Beaulieu Square, Chelmsford
The new Beaulieu Square Neighbourhood Centre has been designed to serve as the community hub for Beaulieu, Chelmsford in Essex. The Square opened in December 2017 and, in addition to eight retail units, local amenities will include a Community Centre, Health Centre & Bright Horizons Day Nursery and Preschool.
The surrounding new community of Beaulieu has set a new standard for modern living in Chelmsford. Representing a vibrant new district, this unrivalled residential setting has become one of the most desired address in the City. In total, Beaulieu will comprise of 3,600 new homes, ranging from one bedroom apartments to five bedroom family houses, and exemplary community facilities set around the majestic New Hall School, formerly King Henry VIII’s Tudor palace, and its estate parkland. The development is conceived as a series of individually designed neighbourhoods connecting to the wider landscape and countryside. Two new primary schools, a secondary school, as well as community, health, sport and retail amenities will be entwined within an extensive network of parkland and green open spaces.
Beaulieu Square will provide 1,175 sq m (12,647 sq ft) of retail floorspace in eight units at ground level, with separate residential units above. Unit 1 is pre-let to Sainsbury’s as anchor tenant. Beaulieu Square has planning consent for Retail (A1), Financial & Professional Services (A2), Restaurants & Cafes (A3), Drinking Establishments (A4) and Hot Food Takeaways (A5). The units are to be completed to shell finish with capped-off services and shop fronts provided. The units will be ready for Tenant fitout in mid 2017. Complementary high quality retail and restaurant operators are currently being sought for Beaulieu Square.