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Going the Distance: How far do rugby fans travel for their team?

16th October 2015, London

Aviva Premiership rugby clubs and their fans will travel a total of over 35,000 miles this season, new research reveals.... Read more

Going the Distance: How far do football fans travel for their team?

8 September 2015, London

Premier League clubs and their fans will travel a total of 119,000 miles this football season, new research reveals... Read more

UK hospital car parks charging a 70% premium for parking

23 July 2015, London

Major UK hospitals are charging 70% more on average for parking than their nearest local car parks, new research has revealed, with some hospitals charging up to ten times more per hour.

The research by parking app JustPark has found that parking at general hospitals in the UK’s major cities costs an average of £19.31 per day and £2.33 per hour - compared to an average of £8.65 per day and £1.49 per hour at the nearest equivalent car parks... Read more

Peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging network accelerates in the UK

May 2014, London

A peer-to-peer network of homeowners who offer parking and charging services to electric vehicle drivers is gathering momentum in the UK.

The initiative, launched by last year in association with Chargemaster, allows property owners to have an electric vehicle charge point worth over £1,000 installed at their homes free of charge... Read more

Wimbledon homeowners set to earn £480,000 by renting out their driveways

April 2014, London reports record-breaking demand from tennis fans looking to park on local driveways during Wimbledon 2014 with the local driveway rental industry valued at a staggering £24,000 per day during this year’s tournament.

Homeowners who rent out their driveways during this year’s Wimbledon Championships are set to earn close to half a million pounds, according to new figures released by Read more

Eric Pickles Triumphs Against Town Hall “Parking Bullies”

April 2014, London

Eric Pickles’ campaign to defend UK homeowners who rent out their driveways against what he termed “a back-door parking tax” has ended in victory. New government guidance champions driveway rental as a private property owner’s fundamental right.

Driveway rental has soared in popularity in the UK. Over 18,000 families, schools and churches now earn a much-needed second income by listing their spaces on, the largest website for renting out private parking spaces... Read more

UK homeowners are earning hundreds of thousands of pounds renting out their driveways to football fans

31 August 2011, London

UK homeowners are hoping to cash in on the new football season by renting out their driveways and private parking spaces to supporters travelling to games. Online parking marketplace has seen the number of people advertising parking spaces around football stadia double in the past 12 months.

Thousands of football fans are already parking on ParkatmyHouse users' driveways every week and homeowners have made almost £500,000 in 2011 alone from renting out driveways and private spaces to supporters... Read more

German car giant BMW invests in British online parking marketplace ParkatmyHouse

14 July 2011, London

BMWi logo

German car giant BMW has today announced a strategic long-term investment in UK website, an innovative online parking marketplace which connects homeowners who have driveways, garages and private parking spaces to rent, with drivers who need a convenient, safe and cost effective place to park.

BMW i Ventures, a venture capital company set up by BMW Group to identify and invest in companies which offer a solution to improve urban mobility, has taken a minority stake in the online parking website... Read more

Savvy Birmingham City fans can save up to £20 on parking charges at Wembley Stadium

14 February 2011, London

Wembley Stadium

Blues fans planning to drive to Wembley for the Carling Cup Final on February 27, can save up to £20 on normally extortionate parking costs near the stadium, by parking their cars on local homeowners' driveways.

Official car parking at Wembley Stadium must be pre-booked and costs a flat daily rate of £27.75 per vehicle - even if you only plan to stay for a couple of hours to watch the match..... Read more

It's a Borough Lottery: Survey reveals big variation between hospital parking costs across London

14 October 2010, London

Hospital parking

The cost of parking at, or close to, London hospitals is a borough lottery for patients or visitors who have no option but to travel by car, according to data collected by online private parking marketplace,

The price of parking at hospitals differs drastically across London's 33 boroughs, ranging from £1 to a punitive £6 per hour, with an average hourly charge of £2.34.... Read more

Car parkings costs have increased by 12.5% in the past 12 months

13 August 2010, London

Over the past 12 months, the cost of parking in one of the UK's public car parks has risen by an average of 12.5%, according to research carried out by online private parking marketplace, ParkatmyHouse.

The comprehensive report, which was compiled in conjunction with a parking information website, looked at the average cost to park a vehicle for one hour in a council or commercial car park in the UK's main towns and cities... Read more

ParkatmyHouse selects GlobalGiving UK as partner for new environmental initiative

14 June 2010, London

GlobalGiving logo

Online parking marketplace ParkatmyHouse joins forces with GlobalGiving UK to support grassroots social and environmental projects in less developed countries.

The collaboration offers ParkatmyHouse customers a means of lessening the environmental impact of their car journeys through supporting locally led social and environmental projects that fall outside the remit of retail carbon offset provider schemes.... Read more

Football fans call time on the premium cost and stress of parking at Wembley

29 April 2010, London

Photo of Wembley Stadium

Fans turn to alternative parking with online marketplace in a bid to reduce match costs, arrive in time for kick off and avoid traffic jams at the final whistle.

While still passionate about the game and supporting their teams, football fans are feeling hard-pressed with the ever-increasing costs of tickets, food, drink, replica kit and travel involved with attending a match. With only a few weeks to go until the FA Cup Final at Wembley... Read more

London Church raises £50,000 for community projects by renting its car park spaces

23 March 2010, London

Photo of Martyn Saunders in front of All Saints Church

All Saints Church in Islington finds novel way to fund vital community projects through

Renting its car park spaces has proved to be a fruitful way for All Saints Church in Islington to raise funds for much needed community projects. It has taken only two years for the Church, located near St Pancras station, to pass the £50,000 mark by renting its private car park spaces through the online marketplace ParkatmyHouse… Read more

ParkatmyHouse recognised as one of the UK's smartest small businesses

22 February 2010, London

Smarta 100 Award

Online parking marketplace a winner of Smarta 100 business accolade.

ParkatmyHouse the online marketplace which connects property owners with a spare parking space to drivers in need of somewhere to park, has been chosen by a judging panel including Deborah Meaden and other leading entrepreneurs as a winner of's inaugural 'Smarta 100'... Read more

Motorists discover driveways add jingle in their pockets this Christmas

15 December 2009, London

Yearly savings add up for motorists who turn to alternative parking with online marketplace

Founded in 2006, ParkatmyHouse has tens of thousands of members throughout the UK who use the instant online facility to book a property-owner's driveway, garage or car park space on a one-off or regular, short-term or long-term basis. Drivers save up to 70% off the cost of parking while property owners are earning as much as £5,500 per year renting out their space... Read more

Young British Entrepreneur Takes on America's Parking Problems

13 February 2008, London ($http.//, a successful British-based website designed to connect drivers with open parking spaces, announced today that it will launch the service in the United States. The site is run by Anthony Eskinazi, a 24-year old entrepreneur from London, England, whose modern innovation has changed the way people find parking... Read more goes regional

11 January 2007, London is a new and innovative system of parking which provides affordable, penalty-free and secure spaces around public venues by enabling property-owners with empty driveways, garages and car parks to rent them out to drivers needing somewhere to park... Read more

Student launches new website to solve parking problems

22 September 2006, London

Photo of Anthony Eskinazi standing in front of a garage

A new website - - is launched today by Anthony Eskinazi, a 23-year old maths graduate student, to link people who need to find parking spaces with those who have space to spare. Its launch is timely as it has just been announced London's public transport fares will rise yet again... Read more

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