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YourParkingSpace Raises £5 Million of Growth Funding From Pelican Capital
Investment will accelerate digitalization of car parks and fund next phase of growth.
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.
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.
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.
How Your Empty Driveway Could Earn You £1,700
There could be more demand for spaces as people try to avoid public transport.
20 Easy Ways To Make Money In 2020
If you want to pocket some extra cash in the New Year then look no further!
The Best Car Apps Available Today
A round-up of the best car apps available today, featuring YourParkingSpace.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
9 ways to make extra money from your home
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
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Safety in car parks - one-third of people don't feel safe
A national survey conducted byfound 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
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
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.