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Car park 5

The car park is conveniently located just a short walk from Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham Crown and Magistrates Courts, Thinktank, Innovation Campus Birmingham, Waterlinks house, Birmingham Community Healthcare, Birmingham Bullring and of course Aston University.

200 car parking spaces are available for public use on Car Park 5 which is located off Holt Street, B7 4BH.


Parking times

The car park is open seven days a week from 6am to 10pm and gates are locked overnight.

Parking charges

Parking charges are £5.00 per visit and there are two options for payment:

1 - Pay & display: There is a pay and display machine located within the car park (coins only)

2 - Telephone: You can now pay by phone using the 'Ringo' system. See the Green and Black signs on the car park for full details. Prepay is available by using location code '24037'.     

Directions from the car park to Aston University

When you leave the car park either from the pedestrian gate located in the far left hand corner, or the main gates, turn right. After just a few yards you will see a block paved service road on your right hand side. Walking along this service road will bring you into the heart of the Aston University campus. From the far end of this short service road you will see the Student Union building located on your right. Immediately after is the large main university building. Continue walking ahead following the path to find the main entrance to the main university building.


Evening and weekend parking

Public pay and display parking is available on car park 6 which is located off Woodcock Street and opens to the public for evening and weekend use.  

Opening times

16:30 to 23:00 Monday - Friday 

08:00 to 23:00 Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays

Parking charges

Parking charges are £1.00 per visit, which will provide parking until the car parks closure time. 

('Ringo' payment option available between stated times using code: '24036')   

Car park 12, located off Jennens Road, opens to the public for evening and weekend use. 

Opening times:

16:30 to 22:00 Monday to Friday

08:00 to 22:00 Saturday and Sunday

Parking charges 

Up to 1 hour: £1.00                                                                                                                       

1 - 2 hours: £2.00                                                                                                                           

2 - 4 hours: £4.00                                                                                                                           

4 - 8 hours: £5.00                                                                                                                           

8 - 24 hours: £10.00

('Ringo' payment option available between stated times using code: '24035')  

There are 10 car parks in total spread across the campus from North to South.  The majority of the car parks are for use by members of the staff car parking scheme.  There is one cark park open from 06:00 - 22:00 (car park 5) and two car parks with limited pay and display access (car parks 6 and 12). 

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