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.

Townfield Street 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 1QX
  • Location of entrance: Railway Street


  • Number of spaces: 729
  • Disabled spaces: 5
  • Number of electric vehicle (EV) spaces: None
  • Motorcycle parking: No

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 Friday: 5:30am to 6pm

  • Up to 1 hour: £1.50
  • Up to midnight: £8.50

Saturday and Sunday: 5:30am to 6pm

  • Up to midnight: £2.50

Every day: 6pm to 5:30am

  • Up to 5:30am: £2

Operating times

  • Opening times: 5:30am to 7pm (Monday to Saturday) and 5:30am to 6pm (Sundays)
  • Bank holiday opening times: 8am to 7pm
  • Charging period: All hours

Other details

  • Staffed: Yes
  • CCTV: Yes
  • Height restriction: 1.9 metres
  • Season ticket available: Yes
  • Length of stay: Long stay
  • Type: Multi-storey

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

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    Last updated: 16 February 2021

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