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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Annual business charity race

Businesses are being encouraged to don their trainers and tracksuits for an annual charity race. Every year law firm Birketts LLP organise the Birketts’ Race4Business; a 3.5 mile run around Chelmsford. It has been running for 14 years and has raised over £400,000 over the years for worthwhile causes.

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Victorian architect has plaque unveiled

James Fenton, an accomplished architect who helped to build Chelmsford up has been honoured with a permanent in the town. He was responsible for developing nine buildings on New London Road. Mr Fenton was also responsible for the implementing Chelmsford’s infrastructure of mains water and sewerage as well as the New London Road’s cemetery. He died in 1875.

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