BPA Press Releases

21/05/2015 - BPA calls for better regulation for the private parking sector

The good management of car parks is essential to successful town centres and High Streets. Motorists want to park in accessible and safe car parks that represent good value for money and they want to be treated fairly should the need arise to take... read more

13/04/2015 - BPA terminates membership of ANPR Limited

The British Parking Association (BPA) has terminated the membership of ANPR Limited with immediate effect. Following investigations arising from complaints by motorists, BPA Officers awarded 16 Sanction Points covering multiple Code of Practice b... read more

01/04/2015 - Single standards setting body can deliver real parking reform

The responsibility for all off-street parking, including parking on private land in England has now transferred from the Department for Transport to the Department for Communities and Local Government, adding to the multiplicity and confusion for... read more

27/03/2015 - BPA helps make NHS parking better

The British Parking Association (BPA) has been working with the Department of Health in updating parking guidelines for NHS Trusts, which have been published today.  The guidelines include case studies of good practice that other NHS Trusts a... read more

06/03/2015 - Communities Minister may regret parking changes

The BPA is warning today that government should be careful what it wishes for read more

06/03/2015 - British Parking Association appoints Ombudsman Services to provide POPLA

The British Parking Association (BPA) has today announced that it has appointed Ombudsman Services to provide POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), the independent appeals service that considers appeals against parking charge notices for parkin... read more

20/02/2015 - Private land is well managed and motorists see the benefits

It is worth reiterating that there are around 34 million vehicles on Britain’s roads.  This is placing increasingly heavy demands on all parking facilities and the problem is only set to get worse. As more cars are purchased, the argume... read more