Apartments near completion at £85m scheme
VIEW: Century Tower has changed the skyline from Central Park
THIS is the first look inside one of 362 new apartments overlooking Essex Cricket Club’s County Ground in Chelmsford.
There will be four towers in New Writtle Street when the £85 million complex is eventually complete, but the first tower, Century Tower, is just months from being
“It’s wonderful to see a fantastic product being completed,” said Liz Allister; Marketing director of MCD on behalf of RPC, the Birmingham-based developer.
Planning for the multi-million pound development began nearly eight years ago and will include 15,000 sq ft of retail and leisure facilities surrounding a new public piazza area.
A new pedestrian bridge
Part of the development will include 65,000 sq ft of space for cricket club members and visitors to enjoy, including a media centre, a pavilion and conferencing facilities, increasing the ground’s capacity from 4,500 to 8,000 seats.
Liz Allister added: “Chelmsford is really the next sensible option outside of London – you’ve got the countryside, it’s so quiet here
Century Tower only has three apartments unsold, with many homes snapped up in the remaining three towers.
Century tower is due to be completed by September 2015.