Bond Street is a new open-air shopping and leisure development situated in the heart of Chelmsford City Centre linking between the River Chelmer and the High Street. This is easily accessed on foot within the city centre as well as by car and public transport (bus, Park & Ride and rail).

The development creates a quality shopping and leisure destination for Chelmsford and its Essex heartland, offering the whole family an attractive environment in which to enjoy some of the best brands, dine in style and be entertained. Features include:

  • John Lewis department store
  • 30 unit shops
  • 7 restaurants/cafes
  • riverside public open space
  • luxury cinema
  • 288 space underground car park
  • Free customer WiFi
  • 24 hour security

The scheme’s open thoroughfares do not close with our shops but allow customers to walk through anytime at their leisure to enjoy the open riverside space.

Our car park delivers the latest and most convenient customer experience with Park Assist allowing easy identification of available spaces and a variety of payment options including contactless. This opens under extended hours to allow customers to fully enjoy the dining and cinema offer - a state of the art luxury digital Everyman cinema showing all the latest blockbusters in the comfort of large sofa style seating with food service.

The John Lewis department store is their latest design and offers their full product range from beauty and fashion to household and electrical – some 65,000 products in all plus innovative customer services such as home design, Kuoni travel agency and instore refreshment options. Customers can also take advantage of Click & Collect here.

There is a strong emphasis within Bond Street on fashion brands including The White Company , Joules , Oasis , Jack Wills, Cath Kidston, Accessorize , Fat Face and White Stuff. Leading local independent retailer Zagger also brings fashion from exciting houses such as Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Giorgio Armani. Top brand watches and jewellery are offered in a flagship corner shop opposite John Lewis by Goldsmiiths and a standalone TAG Heuer shop, only the seventh such outlet in the UK.

Foyles, the iconic world famous book store offers customers something very special with regular book signings with authors, reading sessions with children, book clubs and instore café - an outstanding customer experience.

Bond Street offers a wide range of quality dining options, with riverside views and seating. Restaurants include Byron Hamburgers, ASK Italian, Prezzo, all day diner Bills with its own deli , Brazilian specialist Las Iguanas as well as food and cocktails from across the States in Coast To Coast. Jamaica Blue offers great coffee and freshly made wraps, salads and sandwiches and not forgetting fish specialist Loch Fyne.