There are several bike stands outside The Mercury Theatre. Further cycle parking can be found outside St Mary’s car park and outside Debenhams in Culver Street West. You can download the Colchester Cycle map from the Cycle Colchester website, where you can also find useful information to help and support cyclists. You can also hire bikes from Colchester station.
You can get to us using any of the buses to the town centre – visit Traveline South East for up-to-the-minute bus times, or you can visit the Colchester Travel Plan Club website for more information.
For Park and Ride information visit the Colchester Park and Ride Website
Our closest bus stop is on Head Street (outside the Odeon / Nando’s) – postcode: CO1 1NH.
We are only an hour from Liverpool Street railway station by train. There are trains every hour to and from London; book your ticket on-line at www.thetrainline.com. Taxis are readily available from outside the station, or you can book a taxi with PDQ Cars (01206 540540).
Walking from the station takes around 20 minutes, or you can hire a bike – Bike and Go
Could you car share with friends or relatives to help with traffic problems? Join the LoveurcarColchester car share bay scheme for FREE, then you can park in preferential bays in town centre car parks including St Mary’s. You will still have to pay (please see information further down) but you will be able to park in a wider space nearer the exit and share the parking charge and fuel with your fellow car sharers. Or park in the LoveurcarColchester bays at Colchester Station for free! (Maximum stay eight hours) then walk into town.
If you would like to search for a car share use the Essex Lift Share website
The nearest car park to the theatre is St Mary’s Car Park (CO3 3AA).
For customers parking in St Mary’s we offer £1.50 car parking (for both evening and matinee performances). Please note there are no longer entrance and exit barriers at the car park. Please note you will need to buy your discounted parking voucher in advance and it must be displayed in your windscreen when parking.
Please allow plenty of time to find a space as car parks do get busy at peak times.
If St Mary’s car park is full you may also park in Middleborough car park with a pre-paid voucher from the theatre.