City Facts - Chelmsford
Located in the London commuter belt, Chelmsford is a town in Essex and has a population of over 102,400.
The town is surrounded by small villages that have not changed much, examples include Danbury Writtle, Good and High Easter, Roxwell and Mashbury.
Chelmsford is a modern town, and due to its convenient location and easy access to central London, it is home to a large number of commuters who work in the City of London
Comprising two medium-sized shopping centres, High Chelmer and The Meadows, Chelmsford is a largely commercial town which employs around 80,000 people.
The Eastern Counties Railway arrived in Chelmsford in 1842 and today around 14,000 commuters travel to London Liverpool Street daily by rail, making Chelmsford the busiest station outside of London.