Managed Parking

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Management of Cardiff Metropolitan University car parks is performed on its behalf by Vinci Park Services UK Limited.

Cardiff Metropolitan University wishes to preserve as safe, convenient and secure a facility as possible for the benefit of all users.

The managed car parking policy is intended to provide an equitable and uniform system for the administration of car parking amenities consistent with corporate priorities.

Primary objectives:

  • Ease congestion and ensure smooth and effective traffic flow and management

  • Improve the safety and security of drivers and pedestrians.

  • Support Cardiff Metropolitan University’s commitment to sustainability and related planning authority requirement to develop a comprehensive Travel Plan as a condition of planning approval.

  • Make adequate provision for people with disabilities

  • Invest in the improvement of parking facilities.

Please click here to view our Parking Policy and Regulations.

Staff Parking

Everyone who wishes to park their vehicle(s) in Cardiff Metropolitan University’s car parks is required to apply for and display a permit. Parking permit applications should be completed online.

Staff Parking Permit Options:

Pre Pay Permit - Monthly Paid Staff
0.76 FTE to Full time – Standard Rate - £20.00 per calendar month. Complete an online application form.


Less than 0.76 FTE – Reduced Rate - £15.00 per calendar month. Complete an online application form.

Staff who are not monthly salaried, please contact carparkmanagement@cardiffmet.ac.uk​ for alternative payment options.​


Pay and Display Permit

Standard pay and display tariff for all users of Cardiff Metropolitan University Car Parks. Complete an online application form​.

People with Disabilities

Staff who are holders of local authority issued disabled parking scheme badges (Blue Badges) are exempt from charges at Cardiff Metropolitan University.​​​

Student Parking

General Student Parking

A limited number of Pay & Display parking spaces are available to Students at Cyncoed campus only.

You are required to Pay & Display at the advertised tariff at all times, however you are not required to register for a permit to park in these spaces.

Students who are holders of local authority issued disabled parking scheme badges (Blue Badges) are exempt from charges at Cardiff Metropolitan University (see People with Disabilities).

Please click here to view the Student Parking Application Form.

Students with Exceptional Circumstances

A small number of parking permits may be issued to students who believe their circumstances are such that it is essential that they travel by car and have easy access to their vehicle. The 2015/2016 annual cost of a student prepay permit is £180.00 or you can choose to pay and display at the advertised rate.

Permits are valid from 1st October 2015 until 30th June 2016​.

These permits are available for the Cyncoed campus. For the Llandaff campus, a permit entitles you to park at the Plas Gwyn campus from where you can 'Park & Ride/Walk' to Llandaff.

Due to the limited space available Cardiff Metropolitan University will assess all applications and determine those of greatest need. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their need under one of the following criteria.

Criteria Advice

Exceptional Personal Circumstances
Please include details / supporting information with your application.
Extra-Curricular Academic Activities
Please include details / supporting information with your application.

Distance travelled

If car travel is essential due to distance to study campus please include details / supporting information with your application.

People with disabilities

Students who are holders of local authority issued disabled parking scheme badges (Blue Badges) are exempt from charges at Cardiff Metropolitan University. See tab below for further ​details.


External

If you qualify for a Pre-Pay Permit please apply using the online application form.  Blue Badge Holders need not apply for a permit and are exempt from charges. 

As of 1st September 2010 all Llandaff visitors must display a permit weekdays between 8am and 4pm. A temporary permit can be collected from reception.

Clinic Patients

  • Pay & Display required at appropriate rate.

  • Parking Bays available in designated Zone for those displaying “Cardiff School of Health Sciences Pass” alongside P&D Ticket.

  • Cardiff School of Health Sciences to issue temporary pass with appointments. Pass must be displayed at all times

Conference Delegates​

  • Pay & Display required at appropriate rate.
  • Parking as available in General/Staff & Visitor Zones at Cyncoed Campus
  • Parking at Llandaff Campus must be reserved in advance via Conference Services


Contractors

  • Pay & Display required at appropriate rate.

  • Contractors who are present on Site regularly on Cardiff Metropolitan University business may apply to purchase a Pre-Pay Permit at the full annual rate.

  • Head of Unit/Dean of School responsible for work or service undertaken to authorise Permit Application Form.

Hire Cars

  • Exempt from charge - Cars hired for Cardiff Metropolitan University business purposes must be parked in general parking bays with identifying tag clearly visible in windscreen. Hire Cars will provide hanging tag for rear-view mirror.

