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.
  • Developments and improvements - ARU Medical School avatar.jpg Anglia Ruskin University School of MedicineThe new £20 million School of Medicine at Anglia Ruskin University is nearly complete. The School will have state-of-the-art facilities that will complement the existing spaces and £3.4 million SuperLab.
  • Developments and improvements in Chelmsford - Bell Meadow map.png Bell Meadow park entrancesFind out about our project to transform the entrances into Bell Meadow. This project began in March 2018, and finished in June 2018.
  • 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.
  • Developments and improvements - North East Bypass avatar 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.
  • Developments and improvements - Gypsy and traveller site at Drakes Lane map.png Gypsy and Traveller site at Drakes LaneHastoe Housing Association have submitted a planning application for a Gypsy and Traveller site at Drakes Lane.
  • Avatar showing an artist's impression of Mill Yard Mill Yard GatewayFind out more about our project to open up access to the rail station from New Street, to link the station with the new Marconi quarter and Anglia Ruskin University.
  • Riverside development - Artist's impression Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre developmentWe're currently working on a project to replace the majority of existing ageing facilities at Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre.
  • Chelmsford Museum external view Chelmsford Museum developmentChelmsford Museum is currently undergoing a redevelopment, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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