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Invest in Chelmsford / Locate in Chelmsford

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Chelmsford is superbly situated in the heart of Essex (only 35 miles and 28 minutes from London) and is one of the fastest growing centres for commerce in the east of England. The city has a highly skilled workforce, competitive costs and an enviable quality of life. These factors help make Chelmsford an excellent place to locate your business.

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Chelmsford is already home to a number of national and regional companies including, AON, Battelle, BAE Systems, Bellway, Benefit Cosmetics, Birkett Long, Birketts, Global Marine, James Hallam, M&G Investments, Marlborough Highways, Marriage’s, Morgan Sindall, MS Amlin, QBE, RSA, RSM, Teledyne e2v, Tevva, Visteon, Willmott Dixon and the Woodland Group.

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Skilled Workforce

Chelmsford’s academic establishments are recognised nationally with the Chelmsford County High School (CCHS) and the King Edward Grammar School (KEGS) featuring highly in the annual secondary school league tables. Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is listed as one of the top 40 universities in the UK. Students, businesses, and partners benefit from outstanding facilities, which include a new School of Medicine.

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Work Life Balance

Chelmsford was listed by The Times (2019) as one of the best places to live in the UK and second healthiest by food supplement manufacturer Biocare due to the large proportion of leisure facilities around the city. Major housing developments are being made in Chelmsford both in the city centre at Chelmer Waterside, which will deliver up to 1,100 new homes and to the north-east of Chelmsford within the Chelmsford Garden Community which will create around 10,000 new homes and new employment opportunities.

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Chelmsford City Council’s Economic Development and Implementation team are able to assist and support with relocation projects and plans. For an informal and confidential discussion to find out more about what Chelmsford has to offer, get in touch with the Economic Development and Implementation team.

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