Little France

About the parking permits staff can apply for to park at Little France.

**New Parking Session Applications Open**

Applications for Little France parking permits for session 2017-2018 are now being invited.  The new session will commence on Monday 4th September 2017 and be valid until Sunday 2nd September 2018. 

 Applications must be made between Monday 10th July and Sunday 6th August to be considered for session 2017-2018. Please ensure applications provide full and complete information..

 An annual permit for Little France costs £250. A pro rata rate is applied if you work part-time and an individual application specifically for part-time users is available.

 Permit Application Process:

  • If you wish to apply for a Full-Time Little France Permit please select the option for “17/18 Little France Full-Time”
  • If you wish to apply for a Part-Time Little France Permit please select the option for “17/18 Little France – Part-Time”
  • If you are registered disabled please select the option  for “17/18 Little France Disabled”

If you also wish to be considered for access to parking within the Central Area user in addition to Little France a further, very short application form will require to be submitted in order to register your interest in obtaining access.  Please be advised that parking is extremely restricted in these areas and this permit type will be issued free of any further charge, only to those who qualify against the criteria.

  • If you have a need for and wish to apply to be considered for a Central Area access permit, please submit a further application for a “17/18 Little France Z Central" parking permit. 


Please click on the link below for step-by-step instructions on how to apply:    

  • Applications must be made between Monday 10th July and Sunday 6th August to be considered for session 2017-2018.
  • No Applications will be accepted between Monday 7th and Friday 18th August.  This is in order for the review of applications to take place.
  • Any late applications submitted after the closing date of Sunday 6th August will not be processed in time for the start of the new parking session and current users run the risk of losing access to parking facilities in the interim period.
  • Successful Applicant's permits will be sent to their departmental address prior to the new session commencing on Monday 4th September 2017.


If you are considering applying for a permit we would urge you to consider carefully if you have a real need to bring your vehicle on site.  Little France is extremely well served by public transport, including a very frequent service to Sheriffhall Park and Ride a few minutes south of the site. A City Car Club vehicle is based in the QMRI car park. This provides convenient access to a short-term, self-service car hire service – ideal if you need a car during the working day, but can travel to work by bus, cycle or on foot. We have also recently launched eCycle – an electric bike pool scheme for staff to use for business travel around the city. There are two eCycles based at Little France and more information is available here:  


To make it easier for staff to use the bus at work, departments can order prepaid Lothian Bus tickets:


Please see the attached link which provides detailed information on the range of travel options available to access Little France:      



There is one type of permit available. The Little France permit may also be used in the Peripheral Area and Easter Bush Car Parks.

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Staff Little France A – Essential User Permit

This is an annual permit for members of staff for whom it is essential to use their vehicle. Part time staff are charged a pro-rata rate.

Permit type Full annual charge Direct Debit
Staff Little France A £250 10 monthly instalments (From start of permit year)

Using the permit

The permit must be clearly displayed on the windscreen of the parked vehicle in use. Vehicles not displaying a valid permit risk being issued with a Parking Charge Notice.


Refunds can be issued by the Parking Office Little France permits that are no longer required.

Transport and Parking Office

  • Estates Department

Contact details



13 Infirmary Street

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