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The following links will be updated on request. The last update was on 27th March 2011, when "Blood Tests" was added.

Please send details of links for transport, clubs and societies or general information on the village to the webmaster .

Link Description of services, activities or information provided

Great Baddow Community …

by Jon Eagle

Jon's take on what's happening around Great Baddow, with lots of photos.

Blood Testing alternatives to Broomfield Hospital …

Mid-Essex Health Trust info.

Since the closure of St. John's Hospital, two alternatives in Chelmsford centre are available at Christchurch, New London Road (Mon - Fri 7.00am - 3.45pm) and Chelmsford Medical Centre (Mon, Tue, Thur 8am - 12.45pm). BOTH locations STRICTLY By appointment only, Tel: 516963 between 9am and 5pm, Mon- Fri)

Local government

Chelmsford Borough Council

Information and services provided by Chelmsford Council.

Chelmsford Environment Partnership

CEP undertakes projects and activities which contribute towards an environmentally aware Chelmsford.

Great Baddow Parish Council

Local information concerning the Parish council.


Baddow Hall Junior School

Baddow Hall Junior School is a caring school where the teaching is of a high quality, and the children feel secure and respected in a happy environment.

Woodcroft Nursery School

Woodcroft is a flourishing Essex County Council maintained Nursery School, Pre Nursery and Family/Toddler Group. Come and visit - we would love to see you.

Transport links

First buses

Service details and information about First Bus services in Chelmsford and South Essex

National Express East Anglia

Service details and information about National Express rail services across East Anglia


National site providing free road traffic reports and giving you live traffic news and information for all motorways and major roads across the country. Normally updated every 3 minutes.

Local clubs, societies and entertainment

Chelmsford Dance Centre

Learn to dance locally in Great Baddow. Strictly come dancing style plus lots more. Ballroom and Latin.

Great Baddow Lawn Tennis Club

Information about joining the club to play tennis

Great Baddow Charity Races

The Great Baddow Charity Race has become a firm favourite in the sporting calendar of Chelmsford, and particularly Great Baddow. It is normally held mid May.


La Vista restaurant

Restaurant  on Church Street.  Newly equipped pizzeria, "Luna" bar and Italian restaurant.

Russell’s restaurant

Located in Bell Street. Fine cuisine in the setting of a maginficnet timbered barnth flambé cooking a specilty.


Pontlands Park Hotel

Converted Victorian mansion offering quality accommodation on the outskirts of the village.

Rothmans bed and breakfast

Grade II heritage listed 17th century manor home offering a friendly, informal atmosphere.

Property information


National property website offering search facilities for anywhere in the country, national or local.

Local Great Baddow house price sales

Details of actual prices achieved for property sales in the local area.

Local history

Great Baddow Oral History Project

Local history recorded from conversations and memories from people living in the early part of the last century and providing a glimpse of the village’s past.

Church links

St Mary’s Church

Meadgate church

Details of services, meetings and activities for St Mary’s and the two other local Anglican churches.

Baddow Life

A local community newspaper, published in both printed and electronic form. The printed version is distributed free of charge to homes in Great Baddow. 

It is produced by the local Anglican churches and addresses local topics of interest as well as providing a Christian commentary on news items.

Health links

Baddow Village Surgery

Local GP practice in Longmead Avenue

Sutherland Lodge Surgery Local GP practice in Baddow Road

Heart and Sole Walks

Chelmsford's Healthy Walking Scheme. A free walking programme set up by Chelmsford Borough Council and Chelmsford Primary Care Trust which includes regular walks around Great Baddow.

Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust

Local NHS Trust providing acute services at Broomfield Hospital and 5 further hospitals in Chelmsford, Braintree and Maldon.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NICE is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health.

National Electronic Library for Health

NeLH provides a digital library of resources for health professionals, patients and the public.

NHS Direct 111 Online

NHS Direct Online provides access to information about illnesses, operations, tests and treatment as well as advice on common health problems. Remember that in an emergency to dial 999 for an ambulance.

North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

We provide mental health, substance misuse and social care services and support for over 17,000 individuals and their families in north Essex. 

Our services are for people of all ages and we involve local people in the planning and delivery of services. We're committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect.

Rehab 4 Alcoholism

Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a helpline for people experiencing addiction. This helpline aims to stop addiction before it becomes too late. 0800 140 4690

Rehab 4 Addiction's Report on Addiction Recovery

Rehab 4 Addiction is a helpline for people experiencing addiction. This report was added in November 2019.


Essex Police website

Information and advice from the local Essex Police. 
For non emergency calls dial 0300 333 4444.
In emergency dial 999. 

National Police Website ( Police UK)

National police website with news, facilities to report crime etc.

National sites of interest

BBC News

National coverage of news as it breaks.


Major search engine for the Internet.

Submit Express

Used by greatbaddow online site to submit details to multiple search engines

The AA

The Automobile Association – support for the motorist on or off the road.


Maps covering the UK and abroad. Locate a place name or find a map by postcode.

Met office forecast

5 day weather forecast covering Eastern England.

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