Chesham Town Guide 2022-2023

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The official annual directory of sport, leisure, entertainment, education, services and business TOWN GUIDE 2022-2023 Chesham 75th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE 1947–2022
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The Town Mayor’s Welcome

I am very honoured to serve as your new mayor. I was born and bred in Chesham, and have lived my entire life in this town with my family; hence it is now my great privilege to work for our town and to do my best to be a good role model for the next generation.

One of my first roles as Mayor, was to help deliver the Platinum Jubilee High Street Party. So many volunteers, residents and local businesses came together to help create a truly special occasion. Residents enjoyed themselves and businesses had record sales on the day. Special thanks must go to all members of the working group from the Town Council and the Rotary Club.

The importance of the Platinum Jubilee was felt right across Chesham, the UK and the Commonwealth, and it was surely a once in a lifetime occasion, which has made my tenure as mayor truly historical already; so it would seem the stars are aligned, or at least the good weather was.

Along with my deputy, Cllr Wilford Augustus, we have committed ourselves to delivering more events like the street party, and to support groups who deliver events like the very successful Chesham Carnival. We wish to provide fun experiences on the High Street, in Lowndes park and the town centre, to visibly bring our town together as a community more regularly, whilst stimulating our local economy and supporting our local businesses.

Community spirit is palpable in Chesham, and there are many fantastic voluntary groups that are doing their bit to help make Chesham the best place to live, work, and play. As mayor and deputy, we would like to work as closely as we can with all these groups. Do get in touch if you are part of a local organisation that would like to raise its profile in town and work with us.

We plan to work with all groups to create a unified town diary of events, that as Mayor and deputy we can help promote in order to put Chesham on the map as an attractive place for family fun, a fantastic place to work, a great place to open a business, or simply as a wonderful destination to visit to have a nice country walk, a coffee or a traditional Sunday roast at the end of the Met line. This is only a snippet of what we plan to accomplish, so please keep your eyes peeled for more!

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Chesham Town Councillors

ASHERIDGE VALE

Mohammad Fayyaz (Lib Dem)

Tel. 07772 027 829

Email: mfayyaz@chesham.gov.uk

Paul Harding (Lib Dem) Email: pharding@chesham.gov.uk

HILLTOP

Simon Booth (Conservative) Email: sbooth@chesham.gov.uk

Fred Wilson (Conservative) Tel. 07901 555 383 Email: fwilson@chesham.gov.uk

LOWNDES

Alan Bacon (Lib Dem)

Tel. 01494 774870 Email: abacon@chesham.gov.uk

Jane MacBean (Conservative) Tel. 07812 177 794 Email: jmacbean@chesham.gov.uk

NEWTOWN

Qaser Chaudhry (Conservative) Tel. 07748 764 797 Email: qchaudhry@chesham.gov.uk

Umar Hayyat (Labour) Tel. 07828 115 665 Email: uhayyat@chesham.gov.uk

RIDGEWAY

Majid Ditta (Conservative) Email: mditta@chesham.gov.uk

Nick Southworth (Conservative) Email: nsouthworth@chesham.gov.uk

ST MARY’S

Wilford Augustus (Conservative)

Email: waugustus@chesham.gov.uk.

Elected on 6 May 2021

TOWNSEND

Parveiz Aslam (Lib Dem) Tel. 07757 252 468 Email: paslam@chesham.gov.uk

Emily Culverhouse (Conservative) Tel. 07540 410 130 Email: eculverhouse@chesham.gov.uk

Joseph Baum (Conservative) Tel. 07551 435 926 Email: jbaum@chesham.gov.uk

VALE

Chasey Hood (Conservative) Email: chood@chesham.gov.uk

Rachael Matthews (Conservative) Tel. 07912 770 444 Email: rmatthews@chesham.gov.uk

WATERSIDE

Justine Fulford (Green) Tel. 01494 792478 Email: jfulford@chesham.gov.uk

Francis Holly(Conservative) Email: fholly@chesham.gov.uk

Gareth Williams (Conservative) Tel: 07703 440 861 Email: gwilliams@chesham.gov.uk

Town Guide Contents

FEATURES: The Town Mayor’s Welcome...3, Chesham Town Councillors...5, Chesham Town Council...9, Chesham Town Hall...11, Chesham: A Market Town...13,The Chesham Society...15, The Bagnall Project...17, Chesham Museum....19, The River Chess...21, The Elgiva...23, Chesham Stags...25, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim...27, Big Community Takeaway...29, Chesham Repair Cafe...31, The Massage Spa...33, Silverson Machines Ltd...37

LISTINGS: Guide to Your Councils...7, Where to Eat & Drink...38, Where to Stay...39, Pre-Schools & Children’s Centres...41, Local Education...43, Sport & Fitness Venues & Clubs...45, Recreation Amenities...48, Clubs & Societies...49, Community Venues...56, Useful Information...57, Acknowledgements & Notes...93

BUSINESS: Local Business Directory...62, List of Advertisers...93

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For postal correspondence with councillors, please write to them at Chesham Town Hall, Chesham HP5 1DS

A Guide to your Local Councils

Chesham is served by two different councils, who do different things. Here is a list of the councils’ key services to help you find out who does what.

Chesham Town Council

Tel. 01494 774842 www.chesham.gov.uk enquiries@chesham.gov.uk

Allotments, burials and ashes interments in Chesham Cemetery, local parks, open spaces and sports pitches, verge cutting, play areas, Town Hall room hire, management of the Elgiva Theatre, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim and the local produce market.

Buckinghamshire Council

Tel. 0300 131 6000 www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Adult learning, adult social care, benefits, blue badges, building control and planning, business rates, car parks, children’s services, community safety, concessionary travel, council tax, dog control, electoral services, environmental health, flytipping, gypsies and travellers, highways, housing, licensing, libraries, noise pollution, pavements & streetlights, pest control, refuse and recycling and street cleaning, rights of way, schools admissions, school transport, trading standards and youth services.

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Chesham Town Council

Chesham Town Council came into existence in 1974, and is the only part of the local government structure that is solely focused on serving the town and its people. The Council is comprised of 19 Members who are elected for a term of four years. Each May, the Council elects a Town Mayor to serve for a period of one year. The last election was held in May 2021 and a full list of Councillors is shown on page 5.

The Council, and its Planning, Community, Arts, Recreation and the Environment, Finance and Staffing committees meet regularly to discuss issues and take decisions pertaining to the town. The public are encouraged to attend. They may also ask questions on any issue relating to Chesham during a 15-minute period of Public Questions at full Council meetings.

The Council’s vision is to ‘improve the quality of life of all the residents of Chesham’. The Council has laid out a set of objectives to explain how it will achieve this:

1.To enable residents to enjoy high quality social, recreational and cultural facilities within the town and to seek the continuing improvement and development of these facilities in accordance with the desires expressed by the residents.

2.To encourage and promote the economic and commercial vitality of Chesham in a way that encourages sustainable employment opportunities, housing and business facilities that respect the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in which it is situated.

3.To preserve the unique identity of Chesham and promote its heritage.

4.To consult with, understand and represent the views and wishes of the citizens of Chesham.

5.To create a socially inclusive and caring community, which embraces all its residents equally, seeking to develop their well-being, knowledge, understanding and mutual co-operation.

6Chesham Town Council will ensure that the money entrusted to it by the residents of Chesham is securely managed and spent effectively on achieving the above objectives.

The Council is responsible for many of the recreational and social facilities within town, including: Lowndes Park, the Moor and 10 recreational grounds; Chesham Cemetery and St Mary’s Churchyard; three allotment sites; floral displays; football pitches; town centre Christmas lights; the Elgiva; the Town Hall; Chesham Moor Gym & Swim; the war memorial and Market Square’s Clock Tower. The Council cuts the town’s grass verges and maintains street signs on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council. The Council is currently developing the Chesham Neighbourhood Plan to create a long-term planning vision to help safeguard the town’s future.

The Council also works in partnership with a great range of organisations that share its vision for the town and have a tremendous amount of expertise, from Chesham in Bloom to The Chesham Society. Examples of some of the work of these partners are included in the following pages, but the Council is actively seeking to develop these relationships further to achieve the best it can for Chesham.

For more information on the Council and its work, please visit www.chesham.gov.uk or you can get in touch by the following means: Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1DS Email: enquiries@chesham.gov.uk Twitter: @CheshamCouncil Facebook: www.facebook.com/CheshamTownCouncil The Town Hall office is open to the public between 10am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Chesham Town Hall –Chesham’s One-Stop-Shop

The majority of Chesham residents are likely to have visited Chesham Town Hall at some point in their lives. The Town Hall provides the administrative centre for the town, and is the location of Chesham Town Council’s offices. The offices are open to the public from 10 am to 4.30 pm on weekdays and act as a “one-stopshop” for all sorts of information about the town and the services provided by the town and Buckinghamshire councils. The reception holds a wide variety of information about the town, its events and local organisations.

The Town Hall is also at the centre of the town’s social life. With four rooms available for hire, the Town Hall hosts a wide variety of recreational activities, including dancing lessons, aerobics and children’s classes, and is the venue for the meetings of local interest groups such as the Chesham Society and Chess Valley Archaeological & Historical Society. The Town Hall also helps to serve the town’s health needs, with people attending diabetes awareness sessions, baby-weighing clinics and ante-natal classes. If you are interested in relaxation classes we also have Yoga and Pilates.

The Town Hall works on a “pay for what you use basis” by having an hourly rate opposed to daily rates. We can provide refreshments, or if you are on a tight budget you can bring your own.

With laptop, projection, internet facilities and a fully interactive conference screen, disabled access and a pay and display car park directly outside with free parking after 4pm Monday to Saturday and free all-day Sunday makes us an ideal central venue. The Town Hall is well appointed for the local business community, hosting business conferences, training courses and AGMs.

The large Community Hall downstairs is a popular venue for parties and funeral receptions. The Community Hall is also an ideal size for children’s parties with enough room for children’s entertainers and a small bouncy castle with a kitchen attached to prepare party food.

If you would like more information about the facilities on offer at the Town Hall, please contact us on email enquiries@chesham.gov.uk or visit our web site: www.chesham.gov.uk.

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Chesham: A Market Town

Chesham has had a market charter since 1257, granted by King Henry III for the Wednesday market. For many centuries, the goods sold at this market would have been produced or reared locally, such as livestock raised on the hillsides, woodware from the surrounding beech woods and corn ground at Lord’s Mill. More then 750 years later, Chesham is still a Market Town.

The general market, which now runs on both Wednesdays and Saturdays, would be unrecognisable to 13th century Chesham residents, offering as it does a wide selection of food, drink, household goods, jewellery and clothes produced all round the world. The market is run by the traders themselves, as the Amersham and Chesham Market Co-operative and they have a real passion for ensuring the long-term success and quality of the market. They provided a vital service throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, working hard to put in safety measures to ensure that people could continue to buy essential items throughout the Lockdowns in a safe, open-air environment.

The youngest market in town is the Local Produce Market, which has been running since 2010. Whilst harking back to the traditional roots of Chesham’s markets by selling goods produced locally, the market was established in response to the very modern problem

of climate change. By showcasing food, drink and crafts producers within a 25 mile radius of town – some of them from Chesham itself - the market aims to help people reduce the distance that their products travel from production to consumption, lowering the overall carbon footprint. The market runs on the fourth Saturday of each month and it also gives people the opportunity to talk directly to the people who grow and make the plants, cakes, gin, honey, apple juice, bread and much more besides. Set up in partnership between the town council and Sustainable Chesham, a proportion of the market income is allocated to environmental projects, helping to combat climate change and improve biodiversity locally.

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The Chesham Society: putting Chesham first for 65 years

In 2022

The Chesham Society reached an impressive milestone: its 65th anniversary.

