PayByPhone selected to provide cashless parking in the London Borough of Haringey

PayByPhone has been selected as the cashless parking provider for all on and off street council-owned parking locations in the London Borough of Haringey.  The service launches on 29 October in more than 3,500 parking spaces across the borough.   

Impressed by the wide range of innovative and customer-friendly payment methods that PayByPhone offers, including apps for smartphones, text messages, online and touch-tone, PayByPhone was chosen because it offers unparalleled benefits for both motorists and parking operators. 

Councillor Nilgun Canver, Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: “We are very happy to be working with PayByPhone.  The fact that over 2 million motorists have already registered to use the service in London gives us confidence that this system is practical and popular. There are a range of payment methods available which should suit everyone. I hope residents find this very easy to use and much less hassle than trying to find coins for the machine” 

For enforcement of the service, PayByPhone will fully integrate with the Civica notice processing systems, giving Haringey Enforcement Officers instant visibility on their handheld devices of vehicles that have paid to park by phone.

Part of the PayPoint group of companies, PayByPhone is the UK’s leading phone parking specialist, offering the widest and most innovative range of phone parking payments, including NFC parking, QR codes, smartphone apps and cash payments at local shops.  PayByPhone already works with ten London Boroughs and has over 4.5million registered users.

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Contacts:
Katie Buckett / Karla Winch
Brands2Life
020 7592 1200
Paypoint2@brands2life.com

ABOUT PAYPOINT
PayPoint is a leading international provider of convenient payments and value added services to major consumer service organisations in the utility, housing, water, telecoms, media, financial services, transport, retail, e-commerce, gaming and public sectors.

PayPoint delivers payments and services through a uniquely strong combination of local shops, internet and mobile distribution channels and handles over £12 billion from over 650 million transactions annually for more than 6,000 clients and merchants.

PayPoint is widely recognised for its leadership in payment systems, smart technology and consumer service.

Retail networks

The PayPoint branded retail network across the UK numbers over 24,000 local shops (including Co-op, Spar, McColls, Costcutter, Sainsbury’s Local, One Stop, Asda, Londis and thousands of independents), where it processes energy meter pre-payments, cash bill payments, mobile phone top-ups, transport tickets, BBC TV licences and a wide variety of other payment types. In Romania, the branded retail network numbers over 6,700 terminals located in local shops, processing cash bill payments for utilities and mobile phone top-ups. In the Republic of Ireland, over 500 terminals in shops and credit unions process mobile top-ups and bill payments.

Mobile payments

PayByPhone is a leading international provider of services to parking authorities allowing consumers to use their mobile phones to pay for their parking by credit or debit card.  It has contracts in the UK, France, Canada and the USA.

 

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