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.

High Chelmer car park

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.

Location details

  • Postcode: CM1 1LU
  • Location of entrance: Bellmead


  • Number of spaces: 1,012
  • Disabled spaces: 26
  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging spaces: None
  • Motorcycle spaces: 10, located by the furthest-left entry lane. Motorcycles can park for free in this car park.

Payment details

This is a pay on foot car park. This means you must pay when you return to your vehicle and before you leave the car park (this includes paying at the barrier).

Payment type

  • Credit/debit card
  • Contactless


Monday to Saturday: 6am to 6pm

  • Up to 1 hour: £1.50
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £3.70
  • Up to 4 hours: £5.20
  • Up to 5 hours: £8
  • Up to 6 hours: £9
  • Up to 7 hours: £11
  • Up to 8 hours: £15
  • Up to 12 hours: £18

Sunday: 6am to 6pm

  • Up to 1 hour: £1.50
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £3.70
  • Up to 12 hours: £5.20

Every day: 6pm to 6am

  • Up to 6am: £2

Other charges

  • Market traders and service roads: £4 (6am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday)
  • Release fee: £50

  • Lost ticket fee: £18 

Operating times

  • Opening times: 6am to 7pm (Monday to Saturday) and 6am to 6pm (Sunday)
  • Bank holiday opening times: 8am to 7pm
  • Charging period: All hours

Other details

  • Staffed: Yes
  • CCTV: Yes
  • Height restriction: 2 metres
  • Season ticket available: Yes
  • Length of stay: Short stay
  • Type: Multi-storey

You can't reserve a space in this car park.

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    Last updated: 21 December 2020

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