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Mark of Respect

We are following Chelmsford City Council and flying the flag at half-mast today (Thursday 23 03 17) as a mark of respect following the incident at Westminster.

Public Notice - Essex County Council (Various Roads, Chelmsford Road) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic and Clearway) (No 1) Order 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice to make the above Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the Order: To temporarily close the various lengths of road in the Chelmsford district as specified in Schedule 1 and to temporarily enforce a 'No Stopping' restriction will be introduced on both sides of carriageway on the lengths of road for the duration of the closure to facilitate the works.  Signs will be installed indicating when the No Stopping restriction will be in force.

For all enquiries please call 0345 603 7631 

Horse and Groom Lane - from its junction with Goat Hall Lane to its junction with Bekeswell Lane - a distance of 449m

Ponds Road - from its junction with B1007 Stock Road to its junction with Lower Green, a distance of approx 382m

Rous Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to end of carriageway, a distance of approx 151m

Avila Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 63m West

Pyne Gate - from its junction with Ponds Road to a point approx 381m South

Milligans Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 87m North/East

Colvin Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 85m South/East

The Street/Twitten Green - from The Street's junction with Watchouse Road to its junction with Poinds Road, a distance of approx 350m

The Order will come into effect on 1 April 2017 and may continue in force for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is earlier

Dated 22.03.17

Saturday Surgery

Do you have a question that you would like to raise with a Parish Councillor?  Then come along to a Saturday Surgery on 25 March 2017 - 10.00am -12.00noon.  Galleywood Library.  No appointment necessary.  Cllr Richard Hyland and Cllr John Turkentine will be in attendance.

Best Kept Street in Chelmsford

Is your street the BEST KEPT in Chelmsford?  Enter your street today for a chance to win a brand new road sign and an invitation to an Awards Evening!  Streets will be judged on No Litter, Prettiness, Presentable front gardens, Correct recycling displayed on collection day.  Enter online at or email  For more information and deadline for application please contact 01245 615800.  A Chelmsford City Council Initiative. 

Bus Shelter - Skinners Lane

We are delighted to report that Essex County Council have installed the brand new bus shelter in Skinners Lane this morning (07 03 17).   There are a couple of small additional works to be completed - timetable frame and bus stop flag, but the new shelter is in place and the lighting has been tested and is working.  

Competition Time!

Is your front garden the best in Chelmsford?  Then why not enter the Chelmsford City Council Competition online at  There are three prize categories - Sustainable - Planter/Hanging Basket and Best Kept for a change to win £50 Abercorn Vouchers

Defibrillator - Co-Op Store, Barnard Road

 A replacement cabinet has now been installed and the AED will be returned within the next few days.   Should you need to access a defibrillator the unit at the Keene Hall (siding with The Street) is fully operational, remember to dial emergency services first to gain access.

30th Annual Parish Open Forum - Thursday 30 March 2017 - Keene Hall

Come along to this special celebration event, speak to exhibitors from 4.30 pm and informally with Councillors, the Mayor of Chelmsford will be our guest of honour presenting Awards and and certificates to Competition winners.     Refreshments and canapes will be available throughout the evening and all attendees will receive a 30th Anniversary Pen.      Full details including the Chairman's Report will be published in the Spring issue of Galleywood Grapevine Magazine which will be distributed on 21 March 2017.     Please select the Meetings tab and choose Annual Parish Meeting for further details.


The next Parish Council meetings:

 Full Council



30th Annual Parish Open Forum




Monday 3 April 2017

7.00 pm

Keene Hall


Thursday 30 March 2017

4.30 pm

Keene Hall



Finance & Resources Committee Meeting

Thursday 1 June 2017

7.00 pm

Lodge Room


Monday 10 April 2017

9.00 am

Ron White Room



Planning and Highways Committee

Tuesday 11 April 2017, 7 pm Lodge Room
17/00446/FUL - Newells, Stock Road, Galleywood CM2 8PP Two storey side extension with two Juliet balconies.  Single storey side extension.

Contact Information

Keene Hall, Watchouse Road, Galleywood, CHELMSFORD, Essex, CM2 8PT
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