This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page. 

The Essex town of Chelmsford had a greyhound stadium on New Writtle Street around the perimeter of the local football club pitch and located at 0° 27' E 51° 43' N. The inaugural meeting was held on 20th May 1932 with standard races being run over 440 yards and distance races over 550 yards. The meetings proved very popular and, on occasions, racing was held 4 times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

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Racing continued for 5 years before the track closed in 1937. The track remained closed throughout the War period, but in 1949 the track reopened, but closed in the early 1950s.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track

This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend a visit to where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Chelmsford badges and artefacts for sale then email