Inherently Safer Car Parking

Automated Parking Systems eliminate the need to walk through dark, intimidating car parks and more…   

Parking Lot Safety 

For most people, parking garages are places that induce anxiety and fear according to various studies. And, why not? Parking garages and car parks often have poor lighting because lights and electricity are expensive. They are also full of shadowy hiding places, even when the lighting is good. Worst of all, however, is that typical parking garages and car parks have features that naturally attract criminal behavior:

  • Plenty of valuable items such as cars, car contents, cash and jewelry,
  • Multiple, uncontrolled access points for easy entry and escape,  
  • Many ways to move about and places hide without being seen,
  • Very few people in the area at any time, and  
  • Limited or no visibility from the outside.

Fundamentally Safe Car Parks

There are two ways to make parking garages and car parks safer. One is to remove the targets of criminal behavior and the other is to remove access to the targets of criminal behavior.  

Skyline Automated Parking Systems do use both methods to create inherently safer parking garages. 

An APS removes the targets of criminal behavior by eliminating drivers and passengers from the parking process. Unlike the typical parking garage and car park, people do not have to walk past dim and scary rows of parked cars with an APS. Drivers drop off and retrieve cars at well-lighted, street-level APS access points that provide no hiding places for criminals.

Additionally, an APS removes access to targets criminal behavior by preventing people from entering the parking area. Because of the fully automated parking process, the APS parking area is safeguarded to prevent human access during operation. No criminal would want to be inside an APS while the machinery is running.  

The attributes that make APS inherently safer compared to conventional parking garages and car parks also work to make APS inherently more secure for car parking.

Automated Parking Blog

Switzerland Global Enterprise - SUCCESS STORIES (more…)
One of the most significant benefits of an automated parking system over a conventional car park is an easier and more cost-effective construction process. Thanks to the use of automation to park cars, less space is required to accommodate the needs of people, resulting in a smaller building volume. In addition, pre-fabricated building materials can be put together in record time, greatly simplifying the construction process and saving money at the same time. Learn more about the different construction advantages offered by APS here.
We’re entering a new age of green and eco buildings. Those seeking a luxury lifestyle no longer have to compromise on their environmental impact as the world’s most sustainable residential tower is announced. The Beacon is a 17-storey tower that is to be built in Hemel Hempstead by Lumiere Developments.
Imagine life without energy bills: not only saving money but avoiding all those hours trawling through comparison websites in search of the cheapest deal. That is the promise of a new building that the developer claims will be the world’s most sustainable residential tower. The Beacon in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, will provide “free energy for life” for the residents of its 272 flats in 17 storeys.
The high rise is going green. It seems hard to believe that a tall, hulking block made from huge amounts of material and consuming huge amounts of energy could ever be anything other than bad for our fragile environment. Yet conventional wisdom is being challenged by architects and scientists who are attempting to foster a new breed of “eco towers”.  
Despite their futuristic appearance, Automated Parking Systems (APS) are by no means a new concept. Indeed, the earliest reference to something akin to an automated parking system was the Garage Rue de Ponthieu constructed in 1905. The system consisted of a lift in the center of the structure to move cars up one or two floors where attendants on the floors would park the cars… Read more about today’s urgent need for APS.
The argument for Automated Parking Systems is stacking up! Jason Petsch, Director of Skyline Parking in the UK discusses the urgent need for APS in our urban environments...
Aston Martin St. Gallen inaugurates extraordinary flagship store with a fascinating Skyline parking system. You’ll find out more about this interesting project in Eastern Switzerland in the latest edition of the Investnet AG newsletter.
Special Cars Deserve Special Parking. Read the press release regarding the Aston Martin St. Gallen project here...
View the Dutch article here...
View the City Parking Press release here...
Article from the British Parking Association magazine: Reach for the Sky
“The British Parking Association (BPA) is the premier parking trade association in the United Kingdom and has been in existence for over 50 years. It represents all key companies in the UK parking industry and advises and guides parking Consultants, Operators and Developers on legislation, products, services and strategic parking issues. It also represents the UK parking industry in advising the British Government on legislation, standards and strategic transport planning in addition to providing support and advice to parking Investors and corporate bodies. Parking News is a monthly publication that is the main communication method of the BPA and has a wide circulation, both in the United Kingdom and internationally. It is distributed in both electronic and hard copy format and is well respected for its views and opinions on the UK industry in particular but also across Europe. In discussion with the BPA, it became clear that there was a low level of familiarity and understanding of automatic parking systems and in particular a lack of knowledge of the latest technologies. The idea grew that their readership, as key representative of the parking industry, should have an understanding of APS – it’s technology, features and the potential benefits it could offer their clients. So came the opportunity for Skyline Parking to be the first APS company ever to write a detailed editorial for the magazine as an expert in the field of APS. This represents a key milestone in building market awareness of APS in the UK (and Europe) and, most importantly, positioning Skyline Parking as the industry expert and leader in its field.”

Learn more about the inherent parking garage safety in Skyline APS designs:

Underground Parking

Secure Garage Parking

Disabled Parking

How APS Work

Automated Parking Systems

More information about Automated Parking Systems

[unex_ce_button id="content_ypsy3av0v,column_content_4sk671w4p" button_text_color="#ffffff" button_font="semibold" button_font_size="15px" button_width="auto" button_alignment="center" button_text_spacing="2px" button_bg_color="#3a5ba7" button_padding="15px 60px 15px 60px" button_border_width="0px" button_border_color="#000000" button_border_radius="5px" button_text_hover_color="#ffffff" button_text_spacing_hover="2px" button_bg_hover_color="#000000" button_border_hover_color="#000000" button_link="https://skyline-parking.com/contact-us/" button_link_type="url" button_link_target="_blank" has_container="" in_column="1"]Get in touch[/ce_button]