Chelmsford is famous for being the birthplace of radio as well as its 800 year old cathedral.
Located in the heart of Essex, approximately 30 miles (48.5km) northeast of London city centre, Chelmsford has a population of around 60,000 with an excellent local transport system and direct train to London Liverpool Street station, in central London (journey time 35 mins).
The town is a mixture of old and new, with plenty of shops and restaurants. There is also a leisure centre and ice rink. Chelmsford has many good local parks and facilities for young people. The people of Chelmsford are friendly and there is a welcoming atmosphere.
* 60 minutes drive to central London
* 35 minutes train journey to central London
* 25 minutes train journey to 2012 Olympic Stadium