Ford End, Essex

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Local Information

This page is for information about local services and shops not included elsewhere on the site. If a Fordender would like other businesses or services to be listed here, please contact the site admin.

Ford End is part of the parish of Great Waltham, which has a parish website with local information at:

House names in Ford End:

Some parts of the village are challenging for delivery services, who often end up knocking on doors for directions or the location of a particular house.

The attached Google Map has been annotated with the names of most houses in Ford End that don’t have a house number.

If you want your house name added, removed or corrected, please contact site admin.


Ford End Primary School

Great Waltham Primary School

Little Waltham Primary School

Felsted Primary School

Chelmer Valley High School

Helena Romanes School


Ford End Church: St John the Evangelist

The Black Chapel, North End

Bus services:

16, X30, X10, 42, 42A, 542

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Also, school buses – Contact your school or transport provider as below:

Chelmer Valley High School

Helena Romanes School

Lodge’s Coaches

Don’s of Dunmow

Post Offices and Local Shops:

Felsted Post Office

Linsells, Felsted Village shop (with a cash point)

Walthambury Stores, Great Waltham (also a Post Office with cash withdrawal and banking options)

Supermarkets and Petrol Stations:

The closest supermarkets are Tesco in Great Dunmow or Great Notley, Sainsburys in Springfield. All with petrol stations. We also have deliveries from all the main supermarkets.

Other closest petrol stations include an Apple garage on Broomfield road, a Shell garage on Essex Regiment Way near Channels Golf Club, a Shell garage on London Road in Great Notley and a small Gulf petrol station on the south side of Great Dunmow.

Bins & Recycling:

Recycling & bin collections now take place on Fridays in Ford End and surrounding hamlets within Great Waltham, (from Nov 2019) as shown below:

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Public services relevant to your location can be discovered at:

Other local businesses close to Ford End:

Shine Hair + Nails, Warner’s Farm, Howe Street, CM3 1BL Tel. 01245 363500

THE HUB – FARM SHOP & LIGHT BITES, Warner’s Farm, Howe Street, CM3 1BL Tel. 01245 527109

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