Case Number 4745
Request Date 25/04/2016
Completion Date 09/05/2016 

 

Details of the Request

  1. What is the hourly parking rate at Trust-controlled or owned car parks?
  2. How many spaces are available in Trust-controlled or owned car parks?
  3. Who operates the car parks?
  4. Please provide details of any discounts/exemptions offered to patients.
  5. How much money was raised in each of the last three financial years from parking revenue? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.
  6. How many parking fines were issued in each of the last three financial years? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.
  7. How much money was raised from parking fines in each of the last three financial years? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.
  8. What percentage (if any) of the parking revenue is diverted to the car park operator?
  9. What is the remaining money raised from parking and received by the Trust used for?

 

Details of the Response

1. What is the hourly parking rate at Trust-controlled or owned car parks?

Between 0 and 2 hours the charge is £3.20. Between 2 and 3 hours the charge is £4.00. The charges increase by £1.00 per hour up to a daily maximum of £8.00. The first 20 minutes is free to allow for drop off and pick up.

 

2. How many spaces are available in Trust-controlled or owned car parks? How many spaces are available in Trust-controlled or owned car parks?

This information is already in the public domain and can be found here.

 

3. Who operates the car parks?

Car parks are operated by the Trust and enforcement is by CP Plus: www.cp-plus.co.uk

 

4. Please provide details of any discounts/exemptions offered to patients.

Free parking is available for blue badge holders; patients attending cardiac rehab; and patients attending oncology/haematology day unit treatment. A weekly ticket is available for frequent visitors and a three-weekly ticket for the parents of babies in NICU.

 

5. How much money was raised in each of the last three financial years from parking revenue? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.

The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 21 of the Act, as it is reasonably accessible to you by other means. You can find the information in the Annual Report and Accounts for 2013/14 and 2014/15 from Note 4, page 219 of the report on the link below. 2015/16 data will be published in July in the Annual Report.

 

6. How many parking fines were issued in each of the last three financial years? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.

Enforcement of the car parks is managed by a contractor who holds this information. Please contact www.cp-plus.co.uk

 

7. How much money was raised from parking fines in each of the last three financial years? Please provide a breakdown for 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16.

Enforcement of the car parks is managed by a contractor who holds this information. Please contact www.cp-plus.co.uk.

 

8. What percentage (if any) of the parking revenue is diverted to the car park operator?

Contract value with CP Plus £47,295 per annum

 

9. What is the remaining money raised from parking and received by the Trust used for?

Car park revenue is used for maintaining and management of the car parks plus supporting the Trust travel plan.