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Main Building

Main Building from Museum Avenue
Main Building from Museum Avenue

Park Place
CF10 3AT

Level access into the Main Building is from Park Place. Access from Museum Place is via steps. The central and main entrance on the right have shallow ramps and automatic doors.

There is level access through the main entrance on the left with automatic and motorised doors.

The lift is situated in the south wing (entrance to the left), through the first set of double doors on the right. The lift services all floors and half floors; the lower basement (-2), basement (-1), ground (0), first half level (1), first floor (2).

Some people might require assistance to operate the lift as it has two fairly heavy doors that need to be opened and closed manually. Please visit or telephone reception on +44 (0)29 2068 8536 if you need to arrange assistance.

The refectory is located on the ground floor. From the accessible Park Place entrance, follow the corridor to the right and the refectory is on the right.

The accessible unisex toilet is situated on the ground floor, in the South Wing (room number 0.35).


AccessAble guide: Main Building

AccessAble accessibility guides contain facts, figures, and photographs to help students, visitors and staff plan their journey to and around the university.


University car parks are monitored by Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras and foot patrol officers.

Only authorised vehicles that have paid for parking can use the car parks.

Certain car parks offer Pay as you go (PAYG) parking via RingGo, details of these car parks can be found on our Visitor Parking page.

Blue Badge holders can park for free but will need to email their vehicle registration number to within 24 hours of their visit.

For alternative on street parking please visit

Parking on campus is limited.

Bicycle parking

There are 68 bicycle parking spaces shared between three locations around the building.

Travel, Transport and Parking Services