I got a parking ticket yesterday for when I parked in a McDonald's Carpark a couple of weeks ago. I didn't even realise they had limits for parking etc.
The limit was 90mins. I was in there for 101mins according to their ANPR pictures. So the fine is £100 or £60 if I pay early.
Has anyone had any success with appealing this? The funny part is me and my mate both parked in the Carpark together at the same time. He literally left the Carpark 5 minutes or so before me but he hasn't received a notice.
Ive seen on MoneySavingExpert a number of threads saying do not pay and to just ignore it.
Any input would be great.
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Clicked I was there and paid on my phone.
If I had not kicked up a fuss, So bad the whole restaurant knew about it it would have been over an hours wait.
The 2 people in front of me wanted refunds as their food had not arrived after an hour.
He later found out they stopped because they put a CCJ on his credit report, meaning he going to struggle for credit for an eventual fine of £150, even though he paid it off the day he found out and appealed to the court, who only said they could only label it as satisfied and not remove it for 6 years as it was a factual record of historical events.
If the sign said FINE FOR PARKING , appeal it as the sign is misleading.
If I read that, I would park all day
My friends disabled child had a melt down and they had to stay over the time limit, they appealed and gave a very brief description of what happened and added a picture of the blue badge. They cancelled the ticket.
I got a ticket for 2 mins over In a council bay ( disabled bay at that ) out side the council office.
While waiting to be seen in the council office. They were 2 hours behind.
I got it cancelled as partly their fault and the fact that a very needed toilet break made us late.
A disabled toilet break can take 20 mins.
Either way maccies aren't at a loss for you parking there late at night for 10 min over, let alone to the tune of £60/100.
Speak to the manager and get it waived. They usually have a direct line to the relevant dept at the management company.
It bites, but they know the legal system...you don't.
2. They having you a penalty charge notice, this is not a Council PCN, those are to be challenged and respected. These are to be completely ignored. The likely hood of them chasing you for the money through higher means are next to none (LBC) itll cost them too much for little gain. 7 years they got to chase.