Sponsors of the British Parking Awards 2021

Supporting excellence in parking management, innovation and design

MiPermit DCBL Conduent


Headline sponsor

MiPermit is Chipside’s public facing e-commerce platform for digital transformation within local government.

In 15 years since its foundation, Chipside has grown into a formidable technology partner serving 150 local authorities in the UK and millions of citizens.

Internationally, Chipside has been showcased by the UK government across the world as an example of British innovation and entrepreneurship.

Paul J Moorby OBE, founder and managing director of Chipside, said: “The management team at Chipside are delighted to be headline sponsor for the British Parking Awards 2019 and the celebration of excellence that it represents.”


Awards suppporter

DCBL is the largest parking enforcement debt recovery company in the UK, collecting tens of millions of pounds each year while maintaining a 98% client retention rate. Our focus on Ethical enforcement and recovery for both private parking operators and local authorities ensures we protect our client’s reputation as well as our own.

Our unique brand and media awareness, as a result of our previous participation in the popular Channel 5 and Netflix TV series “Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!” increases the propensity for early engagement and minimises the need for further litigation. Through our exceptional brand awareness, DCBL’s industry-leading parking charge collection rate is proven to be 25% higher than that of our competitors. 

DCB Legal (an SRA regulated law firm) sits alongside DCBL and specialises in high volume litigation. Our investment in the development of both systems and people enables us to provide a unique, truly seamless debt recovery journey from the first reminder letter to agent enforcement.

We work with the UK’s largest parking operators and are rapidly becoming the number one choice for all parking enforcement Debt Recovery.

We set out to become the best and became the biggest.



Conduent Transportation

Awards suppporter

Conduent Transportation is an established technology provider in the UK parking sector, having successfully transitioned to provide operational enforcement and back office services to Local Authority clients. Challenging traditional enforcement methods by integrating data and technology within our service as well as offering a complete end to end CCTV enforcement solution including cameras, labour and PCN processing.

We have a significant differential offering to the current market – our in-house solutions are powered by the integration of people, technology and data to provide innovative and cost-efficient services. 

Conduent Transportation transforms the way the world travels and advances the transportation landscape. We integrate innovative technologies, advanced analytical capabilities and end-user-focused solutions to deliver faster, safer and more economical experiences for travellers and real-time revenue management for governments, transportation agencies and authorities.


Alpha Parking Makers PayByPhone

Alpha Parking

Independent parking consultant Alpha Parking helps implement and support CPE from the first stages of development through to CPZ design, consultation, car park review and optimisation, signs and lines review, ParkMap and Traffic Order bureau service, surveys and traffic counts, IT and manuals. It has quickly established itself as the leading consultant in parking training and mystery shopping, offering City & Guilds approved courses to local authorities and private sector clients.


Makers Construction

Makers operates nationally in the structural refurbishment sector operating principally as a main contractor, or as a specialist subcontractor. We offer professional contracting expertise in budgetary specifications, testing and investigation, concrete repairs, liquid roofing and coatings, structural remediation, movement and expansion joints.

With over 40 years of dedicated contracting experience, Makers has been recognised both nationally and internationally receiving numerous industry awards for its projects, providing complete technical solutions in five key sectors to engineers, building surveyors, architects, facility managers, asset owners and operators alike.



PayByPhone is one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than £246 million in payments annually. Through the company's mobile web, smartphone and smartwatch applications, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and securely pay for parking without the hassles of waiting in line, having to carry change or risking costly fines.

Registration is quick and easy and the app reminds the user when their parking is about to expire, allowing them to top up from anywhere, at any time. PayByPhone is wholly-owned by Volkswagen Financial Services, part of the largest auto manufacturer in the world, with brands that include VW, Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Lamborghini and Ducati.


CDER Group RingGo Structure Care

CDER Group

CDER Group is a trusted collections and enforcement partner to UK Government and a market leading innovator in the recovery of unpaid parking and road traffic penalties.

