Lancaster University Visitor Parking

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Lancaster University Visitor Parking

Lancaster University Visitor Parking






Car Parking Policy

We aim to improve the quality and value for money of alternatives to single-occupancy car travel in line with the University’s Travel Plan objectives. You can view the parking options and prices in the information below.

Campus Parking Enforcement Now in Operation

Please adhere to the Car Parking Policy (2016-17)‌ to avoid receiving a Parking Charge Notice (PCN). Please note that staff parking permits are valid in the Student Zone on Alexandra Park if the main campus is full.

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Visitor Parking Zones

These zones are available to University visitors with a valid one-day green visitor scratch-card or pay & display sticker or staff holding a valid Car Sharing Permit. They are also available for the University’s fleet of vehicles and hired cars for University business. Visitors must not park in staff or student zones. Staff and student permit holders must not park in visitor zones.

All ticket machines dispense tickets for 2 hours at £2 or £5 for a full day (see below for exceptions). All day visitor scratch cards are available from the Cashiers Desk in University House between 9.00am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, and are priced at £5 each. Car Parking – Parking Zones  map is available. Students are not permitted to buy one-day scratchcards.

Further travel information and maps for visitors click here.

Pay & Display Machines

Pay & Display Machines are located in the following Visitor Car Parks:

A: Bowland Avenue / North West Drive

C: John Creed Avenue

D: George Fox Avenue

E: opposite ISS Building

F: outside Infolab21

G: Grizedale Avenue

H: Gillow Avenue

I: Farrer Avenue

J: Alexandra Park Visitor (cheaper rate of £3 per day as this is on the edge of campus)