External exam venues & parking information

The Citigate Centre is a new external venue which BU is using for some of the January 2014 exams.


The Centre is situated on Holdenhurst Road next to Dorchester House, opposite Bournemouth train station, the U1 bus stops directly outside the entrance. For more information please visit the Citigate website or the Exam section of the Student Portal.

Please note: There is no parking available at the Citygate Centre, but there are pay & display car parks nearby; see the Citygate website for more information. Please do NOT use Halfords or Staples car parks as these are for customers only, there are also time limits & charges for the ASDA car park.

The Carrington House Hotel (Ambassador Suite & President Suite) is situated on Knyveton Road.


The hotel car park is quite small & operates on a firstย come first serve parking basis. The car parking is free of charge and can not be booked in advance. There are alternative public pay & display car parks near the hotel.

For directions please visit the Carrington House Hotel website.