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Saturday 23 June
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Chelmsford car parking charges

Parking on campus is only available to those holding a valid parking permit.  Please note that  these permits do not guarantee a space; availability is purely on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

Parking permits will no longer be issued to new students and staff, except in the case of registered disabled drivers.

For information and enquiries about parking permits please contact Facilities helpdesk via: or call ext 6464.

Car park Users Tariff (Charges apply 07:00-16.30)


Staff & Students

Up to 3 hrs  . . . .   £1.00
Up to 5 hrs  . . . .   £2.50
Over 5 hrs   . . . .   £7.00

Student Village

Staff & Students

All Day        . . . .   £3.50

Student Village

Car share

All Day        . . . .   £5.0


Staff & Students

All Day        . . . .   £3.50

Ashby House


All Day        . . . .   £3.50

Rivermead Shoppers

Shoppers/Doctors/Medical Centre only

Up to 1 hour  . . . . .  Free
Over 1 hour   . . . .   £20.00


Visitors Only

No Charge

Charges will be reviewed at semester intervals

If for any reason you are unable to pay your fee using the pay machines please use one of the alternative methods below:

  • Payment in person during the hours of 8.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm Friday. Please visit the facilities Helpdesk located in Unit 6, Rivermead Ind Estate, Chelmsford. Cash and Cards accepted.
  • Using Anglia Ruskin University Online Store

Parking for less than 30 minutes is free and your ticket does not need to be validated at a pay station to exit.

How to access parking at Sawyers and Student Village

  1. Fully insert and remove ID card with your thumb on the photograph, the magnetic strip is read on exit from machine so ensure smooth removal to prevent problems
  2. Press button for ticket when prompted on display to do so
  3. Retain ticket
    Pay Stations
  1. Insert and remove ID card smoothly
  2. Fully insert ticket (fee will then be displayed on LCD)
  3. Press for receipt if required
  4. Pay fee cash only, all machines give change (machines do not accept 1p, 2p and 5p coins)
  5. Retain ticket
  1. Insert and remove ID card smoothly
  2. Insert paid ticket

If you have a problem there are intercom machines on all barriers and pay stations which are manned 24 hrs.

Parking at Mildmay

  1. Press for ticket
  2. Retain ticket
  3. Before exit insert ticket and pay at the paystation
  4. Press for receipt if required
  5. Insert ticket at exit barrier