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Parking and road updates

Installation of parking bays (rear of Park Wood Admin)

19 new parking bays have been installed in the area at the rear of Park Wood Admin building. The installation of these bays replaces the loss of bays that occurred as part of the Woodys development.

Student Centre (Sports Centre pink zone car park)from now until Wednesday 31 July

36 bays will be closed to assist with the building of the Student Centre (SPS and Biosciences), requested by Estates Department.

Kent and Medway Medical School crane (Sports Centre Road Closure) – Thursday 2- Friday 3 May

This is to allow site and welfare accommodation to be craned in place for the construction of the new Kent and Medway Medical School building, as requested by Estates Department.

No Access to the following car parks 8.00-16.00:

  • Sports Centre Road Pink Zone
  • Sports Centre Blue Zone
  • Sports Centre Pay & Display

Please be aware if you park in these car parks before 8.00, you will not be able to remove your vehicle until at least 16.00.

Assessment Day (Pavilion car park) – Friday 3 May

38 bays reserved to assist with Assessment Day event parking, as requested by School Engineering and Digital Arts.

Works to replace tennis centre (Pavilion car park) – Friday 3 May – Tuesday 31 December 2019

9 bays closed to assist with works to replace tennis centre, as requested by Estates Department.

Pilgrims Hospice Cycle Challenge (Pavilion car park) – Sunday 5 May

The car park will be closed to assist with Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge, as requested by Kent Sport.

Employability Points (Sports Centre P&D car park) – Tuesday 7 May – Friday 24 May

Between 2 and 8 bays will be reserved each day to assist with Employability Points’ interviews, as requested by Kent Innovation & Enterprise.

Reserved oil separator service (Giles Lane car park) – Wednesday 8 May

7 bays reserved to assist with Oil Separator Service, as requested by Estates.

Pets as Therapy (Pavilion car park) – Friday 10 May

8 bays reserved to assist with Pets as Therapy, as requested by Kent Business School.

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

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).

Barrier update (Giles Lane car park)

We are in the final testing phase for the Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) barriers. We hope to provide a further update soon about when the barriers will become fully operational.

Installation of parking bays (rear of Park Wood Admin) – From now until Monday 29 April

Parking bays are being installed in the area at the rear of Park Wood Admin building. The installation of these bays replaces the loss of bays that occurred as part of the Woodys development.

Student Centre (Sports Centre pink zone car park)from now until Wednesday 31 July

36 bays will be closed to assist with the building of the Student Centre (SPS and Biosciences), requested by Estates Department.

Motorcycle bay closed (Sports Centre road) – From now until Wednesday 31 July 2020

To locate a container for the new Medical School, as requested by Estates department.

Applicant Days (Rutherford & Tyler Court car parks)

Bays will be reserved in Rutherford and Tyler Court car parks to assist with the following Applicant Days as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Wednesday 3 April – 77 bays reserved

KMMS Conference (Rutherford car park) – Wednesday 3 April

50 bays will be reserved to assist with Kent and Medway Medical School Conference, as requested by KMMS Project Office.

KMMS Open Day (Giles Lane car park)- Saturday 6 April

Parking will be provided to assist with the first Medical School Open Day. Requested by KMMS Project Office.

Applicant Days (Giles Lane car park)

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 4 April – 4 bays reserved
  • Friday 5 April – 21 bays reserved
  • Wednesday 10 April – 35 (estimate)

No access via Sports Centre road (all Sports Centre car parks) – Thursday 11 – Friday 12 April

  • Sports Centre road car park closed
  • Sports Centre blue zone car park closed
  • Sports Centre pay & display car park closed

To assist with the building of the Student Centre (SPS and Biosciences), requested by Estates Department.

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

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).

Freedman Student Centre (Sports Centre Pink Zone Car Park)- From now until Wednesday 31 July

36 bays closed to assist with the building of the Freedman Student Centre, requested by Estates Department.

Installation of parking bays (rear of Park Wood Admin) – From now until Monday 29 April

Parking bays are being installed in the area at the rear of Park Wood Admin building. The installation of these bays replaces the loss of bays that occurred as part of the Woodys development.

Applicant Days (Rutherford & Tyler Court Car Parks)

Rutherford and Tyler Court car park will be closed to assist with the following Applicant Days as requested by Enrolment Management Services.

  • Wednesday 20 March- 77 bays (Rutherford only)
  • Wednesday 3 April – 205 bays requested

(Reserve large Applicant Day no longer running Wednesday 27 March- updated 21 March).

Applicant Days (Giles Lane Car Park)

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.

