CIDER 2013 Location/Directions

Location

The Triangle Club, Duke Street (use CM1 1JP for Sat Nav).
The Triangle Club is situated below C Block at County Hall. Access is from the car park off Duke Street. See the Triangle Club website for more about the club.

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By Foot

The cider festival is only a 2 minutes walk (0.1 miles) from the railway station & bus station in the centre of town.

By Train

NOTE: the following was correct as of 17 March 2013. Please check timetables before travelling, using National Rail Enquiries, for example.

From London Liverpool Street, there are 5 trains an hour, each taking 35 minutes. From Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street, Monday to Friday, there are 5 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking between 35 and 40 minutes. From Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street, Saturday, there are 5 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking between 40 and 50 minutes.

From Colchester, there are 4 trains an hour, each taking between 18 and 28 minutes. From Chelmsford to Colchester, Monday to Friday, there are approximately 2 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking between 35 and 40 minutes. From Chelmsford to Colchester, Saturday, there are approximately 4 trains an hour up to 23:50, each taking between 19 and 35 minutes.

From Ipswich, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking between 38 and 48 minutes. From Chelmsford to Ipswich, Monday to Friday, there are approximately 2 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking between 35 and 40 minutes. From Chelmsford to Ipswich, Saturday, there are approximately 2 trains an hour up to 23:50, each taking between 40 and 56 minutes.

From Norwich, there are 2 trains an hour, each taking 1 hour 25 minutes. From Chelmsford to Norwich, Monday to Friday, there is approximately 1 train an hour up to 23:03, each taking 1 hour 26 minutes. From Chelmsford to Norwich, Saturday, there is approximately 1 train an hour up to 23:41, each taking up to 1 hour 56 minutes.

You'll need to change trains if traveling from Southend, Cambridge, Ely, Peterborough, Bedford, Luton, St Albans, Stevenage, and Hitchin.

By Bus

NOTE: the following was correct as of 17 March 2013. Please check timetables before travelling.
All busses terminate at the bus station, which is only 2 minutes walk from the festival.
For timetables, see the First Group's bus timetables webpage.
For a map of the bus routes in Chelmsford, see the Chelmsford Network Diagram from First Group.
There is a Smartphone App (from First Group) for the iPhone and Android phone with timetable information, service updates, maps, etc..

By Car

Please note, that there is no public car parking at the festival. See the Chelmsford City Council Car Parks webpage for more details of parking the town centre, including charges and a map. Soft drinks are available for designated drivers.

Park and Ride

There are two Park and Ride services in Chelmsford, both terminating in the town centre.
Sandon Park and Ride, to the East of Chelmsford off the A12/A414 junction (west of the A12). For satnavs, use CM2 7RU and follow the P&R signs. See the Sandon Park and Ride webpage for details of costs and times of operation.
Chelmer Valley Park and Ride, to the North of Chelmsford on the A130 east of Essex Regiment Way, accessed from the Pratts Farm Roundabout. For satnavs, use CM3 3PR. See the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride webpage for details of costs and times of operation.
Soft drinks are available for designated drivers.