Severn Campus

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

Severn Campus Address and Postcode:

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University of Worcester
Severn Campus
Hylton Road

Please note that the only dogs allowed on any University 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 cycle route journey planner 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 University 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 University campuses can be reached in 15-20 minutes from Junction 7. The University is clearly signposted once you come off at Junction 7.

Severn Campus at Google Maps

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 council run car parks 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 University car park charges, please visit our Finance pages.

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

By Bus

The numbers 31 operated by First travel connect the St John's Campus to the City Centre Bus Station and City Campus. The bus stops are located outside on St Johns Campus outside the Students' Union building and near Severn gate.  The First bus 31 service runs from Worcester bus station to St Johns Campus between 07:10 and 18.35 Monday to Friday.  31 Bus timetable information

The continuation of this service is under review and updates will be released when available

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

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