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Chelmsford City Racecourse

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£700 for venue hire
Up to 300
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The Racecourse grounds together with modern venue spaces offer the ideal locale for your special day. With a choice of 3 spectacular rooms for your special day, Chelmsford City Racecourse is ideal.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Sporting Venue / Stadium
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
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Full Description
  • A Change Of Scenery. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, in the heart of Essex, Chelmsford City Racecourse is a unique and flexible venue, ideal for Conferences, Corporate Team Building, Product Launches, Exhibitions, Wedding Receptions, and Private Celebrations. As well as a working racecourse, the 150+ acre course offers an incredibly versatile space perfect for conferences of all sizes in either wing of the hospitality suite, with the ability to run two large conferences simultaneously in both south and north halls of the hospitality suite. Hosting up to 550 people Chelmsford City Racecourse is ideal for those looking for an event just outside London, providing excellent transport links via the A131, A120 and M11 and a significant amount of free parking on-site. Our professional and experienced team at Chelmsford City Racecourse will provide you with a personal and bespoke service, coupled with delicious menu options, helping you to plan and deliver your entire event. SPORTS BAR SUITE Ideal for more informal meetings and events the Sports Bar has an outdoor terrace and views across the racecourse. Two built-in bars are placed along one side of the room and the space has the ability to be separated into two areas, ideal for break out options. THE CLUB SUITE On the first floor of the grandstand, the club has a private, VIP vibe with panoramic views across the racecourse. On the first floor of the grandstand holding up to 250 people, windows wrap this room allowing for natural daylight and a built in bar makes this space perfect for private dinners and important events. FAIRWOOD SUITE With windows running the length of the room, letting in an abundance of natural daylight. This modern space boasts great views over the finishing line as well as an outdoor terrace. A flexible space, and can easily be split into two rooms. OUTDOOR 150 acres of grounds allow for an abundance of event opportunities from outdoor exhibitions and weddings.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Kristina Belloum
    Congratulations on your engagement!! We are extremely excited for you to become husband and wife, we wish you both the very best of luck and happiness for the future. We look forward to welcoming you at Chelmsford City Racecourse!
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    Public Liability Insurance
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Press and Awards (1)
Industry Awards (3)
Gold Award at Essex Digital Awards 2017
Lovely Loos Award 2015
RCA Excellence Staff Customer Service Excellence 2017
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Chelmsford
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M11
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Braintree
    • Travel Notes
    • If travelling by public transport, it is advised to get a taxi from station/airport to here as it is not directly accessible by foot.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Stansted Airport
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What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Remind yourself what is truly important.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The centre of the parade ring.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Glenn Johnson, Dan 'Lockie' Locke, Mario Falcone, Gemma Collins
What’s your favourite canapé?
Our pulled pork bon-bons
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Cheese & biscuits
What is your venue's most unique feature?
It is a brand new venue.

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