  • On arrival: Hire Company to display tag.

  • On return to Site: Member of Staff to whom vehicle hired to display tag. Tag must be displayed at all times

Sports Facilities (Cyncoed) – Members/Casual Users

  • Pay & Display required at appropriate rate.

  • Parking as available in General/Staff & Visitor Zones

  • Visiting sports teams travelling by Coaches/Mini-buses will be exempt from payment.

Tenants/Licence Holders

  • Should apply for Non Pay Permit and Pay & Display at appropriate rate.

  • May apply to purchase a Pre-Pay Permit at the full annual rate.

  • Heads of Schools/Units to authorise Permit Application Form.

For other general visitors see Visitor Parking ​below.


 

Visitors

​All visitors to Cardiff Met campuses are required to Pay & Display at the signed rate. In addition, visitors to the Llandaff Campus between 08.00am and 4.00pm must report to Reception to collect a temporary parking permit to be displayed alongside their Pay & Display ticket.  Visitor Parking at Llandaff is severely limited and there is no guarantee of a parking space.  For large events, please discuss parking with the organisers in advance of your visit.​

Reserved Visitor Bays​

Reserved visitor bays are only able to be booked internally. Schools and Units are able to book reserved spaces for their visitors for the morning (08:30-13:00 (£1)), the afternoon (13:00 – 17:00 (£1)) or the whole day (08:30 – 17:00 (£2)).

The School / Unit should make their visitor(s) aware of the location and number of their allocated parking bay(s).

On arrival, if you are unsure as to the location of your reserved bay, please visit the reception on site where someone will be able to direct you, or speak to the car park attendant.

Cardiff Metropolitan University staff – To book a space please click here.​

Reserved Parking

Reserved Visitor Bays – Internal Requests only.

Please note: this service is available Cardiff Metropolitan University staff who wish to reserve a bay for a visit to site by someone other than a member of staff or student. If you are a visitor and feel you require a reserved space for a particular on site event, please speak to your Cardiff Metropolitan University contact.

To reserve a space please visit the Staff Portal​​​.


People with Disabilities

Holders of local authority issued disabled parking scheme badges (Blue Badges) are exempt from charges at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Please park in designated disabled parking bays.

If you are a member of staff, a student or a regular user of Cardiff Metropolitan University’s car parks and a holder of a blue badge, please register your blue badge with us using the form below.

Temporary Incapacity

A time limited pass to enable parking in a designated accessibility space is available for those with temporary illness or injury affecting mobility. This pass must be clearly displayed in your windscreen alongside a valid pre-pay permit or Pay & Display ticket.

To be considered for a temporary pass application should be made in the first instance to:

Staff: Occupational Health Nurse, Ext 6097

Students: Student Services, Ext 6170​

BBPR01 - Blue Badge registration​​


Tariff

Operating periods:

Peak Rate: Monday – Friday 08.00 – 17.00hrs 
Off Peak Rate: Monday – Friday 17.00 – 08.00hrs & all Weekends

Charge Rates: 

Day Ticket 

Peak Rate £2

Up to 4½ hours

Peak Rate £1

Day Ticket

Off Peak 50p

 
Note: All P&D Tickets are valid up to 08.00 of the following day (except 4½ hour tickets)​

Contact Us

If you have an enquiry relating to Parking Infringements, Warning Notices, Enforcement, Civil Penalty Notices (CPN) or other operational issues please contact:

VINCI Park Services Ltd.

Parking Shop

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park 

CARDIFF

CF14 4XW

Tel. 029 2074 5485

Fax. 029 20745484


If you have an enquiry relating to Permit Administration including Applications please contact:

Parking Management

Room M003

Llandaff Campus

Tel: 029 2041 6161 

Email: carparkmanagement@cardiffmet.ac.uk


 

If you have an enquiry relating to CarShare to Cardiff Met please contact:

Neil Woollacott

Deputy Accommodation Services Manager

Cyncoed Campus

Tel: 029 2041 6188/89

Email: carshare@cardiffmet.ac.uk


 

If you have an enquiry relating to Cardiff Metropolitan University Contract Management please contact:

Andrew West

Facilities Manager (Operations)

Central Management

Llandaff Campus

Tel: 029 2041 6180

Email: awest@cardiffmet.ac.uk


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