Galleywood Parish Council   01245 358898


PLay in the park - this summer

Free multi-activity sessions for children aged 3-11 years.  Each two hour long session is packed full of sports, games, arts and crafts.  Selected sessions will also feature special 'Extras' such as bouncy castles, face painting and a petting zoo!.  For further information please contact or 01245 606684 or facebook


The Village of Galleywood is proud to have reached the first-round judging to be held on Thursday 16 May 2019.  Sponsored by ID.  RCCE. Ink pen Downie and Essex & Suffolk Water.  This is a community initiative which focuses on Community Facilities and Activites, Business and Services, The Environment and Sustainability, Community Information and New Initiatives and Future Plans.  Galleywood is entered into the Class 1 category.  First Prize £500 and the Essex & Suffolk Water Shield.  Second Prize £200 and Third Prize £150. The winning entry to be announced on Wednesday 10 July 2019.

COUNCILLOR SURGERY - Saturday 29 June 2019, 10am to 12 noon - Galleywood Library
If you could like to meet your local Councillors and you have a point of view about issues relating to Galleywood, or have a community idea - why not come along to the Parish Council Saturday Surgery? Held each month at the Galleywood Library between 10.00am and 12 noon - its an ideal way to informally meet a Parish Council representative with no appointment necessary.  For further information, please contact the Parish Council Office on 01245 358898 or 01245 348756 or email

Did you know? 51% of primary school children in the UK walk or cycle to school (2017).  There are around 200 School Crossing Patrol sites across the County of Essex.  Sometimes known as Lollipop People, SCP Officers work on school days for approximately 40 minutes each morning an afternoon.  Positions are now available across Essex including Chelmsford, Maldon and Witham.  To apply or form more information, please call Rebecca on 03305583330 or visit  Calls to this number are charged in the same way as calls to numbers starting 01 or 02, please check with your service provider. (An Essex County Council advertisement)

A paid 14 week programme that helps you to build your confidence, meet new people and excel as you transition back into the workplace. Re-register wih HCPC.  Ongoing support whilst at work. Refresh skills and knowledge through strength-based coaching.  Continue employment with ECC.  For more information, or to apply, please contact Katie Pattrick on 03305583330 or


If you want to make a real difference in your town then volunteer as a Community Special Constable and play a part in keeping your neighbourhood safe. Galleywood Parish Council is supporting Essex Police to increase local and visible policing in their area:  Visit to find out more. Your Community, Your Opportunity, Your other life.  Galleywood Parish Council will be funding the initiative.  Under the scheme the Parish Council will fund the expenses of volunteer police officers who will be designated to Galleywood.  The Special Constables will be volunteering 16 hours each month and will have the same full policing powers and uniform as regular police officers.  If you are interested in volunteering form this role please contact the Parish Clerk 01245 358898 or email

The group is currently in need of volunteers and would ideally suit members of the community who have a small amount of free time and would be willing to serve the community.  The role of a volunteer is certainly very rewarding.  If you would be willing to offer your services, please contact 01245 611426 or by email here. Information can be sent out to provide you with details of what the positions entail.

In case of any emergency please contact 01245 606299 or for any other issues please contact

 The next Parish Council meetings

Council - Tuesday 2 July 2019 - 7.00pm - Lodge Room - Keene Hall - Agenda (Pending)

Planning and Highways Committee - Tuesday 18 June 2019 - 7.00pm - Lodge Room - Keene Hall - Agenda

Planning Applications (Meeting to be held on 18 June 2019)

Application Number - Address and Proposal

19/00771/CLOPUD - 479 Beehive Lane, Galleywood CM2 8RL - Construction of a detached annexe to rear.

19/00830/FUL - Baddow Park Farmhouse, Brook Lane, Great Baddow CM2 SY - Retrospective application for the construction of an outbuilding to facilitate Canine Day Care.

19/00876/FUL - Site at 45 Pyms Road, Galleywood - Enlargement of approved single garage to attach to new dwelling

19/00878/CLEUD - 479 Beehive Lane, Galleywood CM2 8RL - Retrospective application for the retention of a timber building, it is used as a summer house and garden store and is ancilliary to the main accommodation.

19/00886/FUL - 479 Beehive Lane, Galleywood CM2 8RL - Part single, part two storey rear extension, with Juliette Balconies, conversion of loft space into accommodation, with front dormer and front porch.

19/00893/FUL - 44 Keene Way, Galleywood CM2 8NT - Replacement rear extension.  Single storey side and part front extension.

19/00934/AG - Great Mascalls Farm, West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow CM2 7TA - Agricultural Grain Store.

19/05093/TPO - 9 Colvin Chase, Galleywood WM2 8QQ - Oak T4 (T1 on map) - Fell and treat stump - Reason: The works are porposed as a remedy to the differential foundation movement at the insured property and to ensure the long-term stability of the building.


If you have received notification from Chelmsford City Council and have been invited to comment on any of the above planning matters, please consider forwarding a copy of your comment/s to your Parish Council via the Deputy Clerk -