Code Version Repository

This service will cease on 1st March 2021.  Please refer to the replacement service: Software Development Toolkit.

Service Description

The Code Version Repository service provides network access to individual Subversion (“svn”) source-control repositories.


  • WebDAV accessible repositories (over HTTPS).
  • End-user controllable access lists.
  • Linked to a shared Unix home folder.
  • Access available from off-campus.


The service is available to all members of the University.

Service Hours

24 x 7 x 365

Level of Service

The size of repositories is limited to the quota attached to the Unix home folder hosting the repository.

Unix home folders are backed up daily.

Support and Documentation

Documentation is available at:

Additional support is available via the ITService Desk on 0191 208 5999 or 

All incidents relating to both aspects of this service will be handled according to the Incident Management and Major Incident Management processes.

Request Process

  1. Request Unix account through the IT Service Desk (
  2. Follow instructions at

User Responsibility

It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that they follow the IT rules of use: