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  Car Parking

On this page you can find guidelines on parking at Edinburgh Napier as well as information on how to apply for a parking permit.

Parking is available at our campuses for permit holders only between designated times:

Craiglockhart and Sighthill: 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Merchiston: 7am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

You can park for free outwith these times and at the weekend.

Travel guidance during Covid-19 

If you need to travel to the University, please plan ahead. Visit Transport ​Scotland​ for the latest Scottish Government advice and up-to-date guidance on public transport and active travel. 

However you travel, please ensure you are very clear of the facilities available and rules in place before you start your journey.

S​tudent Parking Permits

Student parking permits will only be available at Craiglockhart for the 2019/20 academic year. No student parking permits will be available for Merchiston or Sighthill.

For alternative travel options to get to campus, please visit our public transport or cycling pages.

To apply for a parking permit at Craiglockhart, you must complete an application form. If your application is successful, your permit will be valid for an academic year (i.e. August 2019 to July 2020) and cost £48. 

You must reapply for a permit each academic year. Please note that a permit does not guarantee a parking space and that the permit is only valid for the campus it has been issued for - it cannot be used to park at other campuses.

All parking permits are issued by the security team. You can contact them by calling 0131 455 6119 or by emailing​​

Parking permits for exceptional circumstances

Permits for exceptional circumstances may be available at each campus for a maximum of one month. Should you have a short-term personal need to park at any campus please contact the security team to enquire further.

​Parking outwith the University

If you park your vehicle on the streets surrounding our campuses please be considerate to our neighbours.

  • Make sure you follow all Highway Code and local parking regulations
  • Do not park in spaces designated for local residents or shop customers
  • Do not park across driveways or on pavements, or otherwise obstruct access for residents and pedestrians

More information

Guidelines and application form​

Car Parking FAQs

Car Parking Policy​

Contact us

Tel: 0131 455 6119

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