Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Car Parking
  • Year established:
    1931
  • Website:
    https://www.ncp.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • National Car Parks Limited, 14b St Cross Street, Saffron Court, London, EC1N 8XA

About National Car Parks Limited

National Car Parks (NCP) are the UK’s largest and longest-standing private car park operator, with more than 150,000 spaces in more than 500 car parks, London Underground and National Rail stations.

Founded in 1931 as a small operation in West London, they took shape in 1957 when NCP were acquired by Central Car Parks.

Today, NCP have 1,000 staff under Chief Executive Officer Jo Cooper and a turnover of £650m. Since August 2017, NCP have been owned by Park24, a Japanese company, and the Development Bank of Japan. They have two main offices, in London and Manchester.

NCP value their staff, encouraging internal moves and career progression through training and development and on-the-job shadowing.

There’s a structured online performance-management cycle encouraging regular conversations between management and staff.

Employees get great perks such as access to healthcare benefits, discounted gym memberships, discounted phone contracts and their birthday off.


What is it like to work for National Car Parks Limited

My Manager
My Manager
The company run an internally-accredited management development programme, linked to an ILM level-3 qualification in leadership and management. In 2018, they introduced an externally facilitated apprenticeship programme.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
NCP encourage staff to work smartly and adhere to their core working hours. Employees are also encouraged to work flexibly when returning to work from maternity or long-term sick leave, which gives them the chance to gradually adjust to being back at work.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
NCP look to create a positive working environment for all employees. As an annual incentive, staff that have performed exceptionally are taken on an all-expenses paid holiday by the company.

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Benefits:

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    11%

  • Staff:

    1112

  • Staff Turnover:

    38%

  • Average Age:

    47

  • UK sites:

    640

  • Male : Female:

    87% / 13%

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