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Thinking of moving to Chelmsford? Whether you’re starting a family, planning an investment or beginning higher education, here is what Chelmsford has to offer.

House Prices  🏠

Chelmsford is a county town located in Essex, with property well sought after due to the fact that it is located directly in the commuter belt of London, making it a desirable place to live. It is also known for its vibrant nightlife and shopping.

Property Investment  🏠 🏠

Chelmsford is a great location for investing in property, whether as a first home or to rent out, due to the fact that it falls in the London commuter belt.

The population consists of many dockland and city commuters

  • Population in the urban region is around 110,000, district population is about 168,310
  • 76.5% of residents live in social housing, 11.3% council and 6.3% rent privately
  • Around 14,000 people commute from and to London by rail.

Economy  ££

  • Chelmsford was originally a market and agricultural town and is an important industry centre for both national and international businesses
  • Around 80,000 people are employed in Chelmsford
  • Chelmsford is home to many sizeable businesses at the Chelmsford Business Park.

Location and Transport  🚌

There are numerous transport links including:

Education  🎓  

  • Chelmsford is home to part of the Anglia Ruskin University
  • Chelmsford College offers further education with three sites throughout the city and is home to 2,200 full time students along with 2,100 part time
  • Schools include King Edward VI Grammar School and Chelmsford County High School for Girls.

Environment  🌷

There are many things to see and do in Chelmsford, including

Trivia  🎬

Finally, did you know …

There are some interesting facts about Chelmsford: