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Visit us

Essex County Council’s main office is County Hall in Chelmsford:

County Hall
Market Road

Opening hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.


AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go, are in the process of reassessing County Hall, C block and Seax House. Links will be made available when the information is available.

How to get here

Using Google Maps above, click on 'Directions', enter your starting point, then choose the method of travel.

By public transport

For information on bus and train services to Chelmsford, please visit the Traveline website.

The Park and Ride services provide a convenient way to reach County Hall, with a bus stop outside. For a timetable and routes, please visit the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride or the Sandon Park and Ride webpages.

By car

Please note, there is no parking on site.

The nearest short stay car park is High Chelmer. For more information on public car parks in Chelmsford town centre, please visit the Chelmsford City Council parking webpage.

Please note: we think it's important for all our residents to be treated in a courteous, polite and efficient manner. Essex County Council employees will be sensitive to customers’ needs but will not tolerate acts of abuse or aggression.

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