Media Coverage

YourParkingSpace in the news

Tree planting part of green initiative from YourParkingSpace.co.uk

5th September 2019

Online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk is planting a tree for every monthly booking on its website.

Homeowners earn an average of £1,000 a year renting out driveways, says YourParkingSpace

5th August 2019

The online parking portal looked at the 50 top-earning cities and towns to reveal an annual average driveway income of £1,114. 

CONSUMER CREW How to help your mental health by creating a home that’s a safe haven

19th July 2019

One in four of us experiences mental health issues and a study from HomeOwners Alliance and resi.co.uk has identified key traits for happiness at home, with almost two-thirds of us saying the place they live impacts on their mood.

Business Travel Association award for innovation goes to YourParkingSpace

9th July 2019

Online parking marketplace YourParkingSpace has won the 2019 innovation award at the Business Travel Association (BTA) Entrepreneurs in Business Travel Award.

What is it like to work in customer experience at YourParkingSpace?

8th July 2019

YourParkingSpace People and Processes Manager, Tiffany Chesson, talks about the YPS team culture and the Customer Happiness Manager position we are recruiting for.  

PARKING FINE ‘How I saved £1,000 a year parking on driveways instead of in car parks’

3rd July 2019

A SAVVY motorist saves nearly £1,000 a year by parking on other people's driveways instead of paying for pricey car parks costing up to £29 a day.

Electric vehicle drivers resort to renting driveways to charge their cars

27th June 2019

The UK's poor charging infrastructure has led to an increase in the number of electric vehicle drivers renting private driveways to charge their cars.

1 in 5 motorists find parking a struggle

14th June 2019

One in five drivers admitted they were not very good at parking, according to a survey conducted by YourParkingSpace.co.uk.

9 ways to make extra money from your home

1st June 2019

Boost your income with the help of an empty loft, cellar or garage!

PARK AND BUY You could make over £2,200 a year just by renting out your driveway

1st June 2019

BRITS could earn more than £2,200 a year just by renting out their driveway to another motorist - these are the cities with the highest earnings.

 

 

London’s driveway income hotspots revealed

28th May 2019

The London boroughs where homeowners are making the most money by renting out their driveways as parking spaces have been revealed by online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk.

UK's most irritating parking habits uncovered in new survey

15th May 2019

The UK's most annoying parking habits have been uncovered in a new survey by YourParkingSpace.co.uk.

Rise in renting-out driveways since ULEZ introduced

1st May 2019

Online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk has seen a 34 per cent increase in driveway and empty parking space owners close to London's ULEZ registering their spaces on its website the week after the zone was introduced.

Drivers in London are renting people's driveways to avoid paying emissions fees

30th April 2019

Commuters are apparently parking just outside the ultralow emissions zone in rented spaces and using public transit to avoid paying the fees.

How to park with ease

25th April 2019

If you find parking a struggle, you might be surprised at how simple it is to park if you take parking lessons or invest in car parking technology...

Whether you legally HAVE to report accidentally denting someone else's car

18th March 2019

Almost one-in-five Brits said they would just drive away and not leave their details if they dented another car when parking, figures show. Accidents aren't illegal, but failing to stop could land you a huge fine - and even risk an arrest - if you're caught.

I'M A HUSTLER BABY Best side hustle jobs to make extra cash on top of your salary revealed

5th March 2019

The Sun reveals how you can boost your income by thousands of pounds a year with a side project, from anything like renting out your spare room to brewing your own beer.

How to make money from your driveway

26th January 2019

The Independent looks into how renting driveways and empty spaces made more than £15m for their owners in 2018. 

Cambridge homeowners renting out their driveways to boost their income

21st May 2018

A look at how homeowners in Cambridge are generating £1,500 per year through renting out their driveways. 

How Tunbridge Wells residents are benefiting from soaring parking demand

9th June 2017

Royal Tunbridge Wells is being targeted as a ‘top priority’ for helping householders rent out their empty driveways to drivers.

The high cost of parking at the UK’s seaside resorts

24th May 2017

Research by YourParkingSpace revealed that drivers could be charged up to £24 more for a day’s parking, with savings up to 80% available by pre-booking available ahead of the bank holiday weekend. 

How driveways in Brighton are a lucrative money-earner for home owners

22nd May 2017

Driveways in Brighton are being rented out for more money than anywhere else outside of London.

Parking fines of £13.3m issued to hospital vehicles in 2016

20th January 2017

Freedom of Information requests by YourParkingSpace revealed that £13.3 million in parking fines were issued to hospital visitors last year, with just one in 10 of these tickets appealed despite the fact that two-thirds of appeals were successful.

Safety in car parks - one-third of people don't feel safe

25th October 2016

A national survey conducted by YourParkingSpace.co.uk found that 38% of people had felt unsafe in a car park, with that figure rising to 51% amongst women drivers. 

Adding a driveway can add up to 10% to the price of your home

4th August 2016

Adding a driveway to your property gives a bigger boost to the price of your home than a new fitted kitchen, adding an extra bedroom, or building a conservatory.

How UK Local Authorities are missing out on £50m in revenue

11th July 2016

Research from YourParkingSpace has revealed that councils are missing out on £50 million in annual income through not marketing their available parking spaces effectively. 

British holidaymakers choosing driveway parking over airport car parks

29th June 2016

A growing number of British holidaymakers are shunning official airport car parks for the cheaper option of renting a private driveway close to the airport. 

How businesses and private individuals earned £2m in 2015 via YourParkingSpace

16th January 2016

How home owners and businesses profited from their unused parking spots in 2015, earning £2million using YourParkingSpace.