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:

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.

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
Moulsham StreetCM2 0LF0.7 milesMixed long/short staySurface
ParkwayCM2 0DG0.3 milesShort staySurface
Rectory Lane EastCM1 1RH0.5 milesLong staySurface
Rectory Lane WestCM1 1RE0.5 milesLong staySurface
Regina RoadCM1 1SL0.4 milesLong staySurface
RiversideCM1 1PA0.6 milesMixed long/short staySurface
Sandon Park and RideCM2 7RUN/aShort stayPark and Ride
Townfield StreetCM1 1QX0.1 milesLong stayMulti-storey
Waterhouse LaneCM1 2RL0.7 milesLong staySurface
Waterloo Lane 1CM1 1BD0.4 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: 02 December 2020

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