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Student Parking

The University recognises the key role it has to play in caring for the environment and therefore we encourage the use of public transport by staff, students and visitors in order to reduce the environmental impact of commuting. More information on sustainable travel to the University can be found here.

Car parking on Campus is managed by our parking partner, APCOA. The University has parking spaces available for use by members of staff, students and visitors, and there is a permit system in place. Expand the relevant sections below to learn more.

City Campus Parking Availability

Applications for 2019/20 student parking permits are now open. The closing date for applications is midnight of 25 September 2019.

Further information on parking, including pricing can be found in the City Car Parking Policy

The online application form can be found here.

If you have any queries please email

Coach Lane Campus Parking Availability

Parking at Coach Lane East is based on automatic number plate recognition. You can choose from the payment options below:

  • Make a one-off payments at the new machines located in the car park near Communitea and the Sports Centre.
  • Make a one-off payment using the APCOA Connect app (available for iPhone, Android and Windows smartphones).
  • Set up an auto pay account at to save your registration number and card details for payments to be taken automatically each time you park.






Monday – Sunday

00:00 – 23:59

Up to 1 hours £1.00

Up to 4 hours £1.50

Day Rate £2.00


Please refer to the Coach Lane Campus parking maps to ensure you park in a designated pay and display bay.

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