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    • Calspa
    • By Calspa 13th Feb 18, 5:05 PM
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    Gladstoneís Solicitors sending me letters!
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:05 PM
    Gladstoneís Solicitors sending me letters! 13th Feb 18 at 5:05 PM
    Hi all sorry if thereís already a post telling me how to deal with this, I have been looking and cannot find anything and am starting to get worried about this.
    I revived a car park ďfineĒ through the post a good few months back from Local Parking Security Ltd for staying in one of there car parks for about 15 minutes without paying. Instead of appealing I wrongly decided to go the ignore route. The car park is run by cameras meaning they take your reg on the way in and then on the way out and you have to enter your reg at the ticket machine. I was unaware of this change as there used to be a man who would sit in his car and would quickly issue you a ticket as soon as you was out of sight. Anyway in the pictures they sent me it only shows me driving in and out so there is no proof that I am aware of, of them knowing I parked my car there as I could of broke down in there or something like that. The truth is I got some food from down the road and pulled in there to eat it in the car and never actually left the car. If I remember rightly the pictures had my car lights on (auto lights) which makes me believe it was kinda dark and the carpark only has one light which is at the pay mechine (I have pictures to prove this). However I ignored all the letters, had a few debt collectors sending letters and now one from Gladstone solicitors which looks like one of the other debt collectors letters. I am getting abit worries about this now and wish I just appealed, the ďfineĒ is at £160 which I believe is way to strong for 15 min stay. I donít know what to do and would appreciate any help. I have been thinking about getting hold of the company and try reason with them maybe just pay the £30 they first asked for or would they just want full payment I donít know. Any help would be great! Thanks! Any questions just ask!
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    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 13th Feb 18, 5:15 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:15 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:15 PM
    you may not have been parked but you were on there land <full stop>
    Save a Rachael

    buy a share in crapita
    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 13th Feb 18, 5:17 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:17 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:17 PM
    https://bmpa.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/203672991-Local-Parking-Security-Ltd

    and

    http://www.bmpa.eu/companydata/Local_Parking_Security.html
    Save a Rachael

    buy a share in crapita
    • waamo
    • By waamo 13th Feb 18, 5:25 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:25 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 5:25 PM
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=64350614&postcount=4

    and

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4816822
    This space for hire.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 13th Feb 18, 6:35 PM
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    • #5
    • 13th Feb 18, 6:35 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 6:35 PM
    I have been thinking about getting hold of the company and try reason with them maybe just pay the £30 they first asked for or would they just want full payment I don!!!8217;t know.
    We do, offering even £100 would be pointless:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=73871912#post73871912

    Why not simply read NEWBIES PLEASE READ THESE FAQS FIRST, top of the forum, where the second post of that tells you all about letters from Gladstones, and claims, and how to win?

    Why not simply search the forum for the word Gladstones? Your situation is very common, and fully covered in literally HUNDREDS of other threads for you to read.

    You haven't even said if it's a debt collector Gladstones letter or a LBC, but by reading other threads like yours, you will find people have posted images of the letters, and you will see where you are at.

    The NEWBIES thread also tells you, if you search the PPC's name and 'BMPA Insight' you can find out with one Google search, how likely the firm are to try court. Loads of info in the NEWBIES thread.

    Don't stay on this thread, read all the others, then come back here & tell us which letter you have (don't ask what PPC or MCOL or LBC means...see the NEWBIES thread!).
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 13-02-2018 at 6:39 PM.
    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.

    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
    I have been thinking about getting hold of the company and try reason with them maybe just pay the £30 they first asked for or would they just want full payment I donít know. Any help would be great! Thanks! Any questions just ask!
    Originally posted by Calspa
    Don't waste your time and effort, Gladstones are low
    life solicitors not fit for purpose, such is the way of
    known scammers.
    Gladstones through their own stupidity and attempts
    to extort money, have now come to the attention of
    government ....... watch this space.

    Gladstones are highly incompetent
    Here are a few real life stories on how they tend to
    zap themselves in court
    http://parking-prankster.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=gladstones

    Just wait to see if they attempt court and come back here
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Calspa
    • By Calspa 13th Feb 18, 7:08 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 7:08 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 7:08 PM
    Thanks for your reply!!!8217;s I have been sat here reading for the last 2 hours. The letter is from DRP pretending to be Gladstone. They also have only had 2 court hearings since 2015. So I will continue to ignore. Does anyone know how many letters they will send?
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Feb 18, 7:43 PM
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    • #8
    • 13th Feb 18, 7:43 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 7:43 PM
    Thanks for your reply!!!8217;s I have been sat here reading for the last 2 hours. The letter is from DRP pretending to be Gladstone. They also have only had 2 court hearings since 2015. So I will continue to ignore. Does anyone know how many letters they will send?
    Originally posted by Calspa
    So another Gladstones pimped out letterhead, disgusting,
    and rather showing that Gladstones themselves are yellow
    bellied cowards passing the buck to the brain dead DRP

    How many letters ????? as they are useless timewasters,
    who knows, who cares, it's their money they are wasting
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 13th Feb 18, 7:54 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 7:54 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 7:54 PM
    Gladstones were named and shamed in Parliament recently as scammers representing scammers, they were also reported to the SRA by the same MP, so they will have to tread carefully. Watch the video here

    http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/2f0384f2-eba5-4fff-ab07-cf24b6a22918?in=12:49:41

    and complain robustly to your MP, with a bit of luck they will not be around by Christmas.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
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