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12 December 2018 - British Parking Awards deadline extended

British Parking Awards deadline extended The British Parking Awards 2019 recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. To give entrants some extra time refine submissions, t... read more

11 December 2018 - POPLA delivers free and independent appeals for over a quarter of a million motorists

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the latest Annual Report from POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), which demonstrates how a truly independent appeals service can deliver for both the motorist and the parking operator. ... read more

05 December 2018 - Tackling the issue of Persistent Evaders for Politics First

Tackling the issue of Persistent Evaders for Politics First Groundbreaking research being carried out by the BPA and one of its members Penham Excel reveals a growing number of drivers are regularly and consistently avoiding paying penalty... read more

28 November 2018 - BPA welcomes progress of Private Parking Bill

BPA welcomes progress of Private Parking Bill The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill had its Third Reading on Monday and was supported by government and approved by Parliament. The Bill now aligns with the BPA’s calls for a legislative f... read more

26 November 2018 - Call for entries to the British Parking Awards

Call for entries to the British Parking Awards The British Parking Awards 2019 have been launched. The annual competition recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. The d... read more

26 November 2018 - Winner, winner, BPA Members' Dinner!

The BPA Members' Dinner 2018 On 21 November, the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, adorned in a fire and ice theme, welcomed BPA Members and their guests to a lavish evening of networking, laughing, dancing and delicious food at the annual BPA Mem... read more

21 November 2018 - Andrew Pester writes for the New Statesman's Spotlight on Transport

Chief Executive Andrew Pester features in the New Statesman's Spotlight on Transport speaking about the importance of parking management in managing congestion, our support for the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, and how smart technology a... read more

20 November 2018 - Our voice drives change at Westminster

Earlier this year Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP praised our Association for our constructive support and leadership in the development of the Private (Code of Practice) Bill, which aims to enable the creation of a single code of pract... read more

06 November 2018 - Celebrating our unsung heroes

This Christmas, we want to celebrate our unsung heroes. If you have a team member or colleague who has gone the extra mile in doing a great job – be that fantastic customer service, helping members of the public, developing new produ... read more

30 October 2018 - Monday Musing - Road to Zero - is that on a map?

Last week we hosted an Electric Vehicle Charging webinar with speakers from E.ON, Energy UK, the Renewable Energy Association and an ex-Corporate Director of London Councils. As a membership association it is important to us that our members get a... read more