Metric Group Limited

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Metric House, Westmead Drive, Westmead Industrial Estate, Westlea, Swindon.



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Metric House, Westmead Drive, Westmead Industrial Estate, Westlea, Swindon

Wiltshire , SN5 7AD

United Kingdom


Tel +44 (0) 1793 647800

Fax +44 (0) 1793 647802

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Company information

We provide solutions, not just machines


METRIC is first and foremost a technology company. We design and develop new and innovative solutions for the parking, transport, retail and logistics sectors. METRIC have a long history of being at the forefront of design and innovation, our company has produced many firsts from the first ticket machine to allow overlapping farestages and first all-electronic desktop calculator to the world’s first electronic pay & display machine.

We are innovators and early adopters of the latest technologies to bring our customers the very best. Our most recent innovations include, the METRIC VivoPark system which was awarded the British Parking Award for Parking Technology in 2015; our new parking terminal, the METRIC Sprite; and our reimagined back-office system, METRIC Mi-Office

METRIC has four divisions of business: Parking Systems, Public Transport, Retail & Logistics, and Solutions & Innovations. Our Parking Systems division is based at our UK headquarters in Swindon, Wiltshire. Our parking terminals are designed and manufactured on-site and delivered globally. Our in-house Research and Development team combine innovative British design, advanced technologies, environmental sensibilities, and global inclusive awareness. METRIC are also the exclusive UK distributors of Amano Europe, offering a market leading pay-on-foot solution, XParc.

Company information

Headquarters location Metric House, Westmead Drive, Westmead Industrial Estate, Westlea, Swindon.
SN5 7AD Wiltshire
United Kingdom
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  • Access and Exit Control Systems
  • Access Control
  • Automatic Parking Systems
  • Barriers
  • Car Park Management Systems
  • Card Access Systems
  • Cashless Systems
  • Coin Systems
  • Credit and Debit Card Processing
  • Credit and Debit Cards
  • Hand Held Equipment for Parking Enforcement
  • Locks
  • Parking Meters
  • Parking Meters - Accessories
  • Parking Software
  • Parking Supplies
  • Pay and Display / Pay by Space
  • Pay in Lane
  • Pay on Foot
  • Ticket Dispensers
  • Transponder Card Systems

Product information


SpriteWith the new METRIC Sprite, the parking terminal has been completely reimagined, combining enhanced functionality with sleek design. The new terminal offers greater security, enhanced power management, a rotatable solar panel and a customisable keypad.

An attractive piece of street furniture, the new slim-line and contemporary design of the METRIC Sprite will complement the street scene environment. The inclusively designed terminal has been created with the customer journey in mind.

  • Sleek, compact design
  • Solar or Mains
  • All Payment Methods: Coin, Banknote, Chip & Pin, Contactless inc. ApplePay
  • Choice of display: Mono, SD colour, or large HD colour screen.
  • Scanner
  • HD Video Screen
  • Capacitive Touch Keypad

Elite LS

The METRIC Elite LS rangElite LSe of parking terminals are modular built and have the greatest flexibility and functions available to the operator today. Features can range from a completely cashless solution through to a terminal with an 8,000 ticket capacity. Adding a second printer reduces service visits to the machine, and allows continuous ticket usage with no waste thereby increasing the environmental credentials of the overall service.
For pay-by-plate, pay-by-space or ANPR integration functionality, a full alpha-numeric keypad is required. The keypad allows data to be captured against payments, this permits the processing of fees for many other services, including season tickets, parking fines and complimentary transactions.

  • Solar or Mains
  • All Payment Methods: Coin, Banknote, Chip & Pin, Contactless inc. ApplePay
  • Choice of display: Mono, SD colour, or large HD colour screen.
  • Scanner
  • HD Video Screen
  • Alphanumeric or numerical keypad
  • Twin Printer


For effective management of free parking, the METRIC Vi-Touch terminal offers a large touch screen interface and scanner for quick and easy validation of parking via voucher redemption. These terminals have already been implemented as part of an award winning ANPR solution with one of the UK ‘s largest supermarket retailers.

  • Large Colour Touchscreen
  • Voucher Scanning
  • Wall or Pedestal Mounted

VivoPark (UK only)

METRIC VivoPark offers a new parking experience, bringing flexible payment choices to the car park user in a free flowing barrier-less environment. METRIC VivoPark brings together cutting edge ANPR technology supplied by Ranger with the most comprehensive parking terminal available today to offer flexible enforcement.


  • Winner of the BPA Parking Award for Parking Technology in 2015
  • ANPR managed system
  • Choice of parking terminal – Sprite, Elite LS or Vi-Touch
  • All payment methods or voucher validation
  • Choose the level of enforcement
  • Whitelists
  • End-user customer portal
  • Operator portal and reporting tools

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