The City of Chelmsford - Home to diverse business
With close to 12,000 businesses in the area, Chelmsford has the largest business base in Essex and a large and prosperous economy.
The city not only attracts young companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs, but major international organisations also have a significant presence.
Financial and business sector
Forming a large part of Chelmsford’s financial and business sector are MS Amlin, AON, IFDS and Grant Thornton.
Research and development sector
The city also has a strong research and development sector, including organisations Teledyn e2v and Battelle.
Manufacturing has always been a key sector in Chelmsford, with companies like BAE Systems and Visteon now being based in the city.
Quotes from local business leaders