Chelmsford City Council

Meadows Retail car park

Other Meadows car parks 

There are four car parks in Chelmsford called the Meadows. We own two of them, but we do not own:

If you park in these private car parks, the opening times and fees will be different to the Council-run car park.

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you should check if you have to pay for your whole stay in these private car parks.

Euro Car Parks also manage the ground floor (level 0) of this multi-storey car park.

Location details

  • Postcode: CM2 6LU
  • Location of entrance: Wharf Road


  • Number of spaces: 391
  • Disabled spaces: 21
  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging spaces: None
  • Motorcycle spaces: None

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 10pm

  • 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 changes

  • Release fee: £50 
  • Lost ticket fee: £18

You can also enquire about season tickets for this car park.

Operating times

  • Opening times: 6am to 10pm (Monday to Saturday) and 6am to 6pm (Sunday)
  • Charging period: All hours

Other details

  • Staffed: Yes
  • ANPR: No
  • 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: 13 September 2021

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