Estates and Campus Services

Car parking spaces

The University’s parking spaces are marked by colour coded lines or have A4 posts which indicate as follows:

  • White – Standard
  • Yellow and Blue – Disabled
  • Green – Faculty or UEB only
  • Orange – Maintenance
  • A4 posts – Reserved spaces for visitors on University business (these are located in designated car parks only)

Who can park where?

Standard: All permit holders are allowed to park in any standard White bay within the University except from Contractors.

Disabled: Only disabled badge holders can park in Yellow and Blue disabled bays. They must also display their Blue Badge.

Faculty: Green faculty bays may only be used by faculty permit holders. Authorisation for these permits are at the discretion of Faculty Heads and cannot be issued without their permission.

Maintenance: These bays are now time limited and for the use of Maintenance and Contractor permit holders only.

Reserved: These bays are for the sole use of visitors on business only – the University has centralised visiting bays to the designated areas below:

  • Ravelin New
  • St. Andrew’s Court

Other parking provision in Portsmouth

Gunwharf Quays car park

Car parking at Gunwharf Quays is available for University staff/student card holders at a reduced rate of £4 per day. This arrangement is during school term times only.

Concessions can be claimed by visiting the Gunwharf Car Parking Office immediately upon arrival. On completion of an application form, you will be issued with a top-up card to be used in the Gunwharf parking machine. You will have the option to top up how much you require in advance or just use for one day.