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Revealed: The most unusual car parks in the UK

Parking a car is usually considered an annoying yet necessary chore. However the UK boasts unique structures, stunning scenery and haunting historical buildings - some of which just happen to be car parks.

hiyacar - the unique car-sharing platform - has teamed up with YourParkingSpace to uncover the most 'out of the ordinary' place to park a car. The top 10 includes the most north-...

Pay-by-phone on-street parking made more convenient

As more and more town centre shops start to re-open, Devon County Council is making pay-by-phone on-street parking as convenient as possible to help shoppers and commuters stay safe.

Cashless parking is already offered at Devon’s on-street parking meters, but the pay-by-phone service will switch to RingGo from next month (August). The new service will mean that users no longer need...

Empty driveways earn homeowners more than £1,000 per year in 25 towns and cities

New research highlights that households are earning more than £1,000 per year on average in 25 UK towns and cities simply by renting out their driveways, when not being used, to other motorists needing somewhere to park.

The annual study by online parking portal , which lists more than 350,000 parking spaces across the UK, reveals that Londoners are making the...

Temporary changes to on-street parking enforcement

In order to help residents parking outside their homes while working from home or self-isolating during the Coronavirus outbreak, the County Council’s parking enforcement teams will reduce enforcement on certain roads – although double yellow lines will still be enforced.

Changes to routine patrols will enable officers to concentrate their efforts on keeping key routes running...

Park for a pound at Western Approach this Christmas

Late night shoppers can park for just £1 from 3pm at Plymouth’s Western Approach car park in the run-up to Christmas.

We’re providing discounted parking every Thursday night to get folk into the festive spirit and encourage them to see what the city centre’s West End shops have on offer.

Councillor Steve Ricketts, Cabinet Member for Transport and Housing Delivery said: “...

Making parking simpler in Plymouth

A raft of new parking arrangements designed to make parking that bit simpler in Plymouth will come into effect from 1 April.

Cheaper long-stay parking, simpler tariffs and tickets that can be used in more than one place are part of a package of measures to help shoppers and visitors park more easily.

Smart meters will be installed to allow people to park for longer if they...

Plymouth one of the worst places for parking in UK

Plymouth is the sixth worst place for parking in the UK, according to a new study by Privilege car insurance.

The findings take into account the number of parking tickets issued, the length of time spent looking for a space and the number of parking-related prangs to produce a cumulative parking score; a measure of how bad it is to park in towns and cities across the UK.


New parking system at Royal William Yard,

Award-winning developers Urban Splash have announced the installation of a new car parking system at Royal WIlliam Yard, the Grade 1 listed ex-Naval Victualling Yard in Stonehouse, Plymouth.

The new system, delivered by SIP Car Parks, will enable visitors to the Yard to pay via Pay and Display when parking at the Yard.

The system offers visitors flexibility allowing them to...

More Plymouth homeowners renting out driveways

Homeowners in Plymouth have made over £25,000 in additional income by renting out their empty driveways online, new figures from peer-to-peer parking website JustPark can reveal.

A growing number of residents are advertising their spare parking spaces on the platform - with JustPark now listing over twice as many driveways in the city as it was 12 months ago.

The number of...

Calls call for clearer law on pavement parking

Pavement parking is a danger for older people and legislation should be clearer, says the results of a YouGov poll commissioned by Living Streets out today (09 January 2015).

Over half of UK adults aged 65 and over (51 per cent) have no idea whether or not parking on the pavement is illegal in their local area. As MP Martin Horwood’s ‘pavement parking bill’ receives its second reading...