Business

Patch co-working space

New co-working space coming to Chelmsford City Centre

The pandemic has changed the way plenty of people work. Chelmsford has always been a popular commuting location for those working in London, but now many have found themselves with new working patterns. Hybrid-working, working from home… and now working near home are options to consider. Work Near Home Opening in Chelmsford in November is…

Essex venues taking part in Essex Bigger Weekend

Free access to top attractions in Essex

The summer may be nearing its end, but that does not mean the fun has to stop. Free access to top attractions in Essex – including venues in Chelmsford – is being offered to residents! Tickets for a wide range of experiences across the county are up for grabs as tourism body Visit Essex launches…

business adaptions

£5,000 grants available to Chelmsford businesses

Owners of small and medium-sized businesses across all sectors in Chelmsford can now apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to make their business Covid-19 secure. This money can be used in different ways, including to buy new equipment, support employees to work from home or to adapt premises. Essex County Council has given…

Tables and chairs in street for al fresco dining

Council extends pavement licences to help local businesses

Chelmsford City Council is extending all pavement licences until September 2022 to help local businesses to recover from months of closures. Pavement licenses are used by bars, cafes and restaurants that want to put tables and chairs on the public highway outside. They were introduced by the government as a temporary process in response to…

Chelmsford Market

Visit and support Chelmsford’s Market

Did you know that our indoor market has been a part of Chelmsford’s history since the 11th century? Many of the businesses have been handed down through the generations and there has always been a wide variety of products and great-tasting food to try. We want everyone to continue supporting these local, family-run businesses that…