If you’ve been issued with a parking ticket you think is unfair, you have the right to challenge it. Our guides and free letter tools help you appeal and provide the information you need.
Contest an unfair parking ticket
Have you been issued a parking ticket that you think is unfair? Use our free advice and online letter generator to start your appeal
Answers to your problems
I've been wheel clamped or given a parking ticket on private land
Parking tickets issued on private land work differently to council-run car parks. See what you can do if you receive a ticket or are clamped.
I've been issued a parking ticket for parking on the street
Have you received a parking ticket? It could be worth appealing but it depends on what ticket you've been issued. You need to know your PCN from your FPN.
Step by step guides
How to appeal a parking ticket issued on private land
Parking tickets on private land aren't covered by the same rules as council-run car parks. See the process if you want to appeal.
Five tips to avoid getting a parking ticket
No one likes being stung with a pricey parking fine. Here are five tips to help you avoid parking tickets in future
How to appeal a council parking ticket
Few people contest their parking ticket, but two thirds of those who do win their case. See how to appeal yours.
Letter to contest a parking ticket on private land
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Letter to challenge a council parking ticket
Letter to dispute a parking ticket if you didn't commit the offence.
Letter to contest a parking ticket as you didn't own the vehicle
If you've been given a parking ticket for a vehicle you didn't own at the time, use the Which? template letter to help your appeal.
Letter to contest a parking ticket because your vehicle was stolen
Your vehicle may have been taken without your consent and then issued with a parking fine. Use our Which? template letter if this has happened to you.
Chris S says:
Despite parking there every weekday for 3 years, my wife received 2 PARKING CHARGE NOTICES from the same ANPR car park in Blackpool, run by a private company, within the space of 5 weeks between...
Lee Roberts says:
I started a second job at 5.30 pm for a couple hours to pay for my wife’s medication for spine injury. Parked outside rear of the job where other cars are at times . Apparently a guy in car came...
Paula Weatherley says:
Bought a ticket and displayed it, I have the ticket. They have provided no evidence of the ticket on display only a photo of the car reg coming in and out. I stayed exactly 14 minutes and paid the...