Severn Campus

Situated between the St John's Campus and the City Campus, the Severn Campus is home to the Ƶ Arena, the Riverside building, the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Building and the Elizabeth Casson Building.

Severn Campus Address and Postcode:

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Ƶ of Worcester
Severn Campus
Hylton Road

Please note that the only dogs allowed on any Ƶ campus are assistance dogs.

Severn Campus Directions:   

By Foot

The Severn Campus is just a 10-minute walk from either the St John's or City Campus. If arriving by train the Severn Campus is a 15-minute walk from Worcester Foregate Street Station. To help find your way you can download a directional map and a campus map.

By Bicycle

The Severn Campus is easily reached by local and national cycle routes and has many cycle parking facilities on campus. Use the  to help work out your route.

There are Sheffield-type hoop cycle parking facilities to lock your bike to on campus. Showers and lockers are available at all campuses.

Please see our Facilities for Cyclists campus map to see all cycle parking locations. On this map the location and opening hours of the bike shop can also be found. Students and staff can apply for secure cycle storage.

Cycle to Work Scheme

The cycle to work scheme is open to all Ƶ employees, on one year or longer contracts, providing a tax exemption to staff for the hire of cycles and cyclist safety equipment, up to the value of £2,000 and includes electric bikes (e-bikes). For further details please see the Cycle2Work Guidance  or contact .

By Car

Worcester is served by the M5 motorway and is accessible from Junctions 6 and 7. Under normal traffic conditions all Ƶ campuses can be reached in 15-20 minutes from Junction 7. The Ƶ is clearly signposted once you come off at Junction 7.

Sat Nav: Severn Campus: WR2 5JN

Car Parking

There is a drop off zone and disabled parking spaces on site, there are limited parking spaces for visitors. The Severn Campus is also very close to several  ranging from 60p-90p per hour depending on which car park you use.

For events in the evening, weekends and vacations there is good parking available at St John’s Campus but in semester time these can be congested. Car Park charges apply on a Pay & Display basis.

If you have pre-bought parking tickets, please proceed directly to the Arena (postcode for sat-navs is WR2 5JN) - the car park is located directly behind the arena (please do not follow the AA Road Signs for parking in city centre car parks)

For up-to-date information on Ƶ car park charges, please visit our .

Student Permits

Student car parking permits are available, for pricing and information please visit the Student car parking information page.

By Rail

Worcester is served by two train stations:

  • Worcester Foregate Street – is a 15-minute walk from the Severn Campus
  • Worcester Shrub Hill - is a 25-minute walk from the Severn Campus or 10-minutes by taxi

Approximate travel times:

  • Birmingham New Street - 50 minutes
  • Bristol Temple Meads - 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Cardiff Central - 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Exeter Central - 3 hours 25 minutes
  • London Paddington - 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Manchester Piccadilly - 2 hours 30 minutes

West Midlands Rail – Student & Parents of Students Discounts

For discounts of up to 50% savings on train travel per term please visit the

By Bus

First Bus service U1 connects the Severn Campus to the St John’s Campus, City Centre Bus Station and City Campus during term time. Outside of term time, services 31 and 31A can be caught from the St John’s Campus. On the St John’s Campus, the bus stops are located outside the Students’ Union building and near the Severn gate entrance. More information about tickets, timetables, and student discounts can be found on the .

 helps you plan your journey and find out when the next bus service will be arriving at the Ƶ of Worcester.

 serve the city of Worcester, arriving into Worcester Bus Station which is situated in the Crowngate Shopping Centre in the City Centre.