Cambridgeshire County Council has awarded a five year contract for Civil Parking Enforcement to Legion Group, a division of OCS. The contract follows Legion Group’s, relationship with the council between 2005 and 2010 when the company provided on and off street enforcement.
The team of civil enforcement officers will manage over 115 sq km across the city of Cambridge, mainly patrolling on foot, some on motor scooters and several, following the city’s tradition of cycling, patrolling on bicycles.
Philip Hammer, Parking Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council, said: “We look forward to working with Legion Group’s enforcement officers and team to provide the highest levels of professional service and customer satisfaction in the city. Good enforcement is essential to keeping Cambridge on the move, reducing congestion and supporting our local businesses.”
Jane Sheard, OCS CEO UK Facilities Services, commented: “We are pleased to support Cambridgeshire County Council through Legion’s heritage, as the longest established parking company in the UK, expertise and industry knowledge.”
OCS operates over 400 public and private sector car parks throughout the UK in addition to carrying out Civil Parking Enforcement on behalf of local authorities.