Welcome to Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society, the hub of Engineering, Technology and Science in Chelmsford, Essex and the surrounding areas.

Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society

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Become a member of CSES

By becoming a member of Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society, you will become part of a community of Engineers and Scientists that has existed in Chelmsford for generations. There are many benefits to joining the Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society.

If you’d like to join a vibrant and passionate society of like-minded people, support worthy causes and play a part in the future of Chelmsford, then join today! We look forward to welcoming you to CSES.


Our new CSES website provides members with a central hub through which they can keep up with the latest society news and events as well as contact Council members with questions, feedback and ideas.

A members-only section of the website offers the chance for members to access exclusive content such as science and engineering lecture videos and topical articles.

Payment options

We accept payment for membership using PayPal, the safer, easier way to pay online. New members can set up payment during online registration and existing members can renew their subscription in the secure members' area.

We are a registered charity and can therefore claim Gift Aid on your membership subscription, which constitutes a donation. If you are a UK taxpayer, please complete a Gift Aid declaration if you have not done this online.

If you have any queries regarding payment, please contact the Membership Secretary.

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Community links

Celebrate our city's engineering heritage and discover the latest exciting technological developments. We partner with Anglia Ruskin University, Essex County Council, IET, IMechE, local industry and others to bring engineering and science to the public.

CSES is a big part of the local community. Please join us in supporting the many events across the city with which we are involved.

How to join CSES

Joining Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) has never been easier and costs only £12 a year or less!

There is a simple online joining process that can be completed here on our website, including PayPal for subscription payments.

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Gift Aid

Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society is a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 291637) and can therefore claim Gift Aid on any donations that you make. This includes your membership fees.

Find out more about Gift Aid at

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