Campus travel updates

Updates for everyone travelling to the University of Bath

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.



Closure of West Temporary car park until further notice

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📥  Car parking on campus

The West Temporary car park (next to the Lacrosse pitch, behind 10W and 8W) will close as planned from 2200hr on Sunday 23 October for the foreseeable future. There are additional temporary parking facilities on the East side of the campus in the East temporary car park, adjoining the East field (behind the STV running track), access to which is gained through the East Extension car park.

The temporary road, which runs alongside the Lacrosse pitch and leads from the West temporary car park to the 2S car park will also be closed off. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


Temporary motorcycle parking


📥  Car parking on campus

A temporary motorcycle parking area has been installed next to sub-station N, which is opposite the west door of 4ES. The parking is available with immediate effect. Security apologise that it is not under cover, but it is the best that that can be found at present, in the short term. They also ask that any motorcyclists using the temporary parking area ensure that they have registered their motorcycle here in case of an emergency.



Train travel via Paddington over the Christmas period

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📥  Public transport

As part of the ongoing improvement to the network, Great Western Railway will have some changes to their services over the holiday period. The biggest change is that London Paddington will be closed to all rail services from Saturday 24 December to Thursday 29 December.

This means that GWR rail services will be starting and finishing at Ealing Broadway, where customers can make a connection to the underground or take scheduled bus services into London.

GWR advises:

"Ealing Broadway does not have step-free access.  We are therefore recommending that customers on our Bristol and South Wales services, who are travelling with heavy luggage, children, or who find steps difficult to change at Reading and use services from there to London Waterloo.  This will mean a longer journey and we will be alerting customers to the changes well in advance so they can plan ahead."

Full details of the planned works can be found on the GWR website.


Suspension of motorcycle and bicycle bays in underdeck

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📥  Car parking on campus, Cycling

The motorcycle parking bays and bicycle bays opposite 2E in the underdeck will be suspended for a minimum of 4 weeks from Monday 17 October. Scaffolding already erected in this particular area has to be replaced with more robust scaffolding due to the urgent elevation works being conducted. All the relevant bay users will need to ensure that all cycles are removed before Monday morning. Apologies to all those affected by the disruption.



‘G’ car park closure: from 10pm on Thu 6 Oct

📥  Car parking on campus

On Friday 7 October 2016 the annual Schools Biathlon Event is being held at the STV.

The event requires the full use of ‘G’ car park for the day.

Security will be closing ‘G’ car park from 10pm on 6 October 2016 and it will remain out of use until 6pm on 7 October 2016.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.