Parking 2016-17

As we enter the new academic year, we are pleased to confirm that parking permit applications are now open for both staff and students and can be accessed via MyFM . Staff will need a valid payroll number and students will need to be enrolled on their course with a valid student number in order to apply.

Please remember that permits are issued subject to eligibility criteria which broadly relates to the distance you need to travel to access the campus and your proximity to local public transport options. Residential students (those who live on campus) are not normally eligible for a parking permit. Staff and students who can demonstrate they need their vehicle in order to undertake the requirements of their work or study can apply for a permit under ‘Special Circumstances’ and should follow the instructions to have this verified.

In terms of medical circumstances, only very limited mobility issues will be considered as exceptions. Campus users with long term mobility needs should apply for a National Disability Blue Badge and display this when accessing the campus, although, please note that accessible parking availability cannot be guaranteed.

Our Car Parking Statement 2016-17 provides information regarding the availability of parking on campus and reminds all campus users that this is extremely limited. We do not guarantee availability and during busy periods even permit holders may be turned away. You can find alternative travel options and details of local parking facilities at

NEW FOR 2016-17 – Our new Car Share scheme allows two or more parking permit holders to book a reserved parking space via MyFM . This is the only way to guarantee a parking space on campus!

Full details on how the scheme works, including how to find a Car Share partner, are available at . Why not give it a try?

Facilities Management

For help or specific enquiries email:

Important Information – Lancashire UCAS Fair – Thursday 30 June 2016


As you may know, the University will be hosting a major recruitment event – the Lancashire UCAS Fair on campus on Thursday 30th June from 9:30am – 2:30pm. Consequently staff parking will be limited and we strongly advise and recommend that all staff consider alternative means of transport wherever possible e.g. walking, cycling, being dropped off, arriving by bus etc.

The Edge Link bus will be running as normal.

If you have no option other than to arrive by car, please consider car sharing wherever possible and follow the directions below:

Sunday 26 June

A small section of Car Park C will be closed off to allow preparation for the coach parking area.  Therefore, please refrain from using this area and follow the instructions of the Traffic Management Assistants and Campus Support staff.  This area will be available again for access from Friday 1 July.

Tuesday 28 June

Parking bays outside Stanley / Clough will be closed to access from 9pm Tuesday 28 June to accept UCAS deliveries and will reopen on the morning of Friday 1 July.

Thursday 30 June

Parking via Ruff Lane will remain the same for Staff only, overflow into Car Park C.

Parking via The Visitors Entrance is allocated for Exhibitors, Taxis and the Edge Link Bus ONLY throughout the day.

Parking via the Main Entrance for Staff, Students & UCAS attendee.

Easy Access requirements will still be met subject to availability.

Please ensure you follow the instructions of the Traffic Management Assistants. Every effort will be made to accommodate all students and staff on campus.


The UCAS Fair will be taking place in the Hub therefore we will have revised catering provision in place for Wednesday 29 June for set up and throughout Thursday 30 June, as follows:

Wednesday 29 June

The Hub Coffee Bar only 8am-2pm, with access to McColl’s & the Students Union

Waters Edge Restaurant, Faculty of Education: 8.00am-2.00pm

Café Rewind, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences: 8.00am to 2.30pm

SCR– Main Building: 10.00am to 2.00pm

Summer schools provision will be in Waters Edge Restaurant

Thursday 30 June

The Hub will be closed, except for access to McColl’s and the Students Union.

Catering will be available in the following locations:

Water’s Edge Restaurant, Faculty of Education: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Café Rewind, Faculty of Health & Social Care: 8am to 2.30pm

SCR– Main Building: 10.00am to 2pm

Summer schools provision will be in Waters Edge


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the FMHelpdesk by e-mail or via extension 4455.


Thank you for your support,

Facilities Management

Looking for Guest Accommodation?

Our onsite guest house, The Hollies, is located to the west side of Founders Court and is ideal accommodation for visiting lecturers, international guests, Edge Hill staff, conference delegates and speakers.