Our Civic Society was formed at a time when Chesham was undergoing dramatic change with the loss of the Old Town Hall and the threat to demolish parts of Church Street. The Society was founded by people who loved Chesham and were determined that, in shaping its future, the people who lived and worked here would have their say.

Sixty-five years on, with regeneration high on the agenda and big plans in the offing, the Society is still making a unique and useful contribution to the town.

Special projects and regular activities have kept the committee and members particularly busy in recent months. In addition to monitoring and commenting on significant planning applications, core activities include alerting members to the progress of the Buckinghamshire Local Plan, the Neighbourhood Plan and other major initiatives such as the Chesham Renaissance proposals for Star Yard.

Heritage Open Days is one of the Society’s very special projects. We take the lead in planning and coordinating Chesham’s biannual programme of events which opens up places of interest that are normally closed to the public, for everyone to visit free of charge. The Society also gets together with other local groups to pool ideas and come up with new initiatives for the good of the town. We are currently working with Chesham Connect on a new website called Visit Chesham and Villages, designed to promote local businesses, shops and attractions and remind residents and visitors that there is much to enjoy in and around the town.

For an annual subscription of just £16.00, members of the Society enjoy a calendar of talks, walks and social events such as the convivial Christmas supper, or the Images of Chesham photo day which brought together archive photographs from a number of collections for the very first time. The Society’s members also receive quarterly editions of Focus, a 20-page magazine packed with features on Chesham people and places past and present.

If you are interested in knowing more of what goes on in Chesham or would like to get involved in any of these activities, just visit the Chesham Society website and take out membership online. You will find us at www.cheshamsociety.org.uk

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Discover the Bagnall Project, Waterside, Chesham

Based at the former Bagnall Centre (AKA the old boot factory) on Waterside, The Bagnall Project offers a wide range of FREE community classes and activities throughout the week, and is run by long-standing Buckinghamshire social action charity, The Oasis Partnership.

Available for anyone living in Chesham and surrounding villages, the aim of the Bagnall Project is to help improve health and wellbeing. All activities and services are provided on-site at the Projects’ large refurbished and high-spec Victorian building.

The Bagnall Project seeks to build on the famous Chesham ‘Community Spirit’ to become a one-stop location which provides holistic services working in collaboration with other local partners to meet the needs of all in our community. Successful fundraising and grants enable The Bagnall Project to develop and trial new and different activities and services, including:

• Yoga

• Mindfulness

• Circuit Training

• Podcasting, Music, and Song

• Arts and Crafts

• Employment Advice and Support

• … and much more…

How can I find out more or book a class at the Bagnall Project? There is something for everyone! Find out more and book: Online: https://oasispartnership.org/services/ the-bagnall-project/

By phone: 0300-6662747

Via email: BagnallProject@oasispartnership.org

Not sure how the Bagnall Project may be able to help you?

The Bagnall Project offers a free Social Prescribing Service which offers a friendly and structured approach to discover and engage with local services and activities at the Bagnall Project as well as other local providers. Anyone over 18 can access this service and will be offered an initial chat with Zoe, our Social Prescriber, and the option of a support plan to suit your individual requirements. Find out more at: https://oasispartnership.org/services/socialprescribing-in-chesham/

A particular focus for the Bagnall Project over the next 12 months is to develop a targeted youth provision aimed at supporting and engaging 16 -25 year olds. We aim to collaborate with the local community in order to achieve this.

We are always open to new ideas for projects, groups and making full use of the building. Please don’t hesitate to make contact, and we look forward to seeing you soon at the Bagnall Project.

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Chesham Museum has a very exciting year ahead!

At the time of writing this the Museum has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England to improve the museum’s online activities with the addition of further pop-up displays in town. This means we can completely renovate the website! We want to put more of the collection on the site, more stories of Chesham’s history and people, a bigger and better educational section. We’ll also upgrade the events page so tickets for events, walks and talks can be purchased online. This website upgrade is particularly important for the museum, especially as we’re in storage, to be able to reach out to a wider audience all round the world. As well as reaching local townsfolk we can also reach people researching their family trees and people who used to live in Chesham and are still interested in its history.

Back in March we completed the process to renew our accreditation. Being accredited means we have to follow certain rules and practices, but it also allows us to access more funding streams. This in turn will allow us to put on more displays and pop-up exhibitions. You may have already seen the displays we currently have in the town. There is the display case in the library showing objects from our collection, we also have a display board inside and outside The Elgiva Theatre, outside WorkAid in Townsend Road, The Town Hall and Trekkers in Market Square. We have some interesting

information panels and one located inside the White Hill Centre. If you pop into the library, you’ll be able to pick up a leaflet which has a map of the locations of all the panels. It’s a lovely walk to take around the town too!

Last year we elected a new chair, Peter Squire and vice chair Karen Perkins. They will help us move to the point where we can find a new permanent location, but for that we need to increase the reserve we currently hold for this purpose. One way of doing this is to leave a legacy and remember the Museum in your Will, another is to become a Friend of Chesham Museum. You can find out more about this, the museum and volunteering opportunities at the museum on our website www.cheshammuseum.org.uk Watch out for our activities and events, also on the website.

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Smarter Water Catchment

The River Chess is a feature of Chesham enjoyed by many residents and provides a habitat for many charismatic species, such as kingfishers, water voles and brown trout. In recent decades, residents have watched with concern as the river has dried up more and more frequently in the summer months. Besides a lack of flow, this globally-rare chalk stream faces many other pressures, including pollution and invasive species.

In 2020, Thames Water launched its Smarter Water Catchment pilot on the Chess. The aim is to look at the catchment (i.e., the river and all the land around it) as a whole and work with partners to help restore the health of the Chess. They are investing £3 million in this project over 5 years and working closely with a number of organisations with local expertise, such as the Chilterns Chalk Streams Project and the Chiltern Society, and organisations like Queen Mary University who provide technical knowledge and access to the latest technology.

Initial work has been done to better understand the problems on the Chess and a 10-year action plan has been created with input from many local organisations to help restore the fortunes of our much-loved river.

Work is now underway to deliver improvements in water quality, managing flow (both flooding and drought), controlling invasive non-native species such as Japanese Knotweed, providing wildlife corridors and habitats, involving the public in work on the river and getting organisations to work together more effectively to help solve problems.

Achievements to date include the recruitment of a team of local volunteers (known as citizen scientists) who have been trained in a variety of survey techniques to monitor for pollution and changes in river habitats. And a 600m stretch of the Little Chess near Latimer has been fenced to protect it from the impacts of grazing farm animals. This will allow vegetation to grow up on the banks, creating habitat for the river’s precious population of water voles.

It's important to remember that all residents can do their bit to help protect the Chess. A small change can equal a big impact. The only way we are going to be able to ensure the River Chess is clean and sustainable for future generations is with the involvement of all of us; not only by the participation of farmers, land managers and organisations, but also local businesses and the public, too. Do you or the business you work for have a smart water meter? Do you turn the tap off when you brush your teeth? Do you collect rain water to water your garden? These are all small changes you can make which will improve the amount of water that flows through the river, helping to protect its ecosystems. There are also opportunities to volunteer your time on and around the Chess. For more information, please email chesscs@chilternsaonb.org. Collective action can help protect and enhance the river that we value.

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Elgiva for everyone

The Elgiva is a venue that puts community at the heart of everything we do. We provide a packed programme that aims to ensure there will truly be something for everyone to enjoy and participate in – Elgiva For Everyone.

From our Youth Programme to the Silver Singers, we are committed to accessibility, including signed and relaxed performances of some productions and Parent & Baby screenings of films. We also take our position as a community hub very seriously, taking an active role in what's going on in Chesham and including apprentices as part of our team – we currently have two, a theatre technician apprentice and a theatre administration apprentice.

We have 300 seated / 400 standing capacity theatre that boasts an exciting and wide-ranging programme of professional productions, including top comedy acts, musicals, ballet/dance, classical, pop and rock music concerts, a professional pantomime and eclectic range of movies from blockbusters to arthouse (including being the home of Chiltern Film Society).

The Elgiva is thrilled to have its own resident orchestra – the English Sinfonia – who have delighted audiences with wonderful works by Holst, Mozart, Vaughan Williams and more.

We welcome amateur productions too, whether it's a local school's end of term celebration, a local theatre group or an extravaganza by one of the many performing arts clubs, we are ready to help give their production that big stage feeling.

However, we consider ourselves be far more than just a theatre – we are home to regular art exhibitions, workshops and community events for all ages. We host craft and record fairs, and our programme for young people features a blossoming Youth Theatre, dedicated

films and fun, hands-on workshops.

Our onsite café, Café Encore, serves a wide range of beverages, delicious lunches, homemade cakes and Afternoon Teas. In the evening, you can enjoy a drink (soft, or slightly stronger) at our well-stocked theatre bar, and our kiosk sells snacks and scrumptious ice cream.

The theatre is also available for hire for public and private events such as weddings and conferences, and has several flexible spaces, free Wi-Fi and a pay-anddisplay car park outside.

Visitors to our theatre might not be aware, but they will benefit from Dolby Digital cinema, an all-LED house rig and Vista by Chroma-Q lighting. What you will notice, however, are the people! Our staff are knowledgeable, friendly, passionate about the performing arts and committed to our Elgiva for Everyone ethos. We also benefit from an amazing and committed group of volunteers who are eager to help us bring our programme of events to life.

Please do visit our website (www.elgiva.com) to find out more about us; we’re also on all the social channels, sharing news and photos and showcasing our events. We’d love to welcome you to our theatre whether it’s for a coffee, a film, a show, a workshop, an exhibition, a community event... whatever you stop in for, we’ll make you feel at home.

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Chesham Stags - Your local Rugby and Netball Club

This season 2022/23 will mark the Stags celebrating 40 years representing our Town in Local and National rugby competitions. More recently the club launched its Netball activities for Adult Women and selective youth age groups.

The “Stags” are extremely proud of their record for fair play and sportsmanship and reputation of being “Bucks friendliest club”. Our founding president, Councillor John Downes, said at the launch of the club on the 22nd Oct 1981,

“I can think of no greater honour than that of playing for one’s town, unless it’s playing for one’s country”.

This simple statement is remembered with a plaque which is displayed in our new clubhouse.

30 years have passed since the Stags moved to its current home at Chiltern Hills Academy. The Academy has undergone a transformation over the years. The education

program, buildings and sports facilities are superb.

The club has a close relationship with the Academy and have a long-term lease to use their Sports ground. On the strength of this agreement the club and our supporters raised the funds to build a new clubhouse. This includes superb changing rooms and a social area overlooking the sports ground.

Our clubhouse is a great example of a Community sports club working with a Community College to provide Chesham youth with better sports facilities.

Nearly ten years ago, we launched our “DEER FRIEND” supporters club. More than 40 local Chesham companies and 400 plus individual members participate. We look forward to welcoming you to Bucks Friendliest Club!

More information visit www.cheshamrugbyclub.com or email president@cheshamrugbyclub.com

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From communal puddle to community treasure

‘A treasure’ or ‘a gem’ are just two of the terms frequently used to describe Chesham Moor Gym and Swim.

This is especially with regard to our fabulous historic pool – it’s not only had a place in the town’s history since Victorian times, but it’s also been a forerunner in green technology. One of our jobs is keeping a check on the water levels, and maintaining the ionisation process which keeps this pool almost chemical-free. It’s been a great success and many other pools have asked us how we do it!

Unlike many leisure facilities this is an independent venue and run in-house (and managed by Chesham Town Council), as reflected in its community atmosphere. More people have recognised the benefit of exercise since lockdown, of being outside, and community connections. We’ve maintained – we hope! a modest, steadfast and reliable approach while also looking after the environment here.

Our booking system has helped us to accommodate more members safely with timed slots. While this may mean a less flexible approach in some ways, the majority have welcomed it. As something now of an institution in Chesham, we’re stronger than ever.

When you’re next in, take a look at our history board on display in the poolside room – however so much has happened in the last couple of years we may soon have to add another panel! I’d like to thank all members for their support especially during and since lockdown. Danny Essex, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim manager Call us on 776975, visit cheshammoorfitness.org.uk

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Down in the boiler room, running the daily checks Photo: Alex Jones In 1898 a corrugated iron fence was built around an area that had become a popular bathing place – the beginnings of an outdoor pool here on Chesham Moor Outside of Chesham Moor Gym and Swim in 2022
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Big Community Takeaway

The Big Community Takeaway is really proud to serve the people of Chesham, Amersham and the surrounding villages. Born out of the pandemic, we provide twocourse hot meals to people in crisis. The food is restaurant quality so is a real treat for those in need.

Since our inception in May 2020, we have provided over 15,000 meals, including on Christmas Day in both 2020 and 2021, as well as running a pilot scheme in High Wycombe. We’ve also helped provide food to refugee charities in Slough and to children during school holidays, when they’ve not had access to school meals. We gained charity status in the autumn of 2021 and are now telling more people about who we are, what we do and raising money to support our work.

For those who need our service, we put them in touch with Helping Hand from Buckinghamshire Council, who support us to ensure that people qualify for the meal. In addition, they are able to offer other forms of support, such as financial or health information, which we’re not in a position to give. Our mission is to provide hot food to people in crisis and we recognise that we are only part of the solution to poverty in the Chilterns.

Once they’re cleared for support, clients place their

order for a meal and then, the day before, we give them a call to check and remind them that the meal is coming. Service days are our busiest when our kitchen team prepare and cook the food, before it is then taken by our army of drivers to our clients’ homes. Each client is initially given support for 12 weeks, which is then reviewed up to a maximum of 36 weeks. This means that we help when people need us most and that we can offer support to as many people as possible.

Everything we do is done by volunteers – this covers everything from writing the menu then preparing, cooking and, of course, delivering the food. That’s not to mention the other people behind the scenes who keep the operation running smoothly and work to fundraise and promote our work.

We are completely reliant on donations and grants so are very grateful to everyone who fundraises for us –it costs just £5 per person per week for a meal. If you would like to donate, or think you may qualify for our service, please visit www.bigcommunitytakeaway.org.uk. Alternatively you can email contact@bigcommunitytakeaway.org.uk.

Big Community Takeaway is proud to support our community. Please get in touch if you can help, or need help!

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Chesham Repair Cafe

Chesham Repair Cafe is a volunteer-led repair service and has been running monthly since September 2021alternating venues between the Bagnall Project and Lewin's Yard. From kettles, radios and hoovers to handbags, jeans and toothbrushes; our volunteers have repaired or given advice on a huge assortment of everyday household objects so far across electronic, IT, clothing, leather and carpentry items. These repairs help save broken items from going to landfall, giving them a new lease of life and reducing our impact on the planet through saving CO2 emissions, materials waste and energy usage. We operate on a first-come-first-served basis each month, with tea, coffee and bakes to enjoy while 'customers' wait, and ask that individuals stay with their item whilst it's being repaired so that they can also pick up new skills and learn more about how their item can be fixed.

Our team of friendly volunteers is always looking for new helpers; whether skilled repairers, enthusiastic learners, bakers or organisers. If you would like to help

or get involved, or enquire about an item to be repaired, please do get in touch with us at repaircafe@sustainablechesham.org.uk or through our social media (Facebook, Instagram) accounts.

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Chesham’s Original Salon

Five years before the Titanic sailed, the salon that is now Flix opened as a hairdressers and tobacconist, making it one of the oldest salons in the country. Through the years the salon has served the ladies of Chesham. No longer a tobacconist, Flix has become a centre of innovation by providing products and services that promote the wellbeing of our clients. As we return to the “post COVID norm”, undergoing a process of transformation to using natural and vegan products. Flix is the first salon in Chesham to adopt Montibello’s Dénuée water based permanent Hair Colour and Decode Zero natural hair care products. When you enter Flix Salon, the new look is one of space in a relaxing and comfortable environment. Introducing the new backwash experience is where you can take your time and chill with an intensive hair treatment and head massage.

The wellbeing theme continues upstairs with the Massage Spa that offers Deep Tissue, Sports, and remedial massage. Since 2019 The Massage Spa has been a leading provider of Pure Body Fix® that provides a unique solution-based approach to wellbeing through massage. If you are looking to de-stress and find deep relaxation, then our Signature Deep Tissue massage is right for you. If you have a painful back or sciatica our remedial massage is the massage of choice. Our sports massage is perfect for all sports people. We can help

you recover from injuries and improve performance. As part of our Wellbeing offering, we provide a full podiatry service. So, you can come and have a full foot service, making Flix a true head to toe salon. Our sporting clients can have custom orthotics made to reduce sports injuries and improve performance. Come and find out about wellbeing at Flix, for Hair, Massage and Podiatry. Call us on 01494 782 825.

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Silverson Machines Ltd

Silverson Machines Ltd, based in Waterside, Chesham was founded in 1946 and has been a pioneer in high shear mixing technology, supplying the process industry for over 75 years. Originally based in Battersea, South London, the company opened a second factory in Chesham in 1969. The Chesham site is now Silverson’s head office and manufacturing facility and is one of the most advanced of its kind, designing and building equipment that is exported to over 150 countries and to some of the world’s leading companies.

With subsidiaries in the US, France and Japan and with a well-established worldwide network of agencies, Silverson is truly a global company.

Today, Silverson manufactures the widest range of high shear mixers in the world and is active in the Food, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries. Through the development of new products and its renowned worldwide reputation, the company continues its steady growth. Recently the company has acquired further property in Waterside to house its continually expanding workforce and production needs.

As a way to secure its pool of highly skilled staff needed for the future, the award winning Silverson Apprenticeship scheme was launched in September 2014, moving into a purpose built training centre the following year. Each year, local trainees have started with an initial year’s grounding in mechanical engineering, learning about good working practice and health and safety. This is followed by "hands on" training in practical skills, starting with bench work and progressing to milling and manual turning.

The training then continues through the shop floor as

part of a traditional 5 year apprenticeship. Under the guidance of an experienced mentor, Apprentices will spend 6 months in different departments on the shop floor, including Milling, Turning, Fitting & Assembly, Inspection, CNC Milling & Turning and the Laboratory section. In addition to the "hands on" training there's the opportunity for apprentices to study for a Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing. Levels 2 & 3 with support from Silverson's Apprentice Trainer and on-site study sessions with tutors.

The training scheme offers excellent rates of pay with an annual increase as apprentices progress through the scheme, with structured training and the opportunity for successful candidates to enjoy a secure job with a modern, progressive company. Please contact us regarding applications.

For more information about Silverson Machines, visit: www.silverson.co.uk.

For more information about the Silverson Apprentice scheme, visit: www.silversonapprenticeships.co.uk

TEL: 01494 786331

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Where to Eat and Drink

Inns, Pubs & Restaurants

■ Brazils Kitchen 17 Market Square, HP5 1HG. Tel. 793377

The Bell Chartridge, HP5 2TF. Tel. 782878

The Black Horse The Vale, HP5 3NS. Tel. 784656

The Blue Ball Asheridge, HP5 2UX. Tel. 758305

The Cock & Rabbit Inn The Lee, HP16 9LZ. Tel. 837540

The Crown Ley Hill, HP5 1UY. Tel. 783910

The Full Moon

Hawridge, HP5 2UH. Tel. 758959

The Generals Arms

77 High Street, HP5 1BX. Tel. 785622

The George & Dragon 14 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 782402

The Golden Eagle

Chesham Rd, Ashley Green, HP5 3PW. Tel. 01442 863549

The Griffin Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN. Tel. 793491

The Hen and Chickens Inn

119 Botley Road, HP5 1XG. Tel. 783303

The Jolly Sportsman Eskdale Avenue, HP5 3AX. Tel. 786720

The Lazy Pig in the Pantry Chesham Road, Ashley Green, HP5 3PF. Tel. 785739

Lebanese Grill

57 The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 772511

The Mad Squirrel Tap & Bottle Shop

8 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 395857

The Old Swan

Swan Lane, The Lee, HP16 9NU. Tel. 837239

The Pheasant Waterside, HP5 1QE. Tel. 783387.

The Plough

Hyde Heath Common, HP6 5RW. Tel. 774408

The Queen’s Head Church Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 778690

The Red Lion

Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET. Tel. 784028

The Swan

Ley Hill, HP5 1UT. Tel. 783075

■ Trekkers Beer & Bottle Shop

2 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 07944 372172

The White Lion St Leonards, HP23 6NW. Tel. 758097

Cafés/Sandwich Bars

Brown Sugar

74 High Street, HP5 1EG. Tel. 794722 Cafe Encore (FAIRTRADE)

The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582904 Caffe Nero 66-69 The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 775388 Chiltern Velo Cafe Hawridge, HP5 2UQ. Tel.01280 416564 Clare’s Kitchen –Around the Pound Food Tel. 07919 515782

Costa Coffee 31 High Street, HP5 1BW. Tel. 778792 The Crazy Goat 87 High Street, HP5 1DE Darvells (FAIRTRADE) 28-30 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 774974

■ ■ The Drawingroom (FAIRTRADE)

Francis Yard, East Street, HP5 1DG. Tel. 791691 Full of Beans Children’s Cafe 24 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 774300 Greggs (FAIRTRADE) 49 High Street, HP5 1BW. Tel. 782843 The Junction 114 High Street, HP5 1EB. Tel. 785111 Pizzeria Liri 106 High Street, HP5 1EB. Tel. 772787

Poppins

3A High Street, HP5 1BG. Tel. 792292 Roots Cafe 22 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 786732 Smiley Cafe (FAIRTRADE) M & Co, 48-52 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 792834 The Tavern 96 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Tel. 258879

Wotnot Vintage Cafe 7 High Street, HP5 1BG. Tel. 07342 361474 Wenzels 1 Broad Street

Fish & Chips

Bubbles

149 Sunnyside Road, HP5 2AP. Tel. 782804

Chip-Inn Fish Bar 1 Severalls Avenue, HP5 3EL. Tel. 581585

Hing’s Fish & Chips 266 Waterside, HP5 1PY. Tel. 784707

Shangri-La Take Away 154 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 771864

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Fast Food & Takeaways

Abrakebabra

133 Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Tel. 785550

Brothers BBQ and Grill

14 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 619974

Burger Inn

105 High Street, HP5 1DE. Tel. 778066

Farm House Pizza

5 White Hill, HP5 1AB. Tel. 771411

The Kebab House 98 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 773535

Peri Peri Chicken

20 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 786784

Pizza GoGo

13 White Hill, HP5 1AB. Tel. 785151

Rocce Woodstone Oven Pizza

50 Broad Street, HP5 3DX. Tel. 794100

Roman’s

85 Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Tel. 588588

Chinese

Beijing Gourmet

18 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 772287

Chesham Cottage

20 Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 771810

Shangri-La Take Away

154 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 771864

(Takeaway only)

Indian

The Chatgaon

96 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 783706

Chesham Tandoori

48 Broad Street, HP5 3DX. Tel. 775241 or 782669

Masala

13-15 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. Tel. 791087 / 793753

Papad

131 Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Tel. 783121

Rajasthan

115 High Street, HP5 1DE. Tel. 783111 or 793409

Thai

Jasmine Thai

51 High Street, HP5 1BW. Tel. 773940

Queen’s Head Thai Kitchen Church Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 778690

Where to Stay

Hotels

Bedford Arms Hotel

Chenies, WD3 6EQ. Tel. 01923 283301

Latimer Place

Latimer, HP5 1UG. Tel. 0871 222 4810

The Nag’s Head London Road, Great Missenden, HP16 0DG. Tel. 862200

Bed & Breakfast

Chesham Bed and Breakfast

1A Stanley Avenue, HP5 2JF. Tel. 771029

Chiltern Ridge

Old Sax Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TB. Tel. 776309

The Greyhound Inn

Chesham Road, Wigginton, HP23 6EH. Tel. 01442 824631

49 Lowndes Avenue HP5 2HH. Tel. 792647

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Pre-Schools, Children’s Centres and Information

Children’s & Young People’s Information Services

Buckinghamshire Family Information Service

Tel. 01296 383065

Connexions Free information and guidance for young people aged 13-19 and up to 25 for those with a learning disability. Way In, Sills Yard. Tel. 775951

Way In Youth counselling, family therapy, sexual health. 60 High Street, Sills Yard. Tel. 791177

Children’s Centres

Providing a range of activities and information for parents/carers and their children 5 years and under.