Our services include:

  • PCN collection for Parking and Bus Lane contraventions

  • Road User Charging Schemes - Clean Air Zones and Congestion Charging Schemes

  • Recovering Scottish/Foreign Debts via experienced industry partners

  • ANPR and persistent evader strategies

A national company collecting over £250m annually and an approved supplier on three national Frameworks (YPO, Rotherham, Places for People), our track record of delivering high levels of collections across England and Wales with minimal complaints, is enhanced through:

  • three centres of excellence in Bolton, Darlington, London

  • highly skilled and trained Enforcement Agents and knowledgeable support staff 

  • our Fairness Charter, underpinned by our Fairness Framework, providing a new standard for protecting the vulnerable and ensuring a fair resolution is achieved

  • our unique advanced case management system, Edge, to drive fair, responsible and effective collections and resolutions

  • data analytics and Business Intelligence to drive collection performance and compliance with each client’s requirements and performance targets



RingGo is once again proud to present the Parking Person of the Year Trophy. RingGo is the UK's leading provider of cashless parking with 10 million registered UK motorists on its base. Now part of the Parkmobile worldwide group, RingGo takes payments in almost 400 towns and cities across the UK. The RingGo portfolio has been developed specifically to target the needs of the parking industry, including not just cashless parking, but also on line permits, emissions based parking and corporate solutions.



StructureCare are a structural maintenance and repair company, providing a range of market leading construction products and services covering the infrastructure, industrial, retail, commercial and residential industry sectors in the UK. 

We specialise in transforming car park facilities, waterproofing elevated service decks, flat roofs and podium slabs, as well as installing specialist protective coatings and movement joints to prolong the life of a structure 


Sponsors of the Young Parking Professional Award

APTSkiData Inaparc Solution Labs


APT SKIDATA is the exclusive supplier of the SKIDATA range of car access control equipment in the UK. With hundreds of installation at shopping centres, airports and city centre car parks, APT SKIDATA has gained a deserved reputation for quality, reliability and proven performance. Noted as much for the distinctive, stylish design of its products as its reliability and performance, APT SKIDATA’S parking solutions allow for the rapid entry and exit of vehicles, and can accommodate every mode of payment.  As well as enhancing the customer experience, its systems also deliver centralised management and reporting, ideal for owners/operators of multiple sites who need to manage revenues, and keep the traffic flowing.

Featuring both hardware and software that is being continually refreshed and updated, and supported by the highest levels of professional service and maintenance, its systems can also integrate with other associated technologies.

APT SKIDATA is a joint venture of SWARCO AG and SKIDATA AG.

www.swarco.com and www.skidata.com


InaParc through their bold leadership, innovation and comprehensive partnerships, hopes to play a key role in the future of the parking industry. Along with their UK distribution partners, German manufacturer Hectronic GmbH, they aim to deliver affordable and reliable future proof solutions to all their customers. InaParc offer the latest technologies via the Hectronic Citea Pay & Display Machines, CityLine back office management system and web/ mobile applications.

Sponsoring the ‘Reinventing the Car Park’ Award seemed the logical choice for InaParc as 2018 saw the joint innovation project between InaParc’s innovation engineering team and the well established technology of the Hectronic Citea machines. This product now known as the Elevation Upgrade Kit has been well received since it’s Summer 2018 launch and was shortlisted for the Innovation Trail award at this years ParkEx show.


Solutionlabs was founded in 2014, delivering a small catalogue of products and services that have been the foundation of success for many private operators. Solutionlabs has, since its inception, driven towards an empathetic approach to innovation. Which is why in 2020, Solutionlabs co-founded 33100, a Data as a Service provider looking to shape the future of Data delivery in MaaS.

A new generation of data delivery services form a connected network of data hubs featuring rich analytical tools and multi-channel streams. Built on secure and proven cloud infrastructure that is scalable to billions of devices and trillions of messages. Brilliantly designed to seamlessly bring together noisy and fragmented data.

Delivering high functioning data services to Local Authorities, Public Sector Businesses and Private Operators alike, 33100 presents the Open Parking Platform, naa (notanotherapp) and Input360. 33100 is committed to helping shape a new, more empathetic and ethical future for the use of data in MaaS.


DRPL and Bristow & Sutor JTR Collections Go2Sim

Debt Recovery Plus

Debt Recovery Plus (DRP), established in 2009, are the leading collector of unpaid Private Parking Charge Notices in the country. They are the chosen debt recovery service to 96% of the private parking industry in the UK, helping their clients to achieve the highest recovery rates, whilst at the same time protecting their client’s brand and monitoring strict compliance procedures.

Debt Recovery Plus offer a ‘No collection - No fee’ service for all their clients. In most instances, we can add our fees to the Parking Charge Notice, which means that they will remit the full outstanding parking charge value to the client. DRP can also provide a free trace service, helping to locate up-to-date addresses for 20% of the unpaid charges.

At the end of the recovery workflow, DRP’s dedicated pre-court team will work to identify and manage any of the cases through to court through their nominated litigation team.

