Jump to content


  • Tweets

  • Posts

  • Our picks

    • If you are buying a used car – you need to read this survival guide.
      • 1 reply
    • Hello,

      On 15/1/24 booked appointment with Big Motoring World (BMW) to view a mini on 17/1/24 at 8pm at their Enfield dealership.  

      Car was dirty and test drive was two circuits of roundabout on entry to the showroom.  Was p/x my car and rushed by sales exec and a manager into buying the mini and a 3yr warranty that night, sale all wrapped up by 10pm.  They strongly advised me taking warranty out on car that age (2017) and confirmed it was honoured at over 500 UK registered garages.

      The next day, 18/1/24 noticed amber engine warning light on dashboard , immediately phoned BMW aftercare team to ask for it to be investigated asap at nearest garage to me. After 15 mins on hold was told only their 5 service centres across the UK can deal with car issues with earliest date for inspection in March ! Said I’m not happy with that given what sales team advised or driving car. Told an amber warning light only advisory so to drive with caution and call back when light goes red.

      I’m not happy to do this, drive the car or with the after care experience (a sign of further stresses to come) so want a refund and to return the car asap.

      Please can you advise what I need to do today to get this done. 
       

      Many thanks 
      • 81 replies
    • Housing Association property flooding. https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/438641-housing-association-property-flooding/&do=findComment&comment=5124299
      • 161 replies
    • We have finally managed to obtain the transcript of this case.

      The judge's reasoning is very useful and will certainly be helpful in any other cases relating to third-party rights where the customer has contracted with the courier company by using a broker.
      This is generally speaking the problem with using PackLink who are domiciled in Spain and very conveniently out of reach of the British justice system.

      Frankly I don't think that is any accident.

      One of the points that the judge made was that the customers contract with the broker specifically refers to the courier – and it is clear that the courier knows that they are acting for a third party. There is no need to name the third party. They just have to be recognisably part of a class of person – such as a sender or a recipient of the parcel.

      Please note that a recent case against UPS failed on exactly the same issue with the judge held that the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 did not apply.

      We will be getting that transcript very soon. We will look at it and we will understand how the judge made such catastrophic mistakes. It was a very poor judgement.
      We will be recommending that people do include this adverse judgement in their bundle so that when they go to county court the judge will see both sides and see the arguments against this adverse judgement.
      Also, we will be to demonstrate to the judge that we are fair-minded and that we don't mind bringing everything to the attention of the judge even if it is against our own interests.
      This is good ethical practice.

      It would be very nice if the parcel delivery companies – including EVRi – practised this kind of thing as well.

       

      OT APPROVED, 365MC637, FAROOQ, EVRi, 12.07.23 (BRENT) - J v4.pdf
        • Like

Metro Centre UKPC Parking Charge


style="text-align: center;">  

Thread Locked

because no one has posted on it for the last 3183 days.

If you need to add something to this thread then

 

Please click the "Report " link

 

at the bottom of one of the posts.

 

If you want to post a new story then

Please

Start your own new thread

That way you will attract more attention to your story and get more visitors and more help 

 

Thanks

Recommended Posts

Hi there,

 

A few days or so ago I received a £60 parking charge while parked at the Metro Centre, Gateshead.

 

The charge will be reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days.

 

The ticket was received due to parking in a disabled bay apparently with no blue badge visible.

 

My girlfriend is actually registered disabled due to arthritis and has a blue badge which we always use and we visit the Metro Centre approximately 4 or 5 days a week.

 

On this occasion our 5 week old baby was restless and we quickly parked up in order to see to her needs inside.

 

I`m not sure if I left out the badge or not, but when we returned back to the car we had a parking ticket, but the badge was on the floor, again not sure if I left it out on a hurry and it fell off the dash or not.

 

As previously mentioned, the ticket was for £60 or reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days.

 

Having looked on their website the pictures do show our car although I must admit the quality of the images are really crap. They have a pic of the signage which again is crap, blurred and pixalated.

 

As most of you will probably know, the car park is owned by Metro Centre and offers free parking.

 

I would like to challenge this so I would appreciate any input.

 

Thanks in advance.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi armadillo71,

 

Thanks for the response.

 

So, what is NTK to be exact, and what if something DOES come through.

 

I`ve just had a quick look at those links but who will that affect us as we have a ticket for not showing a blue badge, which was on the floor?

 

Thanks again

 

 

 

Do I also understand they are not authorised to issue tickets?

Edited by NP69
Missed a bit
Link to post
Share on other sites

Notice to Keeper. The parking company, if it wishes to use the provisions of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 has to send this to you to arrive between 29 and 56 days after the date of the event that caused the notice to driver (windscreen ticket) to be issued.

When you receive this NTK it has to contain a certain amount of information regarding the event and who the creditor is and say that they are seeking keeper liability onder the PoFA. If it isnt compliant with the requirements then there is no keeper liability and they have to chase the driver at the time. As they have no idea who this is and the keeper is not obliged to tell them they are stuffed. If the NTK is compliant then you can appeal the claim by telling them that the car was occupied or used by a disabled pearson as defined by the Equalities Act and that a blue badge was inside the vehicle at the time so you expect them to cancel their demand or prvide a copy of their Equalities statement wshowing where they have made the necessary adjustmenst in their parctices to take the disability of the car user into account before issuing their demand. If they refuse the appeal they should give you the details of how to appeal to an independent adjudicator

Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 Caggers

    • No registered users viewing this page.

  • Have we helped you ...?


×
×
  • Create New...