European Parking Awards for Pré des Pêcheurs parking lot in Antibes

European Parking Awards for Pré des Pêcheurs parking lot in Antibes

25/09/2015

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Q-Park Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking lot in Antibes wins the Special Jury Award in the category "New Parking Facility".

On the occasion of the European Parking Awards 2015, from 23 to 25 September in Berlin, Q-Park Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking facility in Antibes received the Special Jury Award in the category "New Parking Facility". As a part of the contest, this parking lot has been selected among 38 projects from 14 different European countries.  

The European Parking Awards, organised by the European Parking Association (EPA) during two years, reward excellent parking facilities bringing a real value to the parking industry.

Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking facility: a unique positions and…

Perfectly located in front of the yacht harbour in Antibes, at the foot of the ramparts built by Vauban and just steps from the historic centre of the town, Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking lot has 600 places on 3 levels.

The construction of the parking facility enabled transformation of the Pré-des-Pêcheurs place in order to recreate the connection between the yacht harbour and the old town. Today, the place entirely belongs to the pedestrians: 10 000 m² of space bordered with century-old pine trees, ideal for cultural events.

…An exceptional site with multiple aspects

The wreck of a Roman merchant ship dating from the second century after Jesus Christ has been found during archaeological excavations. An incredible discovery, which makes Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking facility an outstanding construction. This historical find is the subject of a remarkable photo exposition in this parking lot.

The parking facility is also exceptional due to its panoramic elevator, which provides access to the ramparts for persons with reduced mobility, giving the opportunity to enjoy the view and the walk, expression of the CSR approach of Q-Park.

Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking facility has a distinctive “House Style Q-Park” design, using raw materials, metal, glass surfaces and stone. A specially designed LED lighting also allows to considerably reduce energy consumption.

In addition, the clients of Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking lot benefit from the quality and volume services, offering them a unique comfort for moving freely and for parking. With a greater mobility and connectedness, the customers can plan their travel more efficiently by reserving in advance a parking place via the Q-Park Résa e-service, created in order to meet their new needs in terms of parking.
 
Michèle Salvadoretti, Director General of Q-Park France, states: "This recognition on the occasion of the European Parking Awards emphasises our endeavour to provide our clients with the excellent parking facilities. Also, it demonstrates our desire to protect the environment and to preserve the authenticity of sites. With Pré-des-Pêcheurs parking facility, we offer our clients the best parking and contribute to the quality of life of this exceptional place."

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