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The Friends of Hylands House are organising a free minibus service to Hylands House. More details
The Shire Horses are back at Hylands House and it is planned to have them in the park on Sundays and Mondays. The Official Launch took place on Sunday, 14th of September. Photographs
The Current Friends of Hylands House Newletter for Summer 2010 has been converted to web format for the benefit of non-members. Please Click on the menu item on the left.
Friends Secondhand Bookshop
The Friends bookshop, in the Stable Centre, opened on 3rd March and will be staffed 7 days a week by volunteers from the Friends.
One World Garden
The One World Garden was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Kent, as President of The Scout Association, on Saturday, 28th July 2007 - the day he came to Hylands Park to open the 21st World Scout Jamboree on behalf of the Association's Patron, HM Queen Elizabeth II. The garden was visited by HRH Prince William on what we are told was his third official public engagement.
The metal entrance gate was designed by Bex Simon and commissioned and donated by the Friends of Hylands House.
The Official Opening of the Stable Centre
The Official Opening of the refurbished Stable Block, now known as the Stable Centre, completes the restoration of the whole Hylands Estate. The Friends sponsored the restoration of the Stable Clock.
Chelmsford: Turning over a new leaf at park
Planting work has started to restore the grounds of Hylands House, Chelmsford, to its 18th century appearance.
Grand Opening of Hylands House
The completion of the restoration of the House, a major achievement for which the Council as well as the Friends shold be congratulated.
Chelmsford: 400 Hyland trees get axed in work
The Essex Green Party has likened tree felling at Hylands House, Chelmsford, to damage caused in the 1987 storms.
Chelmsford: Hylands House makeover is captured on video
Redevelopments at a mid-Essex architectural treasure have been captured on video.
A recording which chronicles the history of Hylands House, Chelmsford, and
efforts to restore it, is now available to buy.
Chelmsford: Restoration work complete for Jamboree
The £10.25m restoration of Chelmsford's Hylands House and its 18th century landscaped gardens will be ready for the World Scout Jamboree in the park in 2007.
Chelmsford: Hylands House gets Hollywood makeover
A stately home in mid Essex is the new White House. Hylands House in Chelmsford was chosen as a double for America's White House in the film Chasing Liberty, which premiered in Los Angeles.