Chelmsford moving guide

Pretlove's Removal and Storage Service has been serving Chelmsford for over 100 years.

Chelmsford is the county town of Essex and has a population of approximately 102,000. A lively, modern town, it is well-placed to be within commutable distance of London. Chelmsford is rich in retail, leisure and cultural services as well as being an important business centre in Essex. Good transport links include a rail service to London Liverpool Street and out to the east of Essex and East Anglia; the A414/A138 are the closest roads to the town; and Chelmsford is 30 minutes from London Stansted airport.

Pretlove's can provide Chelmsford removals and storage, and services to the surrounding villages of: Broomfield, Chignall, Galleywood, Great Baddow, Margaretting, Springfield, and Writtle, and to the nearest main towns of: Basildon, Billericay, Braintree, Great Dunmow, Maldon, South Woodham Ferrers and Wickford.

Pretlove's would love to help with your Chelmsford removals or storage requirements. And here are some links for organisations you may also need to speak to when you move around the Chelmsford area:

  • Cable services
    To find out which cable services are available in the Chelmsford area.

  • Council Tax
    Contact the Council about a change in your Council Tax circumstances if you're moving in or out of Chelmsford.

  • Education services
    Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1QH. Tel: 0845 743 0430. To find out about the range of Education services in Chelmsford.

  • Essex & Suffolk Water
    Customer Centre, P O Box 292, Durham DH1 9TX. Tel: 0845 782 0999. Contact Essex & Suffolk Water about moving in or out of the Chelmsford area.

  • Housing
    For information about housing issues in Chelmsford.

  • NHS Mid Essex
    Swift House, Hedgerows Business Park, Colchester Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 5PF. Tel:01245 398770. To find out information about the range of NHS services in Chelmsford.

  • Parking Bay Suspension
    Contact the council about a suspension for your moving day in Chelmsford.

  • Planning
    For information about planning applications and regulations in Chelmsford.

  • Recycling Services
    To find out about recycling, refuse and dumping services in Chelmsford.

  • Residents' Parking
    For information about residents' parking areas and charges in Chelmsford.

Council websites

Sales and lettings agents

  • Adrians
    16 Duke Street Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1UP. Tel: 01245 265303

  • Balgores
    2 Tindal Square, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1EH. Tel: 01245 492424 Email:

  • Beresfords
    10 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HL. Tel: 01245 500555 Email: (Sales) 01245 500666 (Lettings)

  • Fenn Wright
    Grove House, 114 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0RG. Tel: 01245 292100 (Sales) 01245 491111 (Lettings)

  • Intercounty
    6 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HL. Tel: 01245 251442 (Sales) 01245 347040 (Lettings) Email:

  • Jackson-Stops
    The Dutch Barn, Ford End, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1LN Tel: 01245 930035

  • Martin & Co.
    15 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HL. Tel: 01245 330500

  • McCartney Estate Agents
    74 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0JA. Tel: 01245 266980

  • More Estate Agents
    3 Cornhill, High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1XE. Tel: 01245 346777 Email:

  • Northwood
    182 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0LG. Tel: 01245 505288 Email:

  • Owen Lyons
    22 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HL. Tel: 01245 256666 Email:

  • Savills
    136 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0RG. Tel: 01245 293220

  • Spicer McColl
    20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex. Tel: 01245 269980 Email:

  • Strutt & Parker
    Coval Hall, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2QF. Tel: 01245 258201 Email:

  • The Home Partnership
    11 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HL. Tel: 01245 250222 Email:

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