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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chelmsford Museum external view Chelmsford Museum developmentChelmsford Museum is currently undergoing a redevelopment, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
  • Developments and improvements - Temple Farm artist impression.jpg Temple FarmIn 2015, we granted planning permission for the development of a new national headquarters for the Jehovah's Witness Organisation at Temple Farm.
  • Artist's impression showing bird's eye view of new layout Transforming Tindal SquareWe are working in partnership with Essex County Council to transform Tindal Square, at the top of Chelmsford High Street. This will create a new pedestrian-friendly public space for everyone to enjoy.
  • 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.

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