Town of Chelmsford, Essex, England
Chelmsford, UK, Websites
Chelmsford Council website
Chelmsford, UK, Information
Chelmsford is a town and an administrative district in the county of Essex. It lies 30 miles northeast of London. Chelmsford is home to the Diocese of Chelmsford, and has the smallest cathedral in England.
Guglielmo Marconi, the "father of radio" opened the World's first "wireless" factory in Hall Street, Chelmsford, in 1898, employing around 50 people. In 1922 the World's first regular wireless broadcasts for entertainment commenced from the Marconi Research Centre at Writtle near Chelmsford.