Parking is an essential public service and can be a positive contributor to local communities. This award will recognise people working within the parking sector who have engaged with and supported their local communities. It is open to: community engagement programmes; projects that see car parks become focal points of community activity; fund-raising initiatives, etc.
The judges will be looking for the following:
Working for and with a wider community
Innovative thinking in the preparation, publicising, undertaking 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).
Created and presented by Parking Review magazine, the British Parking Awards are an independent competition. In their 17th year, the awards recognised the leading examples of car park management, enforcement, design and team work.