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    • Stubblysass
    • By Stubblysass 17th Apr 18, 3:42 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 3:42 PM
    myparkingcharge.co.uk 17th Apr 18 at 3:42 PM
    I received a little yellow wallet from myparkingcharge.co.uk advising me "a parking charge notice may be issued to the registered keeper" on my windscreen - confusing as I was under the impression I'd bought and displayed a valid ticket.

    After speaking to the warden he issued it because it was partially covered up (the time valid until was not visible as there was a much larger permit and a previous ticket for the same car park, although plenty of other information on the ticket was clear). I showed the valid ticket to prove it was legitimate and it must have just moved slightly from the wind/closing the car door. He said he couldn't rescind the notice as it had already been given but to appeal explaining it was valid and had been moved slightly and this would be fine.

    In the appeal I sent photo evidence proving the ticket that was partially obscured was indeed valid. The serial number along with date/time of issue, car park code etc... were identical on his evidence and also my photos to prove this. And then explained what had happened as the warden had suggested would be acceptable.

    Excel Parking Services have just replied rejecting my appeal. They acknowledged that the ticket was indeed valid but didn't fulfil the criteria for being "clearly" displayed as the basis for their rejection. As a "gesture of goodwill" the have offered a reduced fee to encourage me to pay up, which obviously I don't want to do for something so trivial.

    They also suggest if I still don't agree to appeal to the IAS, but if I do they will rescind their gesture of goodwill (in an attempt to force a compromise and get something from me?)

    I feel quite strongly I've not done anything obviously wrong, but am unsure how to proceed from here. Advice would be much appreciated.

    Thanks in advance
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    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 17th Apr 18, 3:49 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 3:49 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 3:49 PM
    Everyone is politely asked to read up on this in the Newbies FAQ thread near the top of the forum before starting a new thread

    Go there now to learn about the game you are now caught up in

    In particular note the futility of appeals to IAS.

    Ignore everything except court correspondence or a lbcca.

    They have 6 years to start legal proceedings

    If it comes to this then come back for advice on how to defend this at the time
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 17th Apr 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:09 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:09 PM
    After speaking to the warden
    He was no 'warden', these people do not 'look after' drivers or cars or car parks.

    Course it would have been turned down, it's an IPC firm! Same as this advice given earlier on pepipoo:

    http://forums.pepipoo.com/index.php?showtopic=119271

    Follow the links to the Parking Prankster explaining the 'kangaroo court' of IAS/IPC.

    You need to go and read the NEWBIES sticky thread. pay attention to everything written about IPC firms, and watch the Parliamentary debate because you don't yet seem to get that the entire industry is rogue, rotten to the core.

    The MPs words in Parliament will make you realise what you caught up in. Watch the video.

    Excel are ex-clampers, just after your money. IMHO, all private parking charges are a scam. Nobody here would pay this charge but there is NO fair appeal worth trying.

    Complain to your MP, get them to support the Bill you will learn about from our forum.

    Complain to the landowner and they might cancel it, saves bother. DO NOT PAY.

    If you later get a small claim, or a LBC, then come back. We win 99% of these cases.
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 17-04-2018 at 4:13 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.

    • Stubblysass
    • By Stubblysass 17th Apr 18, 4:10 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:10 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:10 PM
    Thanks for the swift response, though I've already read through that thread - and indeed had no intention of appealing to the IAS thanks to the advice. I was simply trying to provide as much information as possible for help.

    My problem and source of confusion is being advised by the warden that I had a valid ticket and it wasn't going to be an issue and yet the appeal was rejected anyway.

    Thank you for the advice on how to proceed though.

    edit: Thanks Coupon for the further reading and help too - apologies if I missed something directly from the help thread but it can get complicated to understand at times!
    Last edited by Stubblysass; 17-04-2018 at 4:15 PM.
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 17th Apr 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:12 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:12 PM
    My problem and source of confusion is being advised by the warden that I had a valid ticket and it wasn't going to be an issue and yet the appeal was rejected anyway.
    Originally posted by Stubblysass
    Perhaps you should take that up with 'the warden' next time you meet him.
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    • Redx
    • By Redx 17th Apr 18, 4:19 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:19 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:19 PM
    they lie, as they are on commission and do not want a confrontation, they know nothing about the legalities of this topic and I suggest you talk to the nearest urban fox when you see one as it knows more about these parking sc@ms than any so called "warden"
    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 17th Apr 18, 5:24 PM
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    • #7
    • 17th Apr 18, 5:24 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 5:24 PM
    Yep, stop thinking of him as a warden, and see him for who staff in this rotten industry are.

    They lie, they lie, then they lie again.

    They tell people to appeal, knowing it is futile. All an 'outrageous scam' (Hansard 2.2.18)
    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.

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