Take a Staycation

Although life at home offers plenty of benefits, we all need a change of scenery every now and then. We’ve pulled together our top five UK holiday destinations which are within easy reach of The Arbour, depending on what you’re after.

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The Big Spring Sort Out

The prospect of spring cleaning your entire home can be an overwhelming one, but there’s no need to worry. Our homes at The Arbour have been designed with both style and functionality in mind. Check out our top tips on how to get started.

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The Paw-sibilities of Life in Chelmsford: Five Things to Do With Your Pet Near The Arbour

At L&Q, we know that pets are important members of the family, which is why most of our homes are pet-friendly.* Here are a few of our favourite pet-friendly activities you can get up to in and around our homes at The Arbour, Chelmsford.

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Living The Arbour Life

For purchasers in Chelmsford, The Arbour offers prospective buyers the opportunity to put down roots within a growing and welcoming community, packed full of fantastic local facilities. Find out what our residents love about living here.

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Answering Your Questions on Shared Ownership

Our sales team at The Arbour have shared their guidance and expert knowledge on the benefits of Shared Ownership as well as details about the homes we offer at our popular Chelmsford neighbourhood.

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Have Yourself a Merry Chelmsford Christmas

Whether you’re a local resident or planning a visit from further afield, we’ve rounded up some enchanting things to do in Chelmsford this Christmas.

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Maximise Space: How to Get the Most Out of Your Apartment at The Arbour

L&Q’s apartments at The Arbour provide the perfect canvas for creative interior styling and savvy storage solutions, so you can easily maximise on space and create clutter-free areas for both working from home and entertaining. Find out how to transform your living space into a functional and stylish haven.

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Beaulieu Parkway Bridge Finally Opens

On Monday 30th October, Chelmsford finally opened the long-awaited bridge officially known as Beaulieu Parkway Bridge, which crosses the A12 at the Boreham interchange to the newly constructed estate in the Beaulieu area of Chelmsford.

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Spooky season: fun ways to spend Halloween at The Arbour

For many parents living at The Arbour, Halloween means soon being faced with the daunting task of entertaining children during autumn half term. We’ve put together a list of five ‘spook-tacular’ ways to keep the whole family entertained in Chelmsford this spooky season.

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Back to School: A Guide to Education in Chelmsford

Close to our Shared Ownership homes at The Arbour, there are a number of great schools in Chelmsford, and some right on the doorsteps of Beaulieu residents, making the area itself a fantastic option for families. We’ve put together some useful info on some of these schools to help ease your anxieties about where to send your children in the local area.

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Back to Business: How to upgrade your workspace for autumn

As working from home is becoming more and more popular, creating a calming office space you love is essential in improving your productivity whilst at work – particularly important as the days draw in and we all start spending more time inside again. Discover our top tips for transforming your work from home space this autumn.

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New NHS Health Centre for Beaulieu in Chelmsford confirmed

A new NHS Health Centre is coming to Beaulieu, in north east Chelmsford. Countryside and L&Q, the developers of Beaulieu, have appointed Hutton Construction to build the new Beaulieu Health Centre on behalf of the NHS.

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Outdoor Living – Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space

With a little bit of creativity and effort, you can transform any outdoor area into the ultimate summer entertaining space – perfect for welcoming guests as the weather gets warmer and the evenings get lighter. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your outdoor space.

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Celebrate the Coronation in Chelmsford

If you’re looking for things to do with your friends, family and neighbours over the King’s Coronation weekend, here’s our selection of some of the best activities you could take part in in Chelmsford, or from the comfort of your living room.

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EGG-citing festivities at The Arbour, Beaulieu

Residents at The Arbour gathered for a day of Easter festivities to raise money for the Wilderness Foundation.

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Easter at The Arbour, Chelmsford

The Easter holidays are a perfect opportunity to spend time with the family, whilst enjoying the brighter spring days. Whether it’s an Easter egg hunt, colourful crafts or seasonal baking, there are plenty of options for fun activities you to do both at home and in the local area this April.

