Closed showers

Due to an issue with our showers, they are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Green 'Welcome to Dovedale Sports Centre' sign

By bus 

You can look at  First Essex to check which buses stop at Dovedale. 

By train 

The nearest train station to Dovedale is Chelmsford. You can look at Greater Anglia to check which trains stop at Chelmsford station. The station is about a mile from the centre.


Dovedale is around a 20 minute walk on foot from Chelmsford city centre. 

By bicycle

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

By car 

You can reach Dovedale by car off the A1060; either via London Road, Moulsham Street, or the B1007. 

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

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