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KBT Cornwall Ltd t/a Amtrac Security Services and BWlegal PCN

Hi,

I recently received a letter from BWlegal concerning a parking contravention on 17/10/23. They are demanding a payment of £160 by 14/02/24, this includes a £100 PCN as well as debt recovery costs of £60.

This is the first I have heard of this. While I admittedly did not initially see that I had to pay, I then paid for the latter half of my parking at the location and thought I had got off without any trouble. I was therefore not given a chance to pay anything before the case got passed on to BWlegal and the charge increased. 

After a browse on MSE it seems that others have managed to avoid paying these pirates and I was wondering if I could get some advice on how to proceed with challenging the PCN. I am currently looking at the NEWBIES private parking thread but quite honestly I'm not sure which bits are relevant to me.

Thanks for the advice!

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  • Le_Kirk
    Le_Kirk Posts: 21,920
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    The usual reason for not receiving the original PCN is because your V5C is not up-to-date and the parking company get your incorrect details from DVLA but then they use a tracing company for follow up letters. Is the letter from BWLegal a Letter before/of Claim or is it a debt collector begging letter?
  • Coupon-mad
    Coupon-mad Posts: 129,195
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    The NEWBIES thread tells you what to send in response if it is a LBC.

    Everyone avoids paying these 'pirates' as you call them. 
    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT (except N.Ireland).
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