We value your privacy

We use essential cookies to make this website work.

In addition, we would like to set cookies to help us understand how our website is used.
Agreement Used
Used by:
112 cachers

Chelmsford City Council

Agreement Type:

Landowner Image


Chelmsford City Council


Richard Tucker (richt2000)

Start Date


Renewal Date



Chelmsford City Council would have no objection to the association promoting responsible geocaching within parks managed by the Parks & Green Spaces with the exception of the following areas.

No geocaching within nature reserves including Galleywood Common
No geocaching at Hylands estate within the pleasure gardens or in the vicinity of the main house and buildings.

The list of parks managed by the Parks and Green spaces department can be found on the Chlemsford City Council website

Application Process

Please contact the Parks & Green spaces department Grounds Maintenance Operations Manager on 01245 605560 or email

Please supply the following information to Chelmsford City Council BEFORE the geocache is placed to enable the council to review your proposed location :

Exact Location
Container Type
Description of hide
Geocache placer contact details

The following conditions must be met for each geocache hide :

Ensure the cache container is clearly marked, stating that the content is harmless and giving the placer’s e-mail address or other contact method.
Only items that would be deemed safe and acceptable for an unaccompanied child to find should be placed in the cache
No cache may be placed in such a way as to risk damage or disturbance to any Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) or Scheduled Ancient Monument (SAM)
No items of food or drink of any kind should be placed in the cache
No lighters, matches or flammable objects should be placed in the cache
Caches must not be buried and holes must not be dug in order to place a cache.
Caches must not be hidden in animal holes or runs
Trees, plants, fences, walls and other features should never be damaged when placing or seeking a cache
Maintenance of the cache is the responsibility of the placer
When leaving the cache site, after finding or hiding a cache, there must be no visual sign of disturbance
All byelaws (where applicable) must be obeyed
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in permission being withdrawn and your geocache location being removed from the hosting website

Chelmsford City Council reserve the right to refuse permission or to remove geocaches at any time.

Area Covered


Last Modified

21st Jan 2020.


Do you have any feedback about this agreement? Click here to submit feedback to the committee.