Parking for disabled students, staff and visitors
There are a large number of car parks around campus; many of these have designated disabled parking (Blue Badge Holder) bays within them that are close to key buildings to provide good accessibility for disabled students, staff and visitors.
If you have a Blue Badge, you can park in any disabled parking bays on campus; the Blue Badge must be clearly displayed. We still ask you to apply for our standard parking permit; this helps us to assess the number of disabled bays needed on campus. If you have a Blue Badge, your University permit is provided free of charge. If you would like to park in the disabled bays on campus, please the relevant team below, including a scanned copy of your Blue Badge:
If there is no disabled parking bay close to your the building you use the most, and you would like changes to be made to better accommodate your needs, then please get let us know, using the above email addresses, so that this can be considered.
Disabled visitors can use the designated disabled parking bays on campus free of charge; their Blue Badge must be clearly displayed inside the windscreen. However, where these bays are already in use, Blue Badge holders can park free of charge in any other available campus parking bays (including Pay & Display).
Students or staff who do not hold a Blue Badge, but who are struggling with their mobility (e.g. returning to study or work after serious illness or an operation) can apply for a temporary disabled permit, until their mobility returns to normal. You do not have to have a current University parking permit before you apply for a temporary disabled permit.
In addition, requests can be made for 'reasonable adjustments' to parking provision, with the support of Occupational Health.