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    • bindat
    • By bindat 20th Apr 17, 11:24 AM
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    Parking Attendent out to get shoppers
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    • 20th Apr 17, 11:24 AM
    Parking Attendent out to get shoppers 20th Apr 17 at 11:24 AM
    Please could someone help me about a parking notice which I feel was unfairly and dishonesty I note from the parking notice the reason for demand for payment was because of not being parked wholly within the bay. There was NO! clear signage regarding any parking restrictions where I had parked my vehicle at the car park for the One Stop Shopping Centre in Perry Barr Birmingham. However I am really annoyed with the parking attendent,

    After I parked my vehicle I met with the parking attendant. I asked what the parking restrictions were as I had not parked here before. He said no provided I did not exceeed my stay of 4 hours. However he said to me that 'he would get me'. I asked what he meant and he just laughed and smiled back. The next thing I know he gave a parking charge notice.

    I have emailed Park Watch for an appeal but I wanted to contact the Management team of One Stop Shopping Centre. I cannot find any email addresss.

    I hope someone can help as I am really upset that the parking attendant could have been helpful to someone who had not parked at the 'One Stop' location
    before. Surely the parking attendents should be open and honest????????????

    I would be grateful for any advice as I don't hold much hope with the appeal process.
    Last edited by bindat; 21-04-2017 at 9:59 AM. Reason: Newbie - edited as too much hdetail
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    • AltheHibby
    • By AltheHibby 20th Apr 17, 12:06 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:06 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:06 PM
    First thing you need to know about this is that being helpful doesn't come to mind with them as helpfulness doesn't bring in money.

    Please read the stickies at the top of the forum and then come back and ask questions about anything you don't understand. Our resident experts can then advise.

    Finally, as the good book says, don't panic.
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 20th Apr 17, 12:15 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:15 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:15 PM
    In addition to following the process laid out in the NEWBIES, you should edit your post to remove all information about who did what, and remove the specific dates and times as well. The driver can be identified from that information.
    Only ever refer to The Driver and The Keeper.
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    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 20th Apr 17, 12:35 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:35 PM
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    • 20th Apr 17, 12:35 PM
    You need to get stuck-in to the Newbies Sticky at the top of this forum - which outlines the current situation with private parking and the effective strategies for fighting a ticket.

    Do not make the mistake of thinking that any facts will greatly affect your situation - PPCs simply do not care - all they want is your money.

    Its a pity you contacted them as you have likely identified yourself as the driver, given them your details for free and let them-off of the requirement to issue a POFA-compliant NTK which is a critical step that PPCs frequently fail to do. However you can still prevail if you follow the advice in the Sticky and other recent threads (last few months only) abut this car park.
    • bindat
    • By bindat 21st Apr 17, 10:12 AM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 10:12 AM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 10:12 AM
    Great news I have just had an email from Park Watch who have cancelled my parking notice!!!!!!!
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 21st Apr 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 10:17 AM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 10:17 AM
    Great news I have just had an email from Park Watch who have cancelled my parking notice!!!!!!!
    Originally posted by bindat
    Great

    Now, do tell all your friends about this forum and ask them to pass it on please
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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 21st Apr 17, 1:41 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 1:41 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 1:41 PM
    Great news I have just had an email from Park Watch who have cancelled my parking notice!!!!!!!
    Originally posted by bindat
    Any reason they have given for the cancellation (or your best guess as to why they have done so)?
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 21st Apr 17, 11:49 PM
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    • #8
    • 21st Apr 17, 11:49 PM
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    • 21st Apr 17, 11:49 PM
    Great news I have just had an email from Park Watch who have cancelled my parking notice!!!!!!!
    Originally posted by bindat
    Right - good - so now report the actions of this employee to your MP, don't let this go.
    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.

    • bindat
    • By bindat 22nd Apr 17, 10:05 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:05 AM
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    • 22nd Apr 17, 10:05 AM
    No reason why they decided to cancel the charge.
    It was a one sentence lined letter. I even rang Park Watch to check who as confirmed it had been cancelled.
    • bindat
    • By bindat 22nd Apr 17, 10:08 AM
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    I contacted my MP wanting to speak to her about this incident but she has never emailed me back.
    • Autolycus2000
    • By Autolycus2000 22nd Apr 17, 10:20 AM
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    Try again. You may get a response this time now that his/her job is up for grabs in 7 weeks!
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 22nd Apr 17, 10:42 AM
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    Complacency breeds contempt

    Something many MP's practice and suffer with
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

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    • safarmuk
    • By safarmuk 22nd Apr 17, 11:52 PM
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    Unfortunately for MPs they are obliged to meet constituents one way or another.

    MPs hold surgery's locally that you can get an appointment for and, I believe, you can actually demand to meet them in Westminster itself (need to check that).

    In your case a further strongly worded email and a phone call are in order. Your MP needs to speak with you. I probably need to do the same with mine in the next 7 weeks, once I look into it I will try to post something here.
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