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Food Distribution Centres.


Vouchers can be are exchanged for food as below:


Trinity Methodist Church is at Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2XB

Opening hours: Monday 10am to 12.30pm


St Andrews Church is at Chignal Road, Chelmsford CM1 2JB

Opening hours: Tuesday10am to 12 noon


Bell Street Hall is at Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS

Opening hours: Tuesday1pm to 3pm


Grove Road Evangelical Church, Grove Road, Chelmsford CM2 0EY

Opening hours:  Wednesday & Friday 10:00am to 12:30pm


North Ave URC is at North Avenue, Chelmsford CM1 2AL

Opening hours:  Thursday 10am to 12 noon



The former Essex County Library HQ

Goldlay Gardens




Opening hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10am until 12.30pm.


It helps if you can give prior notice to:

01245 790769 or


Food vouchers can only be redeemed from the Food Distribution Centres listed above



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Donate food

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