Posts By: Klick Design

Enforcement Conduct Board

With the establishment of the Enforcement Conduct Board, there are firm plans in place for a regulatory body to be launched later in 2022 with the powers to drive up standards, protect the financially vulnerable and drive out bad practices, which we at Penham Excel as professional enforcement agents strongly support. The Enforcement Conduct Board… Read more »

New addition to our fleet

We are continuing to invest in new enforcement vehicles including specialist street lifters and ANPR cars/vans. Our new Street Lifter (pictured above) is a welcome addition to the fleet. We offer a nationwide service with fast response times and quick, safe removal of all types of vehicles including cars, bikes and vans. Having our own… Read more »

New law to resolve remaining COVID-19 commercial rent debts

A new law is now in place to help resolve certain remaining commercial rent debts accrued because of the pandemic. The ‘Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022’ received Royal Assent in March 2022. This means that from 24th March a legally binding arbitration process will be available for eligible commercial landlords and tenants who have not… Read more »

Council’s given powers to fine motorists for minor offences

All councils in England and Wales will be given powers to fine motorists £70 for minor offences such as driving in cycle lanes and unlawfully stopping in box junctions, from June 2022. Local Authorities will need to apply for these powers which the government can grant to them via Designation Orders, which is a form of… Read more »

The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

The Government has today (18/11/21) laid out before Parliament a Statutory Instrument (SI) to enter into force on 9 December 2021 (The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (legislation.gov.uk) ). This Instrument clarifies the circumstances where a cost equivalent to the VAT incurred on fees may be recovered from a judgment debtor. Lord… Read more »

Leading a collaborative survey on ANPR & CCTV for parking and traffic enforcement

Penham Excel director Alan Wood is leading an initiative with the British Parking Association (BPA) in running a survey on behalf of the National Roads Policing Operations, Intelligence and Investigation Forum, part of the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) Roads Policing portfolio, to better understand how the parking sector uses or engages with ANPR and… Read more »

Penham rescue £25,000 in unpaid parking fines for Sandwell Council

An early morning raid at a location in Sandwell on 2nd November helped achieve a successful outcome recovering 357 unpaid penalty charge notices totalling nearly £25,000 for Sandwell Council, delivering a clear message that Nuisance Vehicles will not be tolerated. Multiple vehicles were clamped during the raid at a company in West Bromwich which involved Penham… Read more »

Another award for Penham Excel

Pictured above: Alan Wood and Darren Crombie receiving the ‘Special Jury Prize’ at the 2021 British Parking Awards.   We were delighted to have scooped the prestigious ‘Special Jury Prize’ at the 2021 British Parking Awards, organised by Parking Review and held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Friday 24th September. In an… Read more »

Penham Excel help Dudley Council clamp down on untaxed vehicles

Pictured above: Councillor Karen Shakespeare and Darren Crombie from Penham Excel with an untaxed vehicle being removed from the highway. A joint operation between Dudley Council and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) took place last week to clamp down on untaxed vehicles in the borough. The council is using the services of Penham Excel… Read more »

Assisting Walsall Council to seize three ‘flytip’ vehicles

Our enforcement team were pleased to assist Walsall Council last week seizing three vehicles that are thought to be involved in the dumping of waste at a fly tipping hot spot in central Walsall. Strong evidence that was captured on the Council’s covert CCTV cameras, links all three of the seized vehicles to a considerable… Read more »