Chelmsford City Council

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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.

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Fairfield Road

Location of entrance
Coval Lane
Length of stay
Long stay

There are 307 spaces in the car park in total, with 88 Pay and Display spaces and 219 season ticket spaces. After 5pm, all spaces are Pay and Display.

Number of spaces
Disabled spaces
Motorcycle parking
Number of motorcycle spaces
2 Moto Parking spaces (‘Touring’)
Number of electric vehicle (EV) spaces
Location of motorcycle spaces
The near left-hand side of the car park
Fees for motorcycles
Normal rate
Machine type
Pay and display
Payment type
  • Credit/debit card
  • Contactless
  • Coins
  • Pay by phone
When to make payment
You must pay when you arrive at the car park and before you leave your vehicle (this includes paying by phone)
MiPermit phone number
Call: 0345 520 7007. Text: 61600
MiPermit location number
MiPermit charges
10p charge to pay using MiPermit on line or with the app. 
10p for a text reminder, which you can switch off in the app.
Height restriction
Opening times
All hours
Bank holiday opening times
All hours
Charging period
5:30am to 11:59pm (Monday to Friday), 7am to 11:59pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Season Ticket available
  • Up to 30 minutes (Monday to Friday, 5:30am to 11:59pm): 40p
  • Up to one hour (Monday to Friday, 5:30am to 11:59pm): £1.20
  • One day (Monday to Friday, 5:30am to 11:59pm): £7.50
  • Two days (Monday to Friday, 5:30am to 11:59pm): £15
  • All day (Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 11:59pm): £2
  • Evenings (Monday to Sunday, 5pm to 11:59pm): £1
  • Overnight (Sunday to Thursday, 5pm to 5:29am): £2.50
  • Overnight (Friday and Saturday, 5pm to 6:59am): £2.50
You can't reserve a space in this car park.
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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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