News

16/11/2015 - Monday Musing: Hot on Healthcare Parking

There has never been a better time to discuss the hot topic of healthcare parking. With the second reading of MP Julie Cooper’s private members bill Hospital Parking Charges (Exemption for Carers) Bill 2015-16 and an Early Day Motion currently bei... read more

10/11/2015 - Pavement Parking and Guide Dogs - show your support

Guide Dogs, the BPA and Living Streets have been campaigning for the last few years on the subject of pavement parking as it is a major issue for pedestrians (especially guide dog owners) many of who have been forced to walk on to the road to... read more

09/11/2015 - November edition of Parking News out now

The November 2015 edition of Parking News magazine is now available for BPA members to access online. This month's edition is centered around the use of LED lighting in car parks. Feature on this topic include a run-down of the benefits of a... read more

09/11/2015 - Monday Musing: Check your watch when you park

After overstaying in a private car park by 56 minutes in April 2013, Mr Beavis saw his appeal against a parking charge notice issued by Parking Eye reach the highest court in the land last week, the UK’s Supreme Court. Mr Beavis questioned the amo... read more

04/11/2015 - British Parking Association calls for Summit following Supreme Court decision

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the Supreme Court decision which provided clarity on the use of contract law for parking on private land.  The ruling supported the view of the Court of Appeal judges in April this year and that... read more

03/11/2015 - Healthcare sector leads the way with revolution in parking professionalism

The British Parking Association (BPA) today launches the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA) with a special event attended by stakeholders and parliamentarians at the House of Commons, Westminster. PiPA is the BPA’s new accredit... read more

03/11/2015 - We launched the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA)

In November 2015 we launched the first parking accreditation for landowners which incorporated high standards for parking across the organisational aspects and in the car park. This is called the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA... read more

02/11/2015 - Monday Musing: Incentives won’t change parking habits, according to quiz

More than 6,000 people have taken our parking quiz launched at the end of August to promote Park Mark across the UK. Perhaps not surprisingly over half have discovered they are a “perfect parker”. The quiz was developed to encou... read more

26/10/2015 - Monday Musing: Parking Wars – Pavement Parking

Why Parking Wars? It’s not that you have a baddy and a goody, it isn’t the Empire Vs the Rebel alliance. The council and private operators are managing the parking to ensure safe and successful high streets and town centres. Do the public know this? read more

19/10/2015 - Monday Musing: We are sticking to our guns

29th July last year marked the end of the Daily Mail’s so called campaign against clamping and rogue parking operators and after months of hard work to get the true story out there we wrote a blog to celebrate; You’re out of bullets Daily Mail… ... read more