2022 Competitive Category Entries

These are competitive categories that are assessed by the jury.
The entries are published as a long list which is whittled down to a shortlist.

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Best New Car Park

Sponsored by Compleo

 

The Best New Car Park Award is a site-specific award that recognises outstanding design and construction techniques that turn car parks into landmark structures. It is open to local authority and private car park operators, owners, architects, developers and construction companies. Car parks entered may be multi-storeys, underground facilities or surface sites.

  • The Glass Works MSCP, Barnsley – Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Henry Boot Construction and StructureCare 

  • Q-Park City Hospital, Birmingham – Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and Q-Park

  • Bishops Stortford MSCP – Solum Regeneration and Goldbeck Construction

  • Cadent Gas Headquarters, Prospero Park, Coventry – Cadent Gas, McLaren Construction and GCP Applied Technologies Stirling Lloyd

  • Stourton Park & Ride, Leeds – Leeds City Council and BAM Nutall

  • Northwick Park, London – London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, APCOA Parking and HUBER Car Park Systems

  • Luton & Dunstable University Hospital Car Park, Luton – Luton & Dunstable University Hospital and HUBER Car Park Systems

  • The Garage Car Park @ The Helix Complex, Newcastle – Newcastle City Council, The Helix Management Company and Sir Robert McAlpine

  • Broad Marsh Bus Station & Car Park, Nottingham – Nottingham City Council and Galliford Try Construction

  • Queen Alexandra Hospital MSCP, Portsmouth – Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, Ballast Nedam and Stripe Consulting

  • Bedford Avenue, Slough – SEGRO and Bourne Parking

  • Watford Riverwell Car Park, Watford – West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and HUBER Car Park Systems

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Car Park Design Award

Sponsored by YourParkingSpace

 

The design, construction and refurbishment of car parks have seen the development of specialised techniques and procedures. The Car Park Design Award recognises innovative practices and craftsmanship in the construction of new car parks and in the renovation of existing ones.

The recipient will be drawn from either the Best New Car Park or Car Park Renovation category.

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Communication Award

Sponsored by ZatPark
 

The Communication Award recognises imaginative, engaging and informative approaches adopted by parking organisations to communicating with the public and other organisations. It encompasses advertising campaigns, websites, social media and publications.

  • Baywatch – Disabled Motoring UK

  • Annual Parking Report – East Sussex County Council

  • Communications strategy – North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)

  • Introduction of Special Enforcement Areas (SEAs) – Oxfordshire County Council

  • Launch campaign - Parkopedia and Amazon Alexa Parking

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The Back Office Award

Sponsored by JTR Collections

 

The Back Office Award recognises the excellent work of back office teams working for local authoritires, private parking operators, transport consultancies and civil enforcement agencies.

  • Welfare team, CDER Group

  • Prabjit Gurm and the appeals team, Gemini Parking Solutions

  • The business unit, North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)

  • Permit team, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Team Comet, Landside Operations, Stansted Airport

  • Single Contact Centre, Marston Holdings

  • Transfer 360

  • ZZPS

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The Front Line Award

Sponsored by PayByPhone

 

Parking can be a challenging profession. The Front Line Award is dedicated to parking personnel who engage with drivers and the general public as a part of their day-to-day activities. This award will recognise excellent customer service, communication skills and community engagement, especially during the ongoing pandemic.

  • Conduent Transportation team, Oxfordshire County Council

  • Carol Gibson, Senior parking operations officer, Lewisham Council

  • Marina Udrea, Parking enforcement officer, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Team Comet, Landside Operations, Stansted Airport

  • Hannah Olaitan, Senior PCN specialist, YourParkingSpace

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Parking Team of the Year

Sponsored by CDER Group

 

The Parking Team of the Year Award recognises the excellent work of both on-street and off-street parking operations. It is open to teams working in both the public and  private sectors. Particular consideration will be paid to responses to the ongoing pandemic.

  • GIS team, AppyWay

  • Welfare team, CDER Group

  • Conduent Transportation team, Oxfordshire County Council

  • Parking service, City of Lincoln​

  • Parking team, London Borough of Havering

  • Parking team, London Borough of Newham

  • Parking services, London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Parking services, Newcastle City Council

  • Parking, fleet and transport operations, Nottingham City Council

  • North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)

  • Parking attendant management team, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Parking team, Project Centre

  • Parking services, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

  • Queen’s Baton Relay 2022, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Team Comet, Landside Operations, Stansted Airport

  • ZatPark client services, Unity5

  • Liveable Places traffic order team, WSP

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Rising Star Award

Sponsored by CPG Europe

 

The Rising Star Award shines a spotlight on the rising stars of parking. The recipients may be young employees or recent joiners of any age. Local authorities and private operators can nominate an individual parking employee, consultant or contractor who has consistently made an outstanding contribution to their team and the wider parking sector.

