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14 July 2020 - POPLA to resume consideration of parking appeals from 1 August

POPLA to resume consideration of parking appeals from 1 August The UK’s largest private parking appeals scheme has announced it will resume consideration of appeals from 1 August, nearly four months after it introduced an automatic adjour... read more

10 July 2020 - Hospital parking Update

Hospital parking update The government has announced that the provision of free parking for National Health Service staff by NHS Trusts has not ended and nothing has changed since the announcement on 25 March.   The government is consi... read more

07 July 2020 - POPLA to resume consideration of appeals from 1 August 2020

POPLA to resume consideration of appeals from 1 August 2020 Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA), the independent appeals service for BPA Approved Operators, adjourned consideration of appeals on 6 April 2020 because COVID-19 left motorists... read more

03 July 2020 - Proud sponsors of the disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020

Proud sponsors of the disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020 We are very proud to once again sponsor the Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) disabled parking Baywatch campaign 2020. No, not the TV programme! The campaign which is supported by B... read more

02 July 2020 - Government announces comprehensive new funding package for councils

Major new support package to help councils respond to coronavirus has been announced by Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick today, Thursday 2 July, as part of a comprehensive plan to ensure councils’ financial sustainability for the fu... read more

01 July 2020 - Tune in to our new Beyond Parking podcast

Tune in to our 4th Beyond Parking podcast ‘Picture this: keeping an eye on ANPR cameras’.  Is ANPR king when it comes to hands-free parking management? Decide for yourself - listen to Andie Walton, Head of marketing at Parkin... read more

19 June 2020 - Have disabled people been forgotten in the era of social distancing?

Have disabled people been forgotten in the era of social distancing? We support the Disabled Motoring UK's (DMUK) request for retailers to think about their disabled customers' needs for accessible parking when putting social distancing mea... read more

17 June 2020 - Research fund into zero emission vehicle technologies

Research fund into zero emission vehicle technologies The Transport Secretary has announced £12m funding to support research into zero emission vehicle technologies and boost green transport. This includes a £10m Zero Emis... read more

17 June 2020 - Party in the car park!

The parking profession has always known that car parks are the happening place to be – and it seems that other people have finally caught on the fact, too! Car Park Party is coming to a location near you, offering a socially distanced... read more

16 June 2020 - Green number plates get the green light for a zero-emission future

The Transport Secretary has announced that green number plates for electric vehicles are set to be introduced across the UK from as early as the autumn to encourage drivers to make the switch to zero emission vehicles. The plates will make it ea... read more