What type of parking do I need?

The following prices apply from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019.

Category Information Staff Students Cost
A

Needs based once demand exceeds supply. If space is unavailable a waiting list may apply.

A space will always be available in the designated car park for permit holders.

Yes No £68.50 per month
B (Annual)

Needs based. A permit gives licence to use any Category B space but does not guarantee a space will be available. A waiting list may apply.

Staff may pay monthly via salary.

Yes No

£41 per month

B (Scratch Card)

Needs Based. A permit must be used in conjunction with a prepaid parking scratch card. A permit gives licence to use any Category B or C space but does not guarantee a space will be available. A waiting list may apply.

With scratch cards you only pay for parking on the days when you use the car parks.

Yes Yes No charge for permit. Books of 20 Scratch Cards are available for £41 from EFM Helpdesk,  Students Union Welcome and the University Online Store.
C

No needs based assessment. Reduced rate parking at Q Park Velocity, Solly Street, S1 4DE

One-off upfront fee of £10

Yes Yes All-day parking £5
R (Student) Residents only parking at student villages. No Yes £125
R (Staff) Staff based at Student Villages. Also valid in Category C car parks with a valid pay and display ticket. Yes No £125
Motorcycle Use of designated University Motorcycle parking only. A paper permit need not be displayed but the vehicle must have current permit on record. Yes Yes No charge
Disabled With current local authority disabled persons badge correctly used or with compelling evidence from doctor, Occupational Health/Student Services for a short term temporary period. Disabled permit holders may use any A, B, C or R car park and have exclusive use of disabled bays. No charge for EU badge holders. All others to be charged Category B rate. Yes Yes No charge for EU badge holders. All others to be charged Cat B rate.
On Call Permit This permit is for staff who are required to access the university out of hours on an ‘on call’ basis. Yes No No charge. Contact EFM Help Desk for further details.

For all the above permits (except the On Call and Disabled Permits) a one-mile exclusion zone will apply. Staff or students who live within one-mile of the University will not be issued with a permit.

Members of the University who live or work at student residences will need a Category R permit. Click here for more information on parking at the residences.

Click here for a map of University car parks to locate the most convenient car parks for you

Q Park logoDiscounted parking in the Durham Road Q-Park

University staff are eligible to discounted parking in the Q-Park on Durham Road, S10 2JA.

The simple process for getting a Daily Value Card is managed by Q-Park; once you have the card you are eligible to park for £6 per day.

For an application form, email laura.harris@q-park.co.uk