Parish Clubs, Organisations and Activities

Ford End Bell Ringers. Contact: Paul Braisby, Oak House, Littley Green, CM3 1BU. Tel. 01245 361927.

Ford End Carpet Bowls Club. Contact: Secretary Jacky Nott, Dumbreck, Main Road, Howe Street, CM3 1BG Telephone : 01245 361957

Ford End Gardening Club. Contact: Alan Adcock, Bowersdale, Main Road.Ford End CM3 1LM. Tel. 01245 237522.

Ford End Senior Ladies Tea Afternoons. Contact: Sheila Bearman, Woodstock, Church Lane, Ford End CM3 1LH Tel. 01245 237335

Ford End Road Traffic Committee (FERTC) – Mike Steel 01245 360918

Ford End Dancing Lessons. Contact: Sheila Bearman, Woodstock, Church Lane, Ford End CM3 1LH Tel. 01245 237335

Great Waltham Badminton Club. (Tuesday), Contact: Gail & David Saville, Overetts, Chatham Green, CM3 3LF, Tel. 01245 361215,

Great Waltham Bell Ringers. Contact Russ Townsend, Crowbush, The Village, Great Waltham CM3 1AT Tel. 01245 362629

Great Waltham Carpet Bowls Club. Contact Colin Ford, email:, Tel 01245 601328

Great Waltham Community Network. Contact: Joanna Steel, Sycamores, South Street, Great Waltham CM3 1DF Telephone. 01245 360918

Great Waltham Cricket Club. Contact: Chairman Graham Brown121 Hill View Road, Chelmsford CM1 7RZ Telephone  01245263485 Email:

Great Waltham Friendship Club. Contact: Wendy Johnson, Peters Cottages, Barrack Lane, Great Waltham CM3 1EP Tel. 01245 360362.

Great Waltham Horticultural Society, Chair Alison Dewar

Jubilee Twinning Association. Chairman: Joanna Steel, Tel. 01245 360918.

United Chelmsford Churches FC. Secretary: Mr. Peter Hovell. Tel. 01245 421255 mobile 07964 272092 email

13, Millfields, Writtle, Chelmsford, CM1 3LR

Royal British Legion Branch. Chairman: John Andrews – 01245 362538, 2, Church House, Chelmsford Road, Great Waltham CM3 1AP

Mens Group – Contact Andy Tinsley – Tel 01245 360653

Waltham Singers, Website:

Waltham Wanderers, Contacts: Maureen or Peter Bradley, 17, Cherry Garden Road, Great Waltham, CM3 1DH Tel. 01245 360293 or Clare Lyne, 11, Wolmers Hey, Great Waltham, CM3 1DA. Tel.01245 361996.

The Walthams Scout Group.

   Group Scout Leader – John Brogan 01245 444066, 07789658851

   Chairman - Mike Steel

   Beavers  6- 8 yrs. Mon 5:45-7:00 John Brogan 01245 444066

   Cubs 8 – 10.5 yrs. Weds 6:00- 7:30 Chris McCann 07583144555 Mary McCann 07792 813610

   Scouts 10 -14yrs Thurs 7:30- 9:00 Matt Lake. 07970241417

   Magna Explorers 14-18yrs  Weds 7:30- 9:30 Contact or Mobile 07596 117417 or Catherine Reed 07970853338

Up, Up and Away Pre School – Contact Supervisors - Michelle Bashford and Rebecca Spacey Email –

Ford End Pre School – Contact: Joanna Mardell, 46, The Close, Great Dunmow CM6 1EW 01371 874457 or 07754 876330

Great Waltham with Ford End PCC – Contact: Rev Caroline Brown, The Vicarage, Carmel, 1 Glebe Meadow, Great Waltham CM3 1EX Telephone 01245 364081 Roger Bearman Tel. 01245 237335.

Ford End Village Hall Committee – Contact: Sandra Brown, Felford Cottage, Back Lane, Ford End, CM3 Telephone 07736 965286 soil1@btinternet.comContact: Roger Bearman Tel. 01245 237335.

The Friends of Great Waltham and Ford End Churches – Contact: Roger Bearman Tel. 01245 237335. and Rev Caroline Brown

Great Waltham Village Hall Committee – Contact: Jo Palmer (Chair) Telephone 01245360639 (M) 07713 419175 Email

Great Waltham Parish Care Group – Contact: Wendy Proctor, Claremont, South Street, Great Waltham CM3 1DP Telephone 01245 360483

Neighbourhood Watch - Contact: Paul Church (Chairman), Fordwater, Lucks Lane, Howe Street Telephone: 01245 360450 Secretary: Janine Willsher(Secretary) 6, Duffries Close, Great Waltham, CM31DQ Telephone 01245 362540

Community Speedwatch - Mike Steel

Great Waltham Book Group – Contact:: Clare Lyne 11, Wolmers Hey, Great Waltham, CM3 1DA. Tel.01245 361996.  

Book Club (meets monthly in Church Community Room) – Contacts: Phil Lilley, Old Shaws Cottage, Littley Green, CM3 1BX. Telephone 01245 360615. 

Bridge Club (meets on Mondays in Church Community Room) - Contacts: Phil Lilley, Old Shaws Cottage, Littley Green, CM3 1BX. Telephone 01245 360615.

Great Waltham Cycling Group – Contacts Steve Huggins, Easter Cottage, Barrack Lane, Great Waltham CM3 1ER Telephone 01245 362034

Parish Tree Wardens - Charlotte Bradley, 19, Cherry Garden Road, Great Waltham CM3 1DH Telephone 01245 363626

Parish Webmaster Mike Steel, Will Adshead Grant 

Parish News Contact

Great Waltham Parish Productions – 07808 121651    

Astara Dance and Theatre School - (Gt Waltham Village Hall:  Musical Theatre for children on Saturdays) Other classes include: Street Dance, Enchanted Ballet, Creative Dance, Inner Goddess Dance Classes for women, Goddess Circles and Essential Oil Classes.  Contact: Charlotte Spooner (M) 07841 586497  Email: Website

Great Waltham Almhouse Charity – Chairman: John Lattimore Glebe House, Great Waltham CM3 1AR Telephone 01245 363818. Secretary Adrian Mitchell 01245 362215 11, Bridge Croft, Howe Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1RE.