Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre entrance sign

Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre is a community gym situated in the heart of North West Chelmsford. Easily accessible on foot, by bike, car or public transport, it’s just a short journey away from many of Chelmsford's local estates and villages:

  • Newland Spring: 5 minute drive, 5 minute cycle
  • Broomfield: 7 minute drive, 11 minute cycle
  • Writtle, The Chignalls: 8 minute drive, 14 minute cycle
  • Roxwell: 9 minute drive, 20 minute cycle
  • Beaulieu: 11 minute drive, 20 minute cycle
  • Great Waltham: 11 minute drive, 22 minute cycle
  • Channels: 12 minute drive, 16 minute cycle
  • Little Waltham: 13 minute drive, 20 minute cycle
  • Great Leighs: 18 minute drive, 34 minute cycle

By car 

To get to the centre by car, follow the A130 onto Essex Regiment Way and follow signs for Chelmsford Town centre until you see signs for Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre and Chelmsford City FC. From there follow the symbols. 

Car parking

There is a free car park at CSAC, including accessible spaces. 

By bus 

You can look at First Essex to check which buses stop near Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre.  

By train 

The nearest train station to Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre is Chelmsford. You can look at Greater Anglia to check which trains stop at Chelmsford station. The station is about two miles from the centre. 

By bicycle

You can find out which ECC cycle routes to take to CSAC. 


Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre is a 20 to 25 minute walk on foot from Chelmsford city centre. 


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