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21 August 2017 - BPA Local Authority members: win a place at this year's BPA Members' Dinner

This is your chance to win a place at this year’s BPA Members’ Dinner. The event, which is taking place on Wednesday 22 November, will be returning to the stunning Plaisterers' Hall in the heart of London near St Pauls. For more info... read more

08 August 2017 - Changing Perceptions of Parking - British parking at its best

The conversation around parking is changing and there is a real desire to deliver a better and more consistent parking experience for motorists. Across the UK, there is a huge range of examples where car park operators and parking initiatives ar... read more

03 August 2017 - Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017 - MKArena, Milton Keynes, 19-20 Oct Practical Applications of Intelligent Mobility for Sustainable Towns and Cities #smartertravellive  Sponsored by: ATKINS | Innovate UK | SYSTRA | TS Cata... read more

02 August 2017 - Parking needs to be managed - Let’s look at the facts…

It is a fact that with 34 million vehicles now on Britain’s roads, and rising, there has never been a greater need for parking to be effectively managed. We all know the problems caused by congestion, the frustration of having to constantl... read more

31 July 2017 - Businesses urged to get ready for £1 coin ‘Changeover’

With less than 100 days to go until the old round pound loses legal tender status, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury are encouraging all those businesses that are yet to prepare for the new 12-sided one pound coin to do so now. There will be m... read more

26 July 2017 - Nigel Williams re-elected to Chair of the BPA Board

Nigel was unopposed in his nomination for re-election as Chair of the Board. He was asked to answer questions and to share with the Council of Representatives his vision for the Association over the next three years. At the 18th July meeting of... read more

25 July 2017 - The case for effective parking management has never been greater

Issued in response to the recent court decision over unpaid Parking Charge Notices at University Hospital of Wales: Parking facilities at hospitals are usually oversubscribed and demand often outstrips supply; for this reason, parking facil... read more

19 June 2017 - Anjna Patel - recognised in the Queen's Honours List

We are delighted to report that BPA Board member, Past President and Sandwell's Principal Parking Officer Anjna Patel has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's 2017 Birthday Honours List. Anjna has... read more

05 June 2017 - Monday Musing: Election comment – Conservative’s Parking Policy

We are only days away from the general election and the race is on. Last week we saw a catty debate on BBC 1 with a missing Theresa May, and Tory candidate, Craig Mackinlay, charged over 2015 election expenses. The Conservatives are perhaps... read more

01 June 2017 - The BPA does not recognise UK Carline’s PCN figures

The British Parking Association (BPA) does not recognise the figures UK Carline claim British drivers pay for parking tickets.  The actual number of PCNs issued in London and across the UK is in decline year on year.  London Tribunals... read more