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DESIGNA – The technologically leading company for fully automatic parking management systems!

Our clear, visionary standards have been helping us to develop innovative products and services in the car park management sector for more than 60 years. More than 15,000 systems have been supplied to date – a number that is still on the increase. Our ABACUS product line is one of the technological market leaders with regard to integration and networking. We would like to offer our customers the best quality and top-class customer service.

We will make your car parks ready for the future.

ABACUS – The new standard for car park management!

Be it nationwide networking, airports, shopping centres, hospitals or hotel and event centres: ABACUS is a car park solution that is economical and above all future-proof, and provides the best protection for your investment.

Professional parking solution for your car park: Features
  • Flexible authorisation (magnetic strip, barcode, smartphone, RFID)
  • Integration in an authentic Cloud service
  • Web & App services
  • Lowest energy consumption in its class
  • Height of control panel can be adapted to the latest car dimensions
  • Robust and resistant thanks to high-quality aluminium housing
  • Flexible when it comes to integrating new functions

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SLIMPARK – even the smallest car park deserves a great parking solution.

SLIMPARK has been specially developed for smaller car parks – DESIGNA has used all of its technical expertise and experience, and has developed a parking system that is not only technically advanced, but also economical.

Parking control for small car parks: Features
  • High-performance thermal printer for problem-free ticket issue
  • Barcode scanner and EasyMove equipment for contactless access and simple processing of season parker cards
  • Flexible payment processes due to acceptance of coins, banknotes and credit/debit cards

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The Network that thinks along with you.

  • DESIGNA - parking system, single server

    Single Server

    The system is operated directly on a server situated at the car park.

    • The operator is responsible for scaling, security, data backups, server technology and software updates
    • Live access to all system data of connected car parks
  • DESIGNA - parking system, central server

    Central Server

    Multiple car parks are operated on a central server. Connection to a control room

    • Possibility of connecting to a control room
    • New car parks can be easily connected to the existing server
    • Live access to all system data of connected car parks
    • All car parks use the same software – new features and parking products can be activated quickly across all systems
  • DESIGNA - parking system, cloud server

    Authentic Cloud service since 2008

    One or more car parks are operated over the Internet from a certified, high-security computer centre in Germany.

    • DESIGNA IT experts are responsible for the server structure and the software
    • Guaranteed operational reliability and data security, live access to system data and automatic (daily) backups
    • Additional car parks can be connected and new functionality integrated within a short time


DESIGNA - Personnel growth "Down Under"

Kiel, 03/01/2017 DESIGNA SABAR Pty Ltd., Australia, is pleased to announce the return of Mike Weaver as the new Managing Director. Weaver e.g. spent a total of 14 years of his professional career at the City Council of Adelaide as Program Manager Accessible City, before working for SA-BAR Technologies Pty Ltd (the DESIGNA Distributor for Australia) in 2010 for two years.

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New Managing Director DESIGNA UK

Kiel, 02/28/2017 Tony Jones was appointed joint Managing Director of DESIGNA UK on 1st November 2016. Now, the Sales Manager will take over sole responsibility for DESIGNA UK from Ewan Miller on 1st April 2017. Miller is planning to retire, but will remain actively in-volved at DESIGNA as a consultant and continue to be involved with the actual New York Airports Project (PANYNJ).

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DESIGNA is Awarded Contract by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)

New York, NY/Kiel, November 2015 Great news before the end of the calendar year. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has awarded a contract to DESIGNA Access Corporation to install new vehicular parking and access control systems at four Airports under their jurisdiction.

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DESIGNA SABAR customer base in Far North Queensland, Australia, continues to grow

Kiel/Cairns (Australia), 2016/11/10 Cairns, Australia, is now benefiting from two new state-of-the-art car parking system from DESIGNA, installed at the shopping center “The Pier/Shangri-La” and within the City Centre. At the same time, the DESIGNA SABAR customer base in Far North Queensland continues to grow.

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DESIGNA car park systems in use in Great Britain

DESIGNA is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sophisticated software-controlled car park systems. From the simple parking control in hospitals, shopping centers or hotel garages to large complex projects in which thousands of parking spaces are administered or networked across a city – we provide the right parking solution to your car park. Contact our business partners for DESIGNA in Great Britain and learn more about professional parking management with ABACUS and SLIMPARK!

  • DESIGNA - parking solutions for networked cities

    Networked cities

    Northumbria NHS Trust, Northumbria

    Car park:
    1,400 + Parking Spaces
    21 Entry lanes
    22 Exit lanes
    8 pay stations
    43 barriers with Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras

    Three Hospital sites, across 23 miles, connected to one server.
  • DESIGNA - parking solutions for shopping centers

    Shopping centre

    Belfry Shopping Centre, Surrey

    Car park:
    780 Parking Spaces
    2 Entry Lanes
    2 Exit Lanes
    31 Exit control terminals
    6 Pay stations
    4 barriers with Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras
  • DESIGNA - parking solutions for airports


    Cardiff International Airport, Wales

    Car park:
    3,510 Parking Spaces
    10 Entry lanes
    12 Exit lanes
    8 Pay stations
    22 Barriers with 22 Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras

    Parking system supporting online pre-booking facility

    Busiest airport in the South West of UK.



Your partners for professional software-controlled parking management systems in Great Britain.

Unit 11 · Windmill Business Village, Brooklands Close, Sunbury on Thames
Great Britain / United Kingdom

Tony Jones
Managing Director
T: +44(0)1932-784040
F: +44(0)1932-770066

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Tony Jones
Tony Jones
Managing Director
Steve Harper
Steve Harper
Operations Manager
Ben Campbell-Smith
Ben Campbell-Smith
Commercial Manager