about q-park sweden

More About Q-Park in Sweden

More about Q-Park Sweden





History

Q-Park was established In the Swedish market back in 2006 through the acquisition of Carpark. Two years later, the name was officially changed to Q-Park and the new company profile was implemented in car parking facilities across Sweden. Parking facilities were continuously adapted in line with Q-Park’s quality requirements.
Carpark was founded back in 1959 and started off with just one car park: the Hötorget parking garage in central Stockholm. Over the coming years, the Hötorget garage operated not only as a car park, but it also became home to a number of sea lions who swam happily in a pool in the 100 section. This was due to a tightrope walker who hired some circus animals in the 1960s. According to urban legend, the sea lions were not always content to simply swim in their pool, and sometimes took it upon themselves to surprise car park customers in other parts of the car park. The Hötorget garage is still part of the company’s portfolio, but now without the sea lions. 
 
Present day

Q-Park is currently the leading parking company in Sweden, with around 300,000 parking spaces spread across 1,600 parking facilities nationwide. Q-Park offers everything from individual parking services to turn-key solutions for entire parking facilities. In Sweden, Q-Park works in partnership with property owners, housing cooperatives, municipalities and county councils. With 32 branch offices, we have a presence across the whole country, from Boden in the north through to Malmö in the south. We have about 400 employees in Sweden. 

Our long experience in the sector has helped us establish:

  • Geographic coverage nationwide.
  • Solid knowledge.
  • Sound financial base.
  • Reliable parking equipment and our own technical service.
  • Rental of car parking spaces and service functions for car park customers and clients.  
  • Operation and maintenance of parking facilities.
  • Car park monitoring.
  • Project design and the construction of parking facilities in order to make optimal use of the available parking space and to ensure clear signage.
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