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The details of the car parking allocation for the academic year 2018/19 have not been confirmed yet. Please check back in August 2018 for more information.

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

  • Make a one-off payment at the 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. 

It is essential to enter your registration number accurately, otherwise your payment will not be linked to your vehicle and you are liable to receive a PCN.

 Day  Time  Cost
 Monday - Sunday 07:00 – 18:00  

Up to 1 hour £1.00

Up to 4 hours £2.00

Day Rate £3.00

 Up to 31 Days    £35.00

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

Parking spaces at City Campus are extremely limited and we recommend travelling on foot, by bicycle or public transport wherever possible.

Applications for parking permits for 2023-24 are now closed.

You will be notified of the outcome of your application after the closing deadline. Parking permits are valid from 1 October.

If you have any queries, please email

1 day and 5 day scratch cards are available, an unlimited amount can be purchased.

Parking scratch cards can be purchased online and will be posted to you. Please note the scratch cards must be displayed in your vehicle window at all times and are only valid at Coach Lane Campus. 

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