Higher education brings a mix of parkers, and these days colleges and universities are major campus environments. With this scale of environment comes the difficulty of managing multiple parking environment with multiple customer types – staff, students, visitors, in hours and out of hours parking – all requiring management and reporting.

Once you add the demand for booking solutions, EV charging and digital payments, this can become overwhelming to oversee. A campus infrastructure requires a simple campus focused solution.


Our campus solution is built for your campus. From simple parking protection to fully integrated staff, student and visitor parking solutions covering all your needs. Prebooking for simple student access, subscriptions for staff groups as well as pay now and autopay for regular parkers. We will develop your solution with you to ensure you have exactly what you need.

Available Technology

ANPR Entry & Exit

ANPR based entry that can be barriered to manage entry or freeflow to maximise ease of entry. ANPR based exit that can be barriered for full revenue protection or freeflow to maximise ease of exit. Ticketless for reduced operational cost or ticket reduced to allow for entry and exit even if the licence plate cannot be not read.

Physical Payments

Physical, cashless payments provided by pay machines in the car park as well as at exit giving your parkers every opportunity to pay.

Digital Payments

Digital payments using smartphones. No app, just a QR code in the car park so customers never have to touch a pay machine. Simple Park, Pay and Go.

Pay in Advance

Pre-booking a space to ensure your customers know they can just drive in and park. Subscriptions for regular customers and staff tailored to your customers. Contract parkers managed by your business customers.

Pay Now

Registered users can use your car parks in the simplest way possible. Once registered, just drive in, park, then leave. Payment for their parking session will be automatically taken on exit. No app, no waiting in line.

EV Charging

Fully integrated EV charging spaces enabling “park and charge” in one payment. Multiple tariff options as standard based upon start-up, time or usage as well as overstay.


Basic reporting has always been a core requirement. Parking insights is also now seen as a basic need. Analyse all parking data from individual car parks to your entire estate. Dashboards customised to your exact needs displaying all the data your business requires.


Centralised management of your entire estate is an efficiency boost for your operations team. Web based with a mobile app, tasks can be assigned and dealt with anywhere, saving time and costs.

Solution Subscription

All your core parking licences, and software paid per lane for a monthly subscription. Add advanced functionality when required for a complete subscription service.

Benefits for you

  • Know who is on your estate
  • Using prebooking and subscriptions as well as registered regular parkers means you know who is using your car parks, when they park and what type of Parker they are.

  • Central Administration
  • One central parker management portal ensures easy administration of your parking environment. Our management tools give you complete visibility of your estate. Whether it is the core parking platform, ANPR, tariffs, parkers, or reporting, all your needs are covered.

  • Integrated Ecosystem
  • As with all SKIDATA hardware and software solutions, the ecosystem is fully integrated. Each component works seamlessly in a single converged environment making sure you get the best out of your parking platform.

  • Flexible Parking Solution
  • Our campus solution is designed for you. It will grow with you. When your needs change, it will flex with you, making sure you have the right solution at the right time. From simple entry and exit solution with validations to full scale reservations, parker management and guidance systems.

  • 24×7 Service and Support
  • Our online service portal gives you always on access to your service calls. Our 24×7 service desk gives you the knowledge that we are there to support you when you need us.

Benefits for your customers

  • Multiple Payment Options
  • Pay in Advance with pre-booked spaces, short term visitor permits for multiple visits, register, and pay automatically on exit with Pay Now, Pay Later using a simple website, digitise your payments with mobile payments or pay with card or phone on one of our pay machines.

  • Lecture Parking
  • Seamless end to end journey. Book a parking space for lectures, tutorials, and study sessions weeks in advance so that students know they have a space before they leave home. This also means that you know carpark occupancy throughout the day.

  • School Year Permits
  • Organise a permit to park for the whole school year taking away any concerns about finding a parking space when your students need one.

  • Staff and Visitor Parking
  • Staff permits are vital to ensure all staff can park close to the building. It reduces the stress of finding a space and allows either fully or partially subsidised parking. Encouraging short term permits for frequent visitors also ensures the visitor journey is seamless, safe, and hassle-free.

  • EV Charging
  • There is a need to encourage low carbon travel and we have seen an increase in electric vehicle use. Adding EV chargers provides a valuable service for all parkers who drive EVs as well as improving air quality and reducing emissions near sensitive communities. It will also add a “green” dimension to the overall perception of the campus environment.

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