Campus travel updates

Updates for everyone travelling to the University of Bath

Topic: Car parking on campus

Temporary closure of East extension car park from 11 August to 13 August


📥  Car parking on campus

On Sunday 13 August 2017 the Action Medical Research Charity will be undertaking a London to Bath (and return) cycle ride and will be using the East Extension car park as a refreshment stop and turn around point for 350 cyclists.

The nominated refreshment point will be the East extension car park, which as a consequence will be closed from 8pm on Friday 11 August 2017 until 6pm on Sunday 13 August 2017 (please see below plan with red square indicating closed off area). Apologies for any inconvenience caused to our usual car park users.


Increased carpark traffic on July 5

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📥  Car parking on campus

There will be increased traffic on campus on Wednesday 5 July. Graduation events are being held on the Chancellor’s Building green and in the centre of Bath with many parents expected to arrive on campus before taking buses into the city centre.

On the same day the University is also hosting the Westport event which will see around 70 coaches and mini buses on campus to drop off the 1,400 children and associated staff. School children and staff will be dropped off at the top of the East Carpark at around 9.15am and then picked up at around 4pm. The Lacrosse pitch on the West of the Campus has been allocated for additional parking to ease congestion.

The security staff will be bringing in additional staff to manage events on and off campus.


Part closure of East car park for Help For Heroes Invictus Trials weekend, 7–9 April

📥  Car parking on campus

Due to the forthcoming Invictus Trials, the centre eight rows of the East car park will be closed off and reserved for disabled athletes this weekend (7–9 April).

The rows affected are general Permit holder bays between the entrance of the East Building and the centre coach bays, please see the plan below.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

East Car Park Plan for Invictus 2017


East car park partial closure: 22 March

📥  Car parking on campus

The BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) 'Big Wednesday' event is taking place at the STV on Wednesday 22 March.

There are 52 fixtures arranged for the culmination of the BUCS year and in order to facilitate parking for visitors the rear of the main East car park will be closed off from 10.00pm on Tuesday 21 March until 6.00pm Wednesday 22 March.

See plan below and area affected marked by the red box.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.



South car park closure: Wed 11 Jan

📥  Car parking on campus, Travel Update

Due to the commencement of building works for the Milner Building the rear of B, South, car park will be cordoned off on Wednesday 11 January.

The area affected is shown below and will be out of bounds for the construction project which is due to run until April 2018.

Please remove all vehicles from this area before Wednesday night.



East overflow car park now resurfaced for safe winter parking

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📥  Car parking on campus

The East overflow car park (highlighted in pink box below) is available for all permit holders to use, access can be gained by travelling through the East car park and the East extension car park.

The overflow car park now has a gravel floor as well as lighting which automatically comes on in the evening. There are also pay and display machines available in the car park for staff who have an occasional user permit rather than the standard permit.