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Claret Car Park

Park and Ride, Edgar Mobbs Way , Sixfields, Northampton, NN5 5JT

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  • The university has partnered with Uno to operate a park-and-ride facility for staff, students and visitors.
    Located at Sixfields, Edgar Mobbs Way (NN5 5JT), only two miles from Waterside Campus, this is the primary university parking option for commuting students.
    Parking is free with payment required for the park and ride bus only – operated by Uno – at a fare of £1 for a daily return for students and staff (Monday – Friday).
  • The Park and Ride buses provide free Wi-Fi.
    There are 3 buses in the morning departing at 30 minute intervals.
    After that, buses run 50 minutes apart.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Claret Car Park is located on Edgar Mobbs Way on the Northampton General Hospital site.
      The postcode for the sat nav is NN5 5JT.
      If coming from the west via the A45, exit at the Junction with the A508 and continue on the A508 towards Northampton Town Centre.
      After approximately 600m take the left turn on to the A5123 and continue straight on to the A4500 before turning left on to St James Mill Road and then right on to Edgar Mobbs Way.
    • Standard and Blue Badge parking is available.
  • By Bus View
    • There are several bus services which drop off outside the car park on Edgar Mobbs Way.
      These include routes 15, 18 Foxglove and 55.
      Claret Car Park Stop is located on Edgar Mobbs Way.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station to the car park is Northampton.
      Northampton General Hospital is 1.3 miles from the train station via St Andrews Road, A4500, St James Mill Road, Harvey Rees Road, and Edgar Mobbs Way (7 minute drive).
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Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Edgar Mobbs Way.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 230cm x 495cm (7ft 7in x 16ft 3in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, students, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • 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 ramped access to the car park from the Bus Stop.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the road.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 10 and 11 show the step free route from car park to the bus stop. This is located at the east end of the car park.