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Five Top Tips for a successful spring cleaning spree

For those in need of some general moral support and advice – we’ve compiled five of our top tips for a successful cleaning spree so you can start spring in style.

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Chelmsford’s Best Half-Term Days Out

Whether you are staying local or want to venture further afield, we have rounded up our favourite family-friendly activities to enjoy this February half term, all accessible from our new homes at The Arbour, Chelmsford.

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Your new community: five things we love about Beaulieu

With Chelmsford just a short seven-minute drive away, residents at Beaulieu, The Arbour are spoilt for choice with a wide array of independent restaurants, boutiques and cafés and plenty on their doorsteps within Beaulieu! Read on to discover five things we love about this development…

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Christmas at The Arbour

Residents of The Arbour soak up the Christmas spirit and enjoy a day of wreath-making, seasonal refreshments and listening to carols.

 

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How to have a Sustainable Christmas

Having an eco-friendly Christmas without missing out on festive fun could be easier than you think, with the help of Chelmsford’s local businesses and sustainable Christmas crafts.

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Big Wild Walk at The Arbour

In support of The Wildlife Trust and their mission to protect at least 30% of land and sea by 2030, residents take part in their very own Big Wild Walk.

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Five ways to make the most of apartment living

We’ve compiled some tips and tricks to show you that bigger isn’t necessarily better, and how to make the most of your apartment dwelling experience.

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New £14m bridge connecting Boreham Interchange with Beaulieu Parkway is lifted into place

On the weekends of 24th and 25th September and 8th and 9th October, Countryside Zest, a joint venture partnership between Countryside and L&Q, carried out an important and complex milestone for the delivery of the new relief road for the residents and road users of Chelmsford

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Busy Babies at Beaulieu

With the days getting shorter and colder weather drawing in, the hours spent outside at the playground, the park or even just in the garden with children are becoming fewer and farther between. Why not try some of these tips at home?

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Get Outdoors this Autumn at Beaulieu

This time of year presents hundreds of ways to continue enjoying the great outdoors. For residents at The Arbour, Beaulieu, there are plentiful green spaces to enjoy just a short walk away.

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Beaulieu, Chelmsford Marathon Sponsorship

Beaulieu will be sponsoring the Chelmsford Marathon and Marathon Half on Sunday 16th October to raise money for Havens Hospice.

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Fly the (Green) Flag for Beaulieu

Our flagship development Beaulieu has won the coveted Green Flag Award, which is given to the country’s best parks.

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Beaulieu Railway Station update

New concept images for the anticipated Beaulieu Railway Station have been submitted to the Council.

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L&Q and Countryside are building net zero carbon homes at Beaulieu

Chelmsford Garden Community, as outlined in the new Chelmsford City Council Local Plan, is set to be the greenest community in Chelmsford, with a new agreement recently signed to deliver 80 net-zero carbon ready homes.

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Beaulieu Station update

The anticipated railway station for Beaulieu and the Chelmsford North East by-pass will move a step closer to becoming a reality with Essex County Council’s  Cabinet set to approve the unlocking of grant funding worth over £200 million on March 16.

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Construction update for local Beaulieu residents - Feb 2021

Construction update for local Beaulieu residents

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L&Q at Beaulieu has won Best Shared Ownership Development at the 2020 Evening Standard New Homes Awards.

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Construction Update - October 2020

Construction update at The Arbour

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Thousands of Chelmsford Primary School Pupils take part in Skipping Festival to celebrate National Fitness Day

Over 6000 primary school pupils across 23 different schools in Chelmsford took part in ‘Skip Hop Hurray’, a skipping festival to celebrate National Fitness Day on Wednesday 23rd September.

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Shared Ownership helped us buy our first family home

Meet David and Toni who brought the first home together at Beaulieu

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Minister of State for Housing visits Beaulieu

Minister of State for Housing The Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP visits Beaulieu to see the development progress

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