BPA Press Releases

12/05/2016 - Consensus reached for a single standards setting body for parking on private land

Shadow Transport Minister, Daniel Zeichner MP, and officials from the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Department for Transport joined more than 80 delegates representing consumer groups, local authorities, private parking c... read more

12/04/2016 - British Parking Association to manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation

The British Parking Association (BPA) will manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation on behalf of Disabled Motoring UK from April. This allows the charity to focus more of its time on vital campaigning work to support disabled motorists. Disabled... read more

03/11/2015 - Healthcare sector leads the way with revolution in parking professionalism

The British Parking Association (BPA) today launches the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA) with a special event attended by stakeholders and parliamentarians at the House of Commons, Westminster. PiPA is the BPA’s new accredit... read more

30/09/2015 - UKPC disciplined by BPA after photo tampering allegations

The BPA has completed its investigation into allegations of evidence tampering by employees at parking operator, UK Parking Control and the company has been disciplined in accordance with our Scheme of Sanctions.  The DVLA, which is carrying... read more

10/09/2015 - BPA investigating concerns of evidence tampering by UKPC

The British Parking Association is currently investigating allegations of evidence tampering by parking operator, UK Parking Control. In the meantime, motorists are advised to continue to appeal parking tickets in the usual way – firstly to... read more

26/08/2015 - Parking Summit: Parking on Private Land BPA calls for a proper debate - for everyone’s...

The British Parking Association today calls for a Parking Summit to facilitate a proper debate about the management of parking on private land read more

24/07/2015 - BPA welcomes third Annual Report from POPLA

As promised and in agreement with Government, the BPA has transformed the management of parking on private land and delivered truly independent appeals for motorists for the third year running. As well as being judicially independent, POPLA (Parki... read more

13/07/2015 - Researching the Research project helps BPA to improve the parking profession

Research relating to parking from the UK and Europe has identified large areas where further research would be beneficial, to share best practice and improve the parking profession. read more

30/06/2015 - New British Parking Association President launches Master Plans for Parking ...

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomed its new President Philip Hammer at a Reception held at the House of Commons (Monday 29 June), hosted by Richard Burden, MP for Birmingham, Northfield. As part of his address to guests Philip also laun... read more

08/06/2015 - BPA appoints senior policy lead, Andrew Pester as new Chief Operating Officer

The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes Andrew Pester as the new Chief Operating Officer. Andrew has over 15 years experience in a range of regulatory, public sector, commercial and management roles providing strategic, operational and poli... read more