The OLD and the NEW…

The OLD and the NEW…

Released by Metro Parking, 7 December 2015 – The oldest Catholic Church in Melbourne (St Francis) has teamed up with the newest mobile Parking application (UbiPark) to take the stress out of commuters finding an inner city car park.  Mark O’Brien, Province Manager says “By parking at the St Francis’ Church car park you are contributing to the upkeep of Melbourne’s oldest public building  – St Francis’ Church – and its missionary outreach works in India and Sri Lanka”.

Co-Founders  Bryan Goudsblom and Mosstyn Howell, are excited that such an historic site is one of the foundation partners of the UbiPark Mobile App service.  UbiPark helps take the stress out of parking and provides drivers with instant, consolidated parking information and navigation, simplifying the entire parking experience from start to finish.

The UbiPark concept is to make parking a better social experience, to increase the utilisation of car parks and reduce the congestion in our major cities. “UbiPark is your Virtual Parking Valet partner and by understanding availability (using real-time integrated vacancy data), rates, opening and closing times, GPS Navigation means you’ll never be directed to a full or closed car park again,” Goudsblom explains.

So if you’d like to park, quick, smart and enjoy the history of St Francis,  or Melbourne’s famous shopping precinct, we suggest you and download the UbiPark app by downloading.

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About St Francis Church

St Francis’ Church (at 326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne) is the oldest Catholic Church in Victoria and the oldest church on its original site in Melbourne. For over 160 years, St Francis’ has been an important place of prayer and worship in the centre of the city of Melbourne. In 1929, St Francis’ Church became a Eucharistic Shrine in the care of the Blessed Sacrament Congregation.

About Metro Parking

Formed in 1988, Metro Parking has been successfully managing car parks in three Australian states for over 25 years. During this time the company has experienced steady growth by winning numerous long term contracts. Metro Parking manages approximately 18,000 bays at twenty two different locations throughout Australia. To find out more about Metro Parking please visit Metro Parking website:

About UbiPark

UbiPark is the consolidated parking platform that offers intelligent solutions to both consumers and business operators. By integrating multiple parking technologies, UbiPark enables car park users to locate and navigate their way to available parking spots with one easy-to-use mobile app, saving them time and money while eliminating the frustration and additional fuel consumption associated with searching for parking.

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