One Chelmsford is the Business Improvement District (BID) representing nearly 500 businesses within the city centre, delivering projects and initiatives to ensure that Chelmsford remains the county’s premier destination to live, work and visit.

Local businesses voted ‘Yes’ to having a Chelmsford City Centre BID in 2018 and the company’s first 5-year term runs from April 2018 – March 2023.

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Chelmsford sees largest increase in footfall since easing of lockdown

Chelmsford sees largest increase in footfall since easing of lockdown

New research by Huq Industries has highlighted England’s ten busiest towns and cities for both footfall and in-store retail in the week since non-essential stores reopened on Monday 12th April. Results include Saturday 17th April.

The BID's newest Director joins the Board

The BID's newest Director joins the Board

One Chelmsford is delighted to welcome Vinnie Noy to the Board of Directors.

Our First Week Back!

Our First Week Back!

Looking over the first week back since our city reopened on April 12th 2021, it has been fantastic to see Chelmsford full of life with a bustling High Street once again.