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    • David1313
    • By David1313 4th Oct 17, 12:58 PM
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    Bangor Flagship Parking
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    • 4th Oct 17, 12:58 PM
    Bangor Flagship Parking 4th Oct 17 at 12:58 PM
    The Flagship Shopping Centre in Bangor County Down has been closing down for the last 3 years. Only one store ( Poundland ) survives. For the past 3 years the multi storey carpark attached has offered free parking. Without any announcement parking fees were recently re-introduced by a private company and fines have been flowing to thousands of unaware drivers.
    At £60 a "fine" the parking company is making more money from the fines than the shopping centre itself.
    The council is powerless to do anything and drivers are being fined 4,5,6 times each at £60, my 92 year old father amongst them.
    This disgraceful behaviour is being met with a boycott of the centre in the hope the shops discontinue their affiliation with the parking company but it is feared the venture capital company that has bought the entire shopping mall also owns the carpark.
    Locals ripped off by unscrupulous private parking companies.
    Last edited by David1313; 04-10-2017 at 1:01 PM. Reason: Spelling error
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    • Redx
    • By Redx 4th Oct 17, 1:06 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:06 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 1:06 PM
    the "fines" will be going to the KEEPERS of the vehicles, not the drivers

    and being in N.I. , POFA2012 does not count , so keepers are not liable

    but well done for people organising such a boycott

    the recipients should know that they can just IGNORE said pcn`s
    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
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 4th Oct 17, 8:51 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:51 PM
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    • 4th Oct 17, 8:51 PM
    Are there any newspaper articles about this situation?
    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.

    • Pamck
    • By Pamck 5th Oct 17, 9:49 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:49 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:49 PM
    I have just received a fine. After parking almost once a week for years. Hadn't noticed any change at all to car park. Was very surprised things had changed. Didn't notice any signs. P
    • Pamck
    • By Pamck 5th Oct 17, 9:52 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:52 PM
    Parking Fine
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:52 PM
    I have just received one of these fines. Should I just ignore it? P
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 5th Oct 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:53 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 9:53 PM
    I have just received a fine. After parking almost once a week for years. Hadn't noticed any change at all to car park. Was very surprised things had changed. Didn't notice any signs. P
    Originally posted by Pamck
    If it's a fine then you need to go to pepipoo.com, not hijack someone else's thread.

    If it's a private parking charge you need to start your own thread after reading the NEWBIES, not hijack someone else's thread.
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