Carparks all you need to know

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  1. bigfish

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    Just been on the sea fishing forum i use, and somebody posted this site

    http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/

    Been looking around it and think it could be well usefull to us:thumb::thumb:

    Have fun, dont know if its been shown before, but hope its useful:thumb::thumb:
     
  2. nokaii

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    Brilliant, now all we have to do is get them to include if motorhomes are accepted. Would be particularly good for concerts/sporting events.
     
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    Yes looks very useful. I've added that to my favourites.
    Thank you
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    Nice find .. thanks :thumb:
     
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    Mailed them to suggest info on space for motorhomes would be useful and may get them more response. :Smile:
     
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    Did anyone get it to work?


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    yip.. no problem... I checked several places :thumb:
     
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    I did their survey and suggested motorhome parking should be shown.

    Ivy
     
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    Works in Firefox, but not in IE.............at least for me at work
     
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    This one.....?

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66TLrby1R1g[/ame]
     
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    works on XP pro with Firefox. Very useful site.
     
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    I tried it-----worked well------thanks for the link---- I also asked about height, suitable for high-top motorhomes-------saved on favourites:thumb:


    I wonder if there is a site for truck parks------any HGV drivers know of one??-----that could be really usefull when travelling with the trailer on ! !
    Nigel & pamala
     
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    The people who run the Parkopedia site contacted me back in April looking for a source of height information but they were really after a database they could import rather than the text format of the answers provided (quite properly) by local councils which my web site is based on.

    Looking on the Parkopedia site today (Firefox on XP) I see that some of the car parks have height information but it is not clear where they get it from or how accurate it is. For instance for one car park in Middlesbrough the text says 6' 11", the street view image of the car park sign (also displayed on Middlesbrough Council's web site) shows 7' 0" and the text on the Middlesbrough Council web site says 2.1 metres. Not a great deal of difference I know but worth being cautious perhaps.

    Graham
     
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