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.
Didcot Parkway Foxhall Car Park, Didcot – Bourne Parking and BDP for Great Western Railway
Lincoln Central Car Park, Lincoln – John Roberts Architects and Willmott Dixon for Lincoln City Council
The Music Box at The Old Vinyl Factory, Hayes, London – Egret Studio West and HUBER Car Park System for U+I Group
Stanley Street Car Park, Salford – AHR and Morgan Sindall for English Cities Fund and NCP
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.
Brighton and Hove City Council – Paid parking modernisation programme
JustPark and BBFI – Digitising the Blue Badge system
London Borough of Hounslow and Project Centre - Hounslow Great West Corridor Workplace Parking Levy feasibility study and income model
University of Leeds – ANPR parking solution for staff and visitor parking
This award recognises imaginative, engaging and informative approaches adopted by parking organisations to communicating with the public and other organisations.
British Parking Association – The art of safer parking
Essex Parking Partnerships – 3PR: Encouraging better parking around schools
North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) – Digital channels
Penham Excel & Telesolutions – Electronic engagement with debtors
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.
Bank Park – Park & Give charitable donations
LearnPlay Foundation, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and 3dNative – School safety project
ParkCloud and Q-Park – Parking art, driving change
Manchester City Council and NSL – The Wythenshawe Action Plan
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.
AppyParking – Smart City Parking
Canterbury City Council – Parking payment systems, access control and validation systems, and ANPR and CCTV system
Cherwell District Council and APCOA – Crossing the road safely with SCPOs
IPS (UK) – Real-time data from solar-powered pay & display machines
Project Centre – Edinburgh Traffic Management and Traffic Regulation Orders
Q-Park – Q-Park Rewards app
RingGo and ParkBee – No barrier to cashless
Stripe Consulting – Reportal V3.0
WSP – Taranto Fleet Bureau
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.
Nick Barbour, Civil Enforcement Officer, NSL Somerset
Marion Fisher, Enforcement Team Leader, Dorset Councils Partnership
Nigel Harris, Civil Enforcement Officer, Lincoln City Council
Estate team, Lulworth Estate, Dorset
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.
AppyParking, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council and VISA Europe – Smart City Parking in Harrogate
City of Edinburgh Council, The Highland Council, East Lothian Council and Midlothian Council with NSL – Sharing success in Scotland
JustPark and BBFI – Digitising the Blue Badge scheme
North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)
Penham Excel, BPA and Conduent – Dealing with persistent evaders
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.
London Borough of Brent and Serco
City of Lincoln Council
Lulworth Estate, Dorset
Newcastle City Council Parking Services
North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)
WSP Project Team
YourParkingSpace Customer Happiness Team
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'.
Jaz Chahal, Contract Manager, APCOA, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Marion Fisher, Enforcement Team Leader, Dorset Councils Partnership
David Taylor, Head of Shared Parking Service, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham & Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
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.
Charlie Keynton, Parking Services Apprentice, Brighton and Hove City Council
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.
Peckham Levels, London – Southwark Council, Make Shift and APCOA
The Watergardens, Burwood Place Car Park, London – Makers Construction for the Church Commissioners of England
ZEDpods – ZEDfactory
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.
Camden Council and NSL – Clean Air for Camden
Hackney Council Parking Services – School Streets and Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) scheme
London Borough of Waltham Forest – Cycle Park and Go network
RingGo and City of London Corporation – Emissions Based Parking
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.
Canterbury City Council and Imperial – Customers in medieval city reap the benefits of digital services
JustPark – Positive parking makes good business sense
Q-Park – Q-Park Rewards
Smart Parking in partnership with Cardiff Council – Parking sensor technology system
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.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by: The British Parking Association
This special award recognises a parking professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the sector. The candidates will be based on nominations from within the parking sector. 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.
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.
Bullring Centre Car Park, Birmingham – USL StructureCare, Waterman and Workman for Hammerson and Bullring Partnership
West Park Multi-Storey, Harrogate – Pulmann Associates, Hill Cannon and Volker Laser for Harrogate Borough Council
Johnson & Johnson, High Wycombe - Cemplas Waterproofing & Concrete Repairs with Clifford Devlin for Johnson & Johnson
Westfield London, White City, London – RoadGrip, Deckmaster and HUB Parking Technology for Westfield
Preston Bus Station – Makers Construction, Mark Brock Consulting Engineers, Corrosion Prevention and Conlon Construction for Lancashire County Council
Car parks - Special projects
The British Parking Awards recognise excellence and achievement in the design, construction and renovation of car parks. This 'breakout' award will recognise smaller and specialist car park projects (such as surface sites and roof decks), architectural elements of a car park (such as a façade) or an innovative construction or civil engineering technique.
Priory Street Car Park, Colchester – Colchester Borough Council with Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service, English Heritage and North Essex Parking Partnership
Pardak 110 roof deck at the Wing Yip superstore, Croydon – Zoontjens and Pitchmastic PmB
Façade at The Music Box at The Old Vinyl Factory, Hayes, London – Egret Studio West and HUBER Car Park System for U+I Group
'Project Welcome' green walls at Intu Milton Keynes - Makers Construction and Intu Milton Keynes
Façade at Stanley Street Car Park, Salford – AHR and Morgan Sindall for English Cities Fund and NCP
(Lists correct as of 12/02/19.)
The MiPermit Inspiration Award
Presented by MiPermit
The Inspiration Award recognises an individual, or an organisation, that has made a significant contribution to improving parking. The recipient may have introduced innovative technologies, developed new management techniques or had a positive influence on parking policy. Above all else, the recipient will be someone or a body that is truly passionate about parking.
The recipient may be drawn from the field of competitors or selected by the jury based on nominations received from the parking sector.
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