5 Gatwick parking companies investigated after cars abandoned in muddy field

More than a thousand people are on holiday at the moment unaware that the safe and secure meet and greet parking they thought they’d booked was no more than a muddy field.

Sussex Police, Horsham District Council and West Sussex Trading Standards are investigating five Gatwick meet and greet parking companies after more than 1,000 vehicles were discovered in a boggy field next to Gatwick.

The field’s location has not been revealed to protect the cars, some of which have their keys stuck to their windscreens. A box containing keys to hundreds of other vehicles was found in the boot of an unlocked car.

The names of the five “rogue” meet and greet parking companies being investigated are also under wrap.

The Police are also looking into reports of theft, criminal damage and excess mileage on vehicles left with the unnamed firms within the past few months.

The Police are urging anyone wishing to book Gatwick meet and greet parking to only book with a Gatwick Approved Operator.

Don’t take a chance with your car’s security, book with one of the following companies that offer Gatwick Approved meet and greet parking:

  • ABC Gatwick
  • Airparks
  • Airport Parking & Hotels (APH)
  • Cophall Parking
  • ECO Parkin
  • Help Me Park
  • I Love Meet & Greet
  • Just Valet Parking
  • Maple Manor
  • Meteor Meet & Greet
  • Ace Meet & Greet
  • Tudor Rose

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