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21/08/2017 - BPA Local Authority members: win a place at this year's BPA Members' Dinner

This is your chance to win a place at this year’s BPA Members’ Dinner. The event, which is taking place on Wednesday 22 November, will be returning to the stunning Plaisterers' Hall in the heart of London near St Pauls. For more inform... read more

08/08/2017 - Changing Perceptions of Parking - British parking at its best

The conversation around parking is changing and there is a real desire to deliver a better and more consistent parking experience for motorists. Across the UK, there is a huge range of examples where car park operators and parking initiatives are... read more

03/08/2017 - Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017 - MKArena, Milton Keynes, 19-20 Oct Practical Applications of Intelligent Mobility for Sustainable Towns and Cities #smartertravellive  Sponsored by: ATKINS | Innovate UK | SYSTRA | TS Catapult What&rsq... read more

02/08/2017 - Parking needs to be managed - Let’s look at the facts…

It is a fact that with 34 million vehicles now on Britain’s roads, and rising, there has never been a greater need for parking to be effectively managed. We all know the problems caused by congestion, the frustration of having to constantly... read more

31/07/2017 - Businesses urged to get ready for £1 coin ‘Changeover’

Industry encouraged to prepare for the end of the round pound legal tender as the deadline approaches. read more

26/07/2017 - Nigel Williams re-elected to Chair of the BPA Board

Nigel was unopposed in his nomination for re-election as Chair of the Board. He was asked to answer questions and to share with the Council of Representatives his vision for the Association over the next three years. At the 18th July meeting of th... read more

25/07/2017 - The case for effective parking management has never been greater

Issued in response to the recent court decision over unpaid Parking Charge Notices at University Hospital of Wales: Parking facilities at hospitals are usually oversubscribed and demand often outstrips supply; for this reason, parking facilities... read more

19/06/2017 - Anjna Patel - recognised in the Queen's Honours List

We are delighted to report that BPA Board member, Past President and Sandwell's Principal Parking Officer Anjna Patel has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's 2017 Birthday Honours List. Anjna  has... read more

05/06/2017 - Monday Musing: Election comment – Conservative’s Parking Policy

We are only days away from the general election and the race is on. Last week we saw a catty debate on BBC 1 with a missing Theresa May, and Tory candidate, Craig Mackinlay, charged over 2015 election expenses. The Conservatives are perhaps feeli... read more

01/06/2017 - The BPA does not recognise UK Carline’s PCN figures

The British Parking Association (BPA) does not recognise the figures UK Carline claim British drivers pay for parking tickets.  The actual number of PCNs issued in London and across the UK is in decline year on year.  London Tribunals an... read more