Chelmsford City Council

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We own and maintain 25 car parks in the Chelmsford area. Our car parks offer a range of short and long term 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, until 5:30am the following day.
Number of spaces
Disabled spaces
Motorcycle parking
Number of motorcycle spaces
2 Moto Parking spaces (‘Touring’)
Location of motorcycle spaces
The near left-hand side of the car park
Fees for motorcycles
Normal rate
Machine type
Pay & 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 PayByPhone)
PayByPhone phone number
0330 400 7275
PayByPhone location number
85306 (Short stay), 85316 (Long stay)
PayByPhone charges

20p charge for using PayByPhone

10p for a text message receipt, which you can switch off in the app

10p for a text message reminder, which you can switch off in the app

Height restriction
Opening times
All hours
Bank holiday opening times
All hours
Special opening times

Charging period
5:30am to 11:59pm (Monday to Friday), 7am to 11:59pm (Saturday), 10am to 11:59pm (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, 7am to 11:59pm): £2
  • All day (Sunday, 10am 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, 5pm to 6:59am): £2.50
  • Overnight (Saturday, 5pm to 9:59am): £2.50
You can't reserve a space in this car park.
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We are increasing some of our charges from Monday 22 January 2018. You can read more about the new prices


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