Applying for parking permits and permit types

Guidance on how to apply for a parking permit from the University.

On

Applications

Connect to the University VPN, then visit the permit website to update your vehicle details and to apply for a new permit.

Find guidance on connecting to a University VPN (University login required)


Help and support

Email parking@sheffield.ac.uk with any questions.

If you'd like your mobility to be considered as part of a car parking permit application, you will need to submit a medical declaration form on the permit system. 

Download the medical declaration form (Word, 49kB) 


Categories

Apply for your permit before parking.

The following prices apply from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022.

Category

Information

Staff

Students

Cost/payment method

A

Once demand exceeds supply these will be issued through needs-based criteria. 

If space is unavailable a waiting list may apply.

Spaces will be available in Category A car parks for permit holders. 

Unavailable if living 1 mile away or less. 

Yes

No

Salary deduction

£69.73 per month

A (Motorcycle)

Parking available at Regents Court.

Unavailable if living 1 mile away or less.

Yes

Yes

Salary deduction

£23.24 per month

Students - please contact: parking@sheffield.ac.uk

B (salary deduction)

B (salary) applications closed.

Issued through needs-based criteria.

Allows use of Category B spaces but does not guarantee availability. 

Unavailable if living 1 mile away or less. 

Yes

No

Salary deduction

£41.74 per month

B (pay as you go)

APPLICATIONS OPEN

Issued through needs-based criteria.

Allows use of Category B spaces but does not guarantee availability. 

Pay by app or website via Connect Cashless Parking. Instructions issued upon successful application of permit.

Unavailable if living 1 mile away or less.

Yes

Yes

No charge for permit

Rates via app or website:
£1.25 for four hours
£2.09 for one calendar day
£14.63 a week (seven days)
£41.47 a month

R (Student)

Parking for students at Ranmoor and Endcliffe residences.

Payment via our online store.

No

Yes

Online store

£128.00 per year

R (Staff)

Parking for staff at Ranmoor and Endcliffe residences.

Yes

No

Salary deduction

£10.63 per month

Motorcycle

Use of designated University motorcycle parking only.

Yes

Yes

No charge

Disabled

Disabled permit holders may use A, B or R car parks and have exclusive use of disabled bays.

Permits are issued to blue badge holders at no charge. 

Temporary disabled permits may be issued to support a return to work or studies after illness or injury and must be supported by evidence from a doctor, Occupational Health or DDSS.

Yes

Yes

No charge for blue badge holders

Category B rates for temporary permits

On Call Permit

For staff requiring out of hours University parking on an ‘on call’ basis.

Yes

No

No charge

Evenings/Weekends (Students)

For students wishing to use these car parks at evenings/weekends:

Arts Tower, Upper Hanover Street, Hounsfield Road, Bartolome House, Geography, Mappin Street, Barber House.

 

No

Yes


University parking maps

Car park location map

Use this map to find the different categories of University car parks, including disabled parking spaces. It will also be updated with any closures or disruptions.

You may need to adjust your cookie settings or visit the map page to view the map. 

Motorcycle parking location map

Motorcycles should park in the designated spaces identified on the map below.

The University places no charge for this provision through the issuing of a ‘M’ permit. Premium secure Category A motorcycle parking in Regents Court car park — these are available through the permit system.

You may need to adjust your cookie settings or visit the map page to view the map. 


Discounted parking for staff in multi-storey car parks

University staff are eligible for discounted parking in the NCP on Solly Street (S1 4DE) and the Q-Park on Durham Road (S10 2JA). Follow the guidance below to arrange this:

NCP Solly Street (552 spaces)

University staff can park in NCP Solly Street for a discounted price of £3.50 per day. The following instructions explain how to sign up for this:

  • Download the ParkPass app from Apple or Google Play store.
  • Add your name, mobile number and vehicle details.
  • During the registration process, enter the Saver ID code: AUN6X4LD.
  • Complete the registration by adding card details and setting a secure pin.

Q-Park Durham Road (560 spaces)

Please note, this is a popular car park and there is currently a waiting list for discounted staff permits.

University staff can park in Q-Park Durham Road for a discounted price of £7 per day. 

For an application form, email QGB.Sheffield@q-park.com.

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