Sussex Estates and Facilities

Parking charges

There are a number of options to pay for parking at the University, both long term and for daily visits.

Annual parking permits

  Payment methodAmount (2020/21)
Full-time University staff Monthly payroll deduction £360 per year
(£30 per month)
Part-time University staff Monthly payroll deduction

Pro rata according to contracted hours 
(e.g. if 0.5 FTE, the charge would be £15 a month)

University staff on "zero hours" contracts
and Associate/Doctoral/Retired Tutors
One-off payment upon collection of permit

£36 per year 
(i.e. treated as a notional 0.1 FTE)

Students, campus parking (eligible students only) One-off payment upon collection of permit

£198 per year

Students, Bridge car park One-off payment upon collection of permit

£360 per year

Non-University staff and third parties

Monthly payroll deducation via your organisation

Pro rata according to contracted hours 
(e.g. if 0.5 FTE, the charge would be £15 a month)

Daily rates

 

Payment methodAmount (2020/21)
Staff Scratchcard (must be displayed with a valid pass-to-park) £20 for book of 10 (£2 per day)
Students Students are not eligible to apply for a pass to park, or use scratchcards

N/A

Visitors

Pay-by-phone in visitor car parks, or visitor scratchcards (available only via school or division)

£2.50 (3-hour stay)

Blue Badge holders

Blue Badge holders are exempt from parking charges. Please ensure that you display your Blue Badge in the windscreen of your car. In the interest of security, Blue Badge holders are encouraged to register their vehicle with the Transport Office.

Disabled drivers without a Blue Badge will be charged standard fees for parking.

Motorcyclists

Motorcyclists are exempt from parking charges, but must register their vehicle with the Transport Office.

When parking charges apply

Parking charges apply:

  • all year – not just during term time
  • from Monday–Friday
  • between the hours of 9am and 5pm.

Parking charges do not apply on bank holidays.

Where to get a scratchcard

Scratchcards are on sale for staff only at the Hastings Building, open from 10.30am to 3pm on weekdays.

Scratchcards are valid only when displayed with a free pass to park, issued by the Transport Office. Visitors should contact the relevant department or school.