Chelmsford City Council

Developments and improvements in Chelmsford

We lead projects that create quality public places for a safe and vibrant city.

We work with other organisations to improve places to live, work and play in the Chelmsford area.

  • Developments and improvements - A131 avatar.jpg A131 Chelmsford to Braintree route improvementsEssex County Council has secured £7.3 million to undertake a series of improvements to the A131 (Braintree Road) and A130 (Essex Regiment Way). This is a key strategic route linking Chelmsford to Braintree.
  • Army and Navy flyover.JPG Army and Navy TaskforceWe are working with Essex County Council and the Department for Transport on a long term solution for the Army and Navy junction in Chelmsford.
  • Chelmsford Garden Village Chelmsford Garden VillageChelmsford Garden Village is part of our new Local Plan and will build on the success of the recent Beaulieu and Channels developments.
  • Directional sign at Chelmsford railway station, pointing towards bus station, Theatre and cycle route to Melbourne Chelmsford City growth packageEssex County Council has secured £15 million to invest in sustainable transport methods, which will help alleviate pressure on Chelmsford's road network.
  • Arial view of road layout with roundabouts Chelmsford North East BypassEssex County Council and its partners are planning a bypass from Boreham Interchange on the A12 to the Deres Bridge junction on the A131. This bypass will support Chelmsford's future housing and economic growth.
  • Map showing proposed site Gypsy and Traveller site at Drakes LaneHastoe Housing Association have submitted a planning application for a Gypsy and Traveller site at Drakes Lane.
  • West Chelmsford Masterplan avatar Masterplan submission for Strategic Growth Site 2: West ChelmsfordCrest Nicholson, a national home building company, have submitted plans for a new development at land to the north of Roxwell Road. It is known locally as Warren Farm.
  • Large brick wall with four windows and lines of reflective panels Public art in ChelmsfordArt in public places and in new development schemes is a great way to celebrate Chelmsford and strengthen local and cultural identity.
  • Multi-directional sign pointing to locations including Angila Ruskin University and Chelmsford Theatre Wayfinding in Chelmsford City CentreRead about our new wayfinding signs, which help provide a comprehensive network of Chelmsford signs for the benefit of people walking and cycling in the city centre.

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