Useful Contacts

Mainly local useful service contacts:

 

 

GENERAL – PERSONAL – DENTISTS – DOCTORS – OPTICIANS – PHARMACIES – SCHOOLS – VETS

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GENERAL

Anglian Water Services Limited – General Enquiries & Emergencies.  0345 145145

BT – to report a fault, free call 151.  Other customer services, free call 150

British Gas PLC – Servicing, Breakdowns & Repairs.  0645 605040

Cleaner, Greener, Safer – To Report Graffiti, Dog Fouling, Fly Tipping & Littering.  01702 318111

Clements Hall Leisure Centre – Clements Hall Way, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4LN.   01702 207777

Community Police – PC Steve Joynes.  01702 530470 or at steve.joynes@essex.pnn.police.uk

Crimestoppers – Police crime reporting line.  0800 555111

Dog Bins – Dog Bin Problem Helpline.  01702 318111

Eastern Energy (Electricity) – Emergencies (24 hours).  0800 7838838

Emmanuel Church – Main Road, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4NR.  01702 543514

Energy Saving Trust – Energy Saving Helpline.  0800 9157722

Environmental Agency – 24hr Helpline For Reporting Pollution etc.  0800 807060

Essex & Suffolk Water – Hall Street, Chelmsford.  01245 491234

Essex County Council – Main Switchboard, County Hall, Chelmsford.  0845 7430430

Essex County Council – Area Transportation Manager (South East).  01268 771458

Essex County Council – Local Bus Services.  0870 6082608

Essex County Council – Social Services, Rayleigh.  01268 778282

Gas (Transco) – Emergencies (24 hours)  0800 111999

Gas Consumers Council – Abford House, 15 Wilton Road, London, SW1.  020 79319151

Hawkwell Baptist Church – Rectory  Road, Rochford, Essex  SS4 1UG.  01702 542000

Hawkwell Parish Council – Parish Office, Main Road, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4EH.  01702 207710

Hawkwell Parish Street Lighting (P numbers) – 01702 207710 or at: info@hawkwellparishcouncil.gov.uk

Hawkwell Village Hall – Main Road, Hawkwell.  01702 201484

Health & Safety Executive Area Office – 39/43 Baddon Road, Chelmsford.  01245 706200

Hockley Clinic – Spar Road, Hockley.  01702 578700

Hockley Community Centre – Westminster Drive, Hockley.  01702 201515

Hockley Parish Council – The Old Firestation, 58 Southend Road, Hockley, Essex SS5 4QH.  01702 207707

Hockley Public Hall – Bullwood Road, Hockley.  01702 204148

Library – 132/134 High Street, Rayleigh.   01268 362000

Library – Southend Road, Hockley.  01702 203558

Library – 16 High Street, Great Wakering.  01702 219438

Library – Ferry Road, Hullbridge.  01702 230868

Library – 26/28 West Street, Market Square, Rochford.  01702 546688

Magistrates Court - The Court House, Victoria Avenue, Southend.  01702 348491

National Rail Enquiry Service – 0845 484950

Police Emergency – To contact the police: In an emergency 999 (freephone).

Police Non-Emergency – 24/7 Essex Police Switchboard – 101 (calls cost 15p per call) or 0300 3334444

Post Office Hawkwell – Main Road, Hawkwell.  01702 203895

Post Office Hockley – Spar Road, Hockley.  01702 204444

Rochford District Voluntary Service (RRAVS). – 105a High Street, Rayleigh.  01268-772796

Rochford Area Street Lighting - Report defects to Websters Lighting Contractors.  01277 815555

Rochford District Council – Council Offices, Rochford, Essex SS4 1BW.  01702 546366

Rochford Parish Council – 82 West Street, Rochford, Essex SS4 1AS.  01702 540722

Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages - Civic Suite, Rayleigh   01268 776362

Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages - Civic Centre, Southend  01702 343728

Rent Officer – St Mary's House, Victoria Road, Chelmsford.  01245 266861

Saint Mary's Parish Church – Rectory Road, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4LL.  01702 543514

Southend General Hospital – Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff on Sea, SS0 0RY.  01702 435555

Street Lighting Issues – Essex County Council Highways.  01268 297500

Taxi – Andrews, Hockley Station.  01702 200200

Tree Protection – Rochford Tree Advice Helpline.  01702 318077

Waste Disposal & Recycling – 0845 6037625

Water Emergency – 0800 526337

 

 

