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    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 8:35 AM
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    Penalty Charge Notice - confused!
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    • 16th Mar 17, 8:35 AM
    Penalty Charge Notice - confused! 16th Mar 17 at 8:35 AM
    Hi all. I've come to realise that there have been some changes to the "industry" recently. I've read loads of stuff on MSE, but there's so much information I'm not sure what (if anything) I should do next....

    Apparently I'm not allowed to insert a link to this post - what's the best way of showing you guys the letter? I've uploaded it to flickr.

    Can anyone help!?

    Thanks in advance guys.
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    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 16th Mar 17, 8:46 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 8:46 AM
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4816822


    then return and ask questions if needed
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 16th Mar 17, 8:59 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 8:59 AM
    Is it really a PENALTY charge notice you've received? If yes, get thee to Pepipoo - we focus here on PARKING charge notices.
    Diary of a madman
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    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 9:00 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:00 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:00 AM
    Thanks Pappa Golf...

    My PCN is from Total Parking Solutions Ltd, who are a BPA member. But I have now received a letter from the "solicitors" - Wright Hassall. Has it gone too far for me to appeal with Total Parking Solutions Ltd? Do I now need to deal with the solicitors?
    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 9:55 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:55 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:55 AM
    It's a Parking Charge Notice - sorry if I mislead!
    • Half_way
    • By Half_way 16th Mar 17, 9:59 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:59 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 9:59 AM
    why did you get the ticket?

    what type of car park was it?

    ie: residential car park at my home with no permit, shopping centre and overstay/outside marked bay/left site/pay and display no ticket displayed?

    and so on, all have a breathing on what advice you will be offered and what your best course of action would be
    From the Plain Language Commission:

    "The BPA has surely become one of the most socially dangerous organisations in the UK"
    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 10:26 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:26 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:26 AM
    Hi Half_way

    It was a car park outside an NHS walk-in centre (PO3 6DW). It was night, and the driver - whoever that was obviously didn't spot any signs because it was an emergency. Just looked on Google and it's a pay and display car park.

    Would it help if I shared the letter with you? I still can't attach images or links in my posts.
    • Half_way
    • By Half_way 16th Mar 17, 10:55 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:55 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 10:55 AM
    was the car park part of the nhs site, was the driver visiting the nhs facilities?
    From the Plain Language Commission:

    "The BPA has surely become one of the most socially dangerous organisations in the UK"
    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 11:15 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 11:15 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 11:15 AM
    I'm not sure if it is part of the NHS site - I can check.

    Yes, the driver was visiting the NHS site.
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 16th Mar 17, 12:12 PM
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    Hi Half_way

    It was a car park outside an NHS walk-in centre (PO3 6DW). It was night, and the driver - whoever that was obviously didn't spot any signs because it was an emergency. Just looked on Google and it's a pay and display car park.

    Would it help if I shared the letter with you? I still can't attach images or links in my posts.
    Originally posted by plapspank
    You can upload redacted images to a web hosting site such as tinypic or photobucket, then post the URL here but change http to hxxp. Someone here will then change it back to a live link.

    What was the timeline of events please
    Date of alleged event? Was there a windscreen ticket?
    Date NTK received?
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
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    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 1:43 PM
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    hxxps://flic.kr/p/RH7qiJ

    Alleged event was 14th Dec 2016
    No windscreen ticket
    My original letter from Total Parking Solutions Ltd is at home, so I'll check the date on that when I get home
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 16th Mar 17, 1:48 PM
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    First, delete the link to the image, then upload it to a different user account, not one in someone's real name.

    DO IT NOW!

    Anyway, it's only a debt collector letter.
    Last edited by Fruitcake; 16-03-2017 at 1:54 PM.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 2:20 PM
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    Thanks Fruitcake !!

    hxxps://flic.kr/p/SNEXjr
    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 16th Mar 17, 2:33 PM
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    https://www.flickr.com/photos/152860635@N04/33345997561/
    interesting as WH don,t get involved in CC claims for private parking
    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 16th Mar 17, 8:55 PM
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    I've searched high and low and I can't find the original letter/charge from Total Parking Solutions..... is this a vital bit of info?
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 17th Mar 17, 10:20 AM
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    Thanks Pappa Golf...

    My PCN is from Total Parking Solutions Ltd, who are a BPA member. But I have now received a letter from the "solicitors" - Wright Hassall. Has it gone too far for me to appeal with Total Parking Solutions Ltd? Do I now need to deal with the solicitors?
    Originally posted by plapspank
    You have a debt collector letter then, like all the others.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5538952

    That's one of loads of threads about this daft letter, which has never been on any solicitor's desk. Read this advice too:

    https://bmpa.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/203747112-Wright-Hassall

    HTH
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 18th Mar 17, 11:26 AM
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    Thanks Coupon-mad ! I'll get the letter sorted this weekend.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 18th Mar 17, 3:58 PM
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    What letter, you are not replying to debt collectors and WH are only acting as debt collectors. Do nowt.

    Except a letter to complain to the Practice Manager/NHS Trust if the car park belongs to the NHS Walk-in centre. You said it was an emergency visit so complain to the Trust about this scam, if it's their car park.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • plapspank
    • By plapspank 21st Mar 17, 12:13 PM
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    Hi Coupon-mad ... sorry if I'm confusing things. I though that the first link in your last message was suggesting a templated response to WH? I guess I misinterpreted - apologies.

    I'll do nowt, as you suggested, for the time being

    Thanks again... I'll keep you posted!
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 21st Mar 17, 12:20 PM
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    Hi Coupon-mad ... sorry if I'm confusing things. I though that the first link in your last message was suggesting a templated response to WH? I guess I misinterpreted - apologies.

    I'll do nowt, as you suggested, for the time being

    Thanks again... I'll keep you posted!
    Originally posted by plapspank
    What happened when you complained to the HNS manager of the walk in centre?
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
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