  • Wednesday 27 March- 14 bays
  • Thursday 4 April – 30 bays requested
  • Friday 5 April – 35 bays requested
  • Wednesday 10 April – 35 requested

Walk for Water Event (Pavilion Car Park)- Friday 22 March

20 Bays reserved to assist with Walk for Water 2019 Event, as requested by Kent Sport.

Walk for Water Event (Oaks Car Park)- Friday 22 March

6 Bays reserved to assist with Walk for Water 2019 Event, as requested by Kent Sport.

Oil Tanks Removal (Sports Centre Road, Sports Centre Blue Zone & Sports Centre Pay & Display) – Saturday 23 March

There will be no access to any of the car parks above. Sports Centre road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians so oil tanks can be removed, as requested by Estates Department.

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

Repairs to roads and car parks (various car parks, Canterbury)

  • Tuesday 11- Wednesday 12 December- There will be some minor works taking place to repair various portholes around Canterbury campus. The re-marking of hatched areas and parking bays at various locations around campus will also take place at the same time.
  • The car parks which will be affected are: Sports Centre, Registry, Eliot, Rutherford, Monkswell, and Becket Court. This work will require Campus Security to close some parking bays in these car parks.
  • Footpaths will be open and the roads will not be closed while this work is carried out, although there will be some barriers in places. Disruption whilst this work is being carried out will be kept to an absolute minimum.

Gulbenkian show (Central visitor pay and display car park, Canterbury)

  • Tuesday 11- Thursday 13 December- Up to 6 bays daily will be closed in the Central Visitor pay & display car park, as requested by the Gulbenkian for their show.

Applicant Day (Giles Lane car park area behind Woolf, Canterbury)

  • Thursday 13 December – 14 bays will be closed to assist with the Applicant Day, as requested by Recruitment and Admissions Office.

Barrier installation (Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

  • Monday 17- Friday 21 December- The barriers are being installed in the entrance and exit points of Giles Lane car park.
  • Access points to and from the car park will be maintained throughout. At certain times alternative access points may be required. Temporary signage will be in place to help direct drivers. See Giles Lane changes webpage for all updates.

Coach and Minibus Parking (Park Wood Road Layby, Canterbury)

  • This area is not a designated car parking area and is used for coach and minibus parking to reduce the number of these types of vehicles using the campus car parks.
  • During the weeks leading up to the end of term this area will be busy on a daily basis for schools attending shows at the Gulbenkian, please ensure your vehicle is not parked within the layby

 Medway campus

  • We have introduced a new parking map onto the signage in the Drill Hall car park, Pembroke campus. The map shows which areas are the designated parking areas within this car park.
  • We are unable to paint bay markings or lines within this car park, which is on the Parade Ground and is part of a heritage site. The parking bays are indicated by circular discs in the ground and planters to help differentiate the parking areas. Following feedback regarding parking in the Drill Hall car park, we have introduced the new map to the signage to further assist the car park users

 

 

Parking and road updates

Change of email address

We have transitioned to TransportTeam@kent.ac.uk email address for all transport and parking queries. We have been using this email address for over a year and have made the decision to remove the old parking email (parking@kent.ac.uk) fully. Emails sent to the old account will no longer be forwarded on so please ensure you are using the correct email address.

Canterbury updates

  • Monday 29 October- Friday 2 November- Approximately 9 bays will be reserved to remove overgrown shrubs and to replace turf, as requested by Estates Grounds Maintenance.

Medway updates

  • 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 and Medway campuses

Canterbury campus

Dog therapy (Pavilion car park, Canterbury)

  • Friday 5 October- 9 bays will be reserved for owners coming in with their dogs for pet therapy, as requested by Kent Union.

Canterbury Open Day

  • Saturday 6 October- A traffic management plan will be in place for the Canterbury Open Day.

Football tournament (Pavilion car park, Canterbury)

  • Monday 8 October- Approximately 30 bays will be reserved for District and County Football Tournament Minibuses as requested by Kent Sport.

Jobshop recruitment fair (Keynes car park, Canterbury)

  • Thursday 11 October- 14 bays will be reserved for employers attending the Jobshop Recruitment Fair, as requested by Kent Union.

Careers Fair (Sports Centre car parks)

  • Monday 15 October- The Sports Centre blue zone and pay & display car parks will be closed for employers and other stall attendees for the Careers Fair, as requested by Careers and Employability.

Medway campus

Medway Open Day

  • Saturday 13 October- A traffic management plan will be in place for the Medway Open Day.

Car park and road updates

Canterbury campus

Welcome week marquee (Eliot car park, Canterbury)

  • Monday 17- Tuesday 25 September- Eliot car park will be closed while the welcome week activities marquee is in place, as requested by Kent Union.

Gulbenkian show (Central Visitor pay & display car park, Canterbury)

  • Tuesday 18- Friday 21 September- 15 bays will be closed in the Central Visitor pay & display car park, as requested by the Gulbenkian for their show.

Coach parking (Oaks car park and Giles Lane car park, Canterbury)

  • Sunday 2- Friday 14 September- The section of Giles Lane car park behind Woolf will be closed for coach parking, as requested by the Conference Office.
  • Wednesday 12- Monday 17 September- Oaks car park will be closed for coach parking as requested by the 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