Chelmsford is located in Essex,
The town is approximately 40 miles from London
and has a population of over 150,000.
Chelmsford is most known for
being home to Britain’s
first public radio broadcast. The broadcast was hosted by the pioneering
Marconi organisation and took place on the 15th of June 1920.
was childhood home to Geoff Hurst, the only man to have scored a hat-trick in
the football World Cup final. Chelmsford
currently has numerous sporting teams including Chelmsford
city football club, Chelmsford hockey club and Essex county cricket club. Essex County Cricket Club play
at the Ford County Ground in Chelmsford.
It is one of the eighteen counties which make up professional cricket in England.
is home to a number of famous residents including Nigel Spink, professional
footballer and European cup winner,
Joseph Thomas, actor and star of
‘The Inbetweeners’, Tom McRae (Singer), Sarah Perry (writer) and Tom
Payne (actor). http://www.information-britain.co.uk/didyouknow.php?town=chelmsford&county=26