Sussex Estates and Facilities

Parking charges

Parking charges will resume on Friday 1 October.

You do not need to pay for parking or display a scratchcard until parking charges resume. Parking applications are now open.

Please ensure you follow all parking rules and regulations while parked on site.

Annual parking permits

  Payment methodAmount (2021/22)
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)

Associates, and 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 (£66 per term)

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 (2021/22)
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 that do not posess 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

Staff scratchcards are on sale for staff only at the Hastings Building reception, which will reopen once permit enforcement resumes. 

Staff 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 for a visitor scratchcard, which do not require a pass-to-park.