Local Information


Online Footpath Map

Essex County Council Highways have produced an interactive map of public rights of way (footpaths etc).  It is available here. You can zoom right in and click on a particular path for more information.

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits fortnightly: Howe Green, Chelmsford Nursing Home – Wednesdays 9:20 am to 10 am Howe Green, Alexandra Mews – Wednesdays 10.20 am to 10.50 am Sandon, Lower Green – Tuesdays 9.35 am to 9.50 am

The nearest Post Office

Unfortunately, Sandon no longer has its own post office. Click on FINDMYPOSTOFFICE to see where the nearest one is

Sandon Quarry

Filling the southern void has commenced. Work on the northern void is pending.

Local Weather Forecast

For a weather forecast for Essex click here. Parish Councils requested a truly local (and accurate) weather forecast to combat the effects of poor television weather forecasts on the numbers of visitors to Essex. Poor forecasts also deter local people from getting out and about to enjoy their own and local villages, especially during bank holidays. Forecasts are issued by actual meteorologists at our Chelmsford offices twice a day and there are no distracting adverts or spyware on the site. Also, we make no commercial gain. Kassie Doherty, Senior Forecaster.

Refuse Collections

Information on recycling and refuse collections can be found on the Chelmsford City Council web site. You can check your bin date HERE

Bus Services

The following routes are operated by Regal. 1 Chelmsford to Canvey Island, via Sandon (Molrams Lane), Howe Green and East Hanningfield – Monday to Saturday. 3 Chelmsford to Southend, via Great Baddow and Howe Green – Monday to Saturday 99a Chelmsford to Danbury, Little Baddow and Woodham Walter, via Great Baddow and Sandon Village.(operated by Essex & Suffolk DaRT) The timetables can be accessed on the Traveline web site HERE.

Sandon Village Hall Hire Charges

Local Residents Friday, Saturday, Sunday £15 per hour (£45 minimum) Monday to Thursday £10 per hour (£30 minimum) Commercial/Non-residents Friday, Saturday, Sunday £20 per hour (£60 minimum) Monday to Thursday £15 per hour (£45 minimum) Hire includes chairs, tables, crockery and use of kitchen. To book call Ray Kerslake on 01245/472386. Note that Sandon Village Hall is run by an independent registered charity (No.301389) which has no connection with Sandon Parish Council. For further information, please go to their website HERE

St Andrews Church

The church is sited in the centre of Sandon, at the top of Hall Road. Click HERE for the link to their website giving the times of their services, etc.

Sandon Sports Club

This is the home of Baddow Spartak F.C. The  club has a number of pitches. These can be used for full sized football games as well as mini soccer. The club house is on Woodhill Road and has a car park with spaces for 40 cars. There are more details about the facilities that they offer on their website HERE

URC Church (Howe Green)

This delightful little church is in Howe Green village. Click HERE for the link to their website.

Executive Plymouth Brethren

Their Gospel Hall is sited on Woodhill Road, Sandon. The link to their national website is HERE

The Sandon School

This is a popular 11-18 mixed comprehensive of 1,260 students. Their website link is HERE

Bellringing at St Andrews Church

Those keen campanologists among you will find fulfillment by contacting Mr N.Tovey on 01245 472692

The Crown Pub, Sandon

Quench your thirst, and sate your hunger, at the popular local pub in the heart of Sandon. Click HERE for their link.

Sandon Allotments

The parish council provides a small number of allotments. They will be found at the bottom of Hall Lane. There is currently one vacancy, so if you fancy plenty of fresh air, aching muscles, and the pleasure of home grown food, then please contact the parish clerk.

A summary of useful numbers

TED MUNT – CLERK Sandon Parish Council, Woodhill Road, Chelmsford, CM2 7SQ. Tel: 01245 477111 parishclerk@sandon.info Hours 09:30 – 12:30 Mon a.m. and Wed a.m.
Parish Councillors Areas of responsibility/representation
DEE HYATT Peartree Lodge, 2 The Old Orchard, Howe Green CM2 7TX Tel: 01245 697015 | dee.hyatt@virgin.net CHAIRMAN Planning Sandon Quarry Liaison Committee Rep
MARTIN CROSS Magrathea, East Hanningfield Road, Howe Green CM2 7TQ Tel: 01245 478910 | martinkcross@gmail.com VICE CHAIR Finance Sandon Village Hall Committee of Management Rep Parish Transport Committee
CEDRIC CALMEYER 25 Hall Lane, Sandon, CM2 7RJ Tel:  01245 478900 | cedhilcal@aol.com Maintenance Allotments
RON BULLUS Rumbolds House, Hammonds Road, Sandon CM2 7RS Tel:  01245 473633 | rbullus188@btinternet.com Sandon Sports Club Committee Rep Personnel
JAMES COLBECK 51 Hall Lane, Sandon CM2 7RJ Tel:  07949849674 | jameshcolbeck@gmail.com
ROSEMARY HOARE 3 East Hanningfield Road, Howe Green, CM2 7TJ Tel: 01245 473974 | rosemaryhoare@aol.com Parochial Church Council (PCC) Rep Personnel
RICHARD AMBOR                   2 Hay Green, Danbury, Chelmsford, CM2 4NU Tel:  01245 222874                      richard.ambor@chelmsford.gov.uk BOB SHEPHERD, MBE            2 Chase Cottages, Riffhams Chase, Little Baddow, CM3 4AU Tel:  01245 223709                      b.shepherd@chelmsford.gov.uk IAN WRIGHT                           Farm Cottage, Sporhams Lane, Danbury, CM3 4AJ Tel:  01245 226289                      i.wright@chelmsford.gov.uk
Chelmsford City Council                        01245 606606 Police                                                          01245 491491 Ask for Sth Woodham Ferrers Broomfield Hospital                                01245 443673 Citizens Advice Bureau                          0845 4040506 Neighbourhood Watch                           01245 471589
St Andrew’s Church – Priest in Charge Revd Terry Brown 01245 698988
Church Wardens Mr D. Farrar 01245 471484
Mrs J. Cecil 01245 224747
Bell Ringers Mr N Tovey 01245 472692
Women’s Institute Mrs D. Gray 01245 223609
Howe Green URC Rev Mark Meatcher 01245 601662
Howe Green URC Elder Mrs P Knott 01245 471691
Village Hall Management Committee Ms J. Fisher 01245 475976
Brownies Mrs S Little 01621 840525
Guides Ms J Ronaldson 07939 047987
Beavers Mrs J Bernades 01245 476830
Cubs Mr Steve Eatley 07957 802898
Scouts Miss A. Agombar 07549 206055
Village Hall Bookings Mr R. Kerslake 01245 472386
Sandon Tiny Tots/Mother & Toddler Group Mrs A Read 01245 474858
Chelmsford Rambling Club Ms M Say 01245 381262
Sandon Parish Magazine Editor Mr R. Cecil 01245 224747

Are your details correctly listed?  If not, please contact the Parish Council Clerk on 01245 477111