Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Getting to and from Chelmsford County High School for Girls
These routes and maps are suggestions of how you could stop taking the car and swap to cycling, walking, or scooting to school. They don’t show every possible route and you could have fun finding a way that works for you. If you know a safe way that gets you there even quicker, that’s great! Take that route instead.
Heavy traffic zone
The highlighted heavy traffic zone on the map shows the area that will have the heaviest traffic at school time. By using alternate routes and a mix of walking and cycling, you can avoid sitting in traffic and being late for school.
There’s lots of footpaths around Chelmsford County High School which provide short-cuts to avoid the traffic. For example, walking down the back of the Avenues to the north of the school.
Cycle lanes are available in both directions near Broomfield Road. There are also lots of much quieter roads you can use. National Cycle Network route 1 follows the river not far from the school and joins central Chelmsford to Writtle and Chelmer Village.
Park & Ride
Park & Ride at Chelmsford could help you on your journey.
Broomfield Road is one of the main routes into Chelmsford, meaning Chelmsford County High School is well served for buses. Services from Broomfield, the Walthams, Great Leighs and Braintree have stops near the school. Chelmsford bus station is about 5 minute walk.
Chelmsford train station has trains to and from Shenfield, Ingatestone, Witham and Colchester, amongst others. Lots of County High students get the train to school, which is only half a mile’s walk from the station. Greater Anglia offer discounts on train travel for students at some schools, chat to staff about this.
Get rewarded for getting to school or college more sustainably
Join our 60 Day Challenge to swap the car for walking or cycling to school or college. You and your child (aged 13 and over) could win prizes including £50.00 Amazon and Love2Shop e-vouchers in our weekly prize draws just for doing the school or college run.