Welcome to Chelmer Valley Park and Ride - CM3 3PR
Beat the traffic with stress free travel, affordable, easy to park, toilet facilities and help on help on hand if needed. By using our service you’re creating a better environment for everyone who lives, works, shops and goes to school in Chelmsford and more convenient than parking in the town centre.
Here you can find timetable information, details of fares and the route for the Sandon Park and Ride. You can also download a map of the site with directions from the map section below.
Please see the Broomfield Hospital Shuttle Bus page for information about and timetables for the shuttle service.
Park and Ride Timetables
A copy of the timetables for each stop can be found in the document section at the bottom of this page.
Park and Ride Routes
||Adult (over 18)
||Child (5 up to 18)
Children under 5 travel for free at all times
Group fare (up to 2 adults and 3 children):
Short hop fare between is only valid between Anglia Ruskin University and City Centre: £1.00 only available on bus payable to the driver.
Download 'First Bus ‘MTickets' app from your app store for speedier boarding. Follow the 'how to' guide to find out more or ask at site.
Park and Pedal
Bring your bike with you, leave your car at the site and cycle to your destination. Introductory offer of free parking till the end of August normal cost of Park and Pedal is £3 per day. We have bike racks should you chose to leave your bike at site overnight. We also offer Secure cycle lockers £20 per month, which includes free parking. Please visit Bikeaway to secure your locker.
Information on disabled access can be found on AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go.
Vehicles under 2.0 metres can enter under the barrier
Event Parking / Hire
If you have an event and would like to hire the site please contact email@example.com for further details and pricing.
Satnav users can find the site using the postcode CM3 3PR.
Chelmer Valley Park and Ride is located on the A130 east of Essex Regiment Way, accessed from the Pratts Farm Roundabout.
Out of Hours exit
Cars can exit the site after 9pm automatically through the barrier system. In emergencies customers can contact Chelmsford City Council’s CCTV Control Centre on 01245 606 299 (24 hours)