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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.