City of Edinburgh Council appoints NSL for Parking Services

NSL, the leading provider of public-sector services, has been appointed to provide parking services for City of Edinburgh Council (CEC). The contract, effective from October 2014, will run for five years with the option of a further five year extension.

NSL has been providing parking services for Edinburgh since 2006. The new contract includes a framework for Scottish authorities to engage with NSL in the delivery of services. A business intelligence tool to enhance measurement and reporting of all aspects of the service will also be in place. 

Account Director, Trevor Taylor said: “Retaining this contract is a significant achievement for NSL. We are pleased to be continuing our relationship with Edinburgh and are looking forward to delivering a range of enhancements that will contribute greatly to the City’s vision.”


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Notes to Editors:

NSL delivers services in regulated public environments, where we provide the expertise to develop, resource, and manage complex outsourced services to achieve our clients’ outcomes.

  • NSL employs more than 5,300 people and has over 100 offices throughout the UK. NSL provides tailored solutions for the following sectors:
    • Local Government – CCTV Monitoring control centres, and off-street enforcement services; NSL is the UK’s biggest employer of Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs), Parking Attendants, and Traffic Attendants. NSL manages over 500 car-parks and delivers effective traffic management enforcement services for most of the UK’s major cities, including Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Belfast, and London – where NSL works in partnership with 18 Boroughs. CCTV Monitoring control centres.
    • Health – non-emergency and specialist patient transport services. Car park management. Transport logistics and planning.
    • Airports – Passenger transport and related services.
    • Central Government – identity validation solutions, and back office business processing operations, including Shared Service Centres in Croydon, Coventry and Oldham for Transport for London (TfL), Local Government and the NHS.
    • Consultancy – NSL provides a wide range of consultancy services, including parking design, traffic modelling, urban design and road safety engineering.
    • NSL is an Investor in People Champion, and was awarded an Investor in People GOLD Award, joining the top 2% of UK organisations to have achieved the prestigious standard, which is given only to organisations who can demonstrate excellence in developing and supporting their staff.