Area guide: Chelmsford

Chelmsford in Essex in known as the home of radio and is the county town of Essex. Actors Joe Thomas (Simon from Inbetweeners, Tom Payne and model Penny Lancaster all grew up in Chelmsford befoe moving into their sprawling mansions. The convenient thing about the town is that it is within the London commuter belt and therefore is home to many East London workers, particularly 'city boys'. It offers a pleasant place to live with several Chelmsford Parks and open spaces such as Hylands Park and Melbourne, whilst the River Can runs through the heart of the city.


Chelmsford venues and sports facilities

Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre
0.58 miles away - Victoria Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1FG
The Riverside Ice and Leisure in Chelmsford. The superb facilities include two swimming pools, an ic...
Gyms Ice Rinks Swimming Pools Yoga Dance studio
Anglia Ruskin University
0.75 miles away - Bishop Hall Lane Chelmsford Essex CM1 1SQ
Anglia Ruskin University is located in Chelmsford and is on of the main universities in Essex. With...
Athletics Gyms Swimming Pools Football (5 a side) Basketball Badminton Cricket Dance studio Sports Hall
West Park
0.88 miles away - Waterhouse Ln Chelmsford Essex CM1 2RY
West Park is a delightful little park which actually overlooks the River Can. Although not the bigge...
Admirals Park and Tower Gardens
0.91 miles away - Admirals Walk Chelmsford Essex CM1 2LY
Admirals Park and Towers Gardens is an environmental haven around the centre for Chelmsford. The Par...
Bowls Football (11 a side) Tennis Cricket
Chelmsford County High School for Girls
0.95 miles away - Broomfield Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1RW
Chelmsford County High School in Chelmsford makes its wonderful facilities available for hire to the...
Gyms Swimming Pools Tennis Football (5 a side) Yoga Netball Hockey Badminton Dance studio Softball
Lionmede Recreation Ground
1.30 miles away - Springfield Rd Chelmsford Essex CM2 6BN
Lionmede Recreation Ground is a large established park with large open spaces ideal for playing spor...
Bowls Tennis
Oaklands Park
1.48 miles away - Moulsham Street Chelmsford Essex CM2 9AQ
Oaklands is an established award winning park. It covers approximately five hectares (12 acres) of g...
Springfield Hall Park
1.68 miles away - Arun Cl Chelmsford Essex CM1 7QE
Springfield Hall Park lies to the north of Chelmsford, a short drive from the station. The park is t...
Football (11 a side) Football (5 a side) Football (9 a side)
Tenpin Chelmsford
2.04 miles away - Tattersall Way Widford Ind Est Chelmsford Essex CM1 3UB
Ten pin bowling
Coronation Park
2.04 miles away - Timsons Lane Chelmsford Essex CM2 6AF
Coronation Park is a very popular park for the local community to utilizes for it's various sporting...
Rugby Cricket Running
Melbourne Park
2.09 miles away - Salerno Way Chelmsford Essex CM1 2EH
Melbourne Park is a popular park with a lot of opportunities for sporting participation, the park co...
Tennis Football (5 a side) Basketball Netball
Hylands School
2.25 miles away - Chelmsford Road Writtle Chelmsford Essex CM1 3ET
Hylands School is located in Chelmsford, Essex. The School is conveniently located to local transpor...
Gyms Football (5 a side) Basketball Netball Hockey Badminton Volleyball Sports Hall
Writtle College
2.79 miles away - Lordship Road Writtle Chelmsford Essex CM1 3RR
Writtle College is located in Chelmsford, Essex and boasts a broad range of facilities for hire to t...
Gyms Squash Football (5 a side) Rugby Yoga Pilates Basketball Badminton Pavilion/Clubhouse Sports Hall
Chelmer Park
2.82 miles away - Beehive Ln Chelmsford Essex CM2 8RL
Chelmer Park is home to the National League Chelmsford Hockey Club and Chelmsford Cricket Club, and...
Football (11 a side) Gyms Tennis Netball Hockey Cricket

Activities in Chelmsford

On the sporting front, Chelsford is home to Essex Cricket Club who are based at the County Ground on New Writtle Street. The Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre is one of the largest leisure centres in Chelmsford and is home to the Chelmsford Cheiftains ice hockey club as well as Chelmsford Swimming Club. Another notable sports venue in Chelmsford is the Chelmsford campus of Anglia Ruskin University which has an incredible array of sports facilities such as sports hall, gym, dance studios, grass playing fields and 3g football pitches for hire. It has many sports teams including a football, netball, hockey, Rugby Union and even American Football.

Chelmsford Hockey Club has over 150 playing members and considered as not only one of the most successful hockey clubs in Essex, but also within the whole of Great Britain. It has both Men's and Ladies' field hockey playing on astroturf pitches in Chelmsford. Finally there are several Chelmsford schools who open up their facilities for community hire such as King Edward VII Grammar School and Writtle College



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