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    • kukucinsh
    • By kukucinsh 8th May 18, 11:45 AM
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    Euro Car Parks PCN
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    • 8th May 18, 11:45 AM
    Euro Car Parks PCN 8th May 18 at 11:45 AM
    Please guys need your help. I have read through NEWBIES thread but still very confused in how to appeal my case. I would really appreciate your help with any advice how to appeal and which story to stick to.
    here some details of parking charge notice:
    The Parking charge notice was received from Euro car parks at Gallagher Retail park in Wednesbury, car park used to be free. But apparently maximum allowed hours to park is 4 hours which absolutely ridiculous as it it's not enough as retail park is very big and to cover all the shops you would defo need more than 4 hours. Lots of time was spent at t.k maxx store more than 2 hours and spend there over 150! plus coffee at Starbucks and other shops, hence have over stayed 4 hours, BUT only by 14 minutes!!! Unfortunately there are no receipts anymore and everything was paid in cash apart from one transaction of 46 which could proof it from bank statements.
    Then Parking charge notice arrived and has photo of my number place but they clearly saying that they don't know who was the driver

    Please Please can anyone help me with the letter I could appeal online with? I am really stuck as NEWBIE thread is a bit confusing and I am not sure how to approach this case. Please help!
    Last edited by kukucinsh; 08-05-2018 at 3:23 PM.
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 8th May 18, 1:17 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 1:17 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 1:17 PM
    Not sure why you think the NEWBIES thread is confusing, but let's simplify things.

    1) Send the blue template appeal from post #1 of the NEWBIES FAQ sticky thread.
    Send it as it is, without change.
    Send it as the keeper.

    2) Complain to the retailers that you used.
    Obviously use the receipt that you have to show that you are a valued customer. Point out that you will not be shopping here any more because parking is so expensive, Explain that all your friends and relatives are also revising their shopping habits in light of your experience.

    3) Edit your opening post to remove any clues to the driver's identity.
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    • kukucinsh
    • By kukucinsh 8th May 18, 3:02 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:02 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:02 PM
    Thank you! I have complained to retailer but they said that they can't waive the penalty and I need to contact the parking management company myself. Will do as you said. Hopefully I'll get it resolved
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 8th May 18, 3:11 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:11 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:11 PM
    Don't forget item 3 in my earlier post:
    3) Edit your opening post to remove any clues to the driver's identity.
    The parking companies trawl forums like this just waiting for people to trip themselves up and can use your posts against you.
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    • kukucinsh
    • By kukucinsh 8th May 18, 3:16 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:16 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:16 PM
    done thank you
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 8th May 18, 3:22 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:22 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 3:22 PM
    Will do as you said. Hopefully I'll get it resolved
    Well, maybe at POPLA stage. Not at first appeal, which is purely to get a POPLA code.

    Gallagher Retail park
    Complaining to a single retailer is not enough with a retail park. Complain to the Managing Agent (Google it). Gallagher Retail park has been mentioned loads of times and I think the firm that owns/runs it are easy to find.
    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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