Essential works at Meadows Surface car park

We have essential works happening at Meadows Surface car park on Wednesday 20 September. The car park will be closed from 12 noon for one night, so cars will not be able to leave via the exit ramp.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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. The pay by phone operator will also be a different company to MiPermit.

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

Location details

  • Postcode: CM2 0WP
  • Location of entrance: Can Bridge Way


  • Number of spaces: 250
  • Disabled spaces: 9
  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging spaces: 2
  • Motorcycle spaces: 13, located next to the Meadows Surface office. Motorcycles can park for free in this car park.

Payment details

This is a pay and display car park. This means you must pay when you arrive at the car park and before you leave your vehicle (this includes paying by phone).

Payment type

  • Credit/debit card
  • Contactless
  • Pay by phone (MiPermit)


Monday to Saturday (from 5am)

  • Up to 1 hour: £2
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £4.20
  • Up to 4 hours: £5.70
  • Up to 5 hours: £8.50
  • Up to 6 hours: £9.50
  • Up to 7 hours: £11.50
  • Up to 8 hours: £15.50
  • Up to midnight: £18.50

Evenings (from 5pm)

  • Up to 5am: £2.20

Sunday (from 5am)

  • Up to 1 hour: £2
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £4.20
  • Up to midnight: £5.70

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


  • Phone number: Call 0345 520 7007 or text 61600
  • Location number: 744018
  • Charges: 10p for a text message reminder, which you can switch off in the app

Operating times

  • Opening times: All hours
  • Bank holiday opening times: All hours
  • Charging period: All hours

Overnight parking

You can park in this car park overnight. The overnight tariff is £2.20. You can buy it from 5pm and it will last up to 5am.

Other details

  • Staffed: No
  • ANPR: No
  • CCTV: Yes
  • Height restriction: 2.1 metres
  • Season ticket available: Yes
  • Length of stay: Short stay
  • Type: Surface

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

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