setting body. read more

05/10/2018 - Leading the parking community with a fantastic day at Conference!

The highest turnout ever for a BPA conference gathered at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel for an enthralling day of networking, knowledge sharing and insight from a superb line-up of high profile speakers. read more

26/09/2018 - BPA Council Members Kirsty Reeves takes on the 3 Yorkshire Peaks challenge!

Show your support for Kirsty as she tackles the 3 Yorkshire Peaks challenge read more

20/09/2018 - A Stirling Performance

A review of the Parking Scotland Expo 2018 read more

10/09/2018 - The case for managing hospital parking

If parking at hospitals was free, demand would increase and the costs for management, maintenance and repairs would have to come directly from healthcare budgets. Hospital car parks that are not managed and properly maintained can become a free fo... read more

30/08/2018 - We urge the Government to end 1000-day delay

The BPA urge the Government to end 1000-day delay and curb dangerous pavement parking Today marks 1,000 days of delay since the Government promised to find out how a new law on pavement parking would work.  We joined with 19 other organisa... read more

24/08/2018 - First release of the Annual Conference Programme now available!

The BPA Annual Conference is a must-attend event for Parking Professionals. See what is in store with the first release of the programme! read more