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NOTICE OF ELECTION  - Galleywood Parish Council - ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS for Galleywood (East Ward)

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Duke Street.Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1JE on any day after the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Friday 27 October 2017

Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1JE during the times stated above

If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 8 November 2017

New Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

Applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of either physical incapacity or absence in relation to occupation, employment or service occurring after 5pm on Wednesday 15 November 2047 must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford Essex CM1 1JE by 5pm on Thursday 23 November 2017.

PARISH COUNCIL SATURDAY SURGERY - 28 OCTOBER 2017 - 1000am - 1200 noon

A Saturday Drop-in Surgery will be held on 28 October 2017 - The Galleywood Library, Watchouse Road, Galleywood - Meet Cllr Neville Paul - Chairman of the Council and Cllr Anthony McQuiggan - Chairman of the Planning and Highways Committee.  No appointment necessary - If you have an idea, suggestion or concern and wish to speak with any of the Parish Councillors direct, please call or email them.  Please see the contacts page of the Galleywood Grapevine or visit the Councillors page of this webpage.


Do you care about your neighbourhood and would like to join a group of volunteers who work to conserve and improve our natural environment? teg are currently looking for like minded people who enjoy being outside in the fresh air.  If you have a couple of hours free every now and again please contact Mike Whalley at or telephone 01245 266209.


Galleywood Parish Council invite tenders for the annual grass cutting contract.  Twitten Green, The Street and Pipers Tye, lower end of Galleywood Watchouse Road.

February to April - 2 hours per month  -  May to August - 5 hours per month -  September to December - 4 hours per month

Tenders to be broken down as specified above.  Please send your tender to Ms J L Head - Clerk to Galleywood Parish Council - Please include copies of any relevant insurance certificates.  Deadline: Friday 3 November 2017.


Galleywood Parish Council is proud to commemorate Remembrance Day on Saturday 11 November 2017.  Join us at the War Memorial - Keene Hall at 10.45am for a service and readings.  11.00am - Two minutes silence.  Following the service. you are invited to take refreshments in the Galleywood Social Club.  For further information, please contact The Clerk 01245 358898 or email


Grant application Forms are now available from the Parish Council Office.  Deadline for receipt of completed Application Forms is Friday 10 November 2017.  For further information and copies of the Form, please contact The Clerk 01245 358898 or email

Office hours Monday - Friday 09.00am - 1.00pm


Galleywood Parish Council have received the Notice of Completion of Audit, please click on the Finance and Budgets tab to view information.

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - Section 14(1) - Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Stock Road, Chelmsford

It is intended to close Stock Road due to commence of 2 October 2017 for a period of 40 days.  The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while ECC undertakes road closure in place from 16.10.17 to 18.10.17 between 1900-0500 hrs to renewal of the existing ITS equipment, including installation of new ducting, poles, chambers and loops, details can be found at

THE ESSEX COUNTRY COUNCIL (Various Roads, City of Chelmsford) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic and Clearway) (No 6) 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 Act 1984

The order will come into effect from 5 October 2017 and may continue in force for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the earlier - dated 21.09.17

Brook Lane, Galleywood - from its junction with West Hanningfield Road to Vicarage Lane - a distance of approx 1000m and from its junction wth Vicarage Lane to Watchouse Road - a distance of approx 995m - Diversion head north-east on Vicarage Lane, Turn right onto Church Street.  Turn right onto West Hanningfield Road. Go through 1 roundabout.  Turn righ ono Brook Lane and vice versa and head north east on Wachouse Road towards Pipers Tye.  Continue onto Galleywood Road.  Turn right onto Vicarage Lane and vice versa

The Chase, Galleywood - from its junction wih Brook Lane - a distance of approx 213m - No diversion available


Refurbishment of the Public Conveniences located at Galleywood Village Shops will take place on Tuesday 5 September 2017 for a period of four weeks estimated conclusion on Friday 20 October 2017.     The new facilities will provide two unisex disabled toilets available to all users 24/7.   


Following very careful review of the comments raised during the consultation period, Galleywood Parish Council have agreed to consider the planting of a tree at Pipers Tye at the 4 December 2017 Full Council Meeting.    We thank all parishioners for taking part in the consultation.

The next Parish Council meetings:

Full Council Meeting Monday 6 November 2017 - 7.00pm - Hall Agenda
Finance and Resources Committee Thursday 23 November 2017 - 7.00 pm - Lodge Room Agenda

To be Confirmed


Planning and Highways Committee

Thursday 19 October 2017 - 7.00pm Lodge Room Agenda

17/01225/FUL - Revision

5 Ponds Road, Galleywood CM2 8QP

Two storey flat roofed rear extension to replace existing single storey extension and conservatory  
17/01548/FUL  Langtoft 129 Watchouse Road, Galleywood CM2 8ND Two storey side extension  


130 Watchouse Road, Galleywood CM2 8NQ

Single storey front extension.  Single storey side/rear extension.  Alterations to existing flat roofs to front and rear  


45 Pyms Road Galleywood


New dwelling and detached garage.  Extension to vehicular crossover  


Temple Farm, Ship Road, West Hanningfield CM2 8XB

Construction of a four storey residence/healthcare building with car and cycle parking and extensive landscaping  


21 Ketleys, Galleywood CM2 8YL

Changing existing flat roof of front car port to a tiled pitched roof  


23 Rignals Lane, Galleywood CM2 8QT

Proposed rear outbuilding  


493 Beehive Lane, Galleywood CM2 8RL

Single Storey rear extension




26 Keene Way, Galleywood CM2 8NT

Single storey side extension  

Contact Information

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