BPA Press Releases

03 November 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... read more

30 September 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 carryin... read more

10 September 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... read more

26 August 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 including the issues that will emerge from the Supreme Court Decision on the case brought by Barry Bea... read more

24 July 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 July 2015 - Researching the Research project helps BPA to improve the parking profession

                                                          Research relating to parking from the... read more

08 June 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 po... read more

21 May 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 ta... read more

13 April 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 Prac... read more

01 April 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 fo... read more