Reporter 462, 26 February 2001

Review groupís plan for parking overhaul

Proposals to improve parking for visitors, which include charges, have gone out to consultation.

Comments are invited from across the University on the proposed new arrangements put together by the traffic policy review group. The aim is to provide convenience to visitors, simplify arrangements for departments and security and keep management and capital costs to a minimum.

Visitors are currently allowed to park on the campus, when spaces are available, for £2.50 a day, with departments able to pre-arrange free parking for visitors through security. However, on most days during term time the car parks are full by lunchtime.

Features of the suggested system include:

Comments, by the middle of March, should be addressed to the chairman of the traffic policy review group, Dr Harry Lewis and sent to Mrs M Troughton in estate services or by email to

The full consultation document is available to view

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