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Staff car parking permit payment options and rates

The following permit payment options are available:

  • By credit/debit card (generally for non-University staff or students)
  • By monthly deductions from salary
  • By invoice from third party companies

Please be aware - there are currently exceptions to the charging structure in force until further notice

Due to a phased return to campus currently in operation due to Covid 19 measures, pricing has temporarily changed - please seee our Covid information page for more details.

University Staff

Charges for full permits for University staff from 1st February 2020:

 Salary 1234567
Emissions  gCO²/km Band B-C Band D Band E Band F Band G Bands H-P2 Prof 3+
High >140 £180.00 £305.00 £365.00 £405.00 £480.00 £555.00 £630.00
Middle 120-139


£244.00 £292.00 £324.00 £384.00 £444.00 £504.00
Low 100-119 £108.00 £183.00 £219.00 £243.00 £288.00 £333.00 £378.00
Lowest <100 £72.00 £122.00 £146.00 £162.00 £192.00 £222.00 £252.00

External staff

If you are not University staff but employed on the campus by other businesses, please apply for a permit using the external car parking application form.

Permits are valid for 12 months and they are to paid for in full at the time of application.

Rates for permits from 1st February 2020

Emissions Band (gCO²/km) CriteriaFee
High >140
Vehicle emssions at 140gCO²/km and over  (Engine size over 1549cc if registered pre March 2001) £305.00
Middle 120 - 139  Between 120-139gCO²/km (Engine size up to 1549cc if registered pre March 2001) £244.00
Low 100 - 119 Between 100-119gCO²/km £183.00
Lowest <100 Less than 100gCO²/km £122.00

Free permits

The following permits are available free of charge. See the apply for a permit pages for full details on how to apply.

  • Blue Badge holders.  Copies of both sides of your blue badge must be supplied to the Car Parking Office with your application form.
  • Staff Authority to Park.  Only valid when displayed with a reduced staff pay and display ticket.  New applicants will only be entitled if they are eligible.  The pay and display ticket can be purchased from any parking machine except the one in car park C, and the current charge is £2
  • Additional Staff Authority to Park.  Only valid when displayed with a reduced staff pay and display ticket.  New applicants will only be entitled if they are eligible.
  • Car Share Permit.