Off-campus parking

We offer discounts to staff and students parking at off-site locations around the University campus.


Park and Ride card

Canterbury City Council operates a Park and Ride Scheme at the Wincheap, Sturry Road and New Dover Road Park & Ride car parks.

The University offers the following options for purchasing a discounted card, both reduce the standard daily parking charge from £3.50 to an amazing £2.30 per day.  Click here to purchase;

This includes return coach travel into Canterbury for the driver and up to six passengers of the same vehicle. Please read the  full terms and conditions or visit the Park and Ride website for more information .

An email confirmation of your payment will be issued. You will need to take this plus your student or staff ID to your nominated collection point, where your card will be issued.

Queries in relation to the balance available on a card, or any operating problems must be directed to Canterbury City Council on 01227 862000.

If you have any queries regarding the process,  please contact us. 

Polo Farm Minibus Service

To and from Polo Farm

A free 5 minute park and ride service for students and staff is available at Polo Farm Sports Club Canterbury (CT3 4AF). A 16 seat shuttle bus will be in operation to take students and staff to the Old Sessions House and for the return journey Polo Farm in the evening.

 Depart Polo Farm to Old Sessions House, North Road Campus

07:00, 07.20, 07.40, 08.00. And every 20 minutes until 18.40

Depart Old Sessions House, North Road Campus to Polo Farm

07.10, 07.30, 07.50, 08.10. And every 20 minutes until 18.50

* Term time only

Should you need to get to Polo Farm outside of these times, Stagecoach run a service using either the number 13 or 14 route. Visit the StageCoachBus website.

These timings are approximate as the traffic in Canterbury at these times can be unpredictable.


Students can park in the Historic Dockyard Trust car park for £3.00 per day.


There is no arranged off-campus parking for the Salomons Centre in Tunbridge Wells, however there is a multi-storey carpark (Meadow Road) opposite the site. It is also less than a 10 minute walk to the Tunbridge Wells railway station.


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Last edited: 19/06/2018 14:46:00