The Parish Clerk - Mrs Peachey, is available in the Parish Office between 09.00am - 1.00pm Monday to Thursday and can be contacted

during those hours.

Council Offices, Ogilvie Hall, Wignall Street, Lawford, Essex, CO11 2JG 

    Telephone: 01206 395898      Mobile: 07934140523 Email:

Please note: the offices are not open to the public, therefore please ring the bell and the Clerk will come to the door.


The office will be closed on 14 December 2017 


  If you have an urgent matter and need to speak to a Councillor go to the Councillors tab, where you will find Councillors contact details. 


The Council meet on the third Monday of the Month at 7.15pm in the Wignall Room at Ogilvie Hall and members of the press and public

are always welcome to attend.




Information and News April 2017 onward:

  • Level 3 Cold Weather Alert -
  • Refuse Collections over the Christmas and NewYear period
  • Salt Bag Scheme 2017
  • Essex Community Messaging information to help protect your property against burglary on Autumn & Winter nights.
  • RESURFACING of the remaining area of the SCHOOL LANE CAR PARK -Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores being awarded to local community projects. Bags of Help offers community groups and project across the UK a share of revenue generated from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. The public will now vote in store during September and October on who should receive the awards. Follow the link for more information - 
  • DUE  to unforseen circumstances the HIGHWAYS meeting has been cancelled this evening and will now be held at 8.30pm on 4 September 2017.  Council apologises for the late notice.  Due to the cancellation of the Highways meeting the AMENITIES meeting will be brought foreward to 7pm.
  • RUSS COLE Tendring's District Commander will be attending Lawford's Council Meeting on 17 July 2017 to answer
        questions about local policing.  Residents are invited to attend and are asked to submit their questions to the Clerk
        by 12 July 2017 so they can be put to the District Commander.
  • WEEDS IN LAWFORD - LPC has been advised that TDC will be undertaking weed control in Lawford towards the end of next week.
  • A Local Plan Consultation will be held at Ogilvie Hall on Thursday 29th June 2017 3 - 7pm 
  • Notice of Public Rights and Publication of unaudited Annual Return  
  • Tendring Twinning Association Annual Garden Party Invitation - Sunday 26 July 2017
  • Statement of Person's nominated and Notice of Poll
  • Notice of Election
  • YOUR Parish Assembly is taking place at 7pm on 11 May 2017 at Ogilvie Hall.  Come and find out what clubs and societies serve Lawford and what your Parish Council has achieved in the past year.
  • The first meeting of the Manningtree and District Dementia  Cafe will be held on Friday 21st April 2017 at Foundry Court between 10.30 and 12.30am.
  • The Full Council meeting of Tuesday 18 April 2017 will be held in the Jubilee Room at the Venture Centre 2000, Bromley Road, Lawford, CO11 2JE
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  • INFORMATION/NEWS - January 2016 - March 2017
  • Council has two Councillor vacancies and can now co-opt.
  • 7 March 2017 - Warning to AVOID DOORSTEP SCAMS
  • 15 February 2017 - Amendment made to items 9 d) and 11 of Council meeting agenda for 20 February 2017.
  • DEVELOPMENT OF LAND SOUTH OF LONG ROAD MISTLEY -  Public Consultation to be held on Friday 17 February 2017 3pm-7pm. 
  • Lawford Parish Council's Planning Committee will now meet on the first Monday of the month at 6.30pm, however due to circumstance the meeting on 6 February 2017 will begin at 6.15pm.
  • WARNING of another SCAM involving PARKING FINES - Information from Essex Community Policing
  • Christmas and New Year Refuse Collection dates.
  • PLEASE READ and advise the vulnerable and elderly - SCAM phone calls - Information from Essex Comunity Policing
  • Safety Information from Essex Community Policing
  • Salt Scheme
  • Awareness of Door to Door Traders
  • The Planning meeting scheduled for this evening (14 November 2016) has been cancelled.
  • Recycling of small electrical items can be carried out at Manningtree Library during their opening hours.
  • Work being carried out by the Environment Agency in Lawford
  • Vacancy for a School Crossing Patrol Operator
  • Notification of temporary road closures October 2016
  • Garden City - response to requests for restrictions to stop motorists speeding through the area
  • For updated information on Recycling
  • Closure of Grange Road, Lawford - for details click here
  • An extraordinary meeting of the Highways and Planning Committees will be held on 5 September 2016 at 6pm.  Click here for the Agenda. Go to Parish Council / Planning to read the minutes and associated documrents.
  • As no planning applications have been received the Planning Committee meeting on Monday 8 August 2016 has been CANCELLED
  • Information and dates for Local Plan Exhibitions - click here
  • Lawford Green - application 15/00876/OUT (outline planning application) has been approved by Tendring District Council Planning Committee.
  • Parking restrictions Queensway - click here to view the statement issued by the Chair of the Highways Committee
  • Lawford Parish Council has two Casual Vacancies for the office of Councillor, click here for more information
  • Information about surface dressing of roads here.
  • The Website is in the process of being updated, at present it is the Agendas and Minutes of Committee Meetings that are being uploaded.  If you require access to particular Committee Meeting Minutes please contact the office and arrangements can be made to provide you with a 'hard copy'.
  • To view current Parish Council Minutes go to Parish Council/Agendas & Minutes/Council Minutes and chose the year you wish to view.
  • Following the December 2015 Council Meeting unapproved minutes will be published, but it should be noted that until approved, and signed at the following months Council Meeting, the minutes may be amended by Council.





Contact Information

The Council Offices,
Ogilvie Hall,
Wignall street,
CO11 2JG

01206 395898