News

30 August 2018 - We urge the Government to end 1000-day delay

We urge the Government to end 1000-day delay and curb dangerous pavement parking Today marks 1,000 days of delay since the Government promised to find out how a new law on pavement parking would work.  We joined with 19 other organis... read more

24 August 2018 - First release of the Annual Conference Programme now available!

  The first release of the BPA Annual Conference programme is now available and here are just a few reasons why you should come along this year:   The Department for Transport will take a leading role as we build on t... read more

21 August 2018 - Date for the AOS Conference 2019 Confirmed!

We are delighted to announce that the AOS Conference will return to Aston Villa FC on Tuesday 19 February 2019. Following in the footsteps of a very successful event this year, we would welcome BPA Approved Operators to join us o... read more

21 August 2018 - Sudden rise in private parking tickets is scaremongering by RAC Foundation

Sudden rise in private parking tickets is scaremongering by RAC Foundation The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story. British Parking Association (BPA) believes that a whole range of factors can lead to an increase in... read more

17 August 2018 - The Alliance for Parking Data Standards Releases Version 1.0 of Global Parking Data...

The Alliance for Parking Data Standards Releases Version 1.0 of Global Parking Data Standard Together with the European Parking Association (EPA) and International Parking Institute (IPI), the BPA has formed the Alliance for Parking Data S... read more

01 August 2018 - NOMINATIONS for the 2018 ITS (UK) Awards are now open

NOMINATIONS for the 2018 ITS (UK) Awards are NOW OPEN Deadline Friday 28th September 2018 The ITS (UK) Awards is an annual celebration of excellence and recognition for outstanding contributions within the Intelligent Transport Systems ind... read more

01 August 2018 - Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing

Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing The British Parking Association welcomes the Government’s announcement that more people with genuine mobility difficulties are to be included in the Blue Badge Scheme.&n... read more

26 July 2018 - Civil Enforcement Officers and front line operational staff deserve respect too

Civil Enforcement Officers and front line operational staff deserve respect too The British Parking Association continues to seek better protection and respect for people delivering parking services and campaigns for a reduction in abuse and ma... read more

24 July 2018 - Feeling creative?

Feeling creative? Being creative can be so important in our lives and we know from research it is definitely good for our mental health. The Ernest Davies Award gives everyone who works in the parking community an opportunity to explore t... read more

20 July 2018 - Parking (Code of Practice) Bill Progresses...

Parking (Code of Practice) Bill Progresses... The Committee Stage of the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill has taken place and the Bill will now move to the Report stage where MPs across the House will be able to consider further amendments. Repo... read more