Freeport Braintree
Charter Way
Chapel Hill
CM77 8YH



From the M11, take Junction 8/8a and follow the signs for the A120 east.

From the A12 London, take Junction 19 and follow the A130 then take the A131. Follow the brown tourist signs.

From the A12 Colchester, take Junction 25 towards the A120 Stansted Airport and follow the brown tourist signs.

Car Parking

Ample FREE car parking is available for all Freeport Braintree shoppers with 1,500 car spaces and 10 coach bays.

Parking Charges - Parking is FREE for up to 6 hours.

Freeport Braintree shoppers who use the car park for more than 6 hours will need to extend their unlimited, free parking by visiting the Tourist Information Centre opposite Next Clearance to validate their ticket and avoid a penalty charge. Alternatively, you can pay to park for the day with the rates as listed below.

Payment for LONG STAY parking can be made by phone or online. Non-shoppers can register by phone by calling 0203 046 0010, quote the location code 5199 and use your credit or debit card to pay.

To register & pay online: visit

Long Stay Car Parking Charges:
1 Day All Week  £3.60

2 Days All Week £7.20

3 Days All Week £10.80

4 Days All Week £14.40

7 Days All Week £18.00

Month £58.00

3 months £130.00

Annual pass £500.00

Public Transport


By train, from London, Liverpool Street to Freeport Braintree Station, regularly throughout the week.

Please be advised of the planned trainworks due to commence from  31st January 2015 which will affect trains from Witham to Braintree. A replacement bus service will be in operation. For more information please visit:

Unfortunately there is no step free access between the train and the platform. Unassisted wheelchair users should contact Greater Anglia on 0845 600 7245 (option 4) in advance of travelling who will then make arrangements to provide a guard and a ramp for their chosen train service.


There is a free service running from Braintree Town Centre bus station to Freeport Braintree every 20 minutes from 9am.

For further information on transport, accommodation and local attractions please contact the Tourist Information Centre on 01376 348 168

Coach Driver Offers

Coach drivers who report to the Tourist Information Centre on arrival will receive a £10 Freeport Braintree gift card.