To register for your car parking permit please follow the link below:

car parking permit application

This will need to be completed a minimum of 3 working days in advance of the event. 

Please download, print and display the permit on the dashboard of your vehicle.

Your permit provides you with complimentary car parking in the Reserved Conference Car Park.

Please note:

Car parking permits will not be available upon arrival at the University and only in advance by using the online booking system as outlined above. Should you arrive without a permit you will be able to park in an alternative car park (subject to availability). However, payment will be required via a pay and display machine charged at the following rates: Up to 2 hours £1.20, Up to 4 hours £2.40, All day £5.00 (24 hours).


All pay and display machines are coin payment only and no change will be given;

Car parking payment information is available within each car park;

Parking charges apply between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday;

Weekend parking is free of charge however it is still recommended that permits are registered and printed in advance.


You should allow additional time when planning your journey as the conference car park could be a 10-15 minutes’ walk from the conference facilities and the accommodation blocks.


Once on Central Campus delegates should follow signs for ‘Conference Parking’.

Please note that during busy periods you may be directed to alternative parking facilities which could be up to a 25 minutes’ walk to Central Campus.


We encourage anyone travelling to the University to consider alternative methods of transport where possible:

Car sharing

Public transport

Coach/mini bus

Additional information

Accessible parking spaces are available in the Conference Car Park and also on Health Centre Road. Please note that this road is on a slight gradient.

For accessible parking close to your accommodation (blue badge holders only) contact your organiser.

If you have particular car parking requirements (i.e. a minibus or high-sided vehicle) contact your organiser.

“Car Share” spaces are available from 10.00am, before this they are for University members only.  They are not available for overnight parking.