Forum Car Park

The Forum car park is open seven days a week, from 7am to midnight.

(Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.)

The car park is underground and access is via Bethel Street - map here.

Capacity and height restrictions

The Forum car park has 204 spaces.

There is a height restriction of 2 metres.

To check the availability of spaces, visit the Help2Park website or download the iPhone app iHop>2

Electric Car Charging

Four electric car charging points are located on level -2 (2 x 7kW fast charge and 2 x 3kW trickle charge). To use the charging points you will need to become a Source East member and bring your connector cable and Source East card/fob when you want to use the charging point.
For more information about Source East and becoming a member click here

Forum Car Park Prices

£1.60 per hour between 7am and 5.30pm

£1.70 fixed charge between 5.30pm and midnight

The car park closes at midnight. A £30 charge will apply to any vehicle left overnight.
Lost tickets will be charged from earliest possible time of entry, generally 7am.

Other payment options

A cash machine is located inside The Forum next to Building Services.

If you need to pay by credit card please go to the Building Services office located inside The Forum, on the Ground Floor, between the Millennium Library and MINT.


There are 12 disabled badge parking spaces on Level - 2 and 8 parent with toddler parking spaces on Level-1.

A lift operates from the car park to the Atrium and first floor.

Park Mark

The Forum's car park has been accredited with the Park Mark, which identifies police assessed parking facilities which carry measures to deter criminal activity and create a safer environment for motorists and their vehicles.

CCTV is used by The Forum Trust's Facilities staff to monitor the car park at all times.


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