The plans for the five storey grandstand facility have been granted approval and building work is expected to begin in 2018.
In addition to the conference centre and casino, the new facilities will include luxury accommodation, a sports betting hall and a fitness centre. Conference, leisure and banqueting facilities will operate 365 days a year to service guests visiting the new grandstand building.
Chelmsford City Racecourse also plans to include a new turf track on the inside of the existing all-weather racing surface. The grandstand facility will offer spectators views of the entire racetrack.
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