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Entry Criteria


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.

The criteria:

The Parking in the Community Award is open to:

  • Community engagement programmes run by the parking sector

  • Projects that see car parks become a focal point of community activity

  • Community and charitable projects enabled by the support of parking teams

  • Fund-raising initiatives including parking people, etc.


The judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

  • Working for and with a wider community

  • Innovative thinking in the preparation, publicising, undertaking of a project/initiative

  • Degree of success in achieving goal, making changes, improvements, etc.

  • Public profile achieved for the project or cause.


The following areas should be addressed:

  • Description of the community engagement projects or tasks undertaken

  • The inspiration for the project

  • Details of the individuals or team involved in the project

  • How this project complements or enhances the parking team's skills and lives

  • What, if any, parking skills are applied to the community project

  • How the community engagement enhances the image of parking

  • How the positive aspects of the project is publicised (if appropriate).


Please supply:

  • Images

  • Customer and client feedback/testimonials

  • Press cuttings/Links to websites

  • Details of other awards won.

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