Car Park Closures and Traffic Management

Advanced warning of car park closures and traffic updates around Campus

Please note that whilst we try to keep this page accurate and to forewarn you of road closures that affect access to the University, maintenance of the highways in the City of Leicester is under the control of Leicester City Council and not of the University.  The Council publishes weekly bulletins about forthcoming road works on its transport pages.

Parking and drop off for coaches, heavy goods vehicles and heavy plant should be arranged through Security, please see our outdoor spaces page for further details.

MSB Car Park Restricted Spaces - Attenborough Arts Exhibition - Tue 17th Nov 2015

Please note that 10 spaces will be reserved on Tuesday 17th November for the launch of the Attenborough Arts Centre Exhibition in the new Sculpture Annex.  These spaces will not be required until the afternoon but will need to be reserved all day to ensure they remain vacant. Permit holders are permitted to park in De Montfort Hall Car Park if MSB is full.

De Montfort Hall Car Park Closed - 21/22 January 2016

The De Montfort Hall Car Park will be closed on 21st/22nd January 2016 to enable the Graduation Ceremonies to take place.  Alternative parking will be available at Brookfield and Welford Road (on a fill-up basis).

Parking Spaces in Front of Adjacent to Engineer Building Closed from 11 May 2015

The parking spaces to the front and Attenborough Tower side of the Engineering Building will be closed from 11th May 2015 to accommodate the site compound for the major capital works to replace the roof and glazed facades of the Grade II* listed building.  The spaces will remain closed for the duration of the project, currently timetabled to finish by end of December 2016.  To find out more about the project including updates on the works please see the Engineering Roof Project page.

Fielding Johnson Car Park Closed from 6 July 2015

The FJB car park will be closed from 6th July to accommodate a marquee for Graduation.  The car park will remain closed for a 6 month trial period.  Please see the University announcement for details, if you have any questions please email

Blue Badge holders will be permitted to park in the FJB Car Park for the time being, spaces are available immediately on your left as you drive in through the chicane bollards.

De Montfort Hall and Welford Road Car Park Closures for Graduation 12 - 15 July 2016

The De Montfort Hall and Welford Road Car Parks will be closed for Graduation between 12th - 15th July 2016.  Alternative parking will be limited but staff can park at Brookfield during this period.


Occasional Maintenance and Repairs - Some spaces in University car parks are often cordoned off by the Estates Division to accommodate site compounds. Some spaces will also be taken by contractor vehicles.  Parking for contractors is controlled by permit, please contact Security by emailing or phoning 2023 if you notice vehicles parked without a permit.

De Montfort Hall Car Park

De Montfort Car Park - This car park opens at 7.00am and closes at 6.00pm daily and is closed on several working days during the year for other events. Closed at weekends.  The car park will only be manned from 7.00am to 11.00am each day and will now be part of the University's Car Park Enforcement system meaning that those without a valid staff or visitors permit may be charged.

Regent College Car Park

Regent College Car Park - This car park is available 24/7.A special car park barrier card is required for access.

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Parking Contact Details

Issue of Permits

Parking Administrator

Security Lodge, Entrance 1
Central Campus

(0116) 252 2546


On Line Parking Permit Applications

2015 Permits

Permits for 2015 have now been allocated.

2016 Permits

You may now apply for a new 2016 permit using the on line ParkIT system here.  If you cannot log on (perhaps not on University payroll) please use the paper application form. We have noted that you must use Internet Explorer browser, the system cannot currently work with other browsers

The deadline for receipt of 2016 parking permit applications is Sunday 29 November 2015