Mindful of Chelmsford's Heritage and Shaping Its Future

The aims of Chelmsford Civic Society is to stimulate public interest in, and appreciation and care of, the history, appearance and character of Chelmsford.

  • The preservation of buildings
  • History and architecture
  • River banks, parks and trees
  • Future planning and land use
  • Transport, road and car parking
  • Recycling and litter disposal

Passionate about matters of historical interest and planning matters?

We hold a members’ meeting monthly during the year except July and August. If you would like to join, please contact us. The membership rate is £10pa for individuals & £15 for couples.

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Chelmsford Civic - Heritage Open Day 2022 2022
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Our past events have included:

  • Dr Paul Rusiecki and Jonathan Swan on the First World War
  • Andy Begent on the Second World War
  • Tim Wander on Marconi on the Titanic
  • Stephen Norris on the Hoffmann Factory and on his history of Chelmsford
  • Jamie Hacker Hughes at Anglia Ruskin University on Mental Health
  • Simon Burns MP, Councillors Neil Gulliver, Cabinet Member and Roy Whitehead, Leader of the Council
  • Vikki Heywood, National Chair of the Royal Society of Arts
  • Reverend Nicholas Henshall, Dean of Chelmsford Cathedral

If you wish to become a member of Chelmsford Civic Society and join us on our programme of outings to interesting places then please contact us to join or download the application form below.