Clamping

Illegal parking is a major issue for leaseholders and it’s time their voice was heard, says Lesley Davis How ironic that legislation currently going through Parliament that includes the proposed ban on clamping and towing away on private land is called the Freedom Bill. The reality is that this section of the Bill will only serve to erode the freedom of leaseholders around the country to retain their own parking spaces – surely not too much to ask on private land? As FPRA chairman Bob Smytherman pointed out in a letter to Henry Smith MP in November, “…the proposed ban is contrary to the coalition’s Big Society objectives since it removes the freedom of thousands of small community-level leasehold and residents’ associations to manage their estates as they choose”. Read more

 

A new approach to clamping

Private clamping started in the UK in 1989 and spread very fast, it was banned in Scotland in 1992 as a result of non trespass laws... more »

Illegal parking is a major issue

Illegal parking is a major issue for leaseholders and it’s time their voice was heard, says Lesley Davis How ironic that legislation... more »