Meet The Team

Our Founders

Harrison Woods

Harrison Woods

Co-Founder & CEO

Harrison Woods (born 14 February 1990) is co-founder and CEO of YourParkingSpace. A serial entrepreneur, as a 12 year old pupil at Bury Grammar School, Harrison was already importing golf clubs and selling them to Breightmet Golf Club. While studying at Manchester University, Harrison created Parking Guardian — a barrier designed to protect parking spaces — before co-founding Primal Parking in 2011. After graduating from Manchester University with an honours degree, Harrison went on to sell the business in 2013 having secured a £60,000 investment from Theo Paphitis and Peter Jones on a 2012 episode of Dragons’ Den. In 2013, Harrison co-founded YourParkingSpace with Charles Cridland.

Charles Cridland

Charles Cridland

Co-Founder & CIO

Charles Cridland (born 24 August 1984) is co-founder and CIO of YourParkingSpace. Always having had a keen interest in entrepreneurship and with a background in digital marketing, Charles founded and ran his own affiliate marketing business from 2010, SparkNet Media, prior to opting to focus on a single business idea, namely YourParkingSpace in 2013. Prior to 2010 Charles worked for Found, an award-winning London-based digital growth agency. Charles graduated from Warwick University with a degree in Economics and a MSc in Marketing.