Parking and public transport for visitors and members of the building.

Getting to the Dryden Enterprise Centre

There is no onsite parking at the Dryden Enterprise Centre, and we encourage, wherever possible, that people access the building by walking, cycling, or using public transport.

The DEC is within Nottingham Trent University’s city campus.

We’re adjacent to the Dryden Centre and opposite the Bonington Gallery. Our location is highlighted by the NTU Enterprise pin. Map courtesy of Google.

If you’re using SatNav or Google Maps use the postcode NG1 4FQ to help find us.

Public Transport

Getting to the DEC by bus or tram

The nearest tram stop is Nottingham Trent University and is around a 3-minute walk to the Dryden Enterprise Centre. 

Trams run regularly to Nottingham Train Station. The train station is around 15 – 20 minutes’ walk away. 

The nearest bus stops are located on South Sherwood Street and are around a 3-minute walk to the Dryden Enterprise Centre. You can find more information on local bus services at CT4NNottingham City Transport and Trent Barton. 

Stops are named NTU City Campus G1, G2 and G3.

Car Parking

Paid on street parking is available on nearby Dryden Street, Gill Street, Hampden Street and Peel Street. You can pay using the meter or the RingGo app. 

Free parking is available at the Forest Park and Ride and is a 15 – 20-minute walk from the Dryden Enterprise Centre. 

The nearest multi-story car parks can be found at Trinity Square or Talbot Street. Typically, car parking is around £14 for 8 hours. 

Visitors to the Dryden Enterprise Centre who park at Trinity Square can have their parking validated at the Dryden Centre, adjacent to the Dryden Enterprise Centre, for a discounted rate of £6.50 for 24 hours. 

To validate your parking, you can visit the Dryden Centre between 8.30am and 5.30pm. As you enter the building you will see the reception desk to your right, the parking validation machine is located to the left of the desk. Insert your ticket to get it validated. 

You can validate your parking at any point during your visit – you don’t have to wait until you leave. 

Contract parking is available at Trinity Square and Talbot Street for more frequent parking. 

The Dryden Enterprise Centre does not offer any car parking spaces for blue badge holders. We recommend visitors with blue badges park at Trinity Square which has a number of accessible parking bays and lifts.