Writtle College is situated two miles from the town centre of Chelmsford and just a few minutes walk from the main bus route through Writtle village.
There are several transport options for students attending Writtle College. The most popular are:
- Essex County Council Post-16 Transport Scheme for Further Education Students
- Writtle College Subsidised Bus Service
- Mini-bus service from Chelmsford Station to Writtle College
Essex County Council Post-16 Transport Scheme for Further Education Students fo the Academic Year 2013/14This scheme is open to full time FE students aged 16 but under 19 years of age prior to the beginning of the first year of the course. Students apply direct to ECC for eligibility to travel under the Post 16 Transport Scheme. The fee for year 2013/2014 was £510.00. Students will be carried on public transport. The council do purchase some seats the Writtle College Minibus Service, subject to availability, and when travel on the College minibus is the most cost effective option.
Each council has its own transport policy, and the above information relates only to students living within Essex. We therefore suggest that you contact the council, specific to where you live to discuss schemes operating in your area. Information sheet below.
Writtle College Subsidised Bus ServiceThe College provides a morning and evening minibus service from the following areas:
- Bishops Stortford/Great Dunmow/Sawbridgeworth
- Grays/Chadwell St Mary/Linford/Stanford-le-Hope/Basildon
These minibus services are a morning and evening service during FE term times. Places on this service are allotted on a first come first served basis with priority to all full time FE students aged 16 but under 19 years of age prior to the beginning of the first year of the course. The fee for the Writtle College Minibus Service for Academic Year 2013/14 is £995.00 per annum. The fee is split into two payments of £650.00 payable on booking and the balance the following February. Booking applications and information available below or via the transport office. Students on courses running one day a week can apply for seats at a standard fee only if available.Spaces are limited, please contact the Transport team for assistance.
The above routes, locations may change or be discontinued depending on demand for Semesters 2013/14
Tele: 01245 424262
Mini-bus service from Chelmsford Station to Writtle CollegeWrittle College currently operate a free shuttle bus service to and from the railway and bus station area in Chelmsford mornings and evenings during FE term times.
The minibuses pickup in Coval Lane, Chelmsford (beside the council offices). This is a first come first served service and there is no need to book a seat.
The service runs Monday to Friday during FE term dates at the following times:
- Morning: 8:15am to 9:15am (12:30pm to 2:00pm Wed only)
- Evening: 16:15pm to 17:15pm