Newtown Centre Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 778037

Waterside Centre 470 Waterside, HP5 1QF. Tel. 792852

Parent and Toddler Groups

Most groups will only meet during school terms. Please note that these groups may not be registered with social services. Parent and Toddler groups are generally run by volunteers and this information is subject to change. You can also contact the individual churches for activities run for other age groups.

Chesham Methodist Toddlers Chesham Methodist Church, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Thurs 10-11.30am. Tel. Mary on 580247

Chipmunks Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Thurs 9.45-11.15am. Tel. 772244

Emmanuel Toddler Group Emmanuel Church, Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Thurs & Fri 9.45-11.15am. Tel. Gill on 774970

Focus Toddler Group Newtown Evangelical Baptist Church, Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tues 1.30-3.00pm. Tel. Mrs Chris Richards 772043

Flower Pots Day Nursery 13 High Street, HP5 1DG Tel. 01442 289090

Kids at St Mary’s St Mary’s Church, Church Street, HP5 1HY. Sun 10.30am. Tel. 783629

Lullaby Club Emmanuel Church, Broad Street, HP5 3EF. 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds 10-11.30am. Tel. Sandra 771735

Open Door Toddler Group Thurs 9.30-11.30am at Hope Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB.

Refreshments, chat, craft, story time, action songs and fun in a safe, toddler-friendly play area. Tel. Gillian on 07446 184890

TOTS Christ Church Church Hall, Waterside, HP5 1PY. Thurs 10-11.30am. Tel. Donna Whatton on 782565

Tiny Talk, Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Mon 9.45am and 11.15am. Tel. Laura on 07908 883530

Tuesday Toddler Group St Mary’s Church, Church Street, HP5 1HY. Tues 9.45-11.15. Tel. 783629

Under 3s Ley Hill Methodist Church, The Green, Ley Hill, HP5 3QR. Weds at 10am. Tel Rebecca Gorst 784122

Urchins Chesham United Reformed Church, The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Mon 10-11.30am. Tel. 772510

Pre-Schools

Berkhamsted Day Nursery Haresfoot, Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2SZ. Tel. 01442 358276

Bois Moor Montessori by Ashbourne 0800 699 0044

Elmtree Nursery Elmtree Hill, HP5 2PA. Tel. 771474

Flower Pots Day Nursery

13 High Street, HP5 1BG. Tel. 794736

■ Kiddiescove 1A Bois Moor Road HP5 1SH. Tel. 412546

Little Bears Pre-School St. Leonards Parish Hall, Jenkins Lane, St. Leonards, HP23 6NW. Tel. 758081

Little Raccoons Day Nursery 35C Broad Street, HP5 3EA. Tel. 376066

Little Spring Pre-School Greenway, HP5 2BY. Tel. 783070

Maryland Pre-School Nursery The Parish Centre, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois, HP6 5ND. Tel. 433426

Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery RNS House, Fullers Hill, HP5 1LR. Tel. 793843

Newtown Early Years and Infant School Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 783713

Old Macdonalds Day Nursery Church Lane, Latimer, HP5 1UQ. Tel. 762336

Ollie Owl Day Nursery 92-94 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 778767

St Mary’s Pre-School Chesham United Football Club, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE. Tel. 07812 904952.

Teddies Chesham Bois Nursery and Pre-School 107 Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SS. Tel. 785457

The Village Nursery The Bull, Bellingdon, HP5 2XU. Tel. 01442 863090/07854 522267

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Local Education

Admission to schools in the Chesham area is managed by Buckinghamshire County Council, tel. 01296 383250. You can find out your school catchment area from their web site www.buckscc.gov.uk.

Primary Schools

Brushwood Junior School Brushwood Road, HP5 3DW. Tel. 786023

Chartridge Combined School Cogdells Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TW Tel. 837498

Chesham Bois Church of England Combined School

128 Bois Lane, Chesham Bois, HP6 6DE. Tel. 726901

Elmtree School & Nursery Elmtree Hill, HP5 2PA. Tel. 771474

Hawridge and Cholesbury Church of England School

Hawridge Common, HP5 2UQ. Tel. 758368

Ivingswood Academy Greenway, HP5 2BY. Tel. 783070

Ley Hill School Ley Hill, HP5 1YF. Tel. 784205

Newtown Early Years and Infant School

Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 783713

Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School Amersham Road, Chesham Bois, HP6 5PL. Tel. 726390

Thomas Harding Junior School Fullers Hill, HP5 1LR. Tel. 782211

Waterside Primary Academy Blackhorse Avenue, HP5 1QU. Tel. 786608

Nearest Independent Schools

Abbot’s Hill Bunkers Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8RP. Tel. 01442 240333

The Beacon (Boys) 15 Amersham Road, Chesham Bois, HP6 5PF. Tel. 433654

Berkhamsted School (Pre-prep, Prep, Girls & Boys Seniors & Sixth Form)

Various sites in Berkhamsted. Tel. 01442 358000

Chesham Preparatory School Two Dells Lane, Orchard Leigh, HP5 3QF. Tel. 782619

Gateway School 1 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 9AA. Tel. 862407

Godstowe Preparatory School (Girls) Shrubbery Road, High Wycombe, HP13 6PR. Tel. 529273

Heatherton House School (Girls) Copperkins Lane, Chesham Bois, HP6 5QB. Tel. 726433

Lockers Park (Boys) Lockers Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1TL. Tel. 01442 251712

Pipers Corner School (Girls) Pipers Lane, Great Kingshill, HP15 6LP. Tel. 718255

Westbrook Hay Prep School London Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RF. Tel. 01442 256143

Wycombe Abbey, High Wycombe, HP11 1PE. Tel. 520381

Secondary Schools

The Amersham School Stanley Hill, Amersham, HP7 9HH. Tel. 726562

Ashlyns School Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 3AH. Tel. 01442 863605

■ ■ Chesham Grammar School White Hill, HP5 1BA. Tel. 782854

■ Chiltern Hills Academy Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tel. 782066

Dr Challoners Grammar (Boys) Chesham Road, Amersham, HP6 5HA. Tel. 787500

Dr Challoners High School (Girls) Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, HP7 9QB. Tel. 763296

The Misbourne Misbourne Drive, Great Missenden, HP16 0BN. Tel. 862869

Special Schools

Heritage House School Cameron Rd, HP5 3BP. Tel. 771445

Adult Education

Chesham Adult Learning Centre

Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tel. 0845 045 4040

Chesham & District Community Association White Hill Centre, White Hill, HP5 1AG. Educational, recreational and leisure activities. Tel. 775190

Chess Valley u3a

A learning co-operative for people no longer in full-time employment. General meetings featuring speakers are held each month at the Broadway Baptist Church and there are over 50 activity groups. For more information, visit the CVu3a website (www.cvu3a.uk) or contact membership@cvu3a.uk.

Alternative Education Provision

Chesham Skills and Enterprise Centre

For secondary age students.Cameron Road, HP5 3BP. Tel. 358015

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Sport & Fitness Venues & Clubs

Community Venues

Chesham Leisure Centre White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 791779 https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/chesham-leisurecentre/

The centre has a gym with two fitness studios and personal trainers, a gym pit and sports hall, 25m swimming pool, teaching pool and crèche. Over 20 group exercise classes are run each week and there is a dedicated spin studio. There are four badminton and two table tennis courts. Themed birthday party packages are available for children under 16 and a series of children’s activities are run over the school holidays.

■ Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tel. 776975 www.cheshammoorfitness.org.uk.

Owned by the Town Council, this facility provides an open air heated swimming pool all year round, a fitness centre and two outdoor courts. The pool is available for hire and special events run throughout the year, including Midnight Swims and Christmas Day Swims. The gym has no joining fee, no contract and you can pay as you go. Personal training is available along with classes and quarterly gym challenges. The courts are available for tennis, football, netball and basketball, with tennis coaching and camps available. The centre is home to Chiltern Harriers and Chiltern Natural Therapies.

■ Chiltern Hills Academy Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tel. 782066.

Home to Chesham Rugby Football Club. The college pitches, including full changing facilities, club house and bar are available for use after school hours by the local community for football, hockey, cricket, rugby and athletics.

Chesham Moor

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842.

Owned and managed by the Town Council, the common accommodates football pitches.

Codmore Field and Pavilion

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842. Owned and managed by the Town Council, the sports ground has two football pitches and an artificial cricket wicket. The pavilion provides changing facilities and a small social area, which is available for private hire.

Marston Field

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842. Owned and managed by the Town Council, there are two senior football pitches and a multi-sports area.

Archery

The Little Abbey Bowmen welcome beginners and experienced archers. Tel. Bob Warrington on 01753 883486

Athletics

Chiltern Harriers Athletic Club Caters for road running, cross country and track and field athletics for seniors and juniors. Tel. Tony Watts on 762747 or Trevor Davies on 726150. All ages and abilities welcome

Badminton

Badminton for Adults White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. 775190

Bowls

Broadway Bowls Club Mashes Meadow, Chesham Road, Ashley Green. Email: broadway@mail.com. Welcoming new and seasoned bowlers alike. www.broadwaybowlsclub.org.uk Chesham Bowling Club Bury Lane, HP5 1HX. Tel. 783568

Chesham Pioneers Bowls Club For partially sighted and blind bowlers. White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG, Fri 10am-1pm September to Easter, Chesham Bowling Club on Weds in the Summer. Tel. Oli Plater 715461

Chess Vale Bowling Club 111 Asheridge Road, HP5 2PZ. Tel. 792955

Over 50s Bowls White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. 775190

U3A Bowls Group White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Edmund Hall on 763627

Boxing

Chesham Youth Amateur Boxing Club 71–79 Waterside HP5 1PE. Tel. Katie on 772303. Friendly boxing club for boys, girls, men and women.

Cricket

Chesham Cricket Club The Meadow, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE. Tel. Steve Ayres 758714. Men’s, women’s and juniors’ sections.

