University Road Closed, Saturday 25th March 7.30-10.30am

This Saturday 25th March University Facility Management shall be tarmacking across a stretch of University Road following the replacement of a water main between Telford Hall and the Wolfson Building. This means that University Road will be closed between Pilkington Library and University Lodge on Saturday 25th March 7.30am until 10.30am approximately. 

The bus service will still run but will enter the campus off Epinal Way loop round Margaret Keay Road  back onto University Road and out of the Epinal Way entrance. They will then go up Ashby road to the roundabout down Holywell Way to Holywell Park bus stop and then reverse the route. Please note that the bus stops on University Road shall not be in use during these times apart from the stop opposite Rutland Building. 

Visitors arriving by car will only be able to access the Library Car Park through the Holywell Park/Burleigh Court entrance.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Library Car Park Restrictions During Freshers’ Week


Next week is Freshers’ Week, which means campus will be teeming with newly arriving students moving into the campus halls of residence. As usual, certain car parks around campus will be subject to certain restrictions, including the car park directly outside the Library.

Visitors should be aware that part of the car park will be unavailable next Tuesday (27th September), and that the entire car park will be closed on Thursday 29th September. Alternative spaces can be found elsewhere on campus, and information about further closures can be found here:

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Library image from Instagram by Little Onion.

University Open Days & the Library 23rd-24th September

amyzhengThe University will be holding Open Days on Friday 23rd September and Saturday 24th September. Visitors, students and staff should be aware that campus, and in particular the Library, will likely be extremely busy on both days.

The Library will again be hosting several displays and stands by other support services within the University on both days, and will be taking up temporary residence this week on Level 3. As such, certain study areas on this level will be unavailable during this time.

Open Day June 2016 image by Amy Zheng.

Library Car Park Closed on Thursday 25th September


The Library Car Park will be closed to staff and visitors this Thursday, 25th September, to accommodate new students arriving into halls of residence on campus.

Full details of other car park closures on this day and during the rest of the week can be found here:

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Restricted Vehicular Access to the Library on Sunday 2nd March


We would like to make visitors to the Library arriving by car aware of the fact that this coming Sunday (2nd March) between 9am-11am the Campus 5K running event will be taking place on campus. Although the Library will remain open as usual, part of the route for this event will be passing outside the Library, during which time access to the Library and the Library carpark will be restricted. This will also effect visitors arriving via the Kinch shuttle-buses.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this will cause.