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Parking Permits

Penryn Campus

If you work or study at the Penryn Campus you may be eligible to apply for a parking permit. To apply for a permit please use our Online Application and Payment Portal.

You can find out if you are eligible to apply, what costs are involved and the answer to many other frequently asked questions (FAQ) below:

Should you have any further queries please e-mail carparking@fxplus.ac.uk.

Parking Permits FAQs

Please note the Car Share permit is no longer available on the Online Application and Payment Portal. Falmouth Exeter Plus have introduced their own car sharing scheme which is open to all staff and students currently entitled to a standard parking permit. The saving is in the sharing and is a private arrangement between driver and car sharer(s). The car share portal can be accessed via the following link: carshare.fxplus.ac.uk

If you'd like to find a car share partner to travel between Streatham Exeter & Penryn campus, please email A.M.Hill2@exeter.ac.uk for more information.

You can revisit the online application and payment portal to do this: https://carparking.fxplus.ac.uk. If you can't access a computer please ask your line manager to email carparking@fxplus.ac.uk with your query.

This depends on your permit type.

If you are a Disabled/Temporary Disablement Permit Holder you may park in any of the disabled bays but also in any designated parking bays within the main car parks (with the exception of reserved visitors parking areas).

If you are a Glasney Long Stay Permit Holder you should only park in car park A or within Glasney Lodge car park.

If you are an Electric Vehicle Holder you may park in car park A or the main car parks.

All other permit types should park in the car parks beyond the main barriers.

If you’re a first year, please complete your IT induction at least 48 hours before going to the online portal or use your student ID/DOB.
Yes, you can. Please logon to your online application to update your vehicle details (https://carparking.fxplus.ac.uk). Permit holders may register a maximum of two vehicles against their permit.
If you are a Falmouth/FXU/Falmouth Exeter Plus staff or student you may use your permit to park at both Falmouth and Penryn Campuses. If you are a University of Exeter member of staff you may use your permit to park at the Streatham/St Luke’s campuses. You will need to request a paper permit via the online application and payment portal if you require this.
This depends on your permit type, but it should be dated within 6 months of your application.

Please note that Falmouth Exeter Plus, Falmouth University & University of Exeter staff will no longer be required to upload proof of residence, as the address details from HR Trent will be linked to the online application portal. Agency staff & all students will still be required to attach proof of residence to their online application. Permit types:

Blue Badge Holders: Both sides of your Blue Badge certificate. Please note that all staff & students will be required to upload this documentation.

Agency staff & students living outside the 5 mile radius / Agency staff & students who don’t live on a direct bus route and have to make 1+ more bus changes in order to get to Penryn campus will be required to attach proof of residence to their online application.

Acceptable documentation includes:

• Household utility bill, i.e. gas, electric, water or fixed line telephone (but not a mobile phone bill)

• Driving License Photocard or ‘old style’ driving licence

• Bank, building society or credit card statement

• Local authority tax bill (i.e. council tax) valid for the current year

• Local authority rent book

• Tenancy Agreement but not hand written

• Solicitor’s letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation

• Tax documents (i.e. tax assessment). It must contain your full name and current address.

Our permits are priced annually (pa) but can be purchased monthly (pm):

Blue badge holders - Chargeable in line with standard parking permit tariff. Concessions apply to blue badge holders who possess a tax disc marked NIL or DISABLED, or use a specially adapted vehicle will avail a free permit.

Students (who do not live in Glasney Village) - £88.20 pa, £7.40 pm

Staff earning less than £10,000 pa - £88.20 pa, £7.40 pm

Staff earning between £10,001 - £20,000 pa - £143.40 pa, £12.00 pm

Staff earning between £20,001 - £40,000 pa - £198.50 pa, £16.60 pm

Staff earning between £40,001 - £50,000 pa - £303.30 pa, £25.30 pm

Staff earning more than £50,000 pa - £385.90 pa, £32.20 pm

Motorcyles –There is an annual fee of £10.50 if parking in dedicated solo motorcycle bays, otherwise standard permit/daily rates apply if parked in a regular parking bay

Environmentally Friendly Vehicles – 50% of relevant standard permit rate. A vehicle is classed as a Green car where it emits 110g of carbon (or less) per kilometre. In addition, vehicles up to 6 years old (first registered on or after 1 October 2010) with carbon emissions up to 120g/km can be reviewed on an individual basis.

Electric Vehicles - £50% of relevant standard permit rate of applicant

For students using the Glasney Students Long Stay Car Park: Term 1: £45.00, Term 2: £45.00, Term 3, £30.00. For further details regarding the Glasney Long Stay parking permit, please refer to the Penryn Campus 2016/17 Car Parking Policy, Sections 1.6 and 9.0. 

All students and staff working on campus can apply for a parking permit if they fulfil any of the following criteria:

If you are a Blue Badge Holder

If you live outside of a 5 mile radius of the Penryn Campus

If you live inside of a 5 mile radius but don’t live on a direct bus route and have to make 1+ more bus changes in order to get to Penryn campus

If you drive an Electric Vehicle

If you are a permanent resident of Glasney Village but on a first come first served basis as spaces are limited

If you drive a motorbike

You can apply for parking permits using our online application and payment portal.

The Business User Day Permit (BUD) is available for staff needing to use their car periodically

The BUD enables any member of staff on essential business to purchase a one-day permit and park in the main car parks (at Penryn Campus).

It can accommodate both planned and unplanned business needs.

Purchasing your BUD:

The first time you purchase a BUD you will need to email parking.reservations@fxplus.ac.uk (a minimum of 24 hours’ notice is essential) so you can be registered on the ANPR system.

Please provide the following details in this email: Name, Department, Institution, Date and Time first required, Vehicle Registration, Cost Centre, name of principal Budget Holder and finally, please state which campus your require your BUD for.

Once you’ve registered all your details there will be no need to do anything else for subsequent trips - unless you have a change of vehicle.

The principal Budget Holder will then be given a regular statement of usage to ensure maximum transparency in this process.

Your department will be invoiced monthly retrospectively for your BUD use.

Cancel Your BUD: Please email parking.reservations@fxplus.ac.uk if you need to cancel your BUD (i.e. you’re purchasing an individual permit), confirming the end date.

You will need to live 5+ miles from campus or more than one mile from a bus stop or have to change bus to travel to the campus. A vehicle is classed as an environmentally friendly vehicle where it emits 110g of carbon (or less) per km. An environmentally friendly vehicle permit will be charged at 50% of the relevant permit rate, where the present eligibility criteria is met. In addition, vehicles up to 6 years old (first registered on or after 1 October 2010) with carbon emissions up to 120g/km can be reviewed on an individual basis.