Creamfields South 2022: Police have set up a dedicated hotline for Chelmsford residents affected by the festival

Chelmsford will see thousands of festival-goers flock to Hylands Park today as the Creamfields South Music Festival kicks off (Thursday June 2). Essex Police say they have now set up a dedicated hotline for Chelmsford residents who may be affected by the festival throughout the weekend.

Essex Police Counter Terrorism Police last night (1 June) issued safety advice to those traveling to the festival. They said on Twitter: “If you’re heading to #CreamfieldsSouth, follow the safety advice of @TerrorismPolice. Be patient with security checks and staff. Report to security if you see anything that doesn’t look right. Enjoy the event. #BeSafeBeSound.”

Essex Police tweeted at around 8.30am this morning, telling residents of the new 24 hour police line for any issues around Creamfields where they can lodge complaints, including noise concerns. The force wrote on Twitter: “A dedicated hotline has been set up for residents of #Chelmsford who may be affected by #CreamfieldsSouth.”

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The message added: “The number is 01245 975 970 and will be available 24 hours a day from 8am today until Sunday morning. Please use this number for any complaints or noise concerns.” If you have any problems with Creamfields South you can contact Essex Police on 01245 975 970.

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Jan G. Gilbert