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Athena ANPR ANPR PCN - Over stay - Lidl, Woolston, Southampton,


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Hi guys,

 

I've received a parking charge notice from Athena in the post for overstaying the 1h30 limit by 25 minutes on 27/08.

I spent too long trying to save money in the shop 😑 

Issued 02/09, Woolston/Southampton

 

This charge is £45 and it goes up to £90 if I don't pay by it by Wednesday 

 

Is there any way out of this since they do have clear photos of the car, and signs in the car park? 

 

I've attached photos of the letter 

 

Thank you

 

William

 

 

 

 

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hi ya welcome aboard

 

if you could please fillout the relevant section of this:

 

and pop your NTK/rcn up as a PDF too please

i've removed the images you posted as your forgottoo redact them

read our upload guide carefully please 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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Thank you! I didn't realise I hadn't properly redacted of course! 😬

 

The date of infringement?

27/08
 

Have you yet appealed to the parking company yet? [Y/N?]

No

 

have you received a Notice To Keeper? (NTK) [must be received by you between 29-56 days]

Yes
 

what date is on it

02/09
 

Did the NTK provide photographic evidence?

Yes

 

Did the NTK mention Schedule 4 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (PoFA) [Y/N?]

No

 

Who is the parking company?

Athena
 

where exactly [Carpark name and town] did you park?

Lidl, Woolston, Southampton,

Parking Charge Notice Athena Lidl.pdf

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  • dx100uk changed the title to Athena ANPR ANPR PCN - Over stay - Lidl, Woolston, Southampton,

read below thread and links

do not appeal

badger lidl's HQ

 

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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Tell them that due to Covid restrictions and extra time needed to shop and check out  the Athena imposed time limit is ludicrous as well.

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The bailiff: A 12th Century solution re-branded as Enforcement Agents for the 21st Century to seize and sell debtors goods as before Oh so Dickensian!

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Thank you both for your help, I appreciate it 🙂

 

I have written to Lidl explaining the situation and asked them to get Athena to remove the charge.

 

Do you think I'm likely to have any sucsess? The charge goes up to £90 after tommorow, and affording the basics is already hard enough at the moment

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you wont be paying anything

let alone unicorn food tax they have no right to add

 

dx

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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Don't faff around with local branches, write to the CEO.  The address is on this thread

 

 

We could do with some help from you.

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Thank you, having read quite a few threads I gleaned that the CEO wad forest in my list. So wrote an email last Wednesday, so far nothing back 🤔 here’s hoping I hear something soon as would rather not have to get into this with Athena 🤦‍♀️

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I've gotten a reply from Lidl and they've just suggested going through Athena's appeals process (response attached). For the record, I haven't paid the charge as they say in the email, I will keep writing back.

 

If parking eye is anything to go by, appealing won't get me anywhere, but I'm considering going through an appeal so it helps me get my case across?

 

Thank you for pointing me there. I will write to the CEO tonight

 

 

 

 

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you do NOT ever appeal to the PPC.

 

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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PPCs never, ever, ever accept appeals - ever.  Don't go down that route.

 

Another motorist has just won by writing to the CEO

 

 

 

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Well that is clearly untrue as they are appealing, on my behalf, my charge. Definitely write to the CEO, focus on being a loyal and regular customer!!!

And how the donate is unclear and out of sight

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I'm afraid it is entirely true.  Just have a look at any thread where a motorist was naive enough to appeal.  I can't remember even one being accepted by a PPC.

 

Lidl employ Athena.  They therefore have the power to instruct Athena to cancel the invoice.  Which I hope they do in your case! 

 

 

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No problem!  I misunderstood you.  Fingers crossed you get a positive reply from Lidl soon.

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