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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.
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 Church: St John the Evangelist
The Black Chapel, North End
Also, school buses – Contact your school or transport provider as below:
Post Offices and Local Shops:
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:
Visit https://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling/ for further information
Public services relevant to your location can be discovered at:
Other local businesses close to Ford End:
THE FRAMING PLACE, Warner’s Farm, Howe Street, CM3 1BL Tel. 07769 271170