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    Today I had an assessment day at a Uni. I parked right outside the building (I'm disabled and need to) in a perfectly legitimate parking space. However, the assessment lasted more than two hours and I got a parking ticket for overstaying.

    Unless I parked a 20 minute walk away (which I physically can't do) then there are no other parking spaces in the area. Does anyone think I'd be able to challenge this ticket?

    Thanks in advance.
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    (Original post by jackhaugh)
    Today I had an assessment day at a Uni. I parked right outside the building (I'm disabled and need to) in a perfectly legitimate parking space. However, the assessment lasted more than two hours and I got a parking ticket for overstaying.

    Unless I parked a 20 minute walk away (which I physically can't do) then there are no other parking spaces in the area. Does anyone think I'd be able to challenge this ticket?

    Thanks in advance.
    Yes for sure. Good luck
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    I think you would be able to have a go, but the council's are generally pretty big dicks about things like this, so don't expect them to move on it!
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    Yes for sure. Good luck
    Thanks Kieran!
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    (Original post by Indigo.Brownhall)
    I think you would be able to have a go, but the council's are generally pretty big dicks about things like this, so don't expect them to move on it!
    I think it's a Uni so they're usually not such dicks (they give them out a lot but if people don't pay up they don't do much - in my experience)
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    I think it's a Uni so they're usually not such dicks (they give them out a lot but if people don't pay up they don't do much - in my experience)
    It wasn't the actual Uni who gave me the ticket, it was Manchester City Council.

    (Original post by Indigo.Brownhall)
    I think you would be able to have a go, but the council's are generally pretty big dicks about things like this, so don't expect them to move on it!
    OK, cheers. I'll have a go but keep my expectations low haha.
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    (Original post by jackhaugh)
    It wasn't the actual Uni who gave me the ticket, it was Manchester City Council.

    OK, cheers. I'll have a go but keep my expectations low haha.
    Oh my bad, I assumed it was an all rural campus rather than city campus. Luckily rural campuses (like L'Boro) give the tickets in the Uni's name so they basically have no way to force you to pay. Heh

    But still worth a try!
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    (Original post by jackhaugh)
    Does anyone think I'd be able to challenge this ticket?
    I'd guess that you have next to no chance of appeal.

    The ticket was issued legally and correctly as per the parking terms.
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    (Original post by Reue)
    I'd guess that you have next to no chance of appeal.

    The ticket was issued legally and correctly as per the parking terms.
    That's what I suspected originally, but I've appealed it anyway just in case they're feeling particularly nice.
 
 
 
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