Essex Cricket Ground Guide
The County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford, is home to Essex County Cricket Club. Cricket Ground Guide provides you with a review of the ground, its facilities and local amenities.


Built: 1967
Capacity: 6,500
End names: River End, Hayes Close End


Essex County Cricket Club
One-day name: Essex Eagles
Established: 1876
Official website:
Address: County Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford, CM2 0PG
Telephone: +44 1245 252420

Getting there

By Car:
(Travelling from North) Take junction 19 on the A12 (Boreham). At the A130 exit to A138/Stansted Airport/Sudbury/Chelmsford and then at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Main Rd/A130. This is followed by another roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A138. The road continues to the Army and Navy roundabout and take the 4th exit onto Parkway/A1060. Continue straight, over another roundabout, and turn left onto New London Road. Move over to the right hand turn slip lane for New Writtle Street and the ground is located on the right hand side down this road.

(Travelling from South) Take junction 15 on the A12 and continue down the A414 exit to Harlow/Chelmsford. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Three Mile Hill/A414. Continue down this road until you come to two roundabouts. Take the 2nd exit on both roundabouts (straight over). Head over the bridge towards the Wood Street roundabout and take the first exit onto New London Road. Continue down New London Road and turn left into New Writtle Street and the ground is located on the right hand side down this road.

By Train:
The ground is located just 5-10 minute walk away from the Chelmsford train station. This is situated on the Liverpool Street to Norwich mainline with 5 trains per hour to and from Central London. For more information on train times and live departures, visit here.

The station is currently undergoing a major development to transform it into a brand new user friendly facility to welcome you into the city.

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