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    • remylou
    • By remylou 7th Oct 17, 11:51 PM
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    CPM Parking Charge Notice.....
    • #1
    • 7th Oct 17, 11:51 PM
    CPM Parking Charge Notice..... 7th Oct 17 at 11:51 PM

    Hi to all, yes i'm a newbie lol yet i have stalked MSE for years. Its always provided beneficial help and advice.
    I have a strange and somewhat pathetic story to tell and hope it can be resolved....
    Here goes... sigh
    I came home today to a PCN issued on the 3/10/17 and dated 1/9/17 with the time 12.50pm Firstly is this within timescale???
    I never had any other notification until today. £100/60 if paid in 14 days
    The location is a shop frontage.
    Yes the gentleman does have 2 signs up in his grubby graffiti-ed window ... no parking at anytime......
    Gentleman has allowed drivers to park there on many previous occasions with permission.
    I've noticed
    not only is he claiming the whole frontage outside his shop. He often parks in front of other shop fronts to free up his spaces and limit spaces to others.
    Now the picture on the notice is hilarious, i reckon its a self ticketing type.
    would so say CPM get out of their vehicle to take one really bad picture via a dirty shop window. What about front and back pics, I thought there must be at least 2 pics?
    Isn't the reg plate supposed to be on clear display in the pic?
    So in the picture it shows my car, not very clearly as the pic has been taken from inside his shop. Through the grime and graffiti on the windows you can just make out the full reg number and to the right of it the parking sign stuck to the window.
    Please note:
    There are no allocated parking bays outside any of the shops and on the road its 1 hour max with no return, which the taxi company abuses.
    Now the gentleman has a double fronted window so he claims the full length of that frontage... fair enough.
    Yet in the picture my car is only slightly over lapping his window by a few inches, with no marked bays i think this is petty.
    Please feel free to correct me if i'm wrong which i'm sure some will.
    ignore typos using sons laptop that strongly needs updating
    Thanks for listening
    Last edited by remylou; 08-10-2017 at 12:39 AM. Reason: grammer
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    • remylou
    • By remylou 10th Mar 18, 8:04 PM
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 10th Mar 18, 8:20 PM
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    That's a debt collector's letter.

    Post #57 is still relevant.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 10th Mar 18, 9:03 PM
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    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.
    • remylou
    • By remylou 11th Mar 18, 1:07 PM
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    Thank you both.
    So still ignore
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 11th Mar 18, 2:20 PM
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    Thank you both.
    So still ignore
    Originally posted by remylou
    As said anything to do with the idiotic DRP
    is just a debt collector and Gladstones are pimping
    out their letterhead trying to scare

    DRP are not agents of UKCPM, all they are is a hired
    mouth in an attempt to scare you, very misleading

    You need to understand how ignorant this letter headed
    Gladstones is completely screwed up

    Look at the signature "Gladstones Solicitors"
    Look at the spelling of Solicitors ....

    Some idiot has spelt it Solicitars <<<< TARS

    Showing what we already know, that they do not actually
    know who they are themselves and frankly you cannot
    be dealing a company who is so unprofessional and ignorant
    It's all just a scary scam

    If Gladstones want to take you to court, they must follow
    the new procedure and that means they must prove to you
    why and then give you 30 days to respond

    If Gladstones do continue it will only be on behalf of
    UKCPM ....... at that point DRP is history

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