How many houses are in Beaulieu Park Chelmsford?
When complete the Beaulieu Park scheme will comprise of 3,600 homes, 2 primary schools and a secondary school, business space and a neighbourhood centre, embracing the balanced community principles outlined in the EDG.
How big is Beaulieu?
Open Spaces A wide variety of outdoor recreational and sports facilities are being created at Beaulieu, amounting to a total of 176 acres of public open space. These include natural meadows, formal gardens, parks, play areas, community gardens, allotments and sports pitches.
How old is Chelmsford?
Chelmsford is at the geographic and political centre of Essex and has been the county town since 1215.
Why is Chelmsford the birthplace of radio?
Chelmsford is known as the birthplace of radio, thanks to its connection with Guglielmo Marconi who opened the world’s first wireless factory here in 1899. We named the Marconi Building on our Chelmsford campus after him.
Where will Beaulieu station be?
Beaulieu railway station is a planned station on the Great Eastern Main Line in the East of England that will serve a new development called Beaulieu in Boreham, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) to the north-east of Chelmsford, Essex. It will be situated between Chelmsford to the west and Hatfield Peverel to the east.
Who founded Chelmsford?
The modern town of Chelmsford was created in the Middle Ages. At the time of the Domesday Book (1086), the land on the site of the modern town centre belonged to the Bishop of London. About 1100 Bishop Maurice built a bridge across the River Can.
When was Chelmsford the capital of England?
2) Chelmsford was once the capital of England for a few days, 1st – 6th July 1381, when the seat of Government was temporarily moved to the town 600 years ago.
Did Marconi invent the radio in Chelmsford?
Marconi, who is often credited with being the inventor of radio, first established his company in a former silk works in Hall Street in Chelmsford in 1898.
Where was the Marconi factory in Chelmsford?
History. Guglielmo Marconi had established his company offices at the former silk-works on Hall Street, Chelmsford in 1898. It was the world’s first wireless factory, making maritime SOS equipment that played a vital role in ensuring the rescue of survivors from both the Titanic and Lusitania liners.
When was Chelmsford train station built?
Chelmsford railway station
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