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 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 11 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 6  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

Graduation Affecting Welford Road and De Montfort Car Parks - Tuesday 14 - Friday 17 July

Welford Road and De Montfort Hall Car Parks will be given over to Graduand parking for the period of Tuesday 14th - Friday 17th July.  Alternative staff parking will be available at Brookfield (a 10 minute walk away across the Park) and the Sports Centre Car Park, you are also permitted to park at North Campus buildings if there are spaces – however Central Campus parking will be restricted during this period.

There will not be any parking enforcement for parking in an alternative car park during this period. 

Part time Cleaners will be permitted access to Welford Road from 7.00am to 10.00am.

Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause, but it is priority event in the University calendar.

De Montfort Hall Car Park - 'Simon Says' Event - 24 - 27July 2015

Next year De Montfort Hall Car Park will be unavailable to the Unversity on Friday 24 July and Monday 27 July 2015 to enable the 'Simon Says' event to take place. Alternative parking will be available at Welford Road and Brookfield.

Freshers Fair and Careers Event - 25 September - 12 October 2015

A marquee will be erected on the FJB Car park for the period Friday 25th September - Monday 12th October inclusive.



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 generally opens at 6.00am and closes at 6.00pm each day. Closed at weekends.A special car park barrier card is required for access.

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Parking Contact Details

Issue of Permits

Parking Administrator

Mallard House, Brookfield Site

(0116) 252 2546


On Line Parking Permit Applications

2015 Permits

Permits for 2015 have now been allocated. You may apply for a new 2015 permit using the on line ParkIT system here.  If you cannot log on (perhaps not on University payroll) please use the the manual application formacrobat.gif.