Membership Updates

21 March 2022 - WPS launches new open and adaptive parking solution at Intertraffic 2022

PRESS RELEASE  WPS launches new open and adaptive parking solution at Intertraffic 2022 WPS, a leading specialist in parking management solutions, is attending the Intertraffic 2022 event in Amsterdam, to launch its new open and a... read more

18 March 2022 - Council elections return in May - nominate yourself now

Elections are returning after a two year hiatus, with the second third of elections as a part of our ‘election in thirds’ process designed to create a more proportionate Council of Representatives. Nominations are now open until... read more

11 March 2022 - Parkopedia expands its parking data services into new industries, starting with Sunny Cars

Parkopedia expands its parking data services into new industries, starting with Sunny Cars Parkopedia’s global parking information will be delivered to Sunny Cars drivers in the Sunny2go web application During their travels, drivers ca... read more

11 March 2022 - DCBL launches recruitment drive as it gears up for year of growth

Following a year of unprecedented growth, the UK’s leading parking enforcement debt recovery company, DCBL, has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to strengthen key teams across the business. The company has already added over 70... read more

10 March 2022 - ISO formally adopts a global parking data specification based on the APDS specifications

The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS), founded by the British Parking Association, the European Parking Association, and the International Parking & Mobility Institute is pleased to announce that the International Org... read more

08 March 2022 - Parking Mate is not affiliated to the BPA

We are aware that the company Parking Mate, a parking appeals service, and a trading name of The Good Customer Company Limited are currently advertising via their website www.parkingmateuk.com an affiliation with the BPA and some of our members.... read more

28 February 2022 - Colchester begins renovation works in St Mary’s Car Park

Residents and visitors to Colchester can now enjoy a refreshed look, improved parking experience and extra blue badge holder parking on the ground floor of St. Mary’s car park. Colchester Borough Council has today (25 February 2022)... read more

11 February 2022 - ZatPark wins Devere Parking Services

Devere Parking Services, the parking enforcement company operating in Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and London, has appointed ZatPark and will be using the full back-office management enforcement suite with immediate effect. It is the... read more

20 January 2022 - First Park and Charge system launched in Colchester

First Park and Charge system launched in Colchester Drivers of electric vehicles can now take advantage of the borough’s first council-owned electric vehicle charging points using a new cashless Park and Charge system. A multi-partne... read more

27 October 2021 - APCOA supports Manchester’s next trial phase of the National Parking Platform (NPP)

  The days of having to use multiple parking operator apps for parking in different places may be numbered as further trials of the National Parking Platform (NPP) are now under way. Customers will be able to identify suitable l... read more

18 October 2021 - Election result - Chair of the South East Region

Result of an election for the Chair of the South East Region The votes have been counted and verified and we are delighted to announce the result of the election for the Chair of the South East Region. The successful candidate is Joh... read more

18 October 2021 - Good news - the Ernest Davies Award deadline is extended

Entries to this year's prestigious Ernest Davies Award are now open to 9am Friday 12 November!   Each year the BPA celebrates the parking sector's talent with the prestigious Ernest Davies Award competition, to advance parking... read more

28 September 2021 - NEPP wins big at the British Parking Awards

  The very best of parking management was celebrated at the prestigious British Parking Awards 2021, last Friday, which saw North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) scoop three of the coveted glass trophies – equalling its 2019 t... read more

28 September 2021 - Park Active Ambassadors Network Creates Joined-up Approach

The launch of a network of Brand Ambassadors creates a joined-up approach to promoting Park Active and the different stages of developing successful schemes. Park Active Brand Ambassadors are organisations and individuals who recognise and... read more

16 September 2021 - Could you be the 18th Ernest Davies Award winner?

Entries to this year's prestigious Ernest Davies Award are open!     Each year the BPA celebrates the parking sector's talent with the Ernest Davies Award competition, to advance parking knowledge.   Is the... read more

22 July 2021 - Welcoming our new President and Vice President for 2021-22

  We're delighted to welcome Mike Marrs as our new President for 2021-2022 and Jade Neville who becomes Vice-President. Many congratulations to both and we look forward to supporting you on your journey as an ambassador for our As... read more

23 March 2021 - Nearly 1 in 2 motorists who appeal to POPLA get parking charge cancelled

Nearly half of all motorists who contested parking charges last year by taking their case to the UK’s largest appeals service had their ticket cancelled, a new report shows. Of the 58,522 appeals handled by POPLA, 23,771 (41%) resulted in... read more

19 March 2021 - POPLA to resume from 22 March

Beginning with appeals that have been adjourned the longest, POPLA will write to 500 motorists each day from 22 March inviting further evidence within 21 days. If for any reason a motorist needs to revisit a car park they will be able to do so aft... read more

27 January 2021 - New regulator for the construction industry

New regulator for the construction industry  The Government has announced that the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is to broaden its remit to include construction products and take on the role of the national regulator for c... read more

24 November 2020 - POPLA to adjourn consideration of appeals from Friday 27 November

The second UK wide lockdown has meant the shutdown of many businesses, which has a knock-on effect to the car parks serving those businesses. Parking Operators have contacted POPLA to confirm that operations at many sites have... read more

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