Exercise Classes

50+ Stretch & Flex White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Elaine Hayton on 07939 520207. Mon 2-3pm Aerobics/Keep Fit Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Elaine Lockwood on 863052. Thurs 7.30pm

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Aqua Circuits Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Mon 10.30-11.30 Winter. Mon 9.30-10.15 & 88.45pm Summer. Tel. 776975

Aqua Workout Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tues, Fri, Sat 10.30am Apr to Oct. Tel. 776975

Armageddon Fitness Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Mon 6.30pm and Saturday 8.45am. Tel. Hannah on 07800 515676

Cardio Tennis Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tues 9.30am. Tel. Lucy 0781 7293675

Chesham Zumba Chiltern Hills Academy and Chesham Grammar School. Tel. 07504 636910

Outdoor Circuits Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Sat 9.45am. Tel. Jonathan Popple 07753 340984

Shirl Fitness Lowndes Park and Emmanuel Church, Broad Street, HP5 3EF. www.shirlfitness.com Stay Steady, Stay Strong 9.30am on Saturday at Chesham Town Hall HP5 1DS Vivre Fitness White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG and Lowndes Park Boot Camps. Tel. Heather Blakeborough on 582952

Zumba Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Weds 7.30pm. Tel. Nadine nadinesealy.zumba.com

Football

Chesham United Football Club The Meadow, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE. Tel. 783964. Chesham United’s first team play in the Premier Division of the Southern Football League. Home matches have a 3pm kick off on Saturdays and midweek games are usually on Tuesdays at 7.45pm. The Meadow is also home to the Chesham United Reserves, Chesham United Under 18s, Chesham United Ladies, Chesham United Youth Football Club and Chesham United Football Academy Chesham Athletic Football Club are mainly based at The Moor. Youth football for Under 6s to Under 16s. www.cheshamathletic.co.uk

Golf

Chesham & Ley Hill Golf Club Ley Hill, HP5 1UZ. Tel. 784541. 9 hole course

Gymnastics

Raans Gymnastics Club Chesham Leisure Centre, White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 774107

Martial Arts

Chesham Kickboxing and Martial Arts Academy Classes at Chesham Leisure Centre, White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. Bill on 07946 538342

Chesham & Amersham T’ai Chi School Classes at Little Theatre By The Park and various venues. Tel. Pat Khaihra on 771675 / 07885 856 029

Chesham Taekwondo Club at Chesham Methodist Church and Chiltern Hills Academy. Juniors and adults. Tel. Keith Whitley on 778764

Chiltern Karate Association Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tues 8pm. Tel. Erin Thwaites on 758079 Ki-Aikido White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Chris Dolling on 07778 265622

Thai Boxing Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Weds & Fri 6.30pm. Tel. Tom and Sam Ward on 07732 251113

Pilates

Hazel Hussey Pilates Classes Mon & Fri. Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tel. 07958 649989. Inside Out Pilates with Dianne Prangnell, Welcome Gym, HP5 1NE. Tel. 07502 441818. Classes: Weds 6pm; also many other venues www.facebook.com/dianneinsideoutpilates

Chartridge Park Golf Club Chartridge Lane, HP5 2TF. Tel. 791772. 18 hole course

Pilates with Georgia Brown. Weds, Thurs and Fri.Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. 07818 098858 Pilates at Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tues 9.30am and Fri 9.15am. Tel. Abigail Sagar on 07973 320669

Private Health Clubs

Body Rescue, Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SH. Tel. 256303

Hitzone Gym, 126 High Street, HP5 1EB Tel. 07769 203720 Welcome Gym, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE. www.welcomegym.co.uk

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Riding

Bank Farm Riding for the Disabled Farm, Bank Green, Bellingdon, HP5 2UT. Tel. Anne Coney on 758550. Charity providing riding for disabled children in and around Chesham. Bank

Rugby

■ Chesham Rugby Club Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tel. 793827. Community club providing rugby for all ages, sexes and abilities

Squash & Racketball

Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis & Squash Club Pednor Road, HP5 2JU. Tel. 785383

Swimming

Aquafun Swim School Heritage House School, Cameron Road, HP5 3BP. Tel. Jill Brien 07866 529 120.

Adult and Baby lessons

Chesham Leisure Centre White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 791779. 25m swimming pool and teaching pool with adult only, under 5s, splash and tumble, disability and women-only sessions

■ Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tel. 776975. Open air, heated pool, open all year round. Includes adult-only and lanes swimming, triathlon, coaching, aqua workout, therapy/60+ swimmers and toddler swim, inflatable sessions and pool hire

Chesham Swimming Club Tel. Andy Mackay on 07785 326128

Watersplash Swim School Swimming lessons for children aged 3 and over at Heritage House School, Cameron Road, HP5 3BP. Tel. 07498 037957

Table Tennis

Chiltern Table Tennis Club Chesham Leisure Centre, White Hill, HP5 1BB.Tel. Mike Atkinson on 785609

Table Tennis and Short Tennis White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. 775190. Mon 1-4pm and Weds 1-5pm

Tennis

Chesham 1879 Tennis & Squash Club Pednor Road, HP5 2JU. Tel. 785383

■ Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tel. 776975. Courts for hire. Tennis coaching and cardio tennis, call Lucy on 0781 7293675

Walking

Chesham is a Walkers Are Welcome Town, part of a national scheme to support recreational walking. Walking route leaflets around Chesham and the surrounding area, including the Chess Valley Walk, are available from Chesham Town Hall and Chesham Library or can be downloaded from www.chesham.gov.uk

Aylesbury & District Ramblers Group Tel. 01296 625590

Buckinghamshire & W. Middlesex Area Ramblers

Tel. 0208 422 3284. www.bucks-wmiddx-ramblers.org.uk

Chilterns 20-30s Walking Group affiliated to the Ramblers’ Association and is aimed at people in their 20s and 30s. info@chilterns2030s.co.uk and www.chilterns2030s.org.uk Chilterns Weekend Walkers affiliated to the Rambers’ Association. www.chilternsww.co.uk

Ramblers Association (Amersham & District)

Tel. Mrs Moody on 727504

Simply Walks Free walking group. No need to book. Tues 9am from Hivings Free Church, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB for an easy walk or Thurs 10.30am from Moor Road car park for a longer walk. Tel. 475367

Yoga

Baptiste Power Yoga

Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Sat. 9.30am Anna Becket. Tel. 07882 231110

Barbara Dancer Yoga Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Chesham Cricket Club HP5 1NE. Tel. 07917 887321

Kundalini Yoga Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tel. Katy on 07476 489057

Liz Brown Yoga Waterside School, Blackhorse Avenue, HP5 1QU. Mon evenings. Tel. 07941 425187

Zen Yoga and Meditation Bagnall Project, Waterside HP5 1PE, Mon 7.30. Tel Emma Hudson 07853 874283

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Town Choir concert in St. Mary’s Church TERRY CHERRILL

Recreation Amenities

Allotments

Amersham Road, Asheridge Road and Cameron Road allotments are managed by Chesham Town Council, Tel. 774842. Chesham residents only Chesham Allotments Group for Town Council allotment tenants. Coffee mornings, meetings, social events. www.cheshamallotments.org.uk

Duke of Bedford Trust Allotments, Bois Moor Road. For Waterside residents. Tel. Peter Hawkes on 793000. George Piggin Allotments, Germain Street. For Old Town residents. Tel. George Piggin on 450507. Waiting list applies.

Cinema

Chiltern Film Society bringing world cinema to your doorstep. A season of varied international films on selected Wednesdays at 8pm, September-May at The Elgiva. Membership gives a substantial discount on the standard price, and guaranteed admission. Please call Sigrid on 01494 727498, or go contact us via the website: www.chilternfilmsociety.org.uk

■ The Elgiva St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582900. www.elgiva.com

300 seat venue with latest Dolby Digital sound technology and large screen showing a mixture of popular, foreign language and art house films, plus live streaming events

Library

Chesham Library and Study Centre Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD. Tel. 0845 230 3232

Books and magazines, DVDs, CDs, spoken word and computer games for loan. Collection of materials in Urdu. Public internet access, free WiFi access, free online resources, computers for people with visual impairments, reference section, local studies collection, business information, study & revision guides, national and local newspapers. Various activities for children and occasional events for adults. Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday. See www.buckscc.gov.uk for opening times

Museum

■ Chesham Museum www.cheshammuseum.org.uk

Open Spaces

There are several green spaces for residents and visitors, many of which are managed by Chesham Town Council. Tel. 774842. www.chesham.gov.uk

Berkhampstead Field Community Meadow off Vale Road–a 2 hectare field and designated Local Wildlife Site. Managed in partnership as a chalk grassland habitat with the Chesham & District Natural History Society

Co-op Field sloping 4 acre field near Asheridge Road, including a play area

Lowndes Park off St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HU. 36 acre park including a children’s play area, skatepark and multicourt. Free open air concerts take place on Sunday afternoons in July and August

Meades Water Gardens off Red Lion Street. A 3 acre recreational area with a restored stretch of the River Chess chalk stream habitat The Moor off Moor Road, HP5 1SA. 17 acre stretch of common land along the River Chess. Includes a play area, football pitches, outdoor pool and recreation centre Nashleigh Hill Recreation Ground off Nashleigh Hill, HP5 3JF. Includes informal football area and play area

Play Areas

Chesham Town Council manages 10 children’s play areas across Chesham. For more information Tel. 774842

Theatres & Theatre Groups

■ The Elgiva St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582900. www.elgiva.com. 300 seat theatre, with facility to host 400 patrons for standing concerts. Presents a varied programme of professional opera, ballet, pantomime and theatre productions by a variety of local amateur dramatic companies. Music includes classical and rock concerts, folk and pop events. The venue has a licensed bar and is home to Café Encore. The Box Office is open 10am to 3pm Monday to Saturday

The Little Theatre By the Park Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 784414. www.littletheatrechesham.co.uk

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An intimate theatre seating 90. As well as hosting local theatre companies, the Little Theatre has regular activities including dance classes and children’s groups

Blag Youth Theatre drama classes for 7 to 15 year olds at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Richard Beaumont on 01923 772320. Sat 10am-1pm

Chesham Bois Catholic Players Little Theatre by the Park, Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 785903. email: cbcplayers@hotmail.com / web: cbcplayers.co.uk

Chesham Methodist Players Chesham Methodist Church Hall, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. Keith Hitchcock, 784483

Chesham Musical Theatre Company Performances mainly at The Elgiva. www.cheshammusicaltheatre.co.uk

Chesham Theatre Company Productions at The Elgiva and the Little Theatre by the Park. www.cheshamtheatrecompany.org.uk

Panda Players Musical amateur dramatics group. http://pandaplayers.co.uk

The Theatre Shed Inspiring inclusive theatre. For local children and young adults of all abilities. www.theatreshed.co.uk

Venues for Hire

■ ■ Chesham Town Hall HP5 1DS. Tel. 774842. www.chesham.gov.uk Accessible from the High Street with on-site parking. Four rooms for hire for conferences, classes, meetings, training courses, parties and receptions. Full disabled access.

Chesham Youth Centre Old Drill Hall, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 794872.

■ The Elgiva St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582900. www.elgiva.com. Available for hire for exhibitions, busy conferences and receptions.

The Guide Hut by Lowndes Park. Tel. Libby Odell on 07982 465 148 and cheshamguideHQ@gmail.com

The Little Theatre By The Park Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 784414.

The White Hill Centre White Hill Centre, White Hill, HP5 1AG. Tel. 775190. Run by the Chesham & District Community Association. Fully licensed main hall for parties and several other rooms for meetings and courses.

Clubs & Societies

Activity Groups

Chess Valley u3a A learning co-operative for people no longer in full-time employment. General meetings featuring speakers are held each month at the Broadway Baptist Church and there are over 50 activity groups. For more information, visit the CVu3a website (www.cvu3a.uk) or contact membership@cvu3a.uk.

Archaeology and History

Chesham Heritage c/o Peter Hawkes 01494 793000 facebook: www.facebook.com/CheshamHeritage/ Chess Valley Archaeological and Historical Society www.cvahs.org.uk

Art

Painting for Pleasure White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tues 10am and 1.30pm. Tel. 775190.

Jay Nolan Latchford Friday Art Group Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1EP. Tel. 07891 986817

Thursday Art Group White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Thurs at 9.30am. Tel. 775190.

Bands

Chesham All Girls Band Marching band for girls aged 8-18. Practice nights Tues & Weds 7-8.30pm at the Scout HQ by Chesham Station. Bandmaster Tim Smith MBE. Tel. 764569.

Bridge

Chesham Bridge Club Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Margaret Dale on 725464. Tues. 7.30pm. Duplicate and pairs rubber bridge.

Choirs

Chess Valley Male Voice Choir Rehearsals at Chesham Methodist Church, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tues at 8pm. Tel. Tony Usher on 785454.

