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About the Service


Safe Solent is brought to you by you Students Union to replace the Night Bus Service that previously ran.

The service is to help facilitate late night study to our students that make use of the Library's late night opening hours, we want to make sure that you can keep up with your studies but have peace of mind that you can get home safe during late evenings, nights and early mornings spent in the library.

Running Times



Safe Solent is back for 2022 to get you home safe after your late night studies.

10th January at 6pm - 21st January at 11:59pm.  This will run daily between 6pm and 6am.

22nd January at 6pm - 6th March at 11:59pm.  This will run 6pm - Midnight Monday to Friday and 6 - 8.15pm Saturday and Sundays.

7th March at 6pm - Friday 8th April at 11:59pm.  This will run daily between 6pm and 6am.



1. After studying in the library, go to the desk on your left as you enter the Library

2. Use the Radio Taxi system at the help desk to book yourself a taxi (make sure you provide your name and student ID otherwise it won't work)*

3. Your taxi will arrive and take you home, free of charge!

4. Don't forget to come back here and leave some feedback about your experience

*Please note. The taxi scheme is able to take you to university halls or private residences in the City Centre, Polygon, Shirley, Northam, Bassett Park, Bassett Green and Portswood or the Central Train Station for commuting students.

To leave any feedback or comments please fill out the form below. If you'd rather talk to a human being, then you can get in touch with your Head of Student Wellbeing, Teodor, to verbalise any feedback you may have about Safe Solent.

Solent Students’ Union processes the data included for use of the Safe Solent taxi service for the purpose of invoice payments, analysis of the service and the safety of our members.  For full information on our data processing please view our customer data privacy statement at