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Come home to Chelmsford’s Parklands with Genesis

18th August 2015 Print
City Park West

Chelmsford is a haven for those who want the perfect mix of city amenities and green space, boasting over 1,500 acres of public space and 11 prestigious Green Flag Awards, the highest number in the region. Offering a prime location and affordable options, Genesis’ City Park West development should appeal to Essex homebuyers who want to benefit from attractive parklands close by without missing out on the buzz of city life.

Chelmsford was granted city status in 2012 and is reaping the rewards of new investment in regeneration projects. This includes an upgrade to the city centre, with a John Lewis department store due to open in 2016, and the newly refurbished mainline train station. City Park West is a landmark development right in the heart of Chelmsford. Currently available is a stylish collection of new apartments that are ideally located for a daily commute into the City, available to rent or for purchase through the shared ownership scheme with Genesis.

City Park West offers a selection of contemporary one and two bedroom apartments in a range of layouts. All properties are designed to a high quality specification, with open plan living spaces, stylish kitchens with integrated appliances. Underground parking spaces are available at an additional cost.

When complete, City Park West will offer around 500 new homes alongside retail, office and community space, all set around a new landscaped public square. The City Park West scheme will include the refurbishment of three listed buildings, helping it blend seamlessly with Chelmsford’s historic centre.

Chelmsford is the capital of Essex and offers excellent shopping and a vibrant nightlife. Its shopping centres and bustling high street offer all the big name brands, while a wide choice of pubs, restaurants and wine bars offering great evening and weekend entertainment.

For transport connections, Chelmsford station is located within half a mile of the development, with regular trains into Liverpool Street in just 35 minutes. Chelmsford bus station offers quick and easy public transport routes to nearby Colchester, Lakeside shopping centre and surrounding towns. By road, the A12 provides direct access into London and links to the M25 at Junction 28, while the A414 joins the M11. Both Southend and Stansted Airports are approximately half an hour away by car.

Under the shared ownership scheme buyers can purchase between 25% and 75% of the property, paying subsidised rent on the remainder, and can increase their share at any time, all the way to 100% and outright ownership. The scheme is specifically designed for first time buyers whose household income is less than £60,000 a year.

To buy, one bedroom apartments at City Park West start from £48,750 for a 25% share, based on a full market value of £195,000. For rental apartments, City Park West’s indicative prices start from £800pcm for a one bedroom and from £1000pcm for a two bedroom apartment. To register your interest, visit

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City Park West