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Chesham Tennis & Squash Club, Pednor Road, the oldest Tennis Club in the UK TERRY CHERRILL

All telephone numbers are Chesham code (01494) unless indicated otherwise. ■ denotes members of Chiltern Chamber.

■ denotes businesses which have advertised in and therefore helped fund the production of the Town Guide.

Chrysalis Community Choir Meets Weds 7,45-9.30pm at Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Tel Pru Stone on 581115.

Damon Singers Rehearsals at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Weds 8pm. Small, mixed choir. Tel. Claire Hunter on 581722. Knights of Harmony A capella male chorus. Rehearsals at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Thurs 8pm. Tel. Chas Owen on 01296 668985.

My Town Choir - https://www.mytownchoir.co.uk/

Theatre Shed Community Choir 07952 461344.

Civic Groups

■ Chesham Society www.cheshamsociety.org.uk.

Community Associations

Asheridge Vale & Lowndes Community Association Chair: mo.fayyaz@hotmail.co.uk; Secretary: baconalan@hotmail.co.uk

Townsend Residents Association kevin@kevinlynch.net

Pond Park Community Association Tel. Mark Shaw on 07951 744656.

Victoria Road Residents Association Tel. Chair Ruth Juett on 07942 895566.

Waterside Community Association info@wcassoc.co.uk Website: www.wcassoc.co.uk

Community and Social Groups

Cameo Group for people who are over 50 and on their own. Meets 2nd Sun of the month 3-4.15pm, Hope Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB. Tel. 775936.

Chesham Asian Welfare Society Masud Ahmed 07876 502324 or masud_132@hotmail.co.uk

Chesham Over 50s Positive Action Group Open to anyone over 50. Meet 3rd Fri each month, 10am at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Barbara Richardson on 786576.

Chess Vale Afternoon Womens Institute meet at Chess Vale Bowls Club, HP5 2PZ on the 3rd Tues of each month at 2pm. Tel: 01494 526685

Pond Park Over 30s People’s Group social & community group meets every Monday in Hope Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB from 10am-12pm. Tel. 583381 after 4pm.

Probus Club of Chesham for retired and professional businessmen. Meet Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2TF on second Tues each month at noon. Tel. Joe Walker on 783499.

Women’s Institute meet at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS on 2nd Weds each month at 7.30pm. Tel. Margaret Heywood on 771272.

Crafts

Bobbin Lace Makers White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Mons 9.30am and 1.30pm. Tel. Jane Lewis 259198. Chesham Arts & Craft Society White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Fridays 7.30-9.30pm Tel. Christine Smith on 771662.

Knit and Natter knitting group for beginners to experts. Wool, needles, crochet hooks & patterns available. Meet in The Lounge, Hope Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB 10am-12pm on the third Fri each month. Tel. 581089. Weaving Class White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Bobbie Kociejowski on 0208 748 0924.

Wednesday Lacemakers White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG at 9.30am. Tel. Jennifer Watkins on 01442 825348.

Mixed Crafts (needlecraft) White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. 775190.

Dance and Music

BrightStarz singing lessons, musical/theatre drama classes at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Lee Bright on 07961 833426. Chesham Folk Club at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Mon from 8.15pm. Tel. Mike Stephenson on 01442 875127. www.cheshamfolkclub.org.uk

Eleanor School of Dancing Line Dancing, Ballroom, Latin & exercise to music. Classes at McMinn Centre and Scout Hall. Tel. Ellie on 758330.

Gong Baths Chiltern Sound Spa. www.thechilternsoundspa.com

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Hartbeeps Baby & Toddler Classes at the Guide Hut, Bury Lane, HP5 1HX. Weds 10am sitting to toddling, 11am toddlers to 5yrs and 12pm newborn to sitting. Tel. Caroline on 07970 719803. Jacqu’in the Box Drop-in music sessions. Weds. 10.15am (0-4 years) and 11.15am (0 to little steps) at the Little Theatre by the Park, Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 07948 371615.

Keyboard Class at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tues 7.30pm. Tel. Bruce Glenister on 784505. Line Dancing White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Weds from 7pm. Tel. Diane Murphy on 520031.

Maggie Monk School of Dancing Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and GCSE dance for children and Ballet, Tap and Modern for adults. Classes in central Chesham. Tel. 01908 785057 or 07939 408059 www.maggiemonkdance.com

Sargent and Plester School of Dance Ballet, Tap, Modern and National Dance, Street Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and GCSE Dance. White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Yvonne Plester on 07931 136342.

Tina-Louise School of Egyptian Belly Dance and Hawaiian Hula Town Hall, HP5 1DS, Sun afternoon. Tel. 716947.

Tuffney Performing Arts Dance and fitness, various Chesham venues. Tel. 07542 236 133. www.tuffney.com

Environment

Chesham Environmental Group Voluntary action group. Tel. Phil Folly on 783691. www.cheshamenvironmentalgroup.org.uk

Chiltern Society Regional environmental charity. Tel. 771250. www.chilternsociety.org.uk

River Chess Association

Local river conservation group. www.riverchessassociation.co.uk and email: secretary@riverchessassociation.co.uk

Sustainable Chesham info@transitiontownchesham.org.uk and www.sustainablechesham.org.uk

Fairtrade

■ Fairtrade Chesham supports Chesham’s Fairtrade Town status. Tel. Kathryn Graves on 583798 or kathryn.graves@chesham.gov.uk

Friends Groups

Friends of Chesham Cemetery volunteering group. Contact via the Town Hall on 774842.

Friends of Lowndes Park volunteering group. Tel. Phil Folly on 783691.

Gardening Groups

Bellingdon, Asheridge & District Horticultural Society Tel. Tracey Ryan 775568 www.bellingdon.com. Chartridge Horticultural Society Tel. Harry Denham 837405. Chesham Horticultural Society & Allotment Holders’ Association Tel. Mike Allenby 784391.

Chesham in Bloom Civic gardening group. Tel. Kathryn Graves 583798.

Model Clubs

Chesham & District Model Boats Club Meets every other Sunday from 9.30am in Lowndes Park. Email: david@hallnet1.uk. Tel. 07785 373267.

Chesham Model Railway Club White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Mon at 8pm. Tel. Nigel Clark on 782347.

Model Flying Club White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Weds at 8pm. Tel. D. Humphrey on 772853.

Natural History

Bucks Tree Club Biennial membership £10 (cheque payable to ‘The Dendrologist’). Postal address: Little Friars Arboretum, Pednor Bottom, Chesham, Bucks HP5 2SS

Chesham & District Natural History Society St. Mary’s Church Rooms, Church Street, HP5 1HY. Second Mon 7.30pm. Contact Trevor Brawn on trevorbrawn50@gmail.com

Chesham Wildlife c/o Matt Kirby 07836 709584 http://www.mjk-art.co.uk http://marieart.simplesite.com/

Photography

Chesham Photographic Club White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tues 8pm Sep-Apr. Tel. Julia Bradbury on 774593.

Chesham Wildlife c/o Matt Kirby 07836 709584 http://www.mjk-art.co.uk http://marieart.simplesite.com/

Poetry

Chess Poets This group meets on the first Friday evening of each month to workshop poems in progress. New members are welcome. For more information, please contact Ben Batten on 01494 783217.

Political Organisations

Chesham & Amersham Conservative Association

12 Aylesbury End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LW. Tel. 673745.

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Chesham & Amersham Conservative Club

Lower Ground Floor, Douglas McMinn Centre, East Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 771003.

Chesham & Amersham Labour Party Tel. Peter Ward on 772247.

Chesham Labour Party Tel. Mrs B. Hunter on 774552.

Chesham & Amersham Green Party Tel. Kate Folly on 783691.

Chiltern Green Party jem.bailey@greenparty.org.uk

Chiltern Liberal Democrats admin@chilternlibdems.org.uk www.chilternlibdems.org.uk.

Service Clubs

PRO Amersham & Chesham Lions Club (CIO) We are a service organisation operating in this area as part of Lions International. We have resumed monthly meetings in the Amersham Leisure Centre to discuss the needs of the community which we can help, and raising the necessary funds. If you are interested in joining us, please contact aclions@hotmail.co.uk Tel, Ernest G Newhouse 01494 726915

Inner Wheel Meet first Weds each month at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS, at 7.30pm. Rotary Club of Chesham Meet at Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2PF on Fri at 12.45pm. Email: secretary@chesham.rotary1260.org.

Slimming Groups

Slimming World Weds 3.30, 5.30 & 7.30pm Town Hall, HP5 1DS and Fri 9.30am and 11.30am White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel Liz Thorp on 07922 595272.

Weight Watchers Weds 10am, Thurs 6pm and Sat 9.15am at Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. 08457 123000.

Transport

Chesham & District Transport Users’ Group Meets every 6 weeks with aim of optimising public transport in and around Chesham. Tel. Alan Wallwork on 775286.

Uniformed Groups

British Legion Lower Ground Floor, Douglas McMinn Centre, East Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 784803 Royal Air Force Association Tel. Stan Seale on 758304.

Youth Organisations

Air Training Corps 2204 Sqn Tel. Dan Curry on 07922 244315. Boys’ Brigade meet at Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Mon 7.30pm for 12-18 years and Fri 6.30pm for 5-11 years. Run by Stuart Bayliss. Chesham Youth Centre Old Drill Hall, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 794872. Girlguiding Rainbow Units (5-7 years), Brownie Units (7-1), Guide Units (10-14) and Ranger Units (14-25).

Girls’ Brigade meet at Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Fri 6.30pm for 5-11 years. Tel. Christine Vockins on 772244.

Scouts and Cub Scouts Tel. Paul Rawlins on 772943.

Many of the local churches run youth groups. Please see pages 47 and 48 for their contact details.

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Captains Wood

Hope Church

Greenway Sub Post Office

Ivingswood Academy

Nashleigh Recreation Ground

Co-op Field

Royal Mail Sorting Office

St Columba’s Catholic Church 10 Brushwood School 11 Asheridge Road Allotments

Newtown Baptist Church

Newtown School 14 Elmtree School 15 Chesham Mosque 16 Chesham Cemetery

Chess Medical Centre 18 Cameron Road Allotments

Heritage House / Skills & Enterprise Centre

Codmore Field

Chiltern Hills Academy

Chesham Rugby Club Ground

Methodist Church

Quaker Meeting House

Spiritualist Church

Emmanuel Church

Chesham Youth Centre

Elgiva Theatre

Citizens Advice Bureau

Police Station

Chesham Leisure Centre

Chesham Grammar School

Library 34 Post Office

United Reformed Church 36 White Hill Centre CDCA 37 Broadway Baptist Church 38 FoodBank 39 Guide Hut 40 Lowndes Park 41 Scout HQ 42 Chesham Station 43 Chesham 1879 Tennis & Squash Club

St Mary’s Church

Little Theatre by the Park 46 Town Hall

McMinn Centre

Market Square

Watermeadow Surgery

Trinity Baptist Church

Thomas Harding School

Meades Water Gardens

Chesham Community Fridge

Amersham Road Allotments

Chesham Cricket Club Ground

Chesham United Football Club Ground

Christ Church

Chesham Moor Gym & Swim

Duke of Bedford Charity Trust Allotments

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Useful Information

Animal Welfare

Chiltern Cats Protection Rescues & re-homes cats in the Chesham area. Helps with assisted neutering for people on low incomes. Tel. 0345 260 2396

Chilterns Dog Rescue Society Rescues & re-home dogs. Tel. 01296 623885

Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue Re-homes cats in the Chiltern and South Bucks area. Tel. 715345

South Bucks RSPCA Cares for unwanted and abused cats, dogs, small animals and birds. 24-hour Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 http://rspca-southbucks.org.uk

Car Parks

Long Stay: Albany Place, East Street, Station, Water Meadow

Short Stay: Catlings, Saffron Meadow (Sainsbury’s), Star Yard See www.chiltern.gov.uk for more information

Cemetery

Chesham Cemetery Berkhampstead Road. Managed by Chesham Town Council. maria.mcgwynn@chesham.gov.uk

Charities

Alcoholics Anonymous Chiltern & Thames. Tel. 01628 530055

Arctic One Tel. 07836 709584

Buckinghamshire Mind Support for people in the community with mental health issues.

