Sussex Estates and Facilities

Weekly transport updates

05 May 2022

Park Village car park is now closed

As part of the enabling works for the upcoming West Slope Residences Project, Park Village car park (P8) is now closed.

Alternative parking is available nearby at Lewes Court car park (P9), and disabled access parking is available on Refectory Road next to the Student Centre.

Upcoming changes around the West Slope Residences Project and impacts to transport and car parking will continue to be shared via the Weekly Transport Update.

Changes to nationwide train services

A new summer timetable will be introduced on Sunday 15 May affecting Southern Rail, Great Northern, and Thameslink train services, as well as others nationwide.

The main changes directly affecting campus and the Brighton area are as follows:

Mondays to Fridays

  • Brighton - Hastings: Additional services will run to provide a two trains per hour at busy times.
  • Brighton - Portsmouth and Southampton: Direct services will resume between Brighton and Portsmouth / Southampton.

Saturdays

  • West Worthing - Brighton: West Worthing to Brighton services will not run. Customers should use Brighton to Portsmouth / Southampton services, or Littlehampton to London Victoria services changing at Hove.
  • Lewes - Brighton: Lewes to Brighton services will not run. Customers should use Hastings to Brighton or Seaford to Brighton services.

For a full list of changes in May, visit the National Rail website.

Car park reservations on Amex Stadium match days

Please be aware that on Brighton & Hove Albion FC match days at the Amex Community Stadium (nearby campus, opposite the A27), the below car parks are typically reserved for B&HAFC ticket holders:

  • Science car park (P1)
  • Biology Road (P3)
  • Sussex House (P4)
  • Sport Centre (P5)

If you are planning to park on campus during a football match, we recommend you use the Jubilee Multi-Storey car park (P7), or any other available parking space towards the north end of campus.

Full information is available on the Transport website.

Overnight drainage works on the A27

Following the identification of further repairs needed, maintenance works on the A27 have been extended until mid-May. All roadworks will take place overnight from 8pm to 6am on weekdays only on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 3 to Friday 13 May: westbound sliproads closure at junction with B2123 (Falmer) and to A270 Lewes Road outside campus; includes Falmer Station (westbound) bus stop closure

Diversions will be in place and signposted.

Car parks, roads, and closures

  • P1 Science car park: open
  • Falmer Sports Complex: open
  • P3 Biology Road car park: open
  • P4 Sussex House car park: open
  • P5 Sport Centre car park: open
  • P6 Ridge car park: open
  • P7 Jubilee car park: open
  • P7a Arts car park: open
  • P8 Park Village car park: closed
  • P9 Lewes Court car park: open
  • P11 Knights Gate car park: open