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Competitive Entries

The 2023 Competitive Category Finalists

These competitive categories have been assessed by the jury.


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'. 

  • Charles Cridland, Chief Information Officer, YourParkingSpace

  • Karen Day, Parking Manager, Nottingham City Council

  • Phil Hammer, Parking Operations Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council

  • Dan Hubert, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, AppyWay

  • Jade Neville, Head of User Experience, Conduent Transportation

  • Chris Whapples, Structural and Parking Consultant, Stripe Consulting


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.

  • Vass Constantinides, Senior Consultant, Smart Transport Hub

  • Genesio De Costa, Contracts Monitoring and Support Officer, Hackney Council

  • Nisha Damhar, Associate Consultant, WSP Liveable Places

  • Nicolle Davenport, Legal and Compliance Assistant, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Joshua Macdonald, Business, Products & Communications Manager, Cornwall Council


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. 

  • APCOA UK Lambeth Parking Team

  • Cornwall Council

  • Durham County Council and NSL

  • Hackney Council Parking Enforcement Team

  • Nottingham City Council Parking Services

  • ZZPS


Outstanding Car Park Operator 

Sponsored by Stripe Consulting


The Outstanding Car Park Operator Award 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 Parking, Birmingham

  • Durham County Council and NSL

  • EF International Parking Services

  • Q-Park

  • YourParkingSpace


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.

  • The Parking & Enforcement Plan – Hackney Council

  • Car Park Design – Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)

  • Bringing more Sustainable Streets to Lewisham – Lewisham Council and Project Centre

  • We’re standing out from the crowd – RingGo


The Back Office Award

Sponsored by Newlyn


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.

  • Customer Service Centre, APCOA UK

  • Notice Processing Team, Cambridgeshire County Council

  • Administration Team, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Liveable Places Parking Team, WSP


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.

  • Rose Ansah, Senior Civil Enforcement Officer, NSL, London Borough of Islington

  • Adrian Rapa, Senior Operative Team Leader, Parking Control Management (UK)

  • Paul Moorton, Nuisance Vehicle Officer, Hackney Council

  • Kehinde Okubule, Civil Enforcement Officer, Hackney Council

  • Andra-Gabriela Stoian, Civil Enforcement Officer, Hackney Council 

  • Resmije Zeka, Senior Civil Enforcement Officer, APCOA UK


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. 

  • AppyWay, TfL London FreightLab and Royal Mail – Creating an accessible kerbside for freight

  • Conduent Transportation, Reserve Forces and Cadets Association and the Forces Employment Charity – Promoting parking as a sector of choice for the military community

  • Kent County Council – The ParkMap Project

  • Lambeth Council – National Blue Badge Day of Action

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest in partnership with NSL and the Metropolitan Police

  • Penham Excel and Sandwell Council – Cross-boundary working between local authorities


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.

  • Kerbing violence: Ask for Angela and parking initiatives that protect women and girls while enhancing community safety – Conduent Transportation

  • Fairer Emissions Based Parking – Lambeth Council

  • Community Pillar – PayByPhone


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.

Systems and services


  • AppyWay – Blue Badge toggle

  • AppyWay – The Parking Platform

  • Barbour Logic – Voice Master

  • Egis – Dispatch

  • JustPark – In-car instant booking

  • ParkingEye – Bay Management



  • APT Skidata, St John’s Shopping Centre and Apex Parking – Pay Per Use

  • Derby City Council – Moving traffic enforcement

  • London Borough of Haringey – Using technology to tackle Blue Badge fraud

  • Q-Park – Visitor Parking Portal

  • Unity5 and North East Lincolnshire – Zatpark Flexible Enforcement


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.

Town and city

  • New Market Parking, Chester – Cheshire West and Chester Council (AHR and Vinci Construction UK)

  • Stevenage MSCP – Stevenage Borough Council (HUBER car park systems and Fatkin)

  • Riverside Sunderland – Sunderland City Council (Sir Robert MacAlpine, Tonkin Liu and Goldbeck Construction)




  • Dorset County Hospital MSCP, Dorchester – Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Prime, Willmott Dixon and Stripe Consulting)

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

  • Adanac Health & Innovation Campus Park & Ride, Southampton – University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (Prime, HUBER car park systems and Fatkin)


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.

  • Bath Podium Parking – DTZinvestors (Cushman & Wakefield, Makers, Cogent Building Consultancy, Potter Church & Holmes Architects, Stripe Consulting, QuinnRoss, Parking Matters and Concert)

  • St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen – APCOA UK

  • Merry Hill Shopping Centre MSCPs – Savills UK (Cemplas UK, Radflex Contract Services, Avonstar Metal Fabrication and IKO Asphalt Applicators)


2023 Special Awards Finalists

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.

Recipient to be announced at the ceremony


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.

Recipient to be announced at the ceremony


Special Jury Award

Presented by Parking Review


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

Recipient to be announced at the ceremony

Special Awards
Rosette Awards

2023 Rosette Award Finalists

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


School Streets Award

Sponsored by Conduent


The School Streets Award recognises innovative approaches to managing vehicle access at the start and end of the school day.


  • Hackney Council

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest


Safer Spaces Award

Sponsored by DCBL


The Safer Spaces Award recognises how parking policy, design and management practice can improve the quality of the street and car park environments to encourage a sense of wellbeing by reducing fear of crime among members of the public and those working in the sector.


  • Tackling nuisance vehicles – Hackney Council

  • Community Matters – London Borough of Waltham Forest in partnership with NSL and the Metropolitan Police


Connected Parking Award

Sponsored by EVC EV Chargers


Parking is an essential urban service without which towns and cities would cease to function. The Connected Parking Award recognises the way in which the provision of accessible parking connects people, places and businesses.


  • AppyWay, TfL London FreightLab and Royal Mail – Creating an accessible kerbside for freight

  • Egis, AppyWay, Arvoo, Imperial, IPS and RingGo – A multi-partners approach to the digitalisation of parking and enforcement in a ‘smart city’ environment

  • JustPark – In-car instant booking

  • Kent County Council – The ParkMap Project

EVolution Awards 2023 Finalists

The worlds 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 Charging Technology Award

Marston Holdings


The EV Charging Technology Award will recognise the development of innovative approaches to providing electric vehicle charging infrastructure, systems and services.



  • 3ti – Papilio3 Solar Car Park

  • ParkingEye – Evology chargers

  • Local Car Park Management – ParkWise Disabled Accessible EV Parking

  • Twin – Universal payment system for EV charging and parking

  • Zapmap – Connecting chargepoint operators with EV drivers


EV Chargepoint Provider Award

Sponsorship available


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.




  • Cheshire West & Chester Council

  • EVC

  • Q-Park


EV Champion of the Year Award

Sponsorship available


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.



  • APCOA UK – Rolling out EV charging in public car parks

  • Islington Council - EV Hierarchy Scheme

  • Zapmap – Connecting chargepoint operators with EV drivers

EVolution Awards
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