Sun House, 32 Church Street. HP5 1HU. Tel. 792244

Bucks Vision Visual impairment charity. Tel. 01296 487556

Cardiomyopathy Association Tel. 0800 018 1024

Carers Bucks Tel 0300 777 2722

Carers Trust Crossroads Care Service. Tel. 568980

■ Chiltern Citizens Advice Bureau Drop in Mon-Thu 9.30am-4.30pm and Fri 9.30am-1.00pm; Appointments Mon-Thu 9.30am-4.30pm and Fri 9.30am-1pm.

Townsend House, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA. Tel. 775349

Chiltern Samaritans 149 Station Road, Amersham, HP6 5DJ. Tel. 432000

Community Impact Bucks Support for the voluntary and community sector. 6 Centre Parade, Place Farm Way, Monks Risborough, HP27 9JS. Tel 0845 389 0389

Douglas McMinn Centre Day Care Centre and community pop-in, East Street, HP5 1DG. Tel. 783636

DrugFAM Supporting families affected by drug or alcohol misuse. Tel. 442777

Trevor Collins Foundation Bowel cancer charity. Tel. 786827

■ Workaid Refurbishing tools & equipment for people in need. The Old Boot Factory, 71 Townsend Road, HP5 2AA. Tel. 775220

Counselling & Mediation

Actualize Wellbeing 1st Floor, Chess Medical Centre, HP5 3E7 Tel. 07901 593404

Becky Holt Tel. 07855 385777

Mediation Buckinghamshire free of charge community, inter-generation family and youth offending mediation. Tel. 520821

Relate Relationship counselling & sex therapy. Tel. 791180 Way In Youth counselling , family therapy, sexual health. 60 High Street, Sills Yard. Tel. 791177

Debt, Credit & Poverty Assistance

Bucks Floating Support For people with housing support needs. Tel. 01296 484322

Chesham Sick Poor Fund Funds for bedding, comforts, fuel, medical aids, recuperative holidays for sufferers of ill health and poverty. Tel. 783304

Chiltern Foodbank 71 The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 01494 775568. Open Tue & Fri 10.30am-12.30pm and Wed 1.30-3.30pm

Christians Against Poverty – Chesham. Free debt counselling. Tel 0800 328 0006

South Buckinghamshire Community Bank Support for people with poor credit history or difficulties with financial management. Tel. 0208 756 3866

Disability

Information & Assistance

Buckinghamshire Disability Services Charity speaking up for disabled people’s interests. Tel. 568864

Remap South Bucks Charity providing custom-made equipment for disabled people. Tel. 07762 337345

Employment & Benefits

Jobcentre Plus 31 Red Lion Street, HP5 1LD. Tel. 654700

Faith Groups & Beliefs

Anglican (Church of England)

Parish of Great Chesham. Parish Office open daily 9.30am-1pm. Tel. 783629. parishoffice@greatchesham.org.uk

Christ Church. Waterside, HP5 1PY. Tel. 773318.

Emmanuel. Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Tel. 791282.

St. John’s. Bellingdon. Tel. 772914.

St. George’s. Tyler’s Hill Road, HP5 1XJ. Tel. 773318.

St. John the Evangelist. Ashley Green, HP5 5PN. Tel. 775564.

St. Mary’s. Church Street, HP5 1HY. Tel. 783629.

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Baptist

Broadway Baptist 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Tel. 772244

Newtown Baptist Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 583790

Trinity Baptist Red Lion Street, HP5 1EY. Tel. 775651

Free Churches (Non-Denominational)

Chartridge Mission Church Chapel Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TH. Tel. 776481

Hope Church Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB. Tel. 792197

King’s Church. Services at Chiltern Hills Academy. Tel. 792814.

Humanist

Chiltern Humanists. www.chilternhumanists.org.uk. Meetings at Wendover, Amersham and Rickmansworth.

Islam

Mosque. 212 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN. Tel. 772065.

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Chesham Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Kingdom Hall, Griffetts Yard, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NW. Tel. 792944.

Judaism

South Bucks Jewish Community. Services in Amersham and Cheder in Ley Hill. Tel. 0845 644 2370.

Methodist

Chesham Methodist. Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 785956

Ley Hill Methodist. The Green, Ley Hill, HP5 3QR. Tel. 783048

Mother’s Union

Parish of Great Chesham. Gill Pearce Tel. 257537.

Quakers (Society of Friends)

Friends Meeting House. Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 782848.

Roman Catholic St. Columba’s. 432 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3HQ. Tel. 785269.

Spiritualist

Chesham Spiritualist Church. Higham Road, HP5 2AF. Tel. 862499.

United Reformed Church

URC at The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 776014.

Health & Hospital Services

Accident & Emergency at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL. Tel. 01296 315664.

Phone 999 in an emergency. Red Cross Home from Hospital Service Extra support for people following short stays in hospital. Tel. 01296 316626.

Minor Injuries & Illness Unit at Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe. HP11 2TT. Tel. 526161

Gladstone Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ. Tel. 782884. New Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road. HP5 3EZ. Tel. 782262. (Emergency Tel. 782101)

Water Meadow Surgery, 31A Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET. Tel. 782241. (Emergency Tel. 782242)

Housing and Homelessness

Bucks Floating Support Support for people with housing support needs. Tel. 01296 484322

Homeless tel. Buckinghamshire Council 421212 (out of hours emergencies 0207 093 6443)

Housing Interaction Trust for people aged 16-25, 60 High Street (Sills Yard), HP5 1EP. Tel. 792870

Hospices

Hospice of St Francis Spring Garden Lane, Berkhamsted, HP4 3GW. Tel. 01442 869550 Rennie Grove Hospice Care Tel. 877200

Markets

General Market in the High Street, Weds and Sat. Tel. Danny Wadmore on 0792 9987 664.

Local Produce Market in Market Square on the 4th Saturday each month. Tel. Kathryn Graves on 583798.

Older Persons

Age Concern Good Neighbours. For over-60s in their own home who need additional support. Tel. 07779 979882. Age UK Bucks. Tel. 01296 431911, Includes handyperson service.

Bucks 50 Plus Forum. Contact Andy on 01296 622 122. Bucks Falls Prevention Service. Tel. 426868. Cameo Group for people who are over 50 and on their own. Meets 2nd Sun of the month 3-4.15pm, Hope Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB. Tel. 775936.

Chesham Over 50s Positive Action Group Open to anyone over 50. Meet 3rd Fri each month, 10am at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Barbara Richardson on 786576.

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Chess Valley U3A. Lifelong learning for the over-60s. Tel. 714420.

Lunch Clubs - held at a number of Chesham churches. See pages 45 and 46 for contact details.

Movers and Shakers Chesham Chesham Youth Centre, Bellingdon Road, HP5 1HY. Tel. Waris Mohammed on 07871 388183

Movers and Shakers Chesham Style for over 55s. Talks, crafts, quizzes, exercise and lunch. Held at Chesham Methodist Church, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. Gill on 785956.

South Buckinghamshire Handyvan. Free home security, advice & assistance for eligible over 60s. Tel. 01255 473999. Voices and Choices. Info, advocacy & companionship.White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. 784566. Email info@voicesandchoices.org.uk

Post Offices

Chesham Post Office. 93 High Street, HP5 1DE. Tel. 773130. Greenway Sub-post Office. 11 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. Tel. 783133.

Sorting Office. 6 Howard Industrial Estate, Chilton Road, HP5 2BJ. Tel. 782775.

Recycling/Household Waste Sites

Contact Waste Management Tel. 01494 586550

Recycling Facilities Boundary collection of paper, cardboard, textiles, batteries, glass and plastic for all households on a fortnightly cycle. Boundary collection of food waste weekly.

Other Refuse Services Fortnightly boundary collection of general waste, collection of bulky household waste (charged service), free clinical waste collection, garden waste collection (charged service).

Household Waste Site Latimer Road, HP5 1TL. Open Friday to Tuesday, 9am to 6pm (1 April to 30 September) and 9am to 4pm (1 October to 31 March). Vehicle access height restriction 1.75m. Recycling facilities available: cardboard, car and domestic batteries, car tyres, cooking oil, engine filters, waste engine oil, glass bottles and jars, garden waste, gas bottles, fluorescent tubes, energy saving fluorescent bulbs, hardcore, household electrical goods, man made wood, paper, scrap metal, soil, textiles, wood. Charges are made for certain items. See www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk for more information

Registrar of Births, Deaths, Marriages & Partnerships

Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office, 29 Windsor End, Beaconsfield, HP9 2JJ.

Open Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm. Tel. 475200. www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Scouts Christmas Post

Special local Christmas card delivery. Stamps and collection boxes in selected local newsagents and stores. Contact Brian Gowlet 07713 090106.

Transport Buses

Timetables can be downloaded from www.buckscc.gov.uk. Tel. 01296 382416.

Arriva. Tel. 0344 800 4411 Carousel. Tel. 01494 450151 Red Eagle. Tel. 01296 630402 Red Rose Travel. Tel. 01296 747926 Vale Travel. Tel. 01296 484348

Trains

Chesham Station, Station Approach, HP5 1DH. Ticket office hours Mon-Fri 7-10am, Sat & Sun 10-11am. Terminus of the Metropolitan Line. Regular service to central London. Tel. 0843 222 1234.

Links to Chiltern Railway services from Chalfont & Latimer. Tel. 08456 005 165.

Transport Schemes

Chesham Voluntary Hospital Car Service. Tel. 785249.

Chiltern Dial-a-ride. For people who cannot transport themselves or use public transport due to age, illness or disability. Tel. 766123.

Community Transport Hub. Tel. 01844 348834 (10am-4pm).

Water and Sewerage

Water Affinity Water General Enquiries. Tel. 0345 357 2407 Operational Enquiries. Tel. 0845 782 3333. Leakspotters’ Hotline. Tel. 0800 376 5325. Sewerage Thames Water. Emergencies tel. 0800 316 9800

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Chiltern Chamber - the voice of local business

Chiltern Chamber exists to support business in Chesham, Amersham and environs. We deliver a broad range of activities, designed to benefit businesses, business people & the local business environment.

Networking

First and foremost, we are a friendly Networking Organisation. Since mid-2022 we have relaunched our face to face meetings at The Bury in Chesham and The Chequers Inn in Amersham, which a selection of over 50 breakfasts networking, business development workshops and speaker forums. Members had enjoyed and benefitted from the virtual format during Covid restrictions, so we are embracing a hybrid format of online and face to face meetings on different days and times to enable as many members and visitors to attend as possible. For full details, visit the events page of www.chilternchamber.org

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authoritative speakers talk on matters of importance to businesses and their owners. In the past year, we have had the pleasure of learning from Michael Downing of Downing IP, who has shared benefits and risks associated with protecting intellectual property for business and author Sally Hindmarch of Partners with You, showed us how to make your first impression count using the power of body language.

We always keep topics relevant and useful to you, covering areas such as local business development, interactive workshops on using photography, as well as mental health. We keep our members up to speed with local issues such as the Joint Local Plan. Our website is updated regularly and we are active on social media.

A conduit for business and local information

Our networking meetings are opportunities to share information, and to hear

Promoting your business Business is frequently done as a result of contacts and leads through the Chamber and its meetings. All Chamber members can have their own page on the Chamber website, in a searchable database of members and services.

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Access to advice

Our Committee and Ambassadors are made up largely of business owners and senior employees, with considerable and varied experience of business. When asked to help or advise on specific business situations, we can usually help, or via our network, put you in touch with someone who can.

