15 September 2023
Created and presented by Parking Review magazine, the British Parking Awards are an independent competition. The awards recognised the leading examples of car park management, enforcement, design and team work.
2023 Competitive Categories
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.
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.
Outstanding Car Park Operator
Sponsored by Stripe Consulting
The Outstanding Car Park Operation 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.
The Front Line Award
Sponsored by tap2park
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.
Best New Car Park
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.
2023 Special Awards
The recipients will be selected by the jury from either the field of entries or wider parking sector.
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.
Lifetime Achievement Award
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.
2023 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.
Connected Parking Award
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.
EVolution Awards 2023
The world of parking and EV charging are connecting. This convergence is covered by EVolution a website and magazine developed by the Parking Review team to look at zero-emission travel.
EV Technology Award
The EV Technology Award will recognise the development of innovative approaches to providing electric vehicle charging intrastructure, systems and services.
EV Chargepoint Provider Award
The EV Chargepoint Provider Award will recognise the work being done by organisations enabling drivers of electric vehicles to recharge on their journeys. The category is open to chargepoint network operators, parking operators and specific destination managers providing EV charging facilities.
EV Champion of the Year Award
The EV Champion of the Year trophy will be presented to an individual or organisation that has had a significant impact on progressing the transition to zero-emission driving. The recipient may be a policy-maker, campaigner, technologist or business.