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.
Jade Neville, head of parking services, OCS
Parking Provider of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Cemplas
The Parking Provider of the Year will be an organisation delivering exceptional services and high quality service to the motoring public. This award is open to teams working for either a local authority or for a private sector organisation. The parking provider may be an organisation either operating car parks and kerbside spaces, or a third party offering inventory held by private and public sector parking owners.
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.
Smart City Parking, Harrogate – AppyWay with Harrogate Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council
Persistent evader scheme – Waltham Forest Council
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.
Brent parking team, Brent Council and Serco
Parking Partnerships Award
Sponsored by DCBL
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.
Future ready traffic orders - AppyWay, Innovate UK, Cambridgeshire County Council, Coventry City Council and Milton Keynes Council
Sponsored by: ZatPark
This award recognises imaginative, engaging and informative approaches adopted by parking organisations to communicating with the public and other organisations.
Positive parking messaging – North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP)
Parking Technology Award
Sponsored by: Makers Construction
The Parking Technology 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.
Multi-partner platform integration – Cornwall Council, JustPark and WPS
ROADflow attended camera enforcement at school gates – Derby City Council and SEA
Parking as a Service Award
Sponsored by HUB Parking Technology
This category recognises 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.
centre:mk, Milton Keynes – OCS and CBRE
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.
Cross-boundary working between local authorities - Penham Excel and Walsall Council
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'.
Anthony Eskinazi, founder and chief executive, JustPark
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.
Car park team, B4 Parking, Birmingham
The Back Office Award
A number of parking personnel working in administrative and support roles were nominated this year. The jury has thus decided to recognise those working in the 'back office', who provide essential support to front line teams and management teams, with a break-out award.
Hazel Game, senior traffic order specialist, Project Centre
Vicki Neville, principal parking and TRO officer, Northamptonshire Highways
Young Parking Professional Award
Sponsored by USL StructureCare and Pitchmastic PmB
This award recognises the rising stars of parking, people aged between 16 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.
Rebecca Harper, membership engagement manager, British Parking Association
Best New Car Park
Sponsored by: 3C Payment
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.
Watts House car park, University of Brighton – Stripe Consulting and Kier Construction for University of Brighton
Car Park Renewal Award
Sponsored by: InaParc
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 Car Park Renewal 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.
Rotherham Interchange – Interserve in partnership with South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE), Arup and Jefferson Sheard Architects
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.
Jim Daniels, retired parking manager
Mike James, parking services, enforcement and operations manager
The Special Projects Award
Sponsored by: Bristow & Sutor and Debt Recovery Plus
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.
Pink Parking, Wembley Park, London
Engineering a multi-storey coach park – HUBER Car Park Systems
Public art and wayfinding graphics – Potter Church & Holmes Architects, Hemingway Design, Quintain and HUBER Car Park Systems
The Special Jury Prize
Presented by the jury
This award will be presented to an exceptional entry that spans more than one category.
TRO Discovery Project – Department for Transport, British Parking Association, GeoPlace and Ordnance Survey
Mark Moran, editor, Parking Review
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.
Created and presented by Parking Review magazine, the British Parking Awards are an independent competition. The awards recognised the leading examples of car park management, enforcement, design and team work.