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27 June 2019 - Top Ten Tips for drivers to avoid getting a parking ticket

Top Ten Tips for drivers to avoid getting a parking ticket Nobody likes receiving a parking ticket and the majority of drivers never do. To make sure you’re one of them here are some useful tips to keep within the rules:  Read t... read more

20 May 2019 - Monday Musing:- Walk to School week - reduce vehicle emissions around schools

Monday Musing - its Walk to School week If you do school runs remember it is Walk to School week this week which aims to reduce emissions around schools. We support this great campaign and encourage our members to too. Two thirds of parents are... read more

13 May 2019 - Monday Musing: My First Year

Monday Musing: My First Year Dani Graham, PA and Corporate Assistant on her first year working for the BPA How have you found your first year? I have loved my first year at the BPA and cannot believe how quickly it has gone! I nev... read more

06 May 2019 - Monday Musing: The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators

Monday Musing: The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators Data is a hot topic. Barely a week goes by when the concept of smart cities, a city that utilises various types of electronic Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to collect da... read more

06 May 2019 - The Dogs Die in Hot Cars campaign is live

The Dogs Die in Hot Cars campaign goes live The RSPCA receive thousands of calls each year of animals being left alone in cars on warm days. These dogs are often found in our members’ car parks which is why we are very happy to be one of... read more

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

04 March 2019 - Monday Musing: Hospitals giving staff green travel choices

Monday Musing: Giving NHS staff green travel choices Toxic air is now the biggest environmental risk of early death worldwide, responsible for one in nine of all fatalities. It kills 7 million people a year, far more than HIV, tuberculosis and ma... read more

01 February 2017 - Motorists spend nearly four days a year looking for a parking space

Four in 10 (39%) motorists say finding somewhere to park is a stressful experience Six in 10 (59%) identify drivers that block more than one space as one of the most frustrating things about parking The average motorist in the UK spends ne... read more

16 December 2016 - Essential guidance on parking signs

On-street parking signage   Parking bays: Many parking bays are free, some have time limits, some require a permit, and others will need to be paid for. Some may specify a particular type of vehicle only. In... read more