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Central Visitor Car Park

University of Kent , Library Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NB

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Behind the Gulbenkian Theatre.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Canterbury West Train Station.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located behind the Gulbenkian Theatre.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 480cm x 590cm (15ft 9in x 19ft 4in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Gulbenkian main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Gulbenkian main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the back of the Gulbenkian Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Gulbenkian building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 480cm x 590cm (15ft 9in x 19ft 4in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by anybody.
    • Parking charges apply for all except Blue Badge holders.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located at the side of the car park.
    • Payment machines are located on the pavement adjacent to the back of the Gulbenkian building.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • Payment can be made by phone.
    • To see more information on parking policies please click here (opens new tab).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is ramped access to the car park from the Gulbenkian building.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Gulbenkian building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Gulbenkian main entrance.