50th Anniversary Celebrations

It’s not every day that a company celebrates its 50th Anniversary. So, when we reached that milestone earlier this month, we felt the need to mark the occasion! As a team, we’re incredibly proud to have contributed to 50 years of parking history and made sure we celebrated in style at our favourite restaurant in Harrogate!

50 Years of Car Parking History

When Jim Hill and John Cannon founded ‘The Hill Cannon’ partnership in 1967 little did they expect that, over the next 50 years, their business would grow to be recognised as an international leader in the design, build and development of modern day car parks. Transforming what were historically seen as functional buildings, from an architectural perspective, to award winning, …

A Challenge to Right-Angled Parking Bays

When a leading UK mathematician suggested that diagonal bays may be both more efficient and easier to use, he sparked a lively debate within the industry. The University of Salford’s Professor David Percy believed that the problem with traditional right-angled parking spaces is that the lanes need to be wider so that drivers can swing round enough to get into …

British Parking Awards Winners

Two of our car park projects, the University of Leeds Multi-storey Car Park and Feethams Car Park, Darlington were finalists in the Best New Car Park category at the British Parking Awards held in London in March 2017. Previous winning car parks have been Millennium Point, Birmingham Best New Car Park 2012, Merry Hill Car Park, Dudley, a 1600 space …