News

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