Q-Park, the leading European parking operator, is bringing its Quality in parking ethos to Kingston upon Hull with the addition of the King William House car park.
Q-Park will operate this facility under a management agreement from the 2nd October 2017 with the parking tariffs and contracts remaining unchanged. The car park is centrally located near the newly completed Trinity Square and the new Hideout Hotel. As the City of Culture 2017, Kingston upon Hull has undergone a positive transformation and with the refurbishment and renovation works in the local area, its a perfect fit for the Q-Park portfolio.
The Q-Park name is synonymous with quality and is renowned for high quality parking solutions including a range of convenient services such as free buggy hire, shoe shine machines and heart defibrillators. Q-Park has vast experience in improving urban mobility in the largest cities across Europe and have worked with various public and private sector bodies to facilitate this.
Adam Bidder, Managing Director of Q-Park UK & Ireland, said, ‘It’s always pleasing to add to our portfolio but it’s even more pleasing when we move into a new city. Hull is a city which we’ve taken a strategic interest in over the recent years and we’re delighted to be able to conclude this particular deal.”
Landlord Shaun Larvin said, ‘We are pleased to be working with Q-Park and becoming part of the city’s improvements. Their exceptional management and services are setting the industry standard for parking. Partnering with Q-Park was the right choice to help take this facility forward.’
Q-Park arrived in the UK in 2001 and is now one of the UK’s leading car park companies with 60 car parking facilities housing some 50,000 parking spaces in key locations in the UK with over 15 million visitors every year. (Including Aberdeen, Birmingham, Croydon, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Reading, Sheffield and York.)
Q-Park partner with many different organisations to offer discounted parking to their customers. One such organisation is SOLT (Society of London Theatres) where theatre goers are given a 50% discount when they visit a West End Theatre.
2015 North of England Excellence Awards Winners of Q-Park Rewards Loyalty App – Special Category Award for Innovation.
Q-Park has won a RoSPA Health & Safety Award and also holds 59 ParkMark Safer Parking Scheme accreditations, 15 European Standard Parking Awards (ESPA) and a Silver Investors in People Award.
Q-Park offer customers many complimentary services at their parking facilities which include free baby buggy and umbrella loans as well as jump starters and heart defibrillators in case of emergencies.