MediaCity UK’s Car Park wins European Parking Award

Industry publication ‘Parking Review’, has reported in its September issue that MediaCity UK, creative and media hub in Salford, has been awarded the European Standard Parking Award (ESPA) for the 2,300 space multi-storey car park. Hill Cannon were involved in the structural design and internal layout of the car park. In the UK the award is assessed by the British …

British Parking Awards 2019

Partner, Steve Vollar attended the 18th British Parking Awards at  the Royal Lancaster, London on 8th March 2019, where Harrogate’s West Park Multi-storey was a best car park refurbishment finalist.

Steve Vollar receives Fellowship of the ICE

Steve Vollar received the Fellowship of the Institution of Civil Engineers on 26 March 2018 and is pictured receiving his certificate at the ICE ceremony on 10 December 2018.

50th Anniversary Celebrations

It has been 50 years since Jim Hill and John Cannon formed Hill Cannon, so 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, the name ‘Hill Cannon’ would become 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 …