  • Laura Bailey, Business and compliance apprentice, International Parking Community (IPC)

  • Jake England, Group operating manager, Colchester Borough Council, North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)

  • Mattia Falchi, System consultant, Videalert

  • Billy Green, Junior account manager, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Danya Hughes, Client manager, JustPark

  • Kayleigh Morris, Senior notice processing clerk, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Oscar Turnerberg, Principal accountant, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Dominik Webster, Project manager and head of quality, HUBER Car Park Systems

  • James West, Business development executive, Unity5

  • Matthew Westley, Client account manager, YourParkingSpace

  • Lauren Winfield, Data protection and compliance manager, TRACE Enforcement Group

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Car Park Renovation Award

The Best Car Park Renovation category looks at how car parks can be transformed into inspiring buildings with a genuine social value and can host a variety of uses.

  • Grand Central, Birmingham – Vinci Construction and Cemplas 

  • Chapel Street, Brighton – Brighton & Hove City Council

  • Townfield Car Park, Chelmsford – Chelmsford City Council, Cemplas and Sika

  • Middleborough MSCP, Colchester – Anglo Scandinavian Estate and Makers Construction

  • Leapale Road Car Park, Guildford – Guildford Borough Council, Stripe Consulting and StructureCare

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Parking in the Community Award

Sponsored by The IPC

Parking is an essential public service and can be a positive contributor to local communities. The Parking in the Community Award recognises people working within the parking sector who have engaged with and supported their local communities.

  • Beaufort Court sports pitch, Fulham, London – Cemplas

  • Help for Ukraine campaign – HUBER Car Park Systems

  • Persistent evaders and nuisance vehicles research programme – Just and TJA

  • JustCharge community charging network – JustPark

  • Parking Fraud Forum and ‘The Lambeth Way’ – London Borough of Lambeth

  • Lewisham School Streets – Lewisham Council and Videalert

  • Healthy School Streets – London Borough of Newham

  • The Hub, Stockton-on-Tees – Sustrans

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Parking Technology Award

Sponsored by Go2Sim

The Parking Technology Award recognises advances in the systems used to manage parking. The innovation will be a piece of parking hardware, a device or a wider system that makes the management of parking more efficient and/or customer-friendly.

  • APCOA Parking – Parkway

  • AppyWay – AppyWay Platform

  • AppyWay – Traffic Suite: Cycle hangars in Southwark

  • AppyWay – Traffic Suite: TROs in Haringey

  • AppyWay, MILL and Clean Streets – EV parking in Dundee

  • APT Skidata – eCharge

  • APT Skidata – Mobile Pay

  • Barbour Logic – Challenge Writer

  • Cemplas – Grand Central, Birmingham

  • CitiPark – FreeFlow Solution, Rickmansworth

  • Compleo Charging Solutions UK – EV and parking payments

  • Conduent Transport – Oxford Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) systems

  • HUB Parking Technology – LNER stations upgrade to cashless payment

  • JustPark – Parking Peace of Mind

  • Marston Holdings and Videalert – ANPR controls at Stansted Airport

  • North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) – Park and Charge

  • Parkopedia – Park and Charge

  • Parking Control Management (UK) – PCM Apps Suite

  • RingGo – RingGo AutoPay

  • Taranto – Taranto integration with London Councils' Electronic Data Interchange

  • Taranto – Taranto Platform as a Service

  • Transfer 360 – Connecting vehicle leasing companies with ticket issuers

  • Twin – A payment solution for parking and EV charging

  • Unity5 – ZatPermit

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Outstanding Car Park Award

The Outstanding Car Park Award is presented to what the jury feel is the best parking facility in the UK. The category is open to new and established car parks owned by either the public or private sectors. The award recognises car parks that are managed, designed and maintained in a way that makes the start and end of each driver's journey a pleasant experience.