For more information, please visit www.debtrecoveryplus.co.uk

Bristow & Sutor

Bristow & Sutor has an excellent reputation for working in partnership with their clients to deliver industry-leading collection rates. With the use of directly-employed Enforcement Agents, Bristow & Sutor consistently ensure low levels of complaints across their 140+ public sector clients. The organisation are currently undertaking a multi-million pound business transformation programme centred around innovating their processes and practices. This will also attribute to the technology responsible for the delivery of services they provide, ultimately ensuring optimum collection rates.

Bristow & Sutor are also heavily involved in the Debt Advice sector with a number of ongoing partnerships and memberships with agencies such as Christians Against Poverty, StepChange Debt Charity and the Money Advice Liaison Group. A decision taken to allow them to better understand the customers’ situation and how to deal with important issues including mental health and vulnerability. This has been demonstrated through the pioneering formation of an independent advisory panel tasked with scrutinising the working practices of Bristow & Sutor.

For more information, please visit www.bristowsutor.co.uk

JTR Collections

JTR Collections has considerable experience in the Enforcement and Debt Collection of parking debts owed to our clients. We specialise in understanding the requirements needed to deliver exceptional collections, whilst working closely with our clients to develop and maintain successful partnerships.

Our Public and Private Sector Client base is built upon our reputation. We pride ourselves on the ability to meet performance targets and KPI’s set by our Clients as well as considering the needs of the customer trying to repay their debt.

Having a good understanding of human nature, commercial judgement and common sense accompanied by having access to a large database of Collections, Trace and Data Enhancement and Legal Enforcement, JTR Collections offers market leading methods and techniques that achieve and deliver exceptional collection results each and every time.



Go2Sim are one of the fastest growing IoT providers in the UK with a mission to help the parking industry get connected for the future.

We specialise in data SIM Cards and 4G/5G Routers offering bespoke design and support for your data projects. We provide solutions for ANPR, EV Charging, PDA Handhelds, P&D machines, Parking sensors and any other remote equipment you need connected. 

Go2Sim are leading the way with connecting your equipment using our unique Flexi Tariff. This ensures you never pay for data you don’t use! Flexi Tariff allows you to concentrate on your business, while we manage your data usage to ensure you never pay for more than you need.

Our SimUi web portal, gives you access to your entire SIM estate through a simple and easy to use interface. SimUi gives you the tools that put you back in control. Featuring, Usage graphs, Activate/Deactivate SIMs, Location Map, Network ID, Connection Status, Configurable Alarms and many other user tools.

With 20 years in the parking industry, we have the experience to support your project.




The International Parking Community (IPC)

The International Parking Community (IPC) was founded in 2012 and is the leading Accredited Trade Association (ATA) for the professional parking industry.

The IPC also established the Independent Appeals Service (IAS), which is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

With core values that revolve around the central tenets of support, communication, integrity, innovation and inclusiveness, the IPC now boasts a membership that accounts for a large proportion of the private parking industry in the United Kingdom, and has quickly grown to become a dominant force within parking.

More than just an ATA, the IPC also facilitates staff training programmes, conducts data protection audits, advises Government on behalf of its members and supports its members on how to achieve industry best practice.


Marston Holdings supports government, utilities and private sector clients through the delivery of market leading integrated technology-enabled solutions from design through to implementation, management and recovery. With more than 5,000 staff and contractors, 170 offices and 23 car pounds, we have the infrastructure to deliver a comprehensive range of design, build and enforcement solutions to more than 1.8 million postcodes across the UK.

We work in partnership with 280 local authorities nationally providing services such as council tax and national non-domestic rates recovery, parking enforcement, CCTV-based civil traffic enforcement, road tolling and charging, penalty charge notice processing, design and engineering, parking enforcement and recovery along with sundry debt recovery.

We also work with HM Courts and Tribunals Service, the Legal Aid Agency, the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, Highways England, Transport for London, the Department for Work and Pensions, the Home Office and the Pensions Regulator.



Unity 5 Limited was formed in March 2010 to bring ZatPark to the marketplace. We are an established software company with over 10 years experience of working in the parking industry. The founders have a combined 32 years experience in commercial IT, Web, E-Commerce and communications. Our team combines in-depth knowledge of parking enforcement with expertise in technology and service delivery. We have gained a reputation as a leading provider of innovative parking enforcement management software and services to the UK and Europe.






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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. 

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