Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford, along with the rest of England, is now in lockdown until further notice. You can find out what this means and get other useful information on our coronavirus updates page.

Our venues for hire

We have a number of venues you can hire for corporate events, functions, weddings and other types of occasion.


  • Civic CentreRight in the heart of the city centre, our Civic Centre venue has four flexible, hi-tech rooms available.
  • HylandsHylands House is set in over 500 acres of Essex parkland and can host prestigious events or everyday business occasions.
  • Leisure centresWe have four leisure centres, in both Chelmsford and South Woodham Ferrers, and can hire out our pool, ice rink, gyms, sports halls, athletics track or meeting rooms.
  • MuseumWe have two rooms for hire at Chelmsford Museum, providing a flexible and affordable range of layout options.
  • ParksYou can hire our parks for large outdoor events, such as a charity run, community picnic or food and drink festival.
  • TheatresWe have the larger Civic Theatre, plus the more intimate Cramphorn Theatre with a full cinema option.

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