ParkRight

ParkRight

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The latest – improved* - update of the award-winning** ParkRight app that helps you finds a place to park in London’s West End. ***Update fixes white-screen issue when attempting to pay***

Fed up with looking for available parking in the heart of London? ParkRight is the app to help you ‘Find the Gap’.

Infra-red sensors have now been switched on in more than 3,000 paid-for and disabled parking on-street parking bays across London’s West End. Using a simple red, amber and green system, the ParkRight app provides users with real time information (updated every minute) on where they are most likely to find an available space. ParkRight can even interact with most sat-nav apps, directing motorists to their chosen location.

(The app also shows motorists locations of resident parking, taxi-parking and motorcycle bays. In all, this ParkRight app - developed by Parkopedia for the City of Westminster - provides over 41,000 on and off-street parking spaces covering the whole borough, including well known locations such as Leicester Square, Covent Garden, the West End and Oxford Street.)

ParkRight is the only app providing you ‘real time’ parking availability in the West End and the ability to pay for on-street parking across the City of Westminster.

(** 2014 British Parking Awards Parking Technology Award, 2013 Tech Success Innovation Award, 2013 Global Business Excellence Outstanding App Award.)

WHAT CAN IT DO?
By simply tapping a map marker you will be able to see the number of spaces at each location, the operating hours of a bay, hourly tariffs, simple payment instructions and specific features for off-street car parks.

Find parking spaces by entering an address, postcode or using your current location. See alternative parking places near your preferred destination and get directions to your selected parking location.

- Search across 41,000 parking spaces across the City of Westminster
- Filter to identify the types of bays you are interested in
- Find parking based on your current location (within the City of Westminster)
- Discover parking locations close to your desired location
- Get directions and use turn by turn guidance to get you to your destination
- See off-street parking locations
- Sharing of parking location details via email, SMS, messaging
- Sort results based on what’s relevant to you – price, distance, name, rating…
- Rate the parking locations to help other users find parking
- Ability to store favourites

To use ParkRight you will need a data connection to operate, WiFi or 3/4G.

For more information go to http://www.westminster.gov.uk/baysensorparking

Recently changed in this version

- Real time availability information for over 3000 parking bays
- Enter the ‘Pay to Park’ code to the search box to pay for parking
- Now retains login details when paying to park
- Pay for and manage your parking sessions
- Dynamic price calculation based on you time of arrival and length of stay
- Street view for a virtual look at your parking destination


Comments and ratings for ParkRight
  • (38 stars)

    by Michal Cwizewicz on 03/12/2014

    Using this app almost always results in it getting stuck and eventually having to resort to calling the parking number to pay that way. At which point i have to wait and listen to that infuriating message 'download the park right app' etc etc..

  • (38 stars)

    by Ken Jackson on 30/11/2014

    Absolutely rubbish.I have other parking apps for different areas of London that work perfectly. This one can't even work out that I am in London despite putting in the code.Disgraceful.

  • (38 stars)

    by Robin Baynham on 26/11/2014

    This app is rubbish goes to a white screen does not work well at all why has Westminster parking changed again Ringo was really good probably money involved

  • (38 stars)

    by Steve Magee on 26/11/2014

    Sort it out please!

  • (38 stars)

    by Mark Robinson on 26/11/2014

    Just doesn't work as it should.

  • (38 stars)

    by Matt Paice on 25/11/2014

    Install it, press 'pay to park', blank screen. Why did Westminster just not use one of the third party apps? Maddening.

  • (38 stars)

    by Gediminas Razgunas on 13/11/2014

    Useless