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flash2004
post Sat, 7 Jul 2018 - 11:00
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The driver of the vehicle got a parking ticket from Gemini Parking solutions in Stratford. There were no signs anywhere and no indication of this being a private property
Should this be ignored or contested ?

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post Sat, 7 Jul 2018 - 11:39
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Get the driver to go there again and take photos of the lack of signage.

This will be appealed by the keeper so that the appeal arrives about 2 days before the end of the period allowed.
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post Sat, 7 Jul 2018 - 11:40
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Appeal it on Day 26 as the keeper, NOT the driver - poor signs

Use an address that's slightly different from the vehicle's V5

Gemini must serve a Notice to Keeper between 29 and 56 days after the parking event if it wants the right to recover payment from the keeper
One of the conditions is that it obtains your details from the DVLA

The slightly different address will reveal if they paid the £2-50 or used the details on file from your appeal
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flash2004
post Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 19:44
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QUOTE (ostell @ Sat, 7 Jul 2018 - 12:39) *
Get the driver to go there again and take photos of the lack of signage.

This will be appealed by the keeper so that the appeal arrives about 2 days before the end of the period allowed.


Here are the pictures. Should the keeper appeal by email as that is also mentioned in the instructions ? Or is post the preferred method.
Also is there any template for the appeal ?

The entrance is on the left hand side here (Google Street View)
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.5500941,-...3312!8i6656

The car was parked behind the VAN


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Jlc
post Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 20:03
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I don't see any signs...

They got spanked at court on another thread - perhaps they'd like that again?


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RK=Registered Keeper, OP=Original Poster (You!), CoFP=Conditional Offer of Fixed Penalty, NtK=Notice to Keeper, NtD=Notice to Driver
PoFA=Protection of Freedoms Act, SAC=Safety Awareness Course, NIP=Notice of Intended Prosecution, ADR=Alternative Dispute Resolution
PPC=Private Parking Company, LBCCC=Letter Before County Court Claim, PII=Personally Identifiable Information

Private Parking - remember, they just want your money and will say almost anything to get it.
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Trixie2
post Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 08:12
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How on earth would anyone know you can't park there?! Reminds me of their poor signage at the location I parked at. I won my case yesterday by the way.
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post Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 09:22
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When you appeal as the keeper then send those photos and ask them where are the alleged signs that they allege created the contract.
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flash2004
post Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 19:03
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Should I just write a simple letter and send it across with the photographs saying that I appeal due to lack of signage, and also write a slightly different address compared to the V5 ?
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post Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 20:57
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Yes, appeal as the keeper And use that slightly different address, sufficiently different so that you know it is not obtained from the DVLA but not too different that any reply will not be delivered. First class post and Certificate of posting from a post office.
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