UWE Bristol's car parks are managed for the benefit of authorised staff, students and visitors to the campuses. We operate a permit system and certain car parks have restricted access rights.
All vehicles, except motorbikes, parked on UWE Bristol campuses between the core hours of 08:30 and 17:00 Monday-Friday must display parking validation or the Blue Badge in their vehicle windscreen or driver's window.
Car parking information
Guidance for students
Where you can park, how to obtain a permit and an overview of the University's parking policy.
Guidance for staff
See which car parks are open to staff, how to apply for permits, register your car or book a parking space for a visitor.
Guidance for visitors
If you are visiting one of our campuses you need to find out how to get a temporary pass and where to report.
Enforcement and appeals
Details of parking infringements, parking notice charges and the appeals process.
If you are a Blue Badge holder you are exempt from parking charges within University-managed car parks.
By sharing your car journey to UWE Bristol with someone else, you can save both time and money.
By car sharing:
- you can save hundreds of pounds a year
- you are cutting congestion and reducing the impact of your car on the environment.
Learn more about our Travel Action Plan and our commitment to zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Register to find other people looking to car share on UWE Bristol's joinmyjourney, a dedicated site for UWE Bristol staff and students.
Frequently asked questions
Your first stop for questions relating to car parking at UWE Bristol.
Parking issues in residential areas
Parking in residential areas has become an issue of great inconvenience and distress to the residents and neighbours around our campuses.
Please take note of the parking restrictions in the residential areas surrounding UWE Bristol campuses.
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