Sandon Park and Ride

Route map

Sandon Park and Ride Route Map


Operating Hours

Monday – Friday 06:30 - 19:45
Saturday 07:00 - 19:30
Closed on Bank Holidays

Car Spaces 1377
Parent / Carer and Child spaces 9 Blue badge parking spaces 34
Electric Charging Points 2 Bike rack Sheffield bike rack
Bike lockers 5 secure lockers Height restriction 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 Parkway or railway station, then get back on to go to the city centre, then back out to the park & ride site. 

Fare Charge
Adult Day Fare (over 18 years) £3.00
Group Day Fare (up to 2 adults & 3 children) £5.00
Child Day Fare (18 years or under) £1.00
Concessionary Day Fare (Concessionary Pass holder) £1.50
12 Day Fares for the cost of 11 £33.00
Off-Peak Day Fare (Monday to Friday)
Noon to 3pm for outward journey. Return journey any time after noon.
Disabled bus pass holders £1.50 before 9am / Free after 9am
Short hop between Anglia Ruskin and City Centre £1

Children under 5 travel for free at all times

Tickets for Park and Ride

Please pay for your ticket on the bus with cash or contactless payment

Parking only

Can be purchased via MiPermit location 744023 up to 18 hours £3.60 up to 24 hours £12

Sandon users will be able to use their Park and Ride tickets after the site is closed on the following First bus services

No 31 at - 2010, 2110, 2215, 2310 and No 36 at - 2040, 2140, 2240

Monday to Saturday from Chelmsford only at the following Park and Ride stops:

  • Duke Street Careers Office
  • New London Road
  • Parkway

Park and Pedal

Bring your bike with you, leave your car at the site and cycle to your destination. Park and Pedal is £3.60 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.

Payment for parking only can be made on MiPermit.


If you have an event and would like to hire the site please contact for further details and pricing.

Updates / What's on

Car boot sales

Every Sunday all year round

Visit Capital Car Boot Sales website for more information


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. 


Please see the documents section below for timetable information.