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02 May 2019 - Do you know your parking rights?

Do you know your parking rights? YourParkingSpace are shining some light on the Know Your Parking Rights website. The site aims to inform UK motorists of their parking rights, launched back in November 2014 at the House of C... read more

02 May 2019 - British Parking Association announces free and independent private parking appeals service...

From the 1 May 2019 motorists in Scotland and Northern Ireland will be able to appeal private parking tickets issued by operators in the British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS).  POPLA (Parking on Private Land App... read more

01 May 2019 - Election Time!!!

Election Time!!! It’s finally here… The BPA Council Election season is now open!!! The BPA, like most membership associations, is governed through member democracy. This means that every member of our Association has a voice i... read more

29 April 2019 - Monday Musing: Events my boy Events!!!

Monday Musing: Events my boy Events!!! Rebecca Harper, Membership Engagement Manager gives you a whistle-stop tour of the work undertaken to arrange and manage the calendar of BPA events. What is the thought process when you create an even... read more

25 April 2019 - Ministerial approval of the BPA and our work

Ministerial approval of the BPA and our work Parkex the flagship parking and traffic management conference was opened this year by a personalised introductory video from the Minister for Local Government Rishi Sunak MP who has responsibility for... read more

15 April 2019 - Monday Musing: Smart Cities Make Smart Use of Space

Monday Musing: Smart Cities Make Smart Use of Space This blog is part of a paid sponsorship package.  If you would like to discuss opportunities to increase exposure of your product or brand please contact John Wheaton.    Fre... read more

12 April 2019 - Have fun and be a better communicator!

Do you want to get better at your job without really trying? Are you looking to learn skills and techniques that will make you better at communicating with an audience, give the confidence to try and the knowledge to do it well? We are... read more

05 April 2019 - Pavement parking inquiry

Pavement parking inquiry The Transport Select Committee have launched an inquiry into pavement parking to try and address that there has been no progress since the 2015 Pavement Parking Protections Bill. We welcome this development and recogn... read more

01 April 2019 - Updated contravention code list

The London Councils Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) has recently approved a number of changes to the contravention code list used by London local authorities. The latest version, contravention code list version 6.7, can be read on... read more

29 March 2019 - Baywatch tackles disabled parking abuse at supermarkets

Baywatch campaign tackles disabled parking abuse at supermarkets We are delighted to continue our support as sponsor of Baywatch, the Disabled Motoring UK’s campaign to tackle abuse of disabled parking spaces at supermarkets by people... read more