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Featured: YourParkingSpace Raises £5 Million of Growth Funding From Pelican Capital

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YourParkingSpace is pleased to announce that it has received a £5 million investment from Pelican Capital to support the next phase of its growth strategy.

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

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

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

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

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

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. 

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

How Tunbridge Wells residents are benefiting from soaring parking demand

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

Cambridge homeowners renting out their driveways to boost their income

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

How to make money from your driveway

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

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

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.

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

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.

How to park with ease

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...

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

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

Rise in renting-out driveways since ULEZ introduced

Online parking portal 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.

UK's most irritating parking habits uncovered in new survey

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

London’s driveway income hotspots revealed

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

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

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.

9 ways to make extra money from your home

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

1 in 5 motorists find parking a struggle

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

Electric vehicle drivers resort to renting driveways to charge their cars

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.

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

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.

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

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

Business Travel Association award for innovation goes to YourParkingSpace

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

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

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

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

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

Tree planting part of green initiative from

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

Could Your Self-Driving Car Pay for Itself?

Taking a look at how self-driving technology and parking apps can be utilised to generate an income, with YourParkingSpace featured. 

Brits make £24 million in 2019 through rented driveways

“More-and-more home-owners are seeing the financial benefits of renting out their empty driveways. Many are making a significant additional income with our figures showing the average annual driveway earning in 25 towns and cities is just over £1,000." - Harrison Woods, Managing Director, YourParkingSpace 

The Best Car Apps Available Today

A round-up of the best car apps available today, featuring YourParkingSpace.

20 Easy Ways To Make Money In 2020

If you want to pocket some extra cash in the New Year then look no further!

Airport Parking Costs More Than Return Flights Over Half-Term Holidays

A week’s parking at the airport could cost more than return flights to a variety of European destinations over the half-term holidays, according to YourParkingSpace.

Rented Driveways In British Coastal Resorts See Boom After Lockdown

Coastal home-owners are cashing in on renewed demand for parking as holidaymakers return to England’s beauty spots.

NHS Staff Offered Free Parking At More Than 900 Car Parks has teamed up with various companies to help NHS staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

How Your Empty Driveway Could Earn You £1,700

There could be more demand for spaces as people try to avoid public transport.

Pray and display: More than 100 UK churches are renting out their car parks to drivers - and making an average of £200 a month

Some churches in the UK are earning an average of £200 a month by renting out their parking spaces to drivers, it has been revealed.

This UK-based startup lets you earn money by renting out your unused parking spaces; raises €5.4M

This UK-based on-demand parking platform has raised £5M (approx. €5.4M) in a fresh round of funding from Pelican Capital to support the next phase of its growth strategy.

YourParkingSpace Raises £5 Million of Growth Funding From Pelican Capital

Investment will accelerate digitalization of car parks and fund next phase of growth. 

EVBox announces YourParkingSpace partnership

EVBox is partnering with YourParkingSpace to launch pre-bookable park and charge spaces. 

East of England homeowners cash in by renting out their driveways

Homeowners located in the East of England made £115,859 last month via renting out their driveways.