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University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RD

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Site/Campus Car Park (Visitor Parking)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off University Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Danielle Brown Sports Centre, David Wilson Library.
    • 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 not available.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the entrance road.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the entrance road.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is accessed via Entrance 1.
    • There is a barrier to access the campus at Entrance 1 (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
    • Visitors wishing to access the campus at this entrance need to press a button on the barrier to talk to security.
    • UCard holders can access the campus at this entrance by card reader.
    • This button to the intercom and the card reader can be reached from a vehicle.
    • This car park requires a permit.
    • Permits must be applied for in advance and displayed otherwise a penalty notice will be issued.
    • A Permit only gives a right to search for a space.
    • This car park has a barrier at the entrance (shown in photographs 7 and 8).
    • Visitors wishing to access the car park need to press a button on the barrier to gain access.
    • This button to the intercom can be reached from a vehicle.

Site/Campus Car Park (VIP Parking)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off University Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Fielding Johnson Building South Wing.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point in this car park.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the sides of the car park.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the University Road.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is accessed via Entrance 1.
    • There is a barrier to access the campus at Entrance 1 (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
    • Visitors wishing to access the campus at this entrance need to press a button on the barrier to talk to security.
    • UCard holders can access the campus at this entrance by card reader.
    • This button to the intercom and the card reader can be reached from a vehicle.
    • Access to this car park is by barrier (shown in photograph 1).
    • The barrier is operated by swipe card.
    • The card reader can be reached from a vehicle.
    • Pedestrian access is gained to the car park via drop curbs. There are bollards at these drop curbs with widths of 142cm between them.

Site/Campus Car Park (Main Square Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Mayor's Walk.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Leicester Law School, Computer Sciences Building, Ken Edwards, Percy Gee Building Students Union.
    • 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 clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 253cm x 490cm (8ft 4in x 16ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the library.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Mayor's Walk.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the David Wilson Library.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is accessed via Entrance 1.
    • There is a barrier to access the campus at Entrance 1 (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
    • Visitors wishing to access the campus at this entrance need to press a button on the barrier to talk to security.
    • UCard holders can access the campus at this entrance by card reader.
    • This button to the intercom and the card reader can be reached from a vehicle.
    • This car park requires a permit.
    • Permits must be applied for in advance and displayed otherwise a penalty notice will be issued.
    • A Permit only gives a right to search for a space.
    • This car park has a barrier at the entrance (shown in photographs 7 and 8).
    • Visitors wishing to access the car park need to press a button on the barrier to gain access.
    • This button to the intercom can be reached from a vehicle.

Site/Campus Car Park (Entrance 3)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off University Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Bennett 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 clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 323cm x 580cm (10ft 7in x 19ft).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the University Road.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the University Road.
    • The nearest designated bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Bennet Building.
  • Comments View
    • This car park can be used by visitors, but permits must be applied for in advance and displayed otherwise a penalty notice will be issued. A Permit only gives a right to search for a space.
    • This car park has a barrier at the entrance (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
    • People wishing to access the car park need to press a button on the barrier to talk to security.
    • This button to the intercom can be reached from a vehicle.
    • Access to the Bennett Building from the car park requires a swipe card.