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    • Please answer the following questions.   1 Date of the infringement 03rd March 2024   2 Date on the NTK [this must have been received within 14 days from the 'offence' date] I did not received a NTK    [scan up BOTH SIDES as ONE PDF- follow the upload guide] please LEAVE IN LOCATION AND ALL DATES/TIMES/£'s   3 Date received Give answer here   4 Does the NTK mention schedule 4 of The Protections of Freedoms Act 2012? [Y/N?] Give answer here   5 Is there any photographic evidence of the event? Give answer here   6 Have you appealed? [Y/N?] post up your appeal] Give answer here   Have you had a response? [Y/N?] post it up Give answer here   7 Who is the parking company? MET Parking Services   8. Where exactly [carpark name and town] (346) Southgate Park, Stansted CM24 1PY   For either option, does it say which appeals body they operate under. IAS - POPLA   There are two official bodies, the BPA and the IAS. If you are unsure, please check HERE   If you have received any other correspondence, please mention it here I received a parking charge Final Reminder today 15th April 2024  Copy the windscreen or ANPR section to your thread and answer the questions... …….... In either case scan up bothsides of any letters/tickets in or appeals made out to ONE MULTIPAGE PDF ONLY MET Parking Services Scanned Doc.pdf
    • I am getting conflicting advice from friends about this issue. I am hoping somebody can end my confusion. A couple of weeks ago I took my Mum out for her birthday. Another driver scratched the front passenger side near the bumper of my car as it was parked up. There are no dents just quite severe paint work damage. He scraped his car against mine. The other driver drove off. Luckily there was 2 witnesses who got the other drivers reg number. Cut a log story short the other driver said he didn’t realise he damaged the paintwork on my car. He has however admitted liability. His insurance is paying out. Last Thursday my car was taken away to have the paintwork done. Today I been told my car has been put down as a total loss (not a write off).  As it is only paintwork damage and not body work or mechanical damage, I don't understand why it has been put down as a total loss. I have been told by the insurers I can either write the car off and receive payment to the value of the car or I can take a lower payment and get the car repaired myself.   I am getting conflicting advice from friends. Some are saying if I keep my car and get the repairs done myself the car will then be classed as a category S or category M and I will no longer be able get insurance on the car as it will be classed as written off. As it is only paintwork damage and not body work or mechanical damage, I don't understand that. My questions are  If I take the payment to get the paintwork repair done myself will I still be able to insure my car when the insurance is up for renewal? If I take the payment to get the paintwork repair done myself will my current insurance policy be voided? If my car does get classed as category M or S will the stop me from selling it on the future? Thanks
    • Yes, it is just for Tesco. But as that manager explained, those two spaces on that ground are now rented by the electric company. "What appeal?  Private parking companies never, ever, ever accept appeals - ever." What is my next move then, please? Just wait for them to issue me with whatever it is they issue, and then what? 
    • so how are you doing OP?  Letter of claim ready?
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Hi everyoone. I am new to the site and just wanted to say hi to everyone in the same boat as me. Can't believe Abbey has been charging my stupid amounts of money and I didn't realize there was anything I could do about it. They have nearly cost me my house and my sanity, and I reckon they owe me around 5 grand so far! Anyway, good luck to everyone trying to get Abbey to cough up, will let you all know how it goes.

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Hi Berrychelt


Welcome to the group.

To get the very best out of the site, we would all recommend you read through the FAQ's and other peoples threads, just to give you an insight before you start your claim.

The guys and gals on here are all very helpful and friendly, and will be willing to help you where necessary.


Abbey - Prelim sent 17th May £2560.00 + £191.44

LBA sent 1st June

Claim Filed 27th June 3349.90 Inc Interest + Costs

Court Papers Served 3rd July

Claim Acknowledged 10th July

50% Offered 27th July

Settled Out Of Court 1st August £3080.45

Capital One - S.A.R - (Subject Access Request) request 31st July

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Hi everyone, Just about to send off my data protection letter. Does anyone know if emailing complaints to ask for bank charges back will jeapodise my claim as it gives them a heads up that I'm not happy?:confused:

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hi - I'd follow the step by step procedure and start with the DPA letter - emailing them won't jeopardise anything I wouldn't have thought, I personally (and this is only IMHO) don't think the banks give two hoots to complaints about high bank charges until they receive the court claim - then they know we are serious about it!!

Abbey - Claim 1

full hearing 22 Feb 07 - Settled in full £710 :D

Abbey (Claim 2)

full hearing 22 Feb 07- Settled in full £4000 :D

Abbey (Claim 3)

Court date 27 June -

Capital One (claim 1)

£467 Settled in full 20 Sep :D

Capital One (claim 2)

£72 refunded 19 Aug :-D

Associates (Citicards)

claim 8 Aug/judgment by default 30 Aug/set aside hearing 9 Oct/Stay denied, ordered by Judge to reveal breakdown of charges andfull hearing 24 May/FULL DISCLOSURE ORDERED BY 8 MARCH/JUDGE TO STRIKE OUT DEFENCE AS NON-COMPLIANCE/DEFENCE STRUCK OUT PAYMENT IN FULL REQUIRED IN 14 DAYS

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Hey everyone.


Has anyone had trouble opening a new bank account due to bad credit history?


I am getting a tad worries that I won't be able to open up a parachute account as things have got so bad, mainly due to Abbey charges snowballing out of control.


I lost my job about 6 months ago due to ill health (stress caused by Abbey mainly) and because of a disabilty. Things had always been a bit tight money wise, but losing my job was the last straw. I have cancelled all my direct debits including my mortgage mainly because even the months I do have enought to cover my mortgage the bank takes most of it in charges and becasue I am a few quid overdrawn. So far since March I have been charged over £950 in silly charges.


So if anyone is in the same boat with a crap credit history the question is can we open a another bank account?


Good luck to one and all.

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Hi Berry,


i'm new to this having just totted up my charges and put together my firts letter - reckon it's in excess of £5k once the interest is taken into account.


Like you I am concerned about them closing my account - I searched the internet for basic bank accounts and found a number that will entertain people with poor credit history - mine is appalling thanks to Abbey - used to have my mortgage with them - thaty was a hoot -


Anyway - the major high street banks will open an account with limited functionality - I've got one in principle with Natwest that gives me everything hat Abbey did including a solo card. If I can find the site that provided the list of banks i'll let you know.


Will keep an eye on your claim - good luck !!



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