Open hours

Visitor parking is bookable between 7:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Bookings staying after this time will continue to be honoured for the rest of the day.

Outside of these times, some University car parks are available for public use. Tariff fees may be applicable for the duration of stay.


Contact us

Staff/ Departments will need to book their guest an allocated visitor car parking space and can check availability by logging into the system and selecting the applicable campus and date.

Visitor car parking spaces are limited and subject to availability. Spaces are released 12 weeks in advance and available to book on a first-come-first-served basis.


Useful links

The University encourages the use of sustainable travel methods, especially when visitors are travelling to campuses inside the Oxford ring road.

Local park & rides and public transport options (such as the BROOKESbus) facilitate travel to the campuses.

Brookes travel webpages

Campus maps and directions


Visitor car parking at Headington Campus is unavailable during:

BUCS Wednesdays (BUCS British Universities & Colleges Sport): Wednesdays from 12pm onwards 


Graduation event 2022: 31st August - 10th September 2022

Freshers Fair 2022: 23rd September 2022 

If a space is available, the booking process is easy and confirmation will be sent directly to your visitor email address. This confirmation must be displayed in the car windscreen for the entire duration of the visit.

If visitor car parking is at capacity for the times required, parking would be unavailable and the visistor would need to park off campus.

Travel to campuses is supported by the BROOKESbus and other public transport options and park and rides,  alternatively local public car parking options may be available.


If you encounter any technical issues with the system please contact the IT Service Desk on x3311 or via their portal at

Please quote 'Visitor Parking' when raising your incident.


This service is provided by Estates and Campus Services at Oxford Brookes University.

Only Oxford Brookes University staff members are permitted to book spaces for their visitors using this system. Staff are NOT permitted to book spaces for their own use.

If a booking is no longer required or details need amending, the staff member who originally booked the space will need to access the visitor car parking system, find their booking and make amendments/ cancellations.

Vehicles displaying a valid council issued Blue Badge, will be permitted in designated accessible parking bays. These spaces are offered on a first come first served basis and are not bookable.