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Bus Interchange and Café

University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

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  • The Bus interchange is located on the Highfield Campus next to the Nuffield Theatre.
  • The Uni-Link Travel Office is located in Building 57 above the Students' Union Shop.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Parking Information

  • Visitors who hold a Blue Badge can park in any parking bay on campus without needing a University parking permit. Staff and students should obtain a University parking permit from the University’s parking team, which is free of charge to Blue Badge holders.
  • There is a map showing disabled parking bays on Highfield Campus: please click here to view.
  • If there is not a designated disabled parking bay near to a particular building, then a standard parking bay can be reserved for use by a disabled visitor by contacting parking services on 023 8059 2416.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
    • The name of the car park is Highfield Car Park.
    • The car park is located off University Road.

Site/Campus Car Park (Highfield Campus Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the north end of the campus off Broadlands Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Buildings 45 and 16.
    • 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 not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • 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 Building 32 (EEE) and Buildings 45 and 16.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Building 45, 16 or 32.

Bus Stands

  • Buses will usually pull to the front of the stands, before departure to allow passengers to board.
  • There are 4 bench seats at the interchange.
  • Timetables are displayed on boards at the interchange.
  • There is also an electronic display board, which displays all departures.
  • Payment may be made on board the bus using cash or a debit card, or via the UniLink App.
  • A Key Card may also be used to pay for journeys although this is being phased out with preference for the UniLink App. Help and assistance with the UniLink App is available at the Travel Office on L1 of B57.

Eating and Drinking (Interchange Kiosk)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the food and drink kiosk.
    • The food and drink kiosk is located adjacent to the bus interchange.
  • Service and Menus View
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Menu types include; menu boards.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 97cm.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 81cm.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.