What type of parking do I need?

The following prices apply from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020.

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

£69.75 per month

A (Motorcycle)

A paper permit need not be displayed but this parking is required to be in areas of Regents Court car park that aren't accessible to cars.

Yes

Yes

£279 (£23.25 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

£41.74 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 £41.74  from EFM Helpdesk, Students Union Welcome and the University Online Store.

R (Student)

Residents only parking at student villages.

No

Yes

£127.50

R (Staff)

Staff based at Student Villages. Also valid in Category C car parks with a valid pay and display ticket.

Yes

No

£127.50

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.

Evenings/Weekends (Students)

This is a virtual permit to enable students to park in the evenings and at the weekend in the following car parks: Arts Tower, Upper Hanover Street, Hounsfield Road, Bartolome House, Geography, Mappin Street and Barber House. Online application process.

No Yes No charge

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

Discounted parking for staff in our 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 logoNCP Solly Street (560 spaces)

If you currently have a Category B permit (annual, paid for through your salary), contact the EFM Help Desk for a card to access the car park (EFMHelpDesk@sheffield.ac.uk, tel: 0114 222 9000).

If you currently have a Category B permit (scratch-card), contact the EFM Help Desk for a discounted day rate of £2.05 (EFMHelpDesk@sheffield.ac.uk, tel: 0114 222 9000).

If you are a University staff member without a parking permit, you can park in the NCP on Solly Street at a discounted price of £5 per day with an NCP Park Pass. The following instructions explain how to sign up for this:

  • Visit http://parkpasscard.ncp.co.uk and register as a new customer
  • Follow the instructions given.
  • At stage 4 of the registration process, enter the Saver ID code: AUN6X4LD
  • Once the registration is complete you should receive your Park Pass within seven days. You can then manage your account online, adding credit as required.

You can also use the NCP Park Pass in other NCP car parks, with 10 per cent off the advertised rate during the first three months.

If you don't reapply for a B permit, or your B permit ends prematurely, then this discount rate will cease. 

If you have any questions, contact the EFM Help Desk (EFMHelpDesk@sheffield.ac.uk, tel: 0114 222 9000).

Q Park logoQ-Park Durham Road (560 spaces)

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

However, 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 sheffield.cluster@q-park.co.uk