Local Information


Welcome Pack

Click WELCOME PACK for the most recent issue. Note the details are correct as at January 2022. It is in the form of a booklet, so please adjust your printer setting accordingly.

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, 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. The nearest branches are at Danbury and Great Baddow.

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.

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

Friday, Saturday, Sunday £20.00 per hour (£60.00 minimum hire ) Monday to Thursday £15 per hour (£45 minimum)  Hire includes chairs, tables, crockery and use of kitchen. To book email the bookings clerk at sandonvh@gmail.com 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 fulfilment 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 are found at the bottom of Hall Lane. As at 28th Feb 2021, there is a waiting list of three people. Note that the P.C. have plans to extend the allotment site to help meet this demand. Please contact the parish clerk for an update or access the monthly meeting minutes via this website. A blank copy of the current lease agreement can be found HERE. However, this will need to be updated once the allotment improvements have been carried out.

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 763744 | cllrhyattsandonpc@gmail.com CHAIRMAN Planning Sandon Quarry Liaison Committee Rep
MARTIN CROSS Magrathea, East Hanningfield Road, Howe Green CM2 7TQ Tel: 01245 478910 | cllrcrosssandonpc@gmail.com VICE CHAIR Finance Parish Transport Committee
CEDRIC CALMEYER 25 Hall Lane, Sandon, CM2 7RJ Tel:  01245 478900 cllrcalmeyersandonpc@gmail.com Maintenance Allotments
ALAN KALBFELL 4, The Tythings, Howe Green CM2 7TU Tel: 07802 762620  cllrkalbfellsandonpc@gmail.com Sandon Sports Club Committee Rep, Personnel, Sandon Village Hall Rep
JAMES COLBECK 51 Hall Lane, Sandon CM2 7RJ Tel:  07949849674 | cllrcolbecksandonpc@gmail.com Parochial Church Council (PCC) Rep Personnel
VIC TREW 07799664204 cllrtrewsandonpc@gmail.com Personnel
GARY NICHOLLS 07712 535313 cllrnichollssandonpc@gmail.com


RICHARD AMBOR                   2 Hay Green, Danbury, Chelmsford, CM2 4NU Tel:  01245 222874                      richard.ambor@chelmsford.gov.uk

STEPH SCOTT             Tel:  01245 352872                    stephscott4ccc@gmail.com

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
Cubs Mr Steve Eatley 07957 802898
Scouts Ms Jean Blake 07956 580404
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