Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford, along with the rest of England, is now in lockdown until further notice. 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:

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

The MiPermit call centre is open from 8am to 6pm from Monday to Friday. It is temporarily closed at weekends. All automated MiPermit services are running 24 hours a day, seven days a week as normal.

Our multi-storeys are currently closed at 7pm until further notice due to Tier 4 restrictions.

Car parkPostcodeDistance from stationLength of stayType
Waterloo Lane 3CM1 1BD0.4 milesShort staySurface
Rectory Lane EastCM1 1RH0.5 milesLong staySurface
Rectory Lane WestCM1 1RE0.5 milesLong staySurface
Meadows SurfaceCM2 0WP0.6 milesShort staySurface
RiversideCM1 1PA0.6 milesMixed long/short staySurface
Moulsham StreetCM2 0LF0.7 milesMixed long/short staySurface
Meadows RetailCM2 6LU0.7 milesShort stayMulti-storey
Baddow RoadCM2 7PJ0.7 milesMixedSurface
Waterhouse LaneCM1 2RL0.7 milesLong staySurface
West End BusinessCM1 1QSN/aLong staySurface

Getting locked in one of our car parks

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.


Lost tickets

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.


Blue badge holders

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: 04 March 2021

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