Sussex Estates and Facilities

Parking for visitors

Reserved visitor parking

For reserved visitor parking, spaces will be allocated in P4 Sussex House car park by the Transport Office upon request by e-mailing 24 hours notice is required for reservations. Hosts must supply visitor scratchcard for users to display in the windscreen of their vehicle.

You will need to provide the visitor's car registration number, and their expected times of arrival and depature to reserve a space.

Visitor parking - pay by phone

In three car parks, visitors can pay by phone. This is limited to a three hour stay for £2.50. You cannot return to park on campus for four hours following your stay.

  • P4 Sussex House car park - location 800803
  • P5 Sports Centre car park - location 800720
  • Sports Complex car park - location 800804

To pay by phone to park in one of these car parks, download the iPhone or Android app. Alternatively, you can pay online at or call 01273 785599. Find out more about how you can pay to park with PayByPhone or consult the frequently asked questions. The location codes are as listed above.

Visitor Parking - daily scratchcards

Daily scratchcards are obtainable to visitors only via a school or department. Visitors displaying a scratchcard supplied by their school or department may park in any of the three above car parks.

If you are a parent or relative visiting a student living on campus, you must contact the Transport Office at first to verify your visit. Please provide at least 24 hours notice for your visit. Once verified, you can purchase daily scratchcards from the Security Office in York House.

Parking for events

For schools and departments coordinating events with a large number of visitors, please contact the Service Centre for more information about advance purchase of scratchcards.

Parking for minibuses and coaches for Sussexsport events is available on request through the Sussexsport team. Parking for sports events is booked for the P1 Science car park and P5 Sports Centre car park.

The conference and events team at Space with Us issue permits to conference visitors as part of the conference booking procedure.

There is no parking charge for visitors on open days and applicant visit days.