Chelmsford City Council

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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 Bypass and Beaulieu StationEssex County Council, working with the City Council and other partners, has secured £218m from the Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund. The money will fund the Chelmsford North East Bypass and Beaulieu Station. Both projects will support the delivery of the North East Chelmsford Garden Village.
  • 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 Masterplans for new developments in ChelmsfordMasterplans are high level documents, which set out what we expect from a new development. Find a list of current masterplans for new developments in the area.
  • 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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Last updated: 06 December 2019