History

A timeline of Chelmsford College's history

Chelmsford College celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2012! We have put together a timeline to showcase the momentus occasions that have shaped the College's life!

Click here to view an image of the timeline on previously display at our Moulsham Street campus for the 50th anniversary.

2014 David Law retires. Andy Sparks is appointed Principal
2012

A brand new Electrical and Engineering block opens at the Princes Road campus

Lee Stafford Hair & Beauty salon and spa opens its doors to the public

A brand new Art, Design and Media block opens at the Moulsham Street campus

2011 Chelmsford College Group forges partnership with Lee Stafford to launch the first Lee Stafford Academy
2010

Dovedale Nursery becomes a Community Interest Company (CIC)

Chelmsford College Group launches a commerical hair & beauty salon - Zest

Dovedale Nursery is completely redeveloped

2009

Chelmsford College Group is formed

Chelmsford College acquires training company - Chelmsford Training Services

2002 Chelmsford College opens its town centre facility at Copleston Court
2001

Latest College logo introduced

David Law replaces Mel Burles as Principal

1995 Mel Burles replaces David Percival as Principal
1993

Chelmford College of Further Education (CCFE) becomes Chelmsford College

New College logo

1990 David Percival replaces Roy Jones as Principal
1989 H.R.H The Princess of Wales opens the Princes Road campus
1988

Building work begins on new campus at Princes Road

Chelmer Institute Departments of Catering & Home Economics and Building join CCFE

1987

New College logo

25th Anniversary - special logo used for the year

1984 Lou Hitchins retires. Roy Jones is appointed Principal
1973

Dovedale Nursery opens

The Science Department of Mid-Essex Technical College joins CCFE

1968 The College's first purpose built accommodation comes into use
1962

First College Logo

Lou Hitchins becomes first Principal

Chelmsford College of Further Education (CCFE) founded on Dovedale Site

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