BPA Press Releases

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

09 January 2019 - Look at your Council’s parking report for the true cost of parking, says BPA

Local authority parking accounts come under scrutiny every year, and while the figures quoted provide a headline grabbing article, the BPA says, as ever, they do not tell the full story. Parking income comes from a variety of places includi... read more

11 December 2018 - POPLA delivers free and independent appeals for over a quarter of a million motorists

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the latest Annual Report from POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), which demonstrates how a truly independent appeals service can deliver for both the motorist and the parking operator. ... read more

26 October 2018 - Canary Wharf triumphs at Disabled Motoring Awards

The BPA was delighted to attend the Disabled Motoring UK Awards 2018 at The Victory Services Club in London, which celebrated the achievements of disabled people and the organisations that support them. Many BPA members attended and were re... read more

10 September 2018 - The case for managing hospital parking

The case for managing hospital parking If parking at hospitals was free, demand would increase and the costs for management, maintenance and repairs would have to come directly from healthcare budgets. Hospital car parks that are not managed and... 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

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

02 May 2018 - Global Alliance Formed to Standardise Parking Data

  The Alliance for Parking Data Standards has been formed by the British Parking Association, the International Parking Institute and the European Parking Association to develop, promote, manage and maintain a uniform global standard t... read more

27 April 2018 - Increase in DVLA requests does not mean more motorists are issued a PCN

The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story.  The British Parking Association (BPA) believes that a whole range of factors can lead to an increase in requests from the DVLA and it’s not just related to the numb... read more