Reasons Why You Should Think About Moving to Chelmsford

Posted: 21 June 2019

The City of Chelmsford is only a 45-minute commute from Central London, with cheaper property prices, a good range of primary and secondary schools together and the lovely countryside just a small distance away. Chelmsford may have only been granted city status by Queen Elizabeth in 2012, but it has been a highly popular location where people have lived for centuries. The City of Chelmsford has everything that is expected of a cultural metropolis including a large retail and leisure development, multiple business parks, a thriving nightlife economy and excellent transport links provided by First Buses and Abellio Greater Anglia. If you combine this with the fact that it is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and green areas, then it’s clear to see why the City of Chelmsford is such a popular area to live.

The City of Chelmsford is Consistently Evolving

Since being granted with City status by Queen Elizabeth in 2012, Chelmsford has grown from strength to strength. It has seen financial growth and investment comes from both public and private sectors. It is this financial growth and modernisation that has helped it become such a dynamic, convenient and ideal place to live for so many people.

Its Only 45-Minutes Away From London

Whether you need to commute to the city on a daily basis for work or just like knowing that you are close to the heart of the capital, being just 45 minutes away from London is attractive to many. And, it’s not only London that is within easy reach of Chelmsford either. You can commute directly to Ipswich in under 45 minutes, and Norwich is within easy connection from there. If you do drive, then you can also get to Stansted and Southend Airports in less than 30 minutes.

It Has a Wide Range of Different Property Types

It doesn’t matter whether you have a large or small budget; you are likely to find a property that caterings for your needs and requirements. However, do be aware that property prices in Chelmsford are a little higher than in other nearby areas.

It Has an Eccentric History

There are many different areas of the United Kingdom that notable history and cultural significance that it can get a bit boring. This is exactly why people look for an area that has a bit of an edge and eccentric history. And, that’s exactly what you get with this city. Britain’s first ever public audio broadcast was transmitted from Chelmsford in 1920 and was said to been received as far away as Canada’s Newfoundland. In fact, Chelmsford is regarded as the birthplace of radio after the world’s first wireless factory opened there in 1988.

The City Is Positive About The Environment

If you are looking for a healthier lifestyle, to save money on commuting and to positively impact on the environment, then this area is for you. The City of Chelmsford is a community that has embraced the cycling revolution.

How THB Legal Can Help

If you are thinking about moving to the Chelmsford area and need a conveyancing solicitor, then THB Legal can help you. Our team offer a convenient and friendly conveyancing service to the residents in Chelmsford and all across East-Anglia. Based on Springfield Road, our solicitors in Chelmsford deal with all aspects of residential property conveyancing including sale and purchase transactions, re-mortgages, equity transfers and large volumes of freehold and leasehold property work for the community of Chelmsford and across East Anglia and London.

So, if you are purchasing a semi-detached house in Chelmsford, downsizing to a smaller property in Great Baddow or looking for a buy-to-let property in Broomfield, our solicitors can help with your conveyancing needs. Why not call our Chelmsford office on 01245 457444 today to speak with one of the team.

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