News

21 April 2017 - Government needs to act to better regulate parking on private land

The British Parking Association (BPA) predicted there would be an increase in the number of DVLA data requests when wheel clamping was banned. It was obvious since issuing parking charge notices for breach of contract or trespass is now the prev... read more

20 April 2017 - Increase in PCNs a combination of factors

British Parking Association (BPA) does not believe there is a direct correlation between an increase in requests from the DVLA to the number of tickets issued. Factors such as the growth of car ownership and the number of cars on Britain&rs... read more

05 April 2017 - Motorists in Scotland should have access to a fair and independent appeals service

The British Parking Association (BPA) is aware that motorists are concerned at the level of charge made by operators when drivers overstay or park without paying. We are pleased that every one of our AOS members charges no more than £100 w... read more

04 April 2017 - Andrew Pester appointed new BPA Chief Executive

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Pester as our new Chief Executive. Andrew joined the BPA nearly two years ago. During this time he has demonstrated his leadership, strategic and operational skills with... read more

04 April 2017 - New 5 year strategy sets out BPA’s aims to deliver excellence in parking for all

The British Parking Association today launches its new 5 year strategy which sets out how the Association will continue to actively represent and promote the sector, by advancing knowledge, raising standards and professionalism, and using its in... read more

03 April 2017 - Meet your newly appointed Council members

It is with pleasure that the BPA congratulates the following candidates who have been elected to serve on the Council of Representatives for a term of three years, effective from 1 April.  The Council is the primary vehicle for represe... read more

03 April 2017 - Monday Musing: Challenges at Parkex

  Parkex is THE premier parking event where the profession comes together to showcase and discover what’s new and innovative in the ever changing world of parking.  New technologies are revolutionising the way people tr... read more

28 March 2017 - Historic day as new £1 coin launches today

Following a huge programme of work to upgrade equipment, the new 12 sided £1 coin launches today. The British Parking Association (BPA) has been working closely with the Royal Mint to ensure that its members, who include local authorities... read more

27 March 2017 - Leading the way to higher standards and better regulation

The British Parking Association (BPA) continues to drive up standards in the private parking sector, despite concern expressed by MPs in the recent Westminster Hall debate that more should be done to tackle so called poor practice. It is because... read more

27 March 2017 - Monday Musing: The P in Parking

So the launch of the new 12-sided £1 is finally here! The parking sector has been gearing up this for such a long time, and tomorrow we will all finally be able to see and hold the brand new 12-sided coin. The Royal Mint began pr... read more