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Forget that Parking Fine! 16 Dec 2017 Support and encouragement for any drivers held to ransom at the Red Lion car park

The owners of Eynsham Red Lion confirm that any parking charges levied here were totally illegal. We include phone / email details for a ZZPS refund claim.

From: Edward Little, Hawthorn Leisure
Date: 30 November 2017
Subject: RE: Parking notice
To: customerservices@zzps.co.uk

Susan

I am getting tired of having to intervene with these bloody car park notices, your company had no permission to install or patrol the red Lion Car Park in Eynsham, if your company do not desist in all pursing all charges for this property I will have no choice but to instruct my solicitors to sue your company for trespass and damages.

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From: customerservices@zzps.co.uk
Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
To: Canon Dr Chris Sugden

Thank you for your email. As previously advised, we work solely on our client's instruction and that is to pursue you for the outstanding balance.

The only way we would be able to cancel this would be if we received instruction to close from Civil Enforcement Ltd.

Susan: 01932 918916

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From: Canon Dr Chris Sugden
Date: 28 November 2017
To: customerservices@zzps.co.uk

Dear Civil Enforcement Ltd and ZBBS Services

I am writing on the instructions of Mr Ed Little of Hawthorn Leisure in respect of the Parking Notice served on Mrs Susan Elizabeth Butler on 19/10/17 and the subsequent letter from Civil Enforcement Ltd of 23 November. I enclose these as an attachment.

Mr Little has asked me to forward to you the email below indicating that your companies had no authority to enforce parking restrictions on this land at that date.

Your action has caused Mrs Butler who was delivering a disabled person to church at the time considerable anxiety and distress. I trust that this email will see the end of this particular harassment, that you will drop all proceedings and that you will cease and desist,

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From: Edward Little, Hawthorn Leisure
Date: 20 November 2017
To: customerservices@zzps.co.uk

Jasmine,

Further to your email to Mr Sugden below I can confirm that Hawthorn Leisure is the freeholder of this site (see attached land registry), Mr Sugden was attending the site as a guest of myself.

As I have previously stated to your company, you had no authority to action parking restrictions on our land, I understand you took instructions from the previous occupier of our pub, who occupied the pub on a Tenancy at Will, they had no authority to engage in a contract with any third party and to that end your firm were trespassing on private land. This individual has now left the site for the avoidance of doubt.

I also understand you erected monitoring equipment on the pub without my consent - or planning permission which is a criminal offence.

I suggest you drop all proceedings that are attributed to this site immediately.

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From: customerservices@zzps.co.uk
Date: Monday, 20 November 2017
To: Chris Sugden

Please be advised, we have not been instructed to cancel this Parking Charge Notice on our system.

We work solely on our client's instruction and have been instructed to pursue payment of the outstanding balance of £200.

I have placed the account on hold until 3 December 2017 to allow you time to make your payment, please refer to the reverse of our letters for payment methods available to you.

In the absence of payment, the hold on this account will expire and the account will be left to progress accordingly, where further fees may be incurred.

Jasmine Turner: 01932 918916

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From: Canon Dr Chris Sugden
Date: 28 November 2017
To: customerservices@zzps.co.uk

Dear ZPPS

I have constantly referred this to Mr Ed Little of Hawthorn Leisure, the owners of the Red Lion, who gave me permission to park on the site we are in the process of purchasing, I was also permanently logged in on the Red Lion system with the permission and knowledge of the landlord.

Mr Little also informs me that he has dealt with this.

I would be grateful if you could desist in sending me these notices.


NOTE: the car park is now owned by St Leonard’s Church. Parking will be for specific categories by permission of the PCC and permits can be applied for from the Parish Office, 01865 883325 / email

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