The Hollies offers 15 smart en-suite bedrooms, 13 of which are single occupancy and 2 rooms are suitable for double occupancy. There is also a fully fitted kitchen for self-catering, a comfortable living room with 32 inch Freeview TV and internal phone, and a dining room accommodating up to 12 people.

We offer great rates for bed & breakfast at just £50.40 per person per night or a room only rate of £43.20 per person per night, inclusive of VAT. Charges can be paid either directly by the guest or recharged to your departmental budget (rates valid until 31st August 2015).

Please note that we can not accommodate students at The Hollies due to a formal planning condition, or minors due to EHU policy.

For more information or to make a booking enquiry please visit the FM wiki page:

Organising a conference or event on campus?

Our Conference and Events Team can provide advice and practical support to ensure your event is a success.

As part of the Facilities Management department, we can coordinate a range of services for you including room bookings, furniture and layout, refreshments and catering, signage, parking, guest accommodation, an online conference booking service for your delegates (if required) and general event support. We will work with you to understand your needs and offer advice based on years of experience in event coordination with a full understanding of campus facilities and services.

Please contact Nicola or Suzanne on 01695 650409 (ext. 7409), e-mail or call into the Durning Centre to speak to the team in person. We would be happy to help!

Waste Management on Campus – a new approach


From September 2011, the University will be gradually introducing a brand new approach to waste management around campus. This effort forms a part of our Environmental Management Strategy which outlines our commitment to managing and reducing the environmental impact of our activities.


Click on the link below for a brief overview of the waste management targets that have been set, our intended approach for meeting them and answers to some of the key questions you may ask, specifically:


* Where are we now?


* How and when will this impact on me?


* What are the benefits?





Facilities Management is now on Twitter!

Follow Facilities Management on Twitter!

Look for us at fm_edgehilluni and click ‘follow’ to receive updates on our services across campus: parking, cleaning, catering, portering, security, parking and much more!

Let us know about your experience of FM and anything we can do to improve our services! We look forward to seeing you there.

And, don’t forget we are now also on Facebook: Facilities Management at Edge Hill University….become a fan today!

Thanks all!

Facilities Management joins Facebook!

Facilities Management are now on Facebook! 

Keep track of the latest developments for the services we offer including housekeeping, maintenance, catering, print facilities, post room, portering, traffic management and parking permits!

Look us up at ‘Facilities Management at Edge Hill University’ and select ‘Like’ to receive our updates and comment on our services. We look forward to seeing you there!

What is FM?

FM is the universally accepted acronym for Facilities Management. The function of FM varies considerably across different organisations but there are common themes.

At Edge Hill, our core services are divided into six service areas:

  • Campus Support
  • Catering Services
  • Customer Services
  • FM Business Support
  • Housekeeping
  • Property Services

Essentially, we provide the fundamental support services to facilitate delivery of our core business (education). These services include heating, lighting, water, maintenance, security, post services, parking, cleaning, grounds, printing and catering.

We are the largest support department at Edge Hill, with over 260 members of staff. Our staffing costs are in the region of £4million per year, with a further £4million in additional operating costs.

Our customers include all students, staff, visitors and commercial business, which equates to an estimated 50,000 customers per year. It’s a big business!

We will shortly publish our Customer Care Charter which will confirm and further explain our commitment to provide all our customers with an accessible and inclusive service.

We aim to get it right first time, every time, on time. Sometimes we may get things wrong, and if we do, we will apologise and do our very best to put things right. We will publish our revised Customer Complaints procedure very soon.

We are committed to providing you with an excellent customer experience and we will achieve success through customer care. If you have any suggestions on ways we can improve our services we would be very happy to receive them.

Our main customer interface is the FM Helpdesk, contactable on (01695 58)4455 or by email to If you would like further information on our services or would like to find out how we can help you please feel free to call or email us.

Please report any jobs or issues to us via our online system, found on our wiki page

Alternatively, you are welcome to call in and see us at the Durning Centre (map ref. E1).

We look forward to seeing you soon!