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Marconi Evolution by Bellway Homes (Essex)

New Street, Chelmsford, CM1

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Overview

MARCONI EVOLUTION - FINAL PHASE OF 1 & 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS AT THIS ICONIC DEVELOPMENT

Marconi Evolution is a contemporary development of apartments and houses, each finished to a quality specification and with the added advantages of designated parking, an on-site gym and a concierge service.

The site is of great historic interest as former home to the iconic Marconi works, the first wireless factory in the world and headquarters to one of the founding fathers of radio, Guglielmo Marconi. Sympathetic redevelopment of this site will include landscaped public spaces, cycleways and gardens for the enjoyment of all residents.

Chelmsford is well-known in the region for the quality of its shopping. High Chelmer and Meadows shopping centres are situated on the city’s main retail streets and are just 12 minutes walk from the development. Between them, the centres are home to a wealth of stores, both high-street names and independent boutiques, as well as a variety of cafés, food takeaways and restaurants.

When it comes to education, these new homes in Chelmsford are ideally located, with a number of well-regarded schools in the vicinity for both primary and secondary age children.

Chelmsford County High School for Girls and King Edward VI Grammar School, two of the best schools in the country, are just 10 minutes walk and six minutes walk respectively from Marconi Evolution.

Leisure opportunities in the surrounding area are diverse. In addition to the on-site gym, residents can choose from several leisure centres and private health clubs offering a wide range of fitness classes and sports facilities. The city also offers football, rugby and tennis facilities, as well as being the home of Essex County Cricket Club.

These new homes in Chelmsford are ideally situated for commuting into the capital. The A12 connects the city with East London and the M25, while rail journeys into London Liverpool Street take around 35 minutes from Chelmsford train station, which is less than 10 minutes walk from the development.
  1. contemporary development of apartments and houses
  2. number of well-regarded schools in the vicinity
  3. on-site gym and a concierge service
  4. ideally situated for commuting into the capital

Location

Location

New Street, Chelmsford, CM1

Opening hours

Friday to Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 11.30am - 7.00pm

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Marconi Evolution benefits from its own state-of-the-art gym, but residents can also take advantage of the facilities offered by Chelmsford’s many leisure centres and private health clubs. For outdoor sports, the city benefits from 22 public parks, offering opportunities for jogging and walking, as well as access to tennis courts, football and cricket pitches, rugby and athletics.

The green space continues all around Chelmsford, with beautiful countryside to explore, traditional Essex pubs to discover and charming restaurants to visit. Chocolate-box villages and stately homes are dotted around the area, including Hylands House, set in 574 acres of historic parkland (less than six miles away), and the 16th century Ingatestone Hall (eight miles away).

When it comes to eating out, residents are spoilt for choice, with a multitude of dining options in the city and surrounding areas covering all tastes and regions of the world. From well-known chain restaurants to quaint bistros, cafés to fine dining there is something to suit even the most demanding palate.

Staying in Chelmsford, opportunities to relax and unwind are many. The Civic Theatre and adjacent Cramphorn Theatre in Fairfield Road stage plays, concerts, workshops and comedy shows, while many local pubs and clubs host live music for fans of all genres.

An eight-screen cinema next to Meadows Shopping Centre presents the latest blockbusters and movie favourites for the whole family, or head to Westfield Stratford City and one of the largest all-digital cinemas in Europe with 17 screens to choose from.

Stratford is less than 30 minutes from Chelmsford and from there it is simply a short hop by tube into the heart of London’s West End. For the ultimate day out head into the capital and experience the myriad leisure, shopping, dining and entertainment possibilities offered by one of the most lively and beautiful cities in the world.

Local Shopping

Marconi Evolution is situated within easy walking distance of Chelmsford’s main retail area, which encompasses High Street and several roads surrounding it. The Meadows and High Chelmer shopping centres are just 12 minutes walk from the development and boast a mixture of big brand names and small independents.

The retail experience continues outside, along High Street and into Moulsham Street, with its many specialist stores. Chelmsford’s market, usually held five days a week, was established by charter more than 800 years ago and is still going strong. It is located next to High Chelmer shopping centre and features stalls selling a wide selection of fresh produce and household goods. High Street is also home to a weekend market, held Fridays and Saturdays, which focuses on food, including artisan and gourmet products.

Three retail parks – Chelmer Village, Riverside and Homelands – are all within two miles of the development, while out of town, outlet village Freeport Braintree, can be reached by car in 24 minutes.

For a huge choice of retailers and dining, head to Westfield Stratford City, a state-of-the-art shopping and leisure destination next to the London Olympic Park. One of the largest shopping centres in Europe, it is just 25 minutes from Chelmsford by train and offers a heady combination of retail therapy and relaxation.

Education

Chelmsford is home to several highly-regarded primary and secondary schools, both state and independent, including King Edward VI Grammar, which dates back to the 16th century and is one of the country’s leading state grammar schools. It caters almost exclusively for boys, (except for sixth form), with girls attending the nearby Chelmsford County High School for Girls. This also is judged one of the top schools in the UK and was established in 1907.

State primary schools close to these new homes in Chelmsford include The Cathedral School, King’s Road Primary and Westlands Community Primary. Secondary schools include The Boswells, St John Payne Catholic Comprehensive, Hylands School and Moulsham High School.

Chelmsford College caters for students over the age of 16 and offers a range of apprenticeships, further education and professional courses across its two campuses in Moulsham Street and Princes Road. Anglia Ruskin University also has a presence in the city, with its business school and Bishop Hall Lane campus just five minutes walk from Marconi Evolution.

Transport Links

Located in the centre of Chelmsford, Marconi Evolution is ideally situated for commuting into London by road or rail. The A12 connects the city with East London and the M25, and in the opposite direction with Colchester, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth. Chelmsford train station is less than 10 minutes walk from the development, with frequent services into London Liverpool Street, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich. For international travel, London’s third airport at Stansted is less than half an hour away from these new homes in Chelmsford, while London City Airport can be reached in 50 minutes and Southend Airport in 35 minutes.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Chelmsford (0.3 miles)
National Train Station logo Hatfield Peverel (5.8 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

About Developer

In just over 70 years, Bellway has grown from a small, family-owned firm to one of the most successful house builders in the UK. Today we directly employ more than 2,000 people and have earned an enviable reputation, built on the pillars of quality, service and trust.

About Bellway

From one bedroom apartments to luxury penthouses and prestigious executive houses, we pride ourselves on understanding the aspirations of all our buyers, not just in the type of home that suits your needs, but in the environment in which you want to live. Irrespective of your budget and the type of property you are buying, all our homebuyers are treated with the same high level of customer service from pre-sale, throughout the buying process and, of course, once you have moved in.

We believe that service doesn't just involve customer care; it's also about providing you with a range of attractive offers and incentives to make it easier and quicker to move. We will also work with you during the early stages of construction to enable you to personalise your new home through our Additions package.

Our high standard of service and build-quality is endorsed by our customers, 9 out of 10 of which would recommend buying a new home from Bellway to a friend. Although a major developer, we have not lost sight of what is important to our purchasers. Operating via nineteen regional divisions and employing local people allows us to stay close to our customers and take key decisions about design, materials and specification in response to local demands; another example of how, by putting buyers at the heart of our business, we have built a reputation you can rely on.

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