PERSONAL

ADFAM – Family Drug Abuse Helpline.  02079 288900

Al Anon – Family Alcohol Abuse Helpline.  02074 030888

Alcoholics Anonymous – 0845 7697555

Alcoholics Anonymous – Alcohol Abuse Helpline.  02077 300009

Ark II – Sunday Afternoon Get-together, Janet Snelling.  01702 203659

Befriending Scheme – 01268 638416

Benefits Agency – Victoria House, 47 Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea.  01702 222300

Blood Donors – 0300 1232323

Brainwave – Childrens therapy Centre, Geraldine Gould.  01268 561784

CDAS – Community Drugs & Alcohol Service.  01702 440550

Cares Car Service – Run by volunteers,  a donation is expected.  01702 221170

Childline – Children's Helpline.  0800 1111

Citizens Advice Bureau – 0844 4770808

Citizens Advice Bureau – Back Lane, Rochford.  01702 545552

Citizens Advice Bureau – Civic Suite, Hockley Road, Rayleigh.  01268 770782

Community Transport For Rochford District - 01268 777434

Connexions – Jobs & Training Support - Parents & Carers.  01702 208858

DAP – Domestic Abuse Panel - Help & Support.  01702 546366

Dove Project – Domestic Violence Helpline.  01702 302333

Drinkline – Alcohol Helpline.  0800 9178282

ECC Youth Services TASCC – Sara Hemmings 01268 775478 and Trisha Cowdrey.  01702 549639

Essex Badger Protection Group – Sue Dowsett.  013765 53275

Essex Beekeepers Association (Southend District) – David Blackwell. 01702 207078

EYPDAS – Essex Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service.  01245 493311

Family Planning – Advice Helpline.  01702 577110

Find A Local GP – 01702 224629

Fitzwimarc Badminton Club – Mike Worship. 01268 771914

FRANK – Alcohol Abuse Helpline.  0800 9178282

FRANK – Drug Abuse Helpline.  0800 776600

Good Companions – Mental Health Volunteer Group.  01702 343222

Hawkwell Heart Start Group – 01702 204377

Health Assistance – GP out of hours help line.  0845 8503194

Help The Aged – 0808 8006565

Historical Society Of Rayleigh – Audrey Putley. 01702 351188

Hockley & Hawkwell Day Centre – Lunches, Activities etc. For The Over 55s.  01702 206208

Homeless Day Centre – 01702 430696

Homelessness & Housing Advice Southend – 01702 318157 or 01702 318158

(The) Information Station – Youth Advice Helpline.  01702 531374

Job Centre – 10 London Hill, Rayleigh.  01268 362000

Job Centre – Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea.  01702 575700

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Advice Service – Barbara Bill.  01268 448517

Narcotics Anonymous – Narcotics Abuse Helpline.  02077 300009

National Debt Line – 0808 8084000

NHS Direct (24 hour) – 0845 4647

NHS Give Up Smoking – 0800 1690169

(The) PACT Network – Youth Work.  01268 777909

(The) Peaceful Place – Early Onset Dementia.  01702 546476

Parentline Plus – Parents Helpline.  0808 8002222

Quitline – Smoking Helpline.  0800 002200

RAVS – Rayleigh, Rochford and District Association for Voluntary Service.  01268 775255

Rayleigh Physically Handicapped Club – 01268 784101

Rayleigh Through The Looking Glass (History) – Mike Davies. 01268 786089

Rayleigh Youth Centre – Advice Helpline.  01268 775478

Release – Drugs & Legal Advice 24hr Helpline.  0207 7299904

Release – Drugs in Schools Helpline.  0808 8000800

Re-Solv – Solvent Abuse Helpline.  0808 8002345

Roach Runners Of Rochford (Female Health) – Angela Tunkin. 01702 530301

Roche Art Group – David Garlick. 01702 546152

Roche Unit (Drugs & Alcohol Advice) - Union Lane, Rochford SS4 1RB.  01702 578230

Rochford Women’s Institute – Jean Clark. 01702 544976

Rotary Club Of Rayleigh Mill (Charity Support) - 01268 785951

Rotary Club Of Rochford (Charity Support) – Keith Holdsworth. keith.holdsworth@vergin.net

Samaritans – Personal Problem Helpline.  0845 7909090

Sexual Information – 24hr Helpline.  0800 567123

Social Services – General Enquiries.  01702 534646

Social Services – Emergency Duty Team (out of hours) 0845 606 1212  (textphone: 01245 492154)

South East Essex Organic Gardeners – Carole Shorney. 01702 201914

Southend Adoption & Fostering Service – 283 London Road, Westcliff, SS0 7BX.  01702 354366

Southend Blind Welfare Organisation – 117 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff, SS0 7ES.  01702 342131

Southend Hospital A & E – 01702 435555

Southend Social Services – Queensway House, Essex St, Southend.  01702 215000

Springboard Home Improvements Gardening Service –  Rochford, Susan Venour.  01702 545140

