This site-specific award recognises outstanding car park design. It is open to local authority and private car park operators, owners, architects, developers and construction companies. Car parks entered may be multi-storey, underground or surface sites.
The Intelligent Parking Award
Sponsored by: Alpha Parking
The Intelligent Parking Award recognises smarter approaches to the planning and management of parking. The jury is looking for examples of 'joined-up' or lateral thinking that deliver solutions to on-street and off-street problems or needs. The new approaches could be parking policies or operational projects.
This award recognises imaginative, engaging and informative approaches adopted by parking organisations to communicating with the public and other organisations.
Parking in the Community Award
Sponsored by: The International Parking Community
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.
Parking Technology Award
Sponsored by: Makers Construction
The Parking Techology Award recognises advances in the technology of 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.
The Front Line Award
Sponsored by: PayByPhone
Parking can be a challenging profession. This 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.
Parking Partnerships Award
Sponsored by: PayPal
This award recognises the importance of partnership working in the parking sector. The partnership may involve a mix of local authorities, companies, professional bodies, campaign groups and other stakeholders.
Parking Team of the Year
Sponsored by: Phoenix
This award is open to teams working for either a local authority or for a private sector organisation. The award recognises the work of both on-street and off-street parking operations. The award recognises the work of both on-street and off-street parking operations.
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'.
Young Parking Professional Award
Sponsored by: USL StuctureCare and Pitchmastic PmB
This award recognises the rising stars of parking, people aged between 18 and 29 who represent the talent of the future. It is open to all local authorities and private operators to nominate an individual parking employee, consultant or contractor who has consistently made an outstanding contribution to their team and the wider parking sector.
Reinventing the Car Park
Award Sponsored by: InaParc Ltd
The new Reinventing the Car Park category looks how car parks can be transformed into inspiring buildings with a genuine social value and can host a variety of uses.
Green Parking Award
Sponsored by: HUB Parking Technology
This new category recognises the many ways in which parking policy, design and management pactice can help improve the quality of the environment.
Parking as a Service Award
Sponsored by: Debt Recovery Plus
This new category will recognise how parking providers can create a positive experience for motorists. The category rewards work done by parking providers to create easy-to-understand, non-confrontational and person-centric services.
Parking Matters Prize
Presented by: Parking Matters
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.
The recipient is selected by Parking Review magazine in consultation with Parking Matters, a leading consultancy in the world of parking with whom we produce the annual Parking & Propertyconference.
Best Car Park Refurbishment
Sponsored by: The Safer Parking Scheme (Park Mark)
When car parks are refurbished they are expected to be clean, bright, well signed, safe and structurally sound. The aim of the award is to showcase how a car park can be transformed into a truly inspiring building. The Best Car Park Refurbishment award will recognise property owners and parking operators who have worked with teams of architects, engineers, contractors and other stakeholders to renovate an existing car park to the highest possible standard.
Created and presented by Parking Review magazine, the British Parking Awards are an independent competition. In their 18th year, the awards recognised the leading examples of car park management, enforcement, design and team work. View the finalists