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Parking and road updates

Canterbury Campus

For the larger Applicant Days, please consider car sharing, using alternative modes of transport where reasonably possible, or working from home (please arrange with your manager).

Applicant Days (Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

Bays will be reserved in Giles Lane car park (rear of Woolf) to assist with the following Applicant Days as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Thursday 21 February 29 bays
  • Friday 22 February 43 bays
  • Thursday 28 February 24 bays

Applicant Days (Rutherford car park, Canterbury)

Rutherford car park will be closed to assist with the following Applicant Day as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Wednesday 20 February – 103 bays

Applicant Days (Rutherford and Tyler Court car parks, Canterbury)

The above car parks will be closed to assist with the following Applicant Day as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Wednesday 27 February – 94 bays

Temporary road closure- Rough Common road

From 18 February for approximately 2 weeks Rough Common road will closed at, and including, the northern junction with Ross Gardens to allow gas mains replacement works to be carried out. The alternative route is via Palmars Cross Hill, A2050 Harbledown Bypass, London Road, A290 Whitstable Road, St Thomas Hill and Whitstable Road.

Medway campus

There are no known car park disruptions to Medway campus for the next two weeks. Any disruptions that we are made aware of will be updated on the transport events calendar

Large Applicant Days (Parking and road update)

Canterbury campus

Large Applicant Days

Applicant Days are essential for recruiting new students to the University. The larger Applicant Days starting from next week tend to be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Spring term.

A significant number of bays (100-225 based on requests for parking from bookings) will be reserved in Rutherford and Tyler Court car parks to assist with parking on the following Applicant Days as requested by Enrolment Management Services:

  • Wednesday 13 February-137 bays reserved (confirmed)
  • Wednesday 20 February
  • Wednesday 27 February
  • Wednesday 6 March
  • Wednesday 13 March
  • Wednesday 20 March
  • Wednesday 27 March
  • Wednesday 3 April

While we do not expect parking on campus to be completely full, it may be helpful to consider car sharing or using alternative modes of transport where reasonably possible on the large Applicant Days. If you are able to work from home and wish to do so, please arrange this with your manager.

Please note that the locations are subject to change. Keep up to date with the Transport Team newsletter and events calendar which we will update as details are confirmed.

Refer to our interactive parking map for parking areas.

Smaller Applicant Days

Up to 40 bays (based on requests for parking from bookings) will normally be reserved in Giles Lane car park (area behind Woolf) on the smaller Applicant Days to assist with parking as requested by Enrolment Management Services. These events are held on weekdays and Saturdays in the Spring term. The weekday dates are below:

  • Thursday 14 February
  • Thursday 21 February
  • Friday 22 February
  • Thursday 28 February
  • Thursday 7 March
  • Friday 8 March
  • Thursday 14 March
  • Thursday 4 April
  • Friday 5 April

When numbers are confirmed they will be updated on the events calendar.

Temporary road closure- Rough Common road

From 18 February for approximately 2 weeks Rough Common road will closed at, and including, the northern junction with Ross Gardens to allow gas mains replacement works to be carried out. The alternative route is via Palmars Cross Hill, A2050 Harbledown Bypass, London Road, A290 Whitstable Road, St Thomas Hill and Whitstable Road.

Medway campus

Medway Applicant Days are held on Wednesdays and a Saturday in the Spring term. The remaining weekday dates are below:

  • Wednesday 20 February
  • Wednesday 20 March
  • Wednesday 3 April

Visitors are directed to park in the Historic Dockyard car park on these days.

Journalism and Social Work Selection Days are also held at the Medway campus and parking is in the Drill Hall Library car park. Bays are not reserved for these events.

 

 

Car park and road updates

Canterbury campus

Sports Centre Blue Zone Car Park- Thursday January 10

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 13 bays

This is to assist Kent Sport host the National School Badminton Championships

Requested by: Kent Sport

Giles Lane Pink Zone car park- Thursday 10 January – Friday 11 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 41

This is to assist School of Engineering & Digital Arts with their EES Celebration & Assessment Day, a long running event with EDT and Kent schools which assists with student recruitment

Requested by:  School of Engineering & Digital Arts

Chipperfield Car Park Closed- Friday 11 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 40 bays

This is to assist with VIP parking for Kent Business Summit

Requested by: Kent Business School

Sports Centre Road Pink Zone Closed- Friday 11 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 65 bays

This is to assist with parking for Kent Business Summit

Requested by: Kent Business School

Sports Centre Blue Zone- Friday 11 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 55 bays

This is to assist with parking for Kent Business Summit

Requested by: Kent Business School

Giles Lane Pink Zone- Thursday 17 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: approx. 30

This is to assist with the Applicant Day, as requested by Recruitment and Admissions Office

Requested by: Recruitment and Admissions Office.

Rutherford Car Park – Friday 18 January

Number of bays closed to permit holders: 35

This is to assist Tyler Hill Bridge Club event in Darwin Conference Suite

Requested by: Conference Office

Medway campus

There are no known car park disruptions to Medway campus for the next two weeks. Any disruptions that we are made aware of will be updated on the transport events calendar

Parking and road updates

Canterbury campus

Applicant days (Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

Bays will be reserved in Giles Lane car park to assist with the following applicant days as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Thursday 29 November – 13 bays
  • Saturday 1 December – 11 bays
  • Thursday 6 December – 30 bays
  • Saturday 8 December – 30 bays

Lego League (Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

Bays will be reserved in Giles Lane car park to assist with the following Lego League event as requested by Partnership Development Office.

  • Tuesday 4 December – 20 bays
  • Wednesday 5 December – 20 bays.

Maintenance work Estates building (Estates car park, Canterbury)

  • Saturday 1 December- Approximately 10 bays will be cordoned off around the Estates building to allow for glazing work to take place, as requested by Estates.

Accessible bays (Sibson car park, Canterbury)

Three bays have been used to provide two additional accessible bays in the Sibson car park. This is to help meet the requirements of accessible bay users while building work is ongoing in this area (until March 2019). Please do not remove the cones or park in these bays unless you are a Government Blue Badge holder or have the appropriate University of Kent health access permit.

Medway campus

There are no known car park disruptions to Medway campus for the next two weeks. Any disruptions that we are made aware of will be updated on the transport events calendar

Car park and road updates

Canterbury campus

Applicant Day Canterbury (Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

  • Saturday 24 November – 30 bays will be reserved in Giles Lane car park to assist with the applicant day, as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

 Medway campus

There are no known car park disruptions to Medway campus for the next two weeks. Any disruptions that we are made aware of will be updated on the transport events calendar