APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide Parking Management Services to East Hertfordshire District Council, Stevenage Borough Council and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
The new contract, which comes into effect on 17 January 2019, will see APCOA's Local Government Enforcement sector working in partnership with the Authorities to bring a number of improvements and innovative solutions.
The contract covers a range of services including On and Off-Street Parking Enforcement, the roll out of a cashless payment solution, car park management, cash collection and maintenance of Pay and Display machines. APCOA Parking(UK) will be working in partnership with Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions Limited whom will be delivering a comprehensive enforcement IT solution for this contract.
Throughout the five-year term, which has the option to extend for a further two years, APCOA will draw down on its existing enforcement blueprint to provide continuity and best practice for East Hertfordshire District Council and its partner Authorities, while generating best value for taxpayers through a range of improvements and service initiatives throughout the Contract.
Gary Jones, executive member for parking, said: “We are pleased to welcome APCOA on board as our new contractor for parking management across East Herts; we look forward to working together".
APCOA’s Regional Managing Director Kim Challis said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by East Hertfordshire Partnership to be their parking partner for the next 5 years. Our approach to this contract will be focused on the implementation of new innovative technologies and the delivery of an efficient, quality service, in line with the expectations of the Councils, its residents and visitors.”
About APCOA PARKING Group
APCOA PARKING Group is Europe’s leading parking management company with more than 45 years of industry expertise. APCOA Group’s 5,000 employees manage approximately 1.4 million individual parking spaces at over 9,000 locations in 13 European countries. These include parking spaces at 1,800 city and shopping centre locations, 400 hotels, 150 hospitals and 58 European airports. With its consistent “asset light” business model, APCOA is a trusted partner for private and public real estate owners.
APCOA’s advanced IT platform is the interface between its car parks, business customers, partners, car drivers and their vehicles. Thus, APCOA is able to offer its business and end customers innovative services and products to improve the efficiency and comfort of their mobility experience. In addition to the company’s customers, these innovative services also create environmental benefits: APCOA actively contributes to reducing CO2 emissions in cities and at traffic intersections by reducing the volume of traffic searching for parking spaces with the aid of digital services and the company’s intelligent traffic management system.