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Chelmsford: Essex town with all attributes of city

Chelmsford: Essex town with all attributes of city
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Chelmsford: Essex town with all attributes of city

In her Diamond Jubilee year, the Queen has granted Chelmsford as a city in order to help mark the celebration of her 60th year as our monarch.

As the county town of Essex and with a population stretching to around 160,000, many people would say that this news has been a long time coming.

After 24 towns across the UK placed a bid to win a competition to be officially granted as a city, Chelmsford fought off some strong competitors, including Middlesbrough, Bolton and even Reading, to become the first ever city in Essex.

With so many assets that would be expected from a city, Chelmsford also has multiple top-class high schools including Chelmsford County High School and King Edward Grammar School, fantastic high street and two shopping precincts, The Meadows and High Chelmer, 1st class hospital which has been recently developed, University, Cathedral and it will also welcome the Olympic Torch as part of the Olympic Festival celebrations in July.

Business in Chelmsford is booming as the customers at Waterhouse Business Centre will tell you. Each business enjoys our flexible office and workshop space, with easy access toLondon Liverpool Street, the A12 & M25 links and London Standsted. It’s the best place to be.