Parking is now available for this summer's Little Mix concert at the JobServe Community Stadium.
We welcome the world famous girl band to Colchester on July 8th and now have travel information available.
Please note - road closures will take place in the immediate vicinity of the stadium.
Pick-ups and drop offs can be made in the designated areas of the bus lanes on Via Urbis Romanae. Please note that the traffic regulations regarding the bus lanes have been relaxed for this event during the hours of 4.30pm to Midnight only. Normal restrictions apply outside of these hours.
CONCERT DAY PARKING
Over 3,000 parking spaces have been identified at different locations. Please note that access to all car parking will be via Junction 29 of the A12 only for this concert. Tickets for all car parking sites for this concert can be purchased via www.coluboxoffice.com, 01206 755161, or in person at the Colchester United Ticket Office.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS & ROAD CLOSURES
Please note that concert day parking restrictions are in place throughout the area local to the stadium.
Do not park in these areas which also include the clearways close to the stadium.
Failure to comply with these restrictions may result in parking fines or vehicle removal. Road closures in the immediate vicinity of the stadium will take place post-concert.
Local information updates will be available on the Colchester United official website - www.cu-fc.com.
STADIUM CAR PARK
There will be no access to the stadium site on the day without a stadium parking permit. This location is Car Park D – ORANGE. Tickets are available at a price of £15.00 from www.coluboxoffice.com.
Junction 28 of the A12 is likely to be very busy so to avoid delays, please avoid this junction and use alternative routes. Please note that for safety reasons, vehicles parked at the stadium will be held in the car park for approximately one hour after the concert has finished.
This should be considered before buying a ticket for this area. Vehicles will be allowed to leave the site once it is deemed safe to do so by the Safety Officer.
PARK & WALK LOCATIONS
There are two ‘Park & Walk’ locations available for this concert:-
Car Park B – BLUE (Colchester Park & Ride site, Junction 28, postcode CO4 5JA) is available and is approximately a 10 minute walk along Boxted Road from the exit at the back of the Park & Ride car park. Please do not attempt to walk across the A12 Junction.
1,000 spaces are available at this site and must be booked in advance at £10.00 per vehicle.
Car Park C - GREEN (Essex House, postcode CO4 9YQ) is available and is approximately a 30 minute walk to the stadium.
137 spaces available and must be booked in advance at £10.00 per vehicle.
Parking at both Park & Walk sites must be booked in advance at www.coluboxoffice.com.
SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
In addition to Park & Walk locations, a shuttle bus service will be running from Bruff Close (postcode CO4 5EU) near Colchester Train Station. This is an NCP car park, adjacent to Colchester Train Station (postcode CO1 1XD) and has 1,300 spaces available.
There will be a charge to use the shuttle bus service – please see www.cu-fc.com for details. Parking at the NCP Car Park at Colchester Train Station must be paid for separately and cannot be purchased in advance from the Colchester United Ticket Office.
Services start at 4.00pm and will run regularly and continuously until the start of the concert. Buses will drop off passengers adjacent to the stadium. Post-concert, buses will be parked outside the stadium and run until 12:00am.
PARKING FOR PEOPLE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY AND SPECIAL NEEDS
The Stadium Car Park has a limited allocation of disabled parking and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.
Parking at Car Park D will be supported by buses with disabled access.
When booking tickets online, by phone or in person please inform the club’s Ticket Office of any mobility issues at the point of booking your permit and you will be advised accordingly.
We are keen to promote travel alternatives to the concert by car in order to minimise impact on the environment, local neighbours and the highway network. Please check times with providers before you travel.