Chelmsford City Council

England is currently in a national lockdown, which will end just after midnight on Wednesday 2 December. At the end of the lockdown period, the whole of Essex, including Chelmsford, will be in Tier 2. You can find out what this means and get other useful information on our coronavirus updates page.

Find a car park

We own and maintain several car parks in the Chelmsford area. Our car parks offer a range of short-term, long-term and mixed stay parking.

You can also:

All our car parks are now cashless. You can read more about cashless parking.

This list only covered council-run car parks. If you are looking for details of private car parks, you can visit Parkopedia.

All of our car parks are open. We are also offering some free parking for NHS staff. You can read full details of the scheme and all our changes to parking arrangements.

Car parkPostcodeDistance from stationLength of stayType
Baddow RoadCM2 7PJ0.7 milesMixedSurface
Chelmer Valley Park and RideCM3 3PRN/aShort stayPark and Ride
Coval LaneCM1 1TG0.3 milesLong staySurface
Fairfield RoadCM1 1TD0.2 milesLong staySurface
Glebe RoadCM1 1QG0.3 milesLong staySurface
Great Baddow ParishCM2 7DWN/aMixedSurface
High ChelmerCM1 1LU0.3 milesShort stayMulti-storey
Little Waltham ParishCM3 3NYN/aMixedSurface
Meadows RetailCM2 6LU0.7 milesShort stayMulti-storey
Meadows SurfaceCM2 0WP0.6 milesShort staySurface

If you are locked in one of our car parks after it closes, you can call 01245 606299. You will need to pay a £50 release fee.

If you lose your ticket in a car park with a barrier, you will need to pay an £18 lost ticket fee. This applies to High Chelmer, Meadows Retail and Townfield Street.

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you can park in a disabled bay for the first three hours. After three hours, you will need to pay normal prices.

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Last updated: 17 September 2020

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