Located along the River Chelmer, it couldn't be easier to access Riverside's extensive range of facilities on foot, by bike, by car or public transport.
Many bus routes run into the city centre, and stop a short walk from the centre. You can look at First Essex to check which buses stop at Riverside.
The nearest train station to Riverside is Chelmsford, which is around a 10 minute walk. You can look at Trainline to check which trains stop at Chelmsford station.
Riverside is centrally located in the city centre along the River Chelmer and can be easily accessed on foot through the Bond Street development, via Victoria Road or Waterloo Lane.
You can find out which cycle routes to take to Riverside.
We are continuing development work on the new Riverside Leisure Centre. Although the leisure centre will mainly stay open during the works, car parking is reduced.
You can read full details about the current arrangements, and the arrangements after the centre re-opens on 10 June, on our closures page.
The nearest car parks to Riverside are Townfield Street car park and the Meadows Retail Multi-Storey car park.
You will not be able to claim a parking refund or use your monthly membership parking permit in these car parks.