Map of Chelmsford and surrounds and detailed map of central Chelmsford
The postcode for the Meeting House is CM1 2QL
From the rail station, take the front exit onto Duke Street, turn right under the rail arch, and proceed past the bus station, Civic Centre and County Hotel (all on the left) to the junction with Parkway. The Meeting House is directly across the dual carriageway.
The main bus depot in Chelmsford is in Duke Street, on the other side of the railway viaduct to the rail station. See directions from rail station.
Car parking: The Meeting House has a small car park (11 spaces) which can be reached from the front entrance off Rainsford Road, or from Cedar Avenue West, through normally locked gates.
Car parks: There are two public car parks near the Meeting House, both of which are pay-and-display. One is off Waterhouse Lane/Rainsford Lane, and is accessed from Rainsford Lane/Coval Lane south of the Meeting House. The other is accessed from Elms Drive, North East of the Meeting House. Essex County Council have a car park adjacent to the County Hotel, accessed from Rainsford Road. This is used by ECC on weekdays until 6pm, but at other times parking may be available.
Coming from London or Colchester on the A12: Leave the A12 at junction 15, then at roundabout take 2nd exit onto A414 (signposted Chelmsford, Harlow) At Widford Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A1114 (signposted Town Centre) Entering Chelmsford then immediately at roundabout take the 1st exit onto Westway - A1016 (signposted Widford Industrial Area, Crematorium) At traffic signals continue forward onto Waterhouse Lane - A1016 (signposted Town Centre) At traffic signals turn left onto Parkway. To enter Meeting car park from front, turn left at next traffic signals - A1060 (signposted Sawbridgeworth), and immediately cross traffic into Meeting House, or continue to petrol station on right and turn back. To enter from Cedar Avenue West, after turning left into Parkway continue to next traffic lights taking left lane, cross pedestrian lights and take left turning into Cedar Avenue. To reach entrance to Coval Lane car park, coming down Waterhouse Lane turn right at the fire station, and the car park is on the left. To reach Elms Drive car park, after turning left into Parkway, continue over next traffic lights, taking left hand lane, and continue in left lane through next traffic lights, and into Broomfield Road. Elms Drive is first turning on right.
Coming from Harlow and Ongar on A414: At Widford roundabout (Widford church on right) take first exit onto A1114, then follow directions as from A12.
Coming from Braintree or Dunmow on A130: Follow A130 along Essex Regiment Way until roundabout with 3rd exit onto the A1016 (signposted Chelmsford) - take this exit. Second exit at next roundabout. First exit at next roundabout following A1016 along Chelmer Valley Road At traffic signals turn right (one-way) (signposted Basildon, Southend, Harlow, London). To reach Elms Road car park, keep to right hand lane around the gyratory system through next traffic lights. After traffic lights take the far left lane past the King Edward VI school, through pedestrian lights, Elms Drive is first turning on right. To reach the Meeting House or Coval Lane car park, follow London signs through next two traffic lights.Then a) To reach Meeting House, keep to right and take right hand feeder lane for next traffic lights. Turn right onto the A1060 (signposted Sawbridgeworth). Turn immediately right across traffic into Meeting House, or turn at petrol station on right. b) To reach Coval Lane car park, keep to centre lane and follow signs to London through traffic lights into Rainsford Lane and take second exit on the left just befoer the fire station. Entrance to car park is on the left in Coval Lane.
Coming from Bishops Stortford on A1060: Enter Chelmsford and shortly after petrol station, almost at the traffic lights, is the entrance to the Meeting House on the left. To enter from Cedar Avenue West, take the left feeder lane at the traffic lights onto the dual carriageway, and then take the first exit left a short distance along the dual carriageway. To reach entrance of Coval Lane car park, turn right at traffic lights outside Meeting House, and follow signs to London through traffic lights into Rainsford Lane and take second exit on the left just before the fire station. Entrance to car park is on the left in Coval Lane. To reach Elms Drive car park, turn left at traffic lights outside Meeting House taking left hand lane, and continue in left lane through next traffic lights, and into Broomfield Road. Elms Drive is first turning on right