Star Partnership – Community Projects at  star@starpartnership.org

Talking Newspapers For The Blind – 01702 551146

Victim Support – 15a Queens Road, Southend, Essex SS1 1LT.  01702 333911

Wyvern Community Transport – Restricted Mobile Rochford Residents, Tony Ashley.  01702 544551

 

 

DENTISTS

Apollo – Aviation Way, Eastwood.  01702 549595

Clinico – 242 Plumberow Avenue, Hockley.  01702 201165

Dentistry For You – Southend Road, Hockley.  01702 205004

Dental Help Line – 01702 226668 (out of hours 0845 6031388)

Hockley DS – 2 Woodlands Parade, Main Road, Hockley.  01702 203177

Hockley Lab & DS – 52 Woodpond Avenue, Hockley SS5 4PX.  01702 205102

Lee & Terera – 369 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh.  01702 512591

McGrath & Rothwell – 9 West Street, Rochford.  01702 544275

Oasis – 15/17 High Road, Rayleigh.  01268 772092

Patel – Spar Road, Hockley.  01702 206011

White Hart Lane – 1 White Hart Lane, Hockley.  01702 206640

 

 

DOCTORS / CLINIC

The Practice Hawkwell – 2 Hawkwell Park Drive, Hockley.  01702 207146  website

Hockley Clinic – Spar Road, Hockley.  01702 578700

Hockley Chiropodists Clinic – Hockley Station, Hockley.  01702 200296

Jones Family Practice – 55 Southend Road, Hockley.  01702 202514  website

Kittle – Burley Ho, 15 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 774477

Pocock – Canute Close, Canewdon.  01702 258262

Southwell House – Southwell Ho, Back Lane, Rochford.  01702 545241

William Harvey – 83 London Road, Rayleigh.  01268 784003

*  The following GP surgeries offer extended hours:

Bajen – Back Lane, Rochford.   08454 081299

Greensward – Greensward Lane, Hockley.  01702 203353

Puzey – Back Lane, Rochford.   08454 081277

The Practice Rochford – Leecon Way, Rochford.   01702 547828  website

Singer – Sutherland Boulevard, Leigh.   01702 552900

Singh – Lascelles Gardens, Ashingdon.  08444 778674

 

 

OPTICIANS

Boots – 85 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 773519

Castle – Spar Road, Hockley.  01702 203468

Duffield – 58 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 771148

Mendoza – 15 North Street, Rochford.  01702 544084

Rayleigh Vision – 127 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 741664

Spectacles – 169 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 777729

Templemans – 166 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 777355

 

 

PHARMACIES

Boots – 85 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 771883

Chemicrest – 39/41 Spa Road, Hockley.  01702 203674

Elmswood – 36 Main Road, Hockley.  01702 203244

Ferry – 90 Ferry Road, Hullbridge.  01702 230303

Golden Cross – 10 Golden Cross Parade, Ashingdon Road, Rochford.  01702 544104

Hambro – 53A Hullbridge Road, Hockley.  01702 781623

Hockley – 5-7 Broad Parade, Hockley.  01702 203233

Percy – 212 Main Road, Hawkwell.  01702 203867

Yardley – 15 High Street, Rayleigh.  01268 743283

 

 

SCHOOLS

Ashingdon – Fambridge Road, Rochford.  01702 202857

Canewdon Endowed – Anchor Lane, Cannewdon.  01702 258238

Fitzwimarc – 72 Hockley Road, Rayleigh.  01268 743884

Greensward Academy – Greensward Lane, Hockley.  01702 202571

Hockley Primary – Chevening Gardens, Hockley.  01702 202394

King Edmunds – Vaughan Close, Rochford.  01702 545771

Plumberow Primary – Hamilton Gardens, Hockley.  01702 203741

Rayleigh – Love Lane, Rayleigh.  01268 775712

Riverside – Ferry Road, Hullbridge.  01702 203282

Rochford – 6 Ashingdon Road, Rochford.  01702 544342

Saint Teresa – Ashingdon Road, Rochford. 01702 547918

Stambridge County – Main Road, Stambridge.  01702 544369

Westerings – Sunny Road Hawkwell.  01702 205511

 

 

VETS

Ashingdon – Hedingham Place, Rectory Road, Rochford.  01702 543701

Dale – 52 Woodpond Avenue, Hockley.  01702 204370

Downs & Partners – 28 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh.  01268 776883

Earls Hall – Prince Avenue, Westcliff.  01702 322222

Roach Valley – 92 Main Road, Hockley.  01702 200300

Rochford – 19 East Street, Rochford.  01702 545558