What we do

 Mission and Vision

Beyond Parking 

Each day millions of vehicles make journeys that begin and end in parking. We want journeys to be seamless, whatever the mode of transport and the parking experience to be memorably stress-free and efficient. 

As the leading association for the parking sector, we are at the forefront of research and technological innovation, determined to help create a cleaner, safer, and less congested world where everyone can move around freely and easily.

Our world is changing and we are always at the heart of a rapidly developing sector as trusted experts who understand the parking and mobility needs of our communities. 

 Mission and Vision 

Our Vision:
To achieve excellence in parking for all.

Our Mission:
As the recognised authority in parking, we actively represent and promote the sector by advancing knowledge, raising standards and professionalism, and use our influence for the benefit of all.

Our 5 Year Strategic Plan 2017-2022 outlines our core aims:

  • Making parking a recognised profession
  • Engaging and developing our membership and delivering better value
  • Informing and influencing government and stakeholders to recognise the need for parking management
  • Encouraging innovation in a sustainable and socially responsible manner
  • Placing the consumer at the heart of our thinking

Read our Blueprint for Parking


Our values are at the heart of everything we do and have been developed collaboratively with our staff


People and Partnerships – We are committed to being a good partner with members, suppliers, other stakeholders and each other; based on trust, openness, empathy, and collaborative working.


Respect with Responsibility – We treat colleagues, members and stakeholders with mutual respect, recognising the importance of diversity. We are all champions of the BPA and take responsibility for our actions.


Integrity and Innovation –We are honest with others and ourselves and ensure we meet the highest ethical standards in all we do. We actively encourage and embrace innovation.


Drive and Determination – We are relentless in our pursuit of success. We are determined to initiate and make things happen, to deliver excellence.


Encouraging Excellence – We are committed to excellence in everything we do and look to continuously improve our ways of working.