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Looking for a new home in Broomfield?

The village of Broomfield is one of several lovely Essex locations that is conveniently close to the city of Chelmsford and all its amenities. A new home in a location like this provides semi-rural living and wide open spaces, just minutes away from a wide range of shops, entertainment and attractions. The town offers all the day-to-day essentials and is within easy reach of excellent transport links, including a direct route into London. 

Living in Broomfield

Travel and transport

This is an ideal location for anyone wanting to travel to London, and its central position in Essex means easy access to Chelmsford and Braintree. The nearby A12 is a direct route into London, as well as connecting with Colchester and Ipswich. Train services from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street take around 35 minutes, a very reasonable commuting time. Stansted Airport is just 16 miles away.

Local information

Convenient village facilities are supplemented by the excellent range of shops and services in Chelmsford. The nearby High Chelmer Shopping Centre is the largest in Essex. Living near Chelmsford means that you can enjoy a lively nightlife with several restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs, plus live music venues, a theatre and a cinema.

Local schools

Families with school-age children are well-catered for in this area. There are two schools within the village itself – Broomfield Primary School and Chelmer Valley High School, both rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted – plus several nurseries. Additional primary and secondary schools can be found in Chelmsford itself, providing you with some very good educational choices.