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Main Car Park

De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE2 7DR

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  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Leicester.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Leicester.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.


  • Parking is free for DMU Disabled/Temporary Disabled Parking Permit holders and pre-booked visitors.
  • The car park is to the rear of the Estates Services Building.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot be booked in advance unless an external visitor (visitor spaces in Gateway House).
  • There are 7 designated Blue Badge bays within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge bays are 3.3m x 5m (10ft 9in x 16ft 4in).
  • The route from the parking spaces to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Five of the Blue Badge bays are accessed by Deacon Street; there are 2 other Blue Badge bays within the car park accessed via The Gateway which are located at the side of Kimberlin Library.
  • The main car park with standard parking bays has a loose chippings surface.
  • Pre-booked visitors should report here and will be directed to the appropriate parking bays.