Looking to buy a new home in Chelmsford?
The only city in Essex, Chelmsford is a popular place to set up home. The city centre is bustling, plus there’s a choice of places to explore with a great mixture of independent stores and well-known favourites. On Fridays and Saturdays, there’s a market where you can browse stalls filled with a range of delicious local produce and artisan goods. The main shopping destination in Chelmsford is High Chelmer; the largest shopping centre in Essex, boasting a variety of clothing and food stores. The Meadows is situated in the heart of Chelmsford city and has a mixture of unique and bespoke stores and high street brands.
If you like getting out and about...
Chelmsford is surrounded with wonderful outdoor areas to discover by foot or bike, such as the nearby Melbourne Park, Central Park at the city’s heart, and the impressive Hylands Park where you can explore the woodland pathways and gardens. Not only is there plenty of outdoor space to be active, but there is a great selection of indoor sporting facilities. Chelmsford Sport & Athletic Centre is situated next to Chelmsford City FC’s Melbourne Stadium and hosts a variety of indoor exercise classes, sports clubs and children’s activities.
Set against the majestic floodlit cathedral, Chelmsford enjoys a lively nightlife with several restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs. There is an Everyman Cinema plus live music venues and the Civic Theatre where well-known acts have performed. With a variety of places to explore, sites to see, and unique events there really is something for everyone! Offering excellent transport links, including a short 35-minute train ride from Central London and quick access to the A12, means you can be here in no time at all with more time to discover and enjoy all that Chelmsford has to offer.
Education for all ages
Families with children will be able to make use of the range of well-respected pre-schools, primary and secondary schools. For older student’s Chelmsford offers Chelmsford College and Anglia Ruskin University – Chelmsford.
Excellent transport links
There are great public transport links around Chelmsford, including bus services which has a direct route into Chelmsford. Nearby there is the A12, which is a direct drive into London and North East to Colchester. The M25 Junction 28 is under a 20-minute drive. Chelmsford train station runs directly through Chelmsford offering regular services to London Liverpool Street in approximately 35 minutes. For journeys further afield, Stansted Airport is approx. 18 miles away with a wide range of national and international destinations.