City Park West (Former Central Campus)

Anne Knight Building
Fenton Court
Public square
Visual Chancellor Quad
Visual Green Triangle


What’s Happening?


Phase 1 of the former central campus site will be complete in the early Summer of 2015. The proposed development is being marketed as City Park  West by the developer.


This first part of the scheme includes improvements to Station Square and refurbishment of the Anne Knight and Frederick Chancellor buildings on land to the north of the site, closest to Duke Street.


The site layout is designed to allow connections through  to neighbouring areas of Central Park and the West End based on a north south and east west axis.


Planning consent has now been granted to Genesis housing Association for Phase 2, this will be residential led and complete the regeneration of the site.



Latest News


June 2015

Within the first phase over 200 new homes are being provided, over 70 of these are now occupied. It is expected that work will commence on Phase 2 in August 2015.



Additional Information


The repaving works around the public square were completed in May 2015. Works on Chelmsford Rail Station Ticket Hall are currently being undertaken to increase capacity.


For updates on progress visit the Abellio Greater Anglia Station Updates page via:

Abellio Greater Anglia Station Updates


You can keep track of the latest available homes on the site via the Developer’s own website:

Developer’s Website



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