BPA Press Releases

29 April 2020 - Despite lockdown anti-social behaviour and thefts from vehicles continues in car parks

Our Area Managers are usually out and about assessing car parks across the UK to ensure they meet the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme as well as undertaking other car park audits. Naturally lockdown has prevented them from being physically... read more

14 January 2020 - Third of a million motorists used POPLA since launch

Third of a million motorists used POPLA since launch The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the 7th Annual Report from POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), which demonstrates how a truly independent appeals service can deliver for... read more

07 January 2020 - Clarification on keying-in errors in revised Code of Practice

Clarification on keying-in errors in revised Code of Practice   We have published a revised Code of Practice for parking on private land which provides further enhancements to ensure our Approved Operator Scheme (AOS) members ar... read more

14 October 2019 - BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited

BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited The British Parking Association (BPA) has terminated the membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited with immediate effect. Following investigations arisi... read more

26 August 2019 - Review of TRO laws to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking choices for...

Review of TROs to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking for everyone   The Department for Transport has announced the next stage in its review into Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) with plans to open up data on planned ch... read more

16 July 2019 - That’s smart! New Traffic Order guidance will help councils manage our roads better

That’s smart! New Traffic Order guidance will help councils manage our roads better Self-driving cars, parking apps, and ride-share services are all poised to dramatically change how we use the transport network on our way to work, shop or... 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