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.



Bus services:

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

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

Post Offices and Local Shops:

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.

There are also express/local supermarkets at:

  • Coop – Flitch Green, Little Dunmow
  • One Shop – High Street, Great Dunmow
  • Tesco Express – Broomfield Parade
  • Sainsbury Local – Beaulieu Park

Other closest petrol stations include:

  • Apple garage on Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford
  • Shell garage on Essex Regiment Way near Channels Golf Club
  • Shell garage on London Road in Great Notley
  • Gulf petrol station on the south side of Great Dunmow

Other local businesses close to Ford End:

Bins & Recycling:

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

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The nearest Essex County Council civic recycling centres are at:

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