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PCN challenge failed but can't take further as lease vehicle

I displayed a parking permit in my driver window, totally valid and completed correctly. However, I got a ticket. I checked the 'evidence' they relied on and there is no image of driver window. 
I challenged the PCN and provided evidence of the valid permit in the driver window. They refused the challenge stating their evidence shows I was in the wrong, yet they still refer 2 images minus the driver window where it was! I note that I can't take it to Appeal as it's a lease vehicle and only the registered owner can Appeal. Can anyone help shed some light on this for me, I need to do something. These private companies are monsters these days, they are so aggressive with their ticketing. 


  • KeithP
    KeithP Posts: 37,113
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    Hello and welcome.

    Where did you get the idea that 'only the registered owner can Appeal'?

    Who is 'they'? Please name the parking company.
  • gerbal
    gerbal Posts: 2
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    Hello and thanks for answering my post.
    Hounslow Council issued the ticket. I read it somewhere on the internet that I need to be the registered owner to appeal the ticket, maybe I understood that wrong? 
    This is the 2nd time in a year that Hounslow has issued a ticket when I have had a displayed permit. I seem to recall last time that I called the civic officers to try and sort it out to save the ludicrous appeal process and they accepted the error and cancelled the ticket. I just can't understand what their motivation is behind ignoring my permit and refusing the legit challenge with supporting evidence, I can only assume they rely on a significant percentage of people just paying the ticket. 
  • We deal here with tickets issued by private companies.  As yours is a council ticket you should seek advice from the council ticket experts at and/or
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