  • B4 Car Park, Birmingham

  • Regent’s Park Car Park, London – YourParkingSpace

  • Westfield London/Westfield Stratford City – EF International Parking International

  • Printworks, Manchester – APCOA Parking

  • The Garage Car Park @ The Helix Complex, Newcastle – Newcastle City Council, The Helix Management Company and Sir Robert McAlpine

NOTE: Besides these entries, sites assessed under the 'Best New Car Park' and 'Car Park Renovation Award' are eligible to be short listed for the 'Outstanding Car Park Award'.

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Parking Person of the Year

Sponsored by RingGo

This award is open to all local authorities and private operators that may nominate an individual parking employee who has consistently made an outstanding contribution to the industry and represents a 'model of excellence'. 

  • John Galsworthy, Assistant director for parking services, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Mehmet Hassan, Senior contract manager, London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Thomas Heatherington, Commercial director, YourParkingSpace

  • Dan Hubert, Founder and chief executive officer, AppyWay

  • Barry Johnson, Senior technical director, Taranto

  • Jade Neville, Head of user experience, Conduent Transportation

  • Annie Oliver, Legal and compliance manager, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Sarah Randall, Assistant director, London Borough of Newham

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Parking Operator of the Year

Sponsored by SolutionLabs

The Parking Operator category covers parking providers who are creating a positive experience for motorists. The prize recognises work done to create easy-to-understand, non-confrontational and person-centric services.

  • AppyWay

  • B4 Parking

  • EF International Parking Services

  • Parking Control Management (UK)

  • PayByPhone

  • Q-Park

  • YourParkingSpace

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Parking Partnerships Award

Sponsored by APT Skidata

The Parking Partnerships Award recognises the importance of partnership working in the parking sector. The partnership may involve pairings or groups of local authorities, companies, professional bodies, campaign groups and other stakeholders. There will be a particular interest in responses to the ongoing pandemic.

  • Transforming EV parking in Dundee – AppyWay with MILL and Clean Streets

  • Safe Haven Outside Schools (SHOS) – Derby City Council and Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Challenge to the Parking Code of Practice – JMW Solicitors

  • Persistent evaders and nuisance vehicles project – Just and TJA

  • The Parking Fraud Forum – Lambeth Council

  • Joint special operations – London Borough of Waltham Forest, NSL and the Met Police

  • North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)

  • Great North Run parking – Newcastle City Council and the Great North Run Company

  • Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) – Oxfordshire County Council and Conduent Transportation

  • Launching landmark payment technology – RingGo and Q-Park

  • Residents’ parking permits during Commonwealth Games – Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Chipside

  • Developing Parking as a Service solutions – Taranto and Capita

  • Effective training for front line staff – Training and Development Academy and Agena Group

  • A parking partnership – Watford Borough Council and NSL

  • Transitioning residents towards electric vehicle take-up in Westminster – Westminster City Council, Siemens and Ubitricity

2022 Rosette Awards

These are special awards reflecting key themes. Their presentations will punctuate the event, providing recipients and supporter sponsors with special moments on stage.

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Parking Futures

Sponsored by Debt Recovery Plus and Bristow & Sutor

 

Parking is an essential urban service without which towns and cities would cease to function. The award will be presented to a person, organisation or project in the UK or internationally that is fundamentally rethinking and reinventing the way in which parking is planned, designed, provided, experienced and marketed.

Entries have been received and are being debated by the jury. The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.

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Reinventing the Street

Sponsored by Conduent

 

Reinventing the Street is a special award that recognises innovative approaches to managing the kerbside and wider street scene in a way that creates vibrant and healthy town and city centres.

Entries have been received and are being debated by the jury. The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.

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Parking for a Better World

Sponsored by DCBL

 

This category recognises the many ways in which parking policy, design and management practice can help improve the quality of the environment and encourage a sense of wellbeing.

Entries have been received and are being debated by the jury. The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.

 
 

2022 Special Awards

The recipients will be selected by the jury from either the field of entries or wider parking sector.

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MiPermit Inspiration Award

Sponsored by MiPermit

 

The MiPermit Inspiration Award recognises individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to improving parking. Inspiration Award recipients are exemplars of excellent practice that have inspired colleagues, clients and the wider parking community.

The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.

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Special Jury Award

Presented by Parking Review

 

This award will be presented to an exceptional entry that has impressed the jury.

The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by the British Parking Association

 

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to a parking professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the sector over the course of their career. Parking organisations and professionals are invited to nominate an individual who has consistently made an outstanding contribution to the industry and represents a 'model of excellence' across their entire career.

Nominations have been received and are being reviewed by the jury. The recipient will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 16 September.