Chelmsford

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Chelmsford
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County
Essex
Highway Authority
Essex
Forward Destination on
A12 • A130 • A414
Next Primary Destinations
Basildon • Colchester
Other Nearby Primary Destinations
Basildon • Harlow
Places related to the A12
Brentwood • Colchester • Docklands • Great Yarmouth • Hackney • Ilford • Ipswich • London • Lowestoft • Marks Tey • Romford • Stratford, London
Places related to the A130
Basildon • Saffron Walden • Southend-on-Sea
Places related to the A414
Harlow • Hatfield • Hemel Hempstead • Hertford • Maldon • St Albans

Chelmsford is the county town of Essex. The town has a population of roughly 157,000 and is still growing. The main road in the area is the A12, though several other key routes meet in the town.

The town has had several attempts at a bypass, the most of recent of which was a grade separated D2 some considerable distance away from the town, constructed in 1986. It replaced an earlier version from the 1930s. The A130 multiplexes around the town on the bypass, and has been extensively upgraded to form a second high quality route from here to the Dartford Crossing.

The A414 has always been a route to Chelmsford, though its modern course runs on a completely different route to its original classification, and now continues eastwards to Maldon.

Routes

Route To Notes

A12

London, Brentwood

A12

Colchester

A130

Stansted Airport, Sudbury

A130

Basildon, Southend-on-Sea (A127)

A414

Harlow (M11)

A414

Maldon, Sudbury

A1016

A1060

Sawbridgeworth

A1114

Gt. Baddow

B1007

Stock, Billericay

B1008

B1009

Galleywood, Gt. Baddow

B1137

Videos

AEC Dump Trucks and Mercury Lorries - Chelmsford Bypass

AEC Mercury lorries at work on the construction of the A12 Chelmsford by-pass near the juction of the A130 back in 1986.

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Chelmsford
JunctionsBoreham Interchange • Miami Roundabout • Nabbotts Farm Roundabout • Sandon Interchange • The Army and Navy Roundabout • Webbs Farm Interchange
CrossingsChelmer Viaduct • Replacement Chelmer Viaduct
RoadsA1016 • A1016 (New London Road, Chelmsford) • A1060 • A1091 • A1099 • A1113 • A1114 (Chelmsford) • A12 • A122 • A130 • A138 • A414 • B1002 • B1006 (Chelmsford) • B1007 • B1008 • B1009 • B1137 • E30 • E8 (Old System) • EuroVelo 2 • M12 (Brentwood - Chelmsford) • NCN1 • NCN13 • RM3 • T3 (Britain)
Related Pictures
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A130 junction redesign - Coppermine - 6450.jpgBridge over Chelmer Road, Chelmsford (C) Malc McDonald - Geograph - 3421851.jpgMiami roundabout, Chelmsford - Geograph - 2926768.jpgRoad bridge over the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation - Geograph - 4350229.jpgSpringfield Road Chelmsford Essex (C) Peter Stack - Geograph - 2185593.jpg
Places in the East of England
Major CitiesCambridge • Felixstowe • Ipswich • Norwich • Peterborough
Primary DestinationsBasildon • Beccles • Bedford • Bishops Stortford • Bury St Edmunds • Chelmsford • Clacton • Colchester • Cromer • Dartford Crossing • Diss • Downham Market • Dunstable • Ely • Great Yarmouth • Harlow • Harwich • Hemel Hempstead • Hertford • Huntingdon • King's Lynn • Lowestoft • Luton • Luton Airport • Newmarket • Port of Tilbury • Southend • St Albans • Stansted Airport • Stevenage • Sudbury • Swaffham • Thetford • Watford • Wisbech
Other PlacesBaldock • Braintree • Brentwood • Bungay • Cheshunt • Dereham • Fakenham • Grays • Hatfield • Haverhill • Hitchin • Leighton Buzzard • Letchworth • London Gateway Port • Maldon • Maplin Airport • Marks Tey • Potters Bar • Puckeridge • Rickmansworth • Royston • Saffron Walden • Southend Airport • St Neots • Tilbury • Tring • Welwyn Garden City