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    • Amyp67584
    • By Amyp67584 14th Sep 17, 11:05 PM
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    Parking charge company - I dont know what to do! Please help!
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    • 14th Sep 17, 11:05 PM
    Parking charge company - I dont know what to do! Please help! 14th Sep 17 at 11:05 PM
    Hi,

    In March of 2017 i recieved an unfair parking ticket on private land from a company not registered with either the IPC or BPA (proof attached, time stamp and date at top).

    For reference I had previously recieved a ticket from this company and as I was at fault I foolishly paid the fine and provided my address at the time, this will be relevant later.

    Reasoning behind this being unfair was to obtain parking I had to get a bollard key from the building, and within the time I went in, got the key and came out they had ticketed me.

    I immediately tried to challenge this via the landlord who advised I had to speak to the parking charge company, i went at this time and took a picture of my car rightfully parked (with a time and date stamp). Contacting the Parking charge company immediatly after they told me I couldnt appeal and had to do this online, but couldnt do so till 24 hours after the ticket being issued. 48 hours after the parking charge I was still unable to challenge the ticket via their portal and was off on holiday.

    Upon my return (after the 14 days!) i appealed the ticket although as they were not IPC or BPA registered would not give my home address and entered my work company address at which i got the ticket (proof of submitted challege attached).

    I did not recieve a response to this and a few months later I received a letter to my now OLD ADDRESS demanding payment and that they had got my details via the DVLA (lies!). I contacted the Parking Charge Company, after three (3) attempts they answered the phone and informed me as I hadnt put my full home address they didnt even look at my challenge and to do so i must challenge once more with my address, THIS I WOULDNT DO and that was the end of that.

    This month (sept 17) i have recieved the two letters attached from "TRACE Debt Recovery UK" demanding payment followed by "Gladstones Solicitors" demading payment in 14 days or court action with a threat of a CCJ!.

    Not too sure what my next move should be? Please help!

    For reference I only got hold of these letters yesterday to open and according to their dates letter I have to respond by the 19th Sept.

    Appreciate your help!
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    • Amyp67584
    • By Amyp67584 14th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
    Sorry as im a new user i cant attach links to images!!
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 15th Sep 17, 12:24 AM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:24 AM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:24 AM
    Host it in Dropbox or imageshack, and then post the URL broken, like everyone else does.

    Which PPC is this who you reckon isn't in the BPA or IPC?
    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.

    • Amyp67584
    • By Amyp67584 15th Sep 17, 12:54 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:54 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:54 PM
    Hi,

    The parking company is "PCM" or for the long name "Parking Control Management (UK) Ltd"

    Links to pictures are below, you will need to change the (*) back to (.) :
    i*imgur*com/STfThKk*png

    i*imgur*com/BoeULOd*png

    i*imgur*com/PXTYOBW*png

    i*imgur*com/estNxAt*jpg

    i*imgur*com/fWJ1NMu*jpg

    i*imgur*com/4q1cgB2*jpg

    i*imgur*com/xBrbm4b*jpg
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 15th Sep 17, 1:14 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:14 PM
    • #5
    • 15th Sep 17, 1:14 PM
    https://i.imgur.com/xBrbm4b.jpg


    This is a debt collecting letter from gladstones


    Read up in the newbies faq thread near the top of the forum on the game you are involved in


    You have reached the "debt collectors stage". You ignore debt collectors


    If his progresses to court action come back for advice on preparing your defence
    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 15th Sep 17, 1:20 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:20 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:20 PM
    PCM are a IPC member and as such can legally contact the DVLA for your info , they are active with court at present

    https://bmpa.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/203615011-Parking-Control-Management-UK-Ltd

    http://www.bmpa.eu/companydata/Parking_Control_Management_UK.html

    not going to decrypt all your pics , the first one clearly showed there logo
    • Amyp67584
    • By Amyp67584 15th Sep 17, 3:39 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 3:39 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 3:39 PM
    Hi,

    Yes, anyone can add a faulse logo, in march i checked the IPC website and as picture 3 shows:
    i*imgur*com/PXTYOBW*png
    The parking company were not listed.

    Appreciate as ive just re-checked this they are currently on there but were not on their in March.
    • Redx
    • By Redx 15th Sep 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 4:22 PM
    they have been a member of the IPC for several years , since 2014

    in any case, they would have rejected any appeal and they have 6 years to issue an MCOL court case

    what you are getting are DCA letters

    there are several companies under P so whatever you got was a glitch or something, not a falsehood, which is not relevant to the ongoing situation
    Newbies !!
    Private Parking ticket? check the 2 sticky threads by coupon-mad and crabman in the Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking Board forum for the latest advice or maybe try pepipoo or C.A.G. or legal beagles forums if you need legal advice as well because this parking forum is not about debt collectors or legal matters per se
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