News

02/02/2016 - Banknotes are changing

Bankotes are changing. The new fiver is coming in September. 2016 is a big year for banknotes. A new £5 note will be issued by the Bank of England in September, and will be followed by a new £10 note in 2017 and new £20 note by... read more

01/02/2016 - BPA partner with JMW Solicitors LLP to launch legal advice service for members

After a tender process, full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP have been appointed to work with the British Parking Association to advise BPA members on any legal matters they may encounter. The service, called BPA Lawline, launches today... read more

01/02/2016 - Monday Musing: Parking Predictions for 2016

We asked some parking and transport professionals for their parking predictions for 2016 and beyond. read more

28/01/2016 - Women In Parking Organization Networking Event Opens Discussion to Start EU Chapter

By Tiffany Yu, Secretary of Women In Parking, Marketing Specialist at Scheidt & Bachmann USA While the Women In Parking (W.I.P.) organization is widely recognized in the United States parking industry, it remains relatively unestablished wi... read more

28/01/2016 - BPA Acts to reconsider POPLA Appeals following independent review

Following intervention by the Independent Scrutiny Board for Parking Appeals (ISPA), the BPA has re-considered its previous position regarding 3,500 POPLA appeals that were put on hold until the ParkingEye vs Beavis Supreme Court case judgment. A... read more

25/01/2016 - Monday Musing: Busting a myth or two

Busting a myth or two about what the British Parking Association is and the difference between the Association and the Approved Operator Scheme. read more

19/01/2016 - EPA publish updated booklet

The European Parking Association has published an updated booklet with information about the EPA, its activities and its members. Click to download the booklet. read more

18/01/2016 - Monday Musing: Technology and Devolution

Last week, Policy Exchange published a document on Smart Devolution: Why smarter use of technology and data are vital to the success of city devolution. The document shows how the two key policy programmes city devolution and smart cities must wor... read more

13/01/2016 - BPA identifies conflict and contradiction in government thinking on the future of CCTV in...

‘Government Policy on Parking is Confused and Misleading.’ That was the headline on our Press Release commenting on the Transport Select Committee’s Report and the Government’s Consultation on Local Authority Parking Enforc... read more

11/01/2016 - Monday Musing: 4 things to look forward to in 2016

These are interesting times and plenty is changing. Many organisations predict what lies ahead but with so many new and exciting things happening; great advances in technology, changes in powers for devolved nations, and, who knows what else! ... read more