The University has a Sustainable Transport Strategy and encourages members of staff to walk, cycle or use public transport to get to work. Find out more about the support we provide to encourage people to walk, cycle, use bus and train to get to work on our Travel page.
Blue badge holders have an automatic entitlement to a parking space as close to the accessible entrance to the building as possible. We try to ensure there are at least two accessible parking spaces per building, but this is not always possible. We expect members of staff to apply for a blue badge is they are likely to be eligible. Please note that there may be some access restrictions e.g. the underground Gloucester Green car park does not have lift access.
People who have a temporary mobility impairment for medical reasons, for example if recovering from surgery, may be able to use one of their department’s operational spaces for up to three months.
Staff with other disabilities or medical conditions are given a high priority for getting permits, but these are simply a licence to hunt for a space, not a guaranteed space.
People with a mobility impairment who are not eligible for a blue badge may request special arrangements if they are experiencing difficulties. Please contact the Staff Disability Advisor for further information (details in the right hand menu).
Our Travel by Car webpage gives further information, application forms and a link to the Disabled Parking guidelines.
For further information about travel, including maps see our Travel & Transport webpage.
If you are unable to use public transport or drive yourself because of a disability, funding may be available for help with Travel to Work through the Access to Work (ATW) scheme. They may pay for
For further information see our Funding webpage.
See our Access guide for information about building accessibility, including photographs, to help you plan ahead.
If you have difficulty travelling during busy periods, you may wish to request a change to your working pattern to enable you to start earlier or later. This may be agreed subjhect to operational requirements.
Staff Disability Advisor