Sandon Park and Ride
||07:00 – 19:00 Monday – Saturday
||Sheffield bike rack
||5 secure lockers
||under 2.2m maximum height
- Waiting area
- Toilets including disabled facilities
- Baby changing facilities
You can use a ticket to hop on and off any park & ride bus all day. For example, get off at the hospital or rail station, then get back on to go to the city centre, then back out to the park & ride site. The ticket can only be used once from a park & ride site.
||Adult (over 18)
||Child (5 up to 18)
|12 for the price of 11
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. Machines are also available at site which accept cash and card payments for (weekly and monthly only).
MiPermit is coming soon more details to follow. For concessionary bus pass users unable to download the app, cash and contactless can be paid to the driver, but you will need to register your vehicle in the Park and Ride building each time you visit.
Park and Pedal
Bring your bike with you, leave your car at the site and cycle to your destination. 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.
If you have an event and would like to hire the site please contact email@example.com for further details and pricing.
Updates / What's on
Chelmsford Car Boot Sale
Under New Management - The grand opening of the brand-new Chelmsford Car Boot Sale is Sunday 30th January!
Then every following Sunday.
Sellers - no bookings to sell here, just turn up and pay on the day. Set up is from 8am. Cars £12. Small vans £15. Large vans £20.
Buyers - main opening time is 11am, 50p per person. You can enter early from 9am. 9am is £3 per person. 10am is £1 person. All under 16's go free. We have disabled parking and disabled toilets. Buyers money is taken immediately upon entering our site so please have the correct change ready. Please do not arrive to site before your entrance time.
Please note there is strictly no buying or selling before 9am - sellers will set up in peace and 9am buyers will be the very first to begin buying
Please send a direct message on Facebook or Instagram or text 07932 065398 if you have any questions.
Satnav users can find the A12/A414 junction adjacent to the site by using postcode CM2 7RU or what3words location of ///calm.pools.seats.
The postcode is not an exact match for the location, so drivers should follow the P&R signs once they reach the junction to access the site.
Please note: Cars can exit the site after closing automatically through the barrier system. For out of hours emergencies customers can contact Chelmsford City Council’s CCTV Control Centre on 01245 606 299.
Due to a national driver shortage, there will be a reduced service on the Chelmsford Park and Ride from Monday 26 September 2021. This is to support other services in the commercial network.
Follow @essexhighways and @Essex_PT on twitter for updates.