Building the local business environment

Through links with local government and other institutions, we can make our voice, and those of our Members, influential in local consultations. We also enjoy working alongside other local Chambers and business organisations. We see such organisations as mutually complementary, rather than competition. Through our special recognition awards we recognise the efforts of those who have helped make our area a better place to live and do business.

Developing skills

We continue to develop our business workshop programme, offering interactive training to our members and local community. As ever, we take an active interest in development of skills and young people in the region. Recently, we welcomed a Careers Charity, Adviza which has been managing a project on skills and talent retention in Buckinghamshire. The Chamber also takes part in the Jobs Fayre at the Elgiva, helping to point people in the direction of opportunities for work and training.

Having fun

Raising smiles and laughter is all part of the fun with the Chamber. We hold online quizzes, golf days, garden parties and are keenly planning to continue with these types of gatherings and events.

Join us

Chiltern Chamber is a happy, growing and inclusive network. We welcome guests to many of our events and are keen to encourage new members, to develop a closer relationship that membership brings. We would also be happy to welcome new committee members. If you would like to take a more proactive role with the Chamber, volunteering is an opportunity to raise your business and personal profile, contribute knowledge and skills in a meaningful way, and even to develop new knowledge and skills.

Chiltern Chamber - your local, friendly business network regular networking events promoting a positive business environment in the Chilterns helping develop the workforce of the future

Contact Jean Pritchard, Chamber Secretary: 0800 014 9811 | info@chilternchamber.org

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www.chilternchamber.org | @ChilternChamber

Local Business Directory

We aim to update the Local Business Directory each year to ensure that this is a valid and useful document for residents of the town. We therefore encourage you to contact the Publisher if you have corrections or additions at phawkes@btconnect.com. All telephone numbers are Chesham code (01494) unless indicated otherwise. ■ denotes members of Chiltern Chamber.

■ denotes businesses which have advertised and therefore helped fund the production of the Town Guide.

Accountants (see also Financial Advisors)

■ ■ Alexander-Churchill LLP, Brandon House, 90 The Broadway, Chesham, HP5 1EG, 783737

Certax Accounting, Cherry Tree Farm, Pednor, HP5 2SZ, 778216

Cestreham Business Services, Amaryllis, 2 Lee Farm Close, Botley Road, HP5 1XW, 778993

Chess Valley Chartered Accountants, 5 Portobello Close, HP5 2PL, 773939

C J Chartered Accountants, 50 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA, 580054

Danton Partners, 31a High Street, HP5 1BW, 791660

Elizabeth Pooley, Norfolk House, Station Road, HP5 1DH, 791012

George Hay & Co, 235 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AP, 784285

Grist & Company, 74A The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 792160

■ Littlestone Golding, 16 Station Road, HP5 1DH, 775411

■ Murray’s Accounting Services Ltd, Mead Court, 10 The Mead Business Centre, 176-178 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EE, 792792

■ J W Ridgeway & Co, 106a High St, HP5 1EB, 774077

Richard Wyatt & Co, 109c High St, HP5 1DE, 782915

SAS Accounting Services, 7 Lycrome Rd, HP5 3LA, 776460

Sharp Consulting (UK) Ltd, 182 White Hill, HP5 1AZ, 786182

SRL Accounting, Unit 1 Chess Business Park, Moor Road HP5 1SD, 358116

Advertising Agencies / Graphic Designers

(see also Printing & Pre-Press)

Andy Roker Design, HP5 1PY, 775489/07958 103055

■ Butterfly Print & Design, Graphics House, 21 Germain Street, Chesham, HP5 1LH. 782605

Chesham Graphics Design, 33 Chartridge Lane, HP5 1JL, 792921

■ Chris Sims, 384 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3HG, 07709 121467

■ Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd., 2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

JN Creative, 49 Germain Street. HP5 1LW, 791915 Honeybelle Graphic Design Sophie Honeybelle, honeybelle.co.uk, 07747 745041

■ ■ Studio Beam Ltd, 583960, www.studiobeam.co.uk

Advice Bureau

■ Chiltern Citizens Advice Bureau, Townsend House, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA 0844 2451 289

Agricultural Merchants

George Browns Agricultural Machinery, Vale Road, HP5 3NZ, 782334

Antiques & Collectables / Bric a Brac

Antique Restoration & Polishing, 1 The Row, Hawridge Common, HP5 2UH, 758172

■ Collector’s Paradise, 40 High St, HP5 1EP, 794947

John Armistead Restorer of Antique Metal, Malham Cottage, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758209

Simon Beattie: Rare books, manuscripts, music, ephemera, 84 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 784954

Architects

■ Alison Phillips Design Associates, 499 Waterside, HP5 1QF, 07946 616376

Berkeley & Brown Planning & Architecture 583152 / 07767 301803

Cannon Morgan & Rheinberg Partnership, 791066 Seabrook Architects, The Studio Barn, Bury Farm Court Yard, Pednor Road HP5 2JU, 778918

Jonathan R Vize Riba Chartered Architect,The Brambles, 145 Botley Road, HP5 1XN, 775306

Lawrence Wiggins Associates, Norfolk House, Station Road, HP5 1DL, 791040

Martin Dowling, 112-116 Broad Street, HP5 3ED, 772424

Maurice Phillips Partnership, Unit 2, 105 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HQ, 793777

Art Dealers / Galleries / Picture Framers

■ Cambrian Picture Framers & Gallery, 12 Darsham Walk, High Street, HP5 1EP, 791365

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Chesham Picture Framers, 10 Birch Way, 776477

FrameCraft, 1a, 62 Higham Rd, 778118

■ The Good Earth Gallery, 2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 07548 735719

Ian Freeman Picture Framing, 2a Sayward Close, HP5 3DP, 775798

Monopteros Fine Art, Trinchicunum, Hunters Close, HP5 2RJ, 771311

Niki Bell Art Studio, 16 Station Road, HP5 1DH 07801 185808

■ The Drawingroom, 1 Francis Yard, HP5 1DG, 791691

Arts & Crafts

■ Blue Haze, 2 Church Street, HP5 1HT, 782030

■ JPS Stationers, 7 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 791112

W H Smith, 79-81 High Street, HP5 1BX. Tel 792084

Auto Electrics

Mark Auto Electrics, Trumarro, 173a Hivings Hill, HP5 2PN, 785446

PW Auto Electrics, Unit 2 Crown Ind Estate, 180 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3ET, 793838

Bakers & Confectioners

Darvell & Sons (Chesham Bakehouse) 28-30 High Street HP5 1EP,774974

Greggs, 49 High Street, HP5 1BW, 782843

■ Sophies (Handmade Chocolates & Cakes), 3/4 The Gatehouse, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD, 782999

Wenzel’s, 1 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 708115

Balloon Printers - Wholesale

B-Loony Ltd, 3 Asheridge Rd, HP5 2PX, 774376

Banks

Lloyds, 79 High St, HP5 1DE, 782191

Barrister

Emily Culverhouse www.EmilyCulverhouse.co.uk

Bathroom Equipment

Respatex International Ltd, Watermeadow House, HP5 1LF, 771242

Beauty Therapists / Salons

Bibi’s Beauty, 76 The Broadway, Chesham HP5 1EG 07380 881010

Face Facts, 1st Floor, 4 High St, HP5 1EP, 775412

■ Flix, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

J.O Nails & Spa, 3 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 07999 597979

■ Magic Hands @ Altered Image, 101 High St, HP5 1DE, 786639

My New Look / Bridal Looks, Felden, Orchard Leigh, HP5 3QE, 786976

Elegance Nails, 108 High Street, HP5 1EB, 794259

Nafe Nails, 3 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 931018

■ Nails on Broadway, 44a High Street, HP5 1EP, 775994

Nailicious, 32 High Street, HP5 1EP, 256993 / 07903 682728

Tanning City, 12-14 High Street, HP5 1EP, 07449 979979

Tan Tan, 9 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 774326

Top Nails Salon, 11 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782255

USA Diamond Nail, 38 High Street, HP5 1EP, 774417

Bed & Breakfast –see Where to Stay page 29 Beverage Distributor

Coles Trading Ltd., 21 Groves Way, Chesham HP5 2WL. Tel. 07976 254102

Biomanufacturing Consultants

Biopharm Services Ltd, Unit 1, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 758011

Blacksmith - see Ironwork-Decorative

Blinds and Awnings

Regency Awnings (UK) Ltd, Copsham House, 53 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 794508

Bookkeeping Services

Chiltern Accounting Services, 27B Berkeley Avenue, HP5 2RN, 07411 024716

SAS Accounting Services, 7 Lycrome Rd, HP5 3LA, 776460

Bookmakers

Coral Bookmakers, 9-11 White Hill, HP5 1AB, 0800 169 0299

Book Shops

Waterstones, 54 High St HP5 1EG, 778628

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Chapter Two Community Bookshop, 10 High Street 791260

W H Smith, 79-81 High Street, HP5 1BX. 792084

Brewery Shop

Mad Squirrel, 8 Market Square, HP5 1ES, 395857

■ ■ Trekkers Beer & Bottle Shop, 2 High Street, HP5 1EP 07738 614901

Brick Manufacturers / Merchants

■ H G Matthews, The Brickworks, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758212

Valley Haulage (Brick Merchant), Nut Hazel Cross Farm, The Vale, Hawridge, HP5 3NU, 783670

Brush Manufacturers

R Russell, 45 Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 782837

Building/Construction/Plastering

A P Green Builders Ltd, 162 Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SS, 773114

Alexander Construction Ltd, Unit 4a Woodlands Farm, Vale Road, HP5 3NJ, 775897

Braid Construction & Interiors, 10 The Braid, HP5 3LU, 792745

Brooks Building Services, 43 Chessmount Rise, HP5 1RB, 791195

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

Mark Scott Construction Ltd, 434 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SJ, 794545

Pro Supply Engineering Services Ltd, 20 Hampden Ave, HP5 2HL, 792612

Redding & Webb Ltd, Melbourne, Vale Rise, HP5 2BG, 782865

SAS Construction Ltd, Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 07412 920042

Tuskar Construction Services Ltd, Unit 2, Botley Lane, HP5 1XS, 785689

W L Stokes & Son Ltd, Rowan Bank, 344a Chartridge Lane, 784721

Building Societies (see also Banks)

Nationwide Building Society, 75 The Broadway, HP5 1BX, 0845 266 0317

Skipton Building Society, 12 Market Square, HP5 1ER, 782575

Building Services (uPVC)

Buzzard Fascias & Fixings, Unit 4, Botley Lane, HP5 1XS, 784083

Business Services

■ Action Coach, 196 Botley Road, HP5 1XT, 414081 Anteris Consulting Ltd, 1 Lee Farm Close, HP5 1XW, 771478

Fairleas Business Services, Fairleas House, 1 Portobello Close, HP5 2PL, 771430

Growing Your Business Ltd, 1st Floor, Seymour House, 60 High Street, HP5 1EP 355140

Patchwork Associates, 66 White Hill, HP5 1AZ, 07973 830440

QED Management Services, 6 Aylward Gardens, HP5 2QX, 783994

Rephrase, 298 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SQ, 02033 974870 Sketch Insight Consulting, Brandon House, 90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 07798 784319

Tom Clarke PR, 26 Church Street, HP5 1HU, 07990 578180

Butchers

■ Gerry Martins Master Butcher, 46 High Street, HP5 3ET, 773580

Godden Butchers, Unit 1 Crown Business Estate, 180 Berkhampstead Road HP5 1EP, 772997

Camping Equipment

Millets The Outdoor Store, 35 High Street, HP5 1BW, 791920

Car Dealers

Chartridge Sports & Prestige

The Backs, HP5 1DH, 07445 778866

Chesham Trade Centre, Townsend Rd, HP5 2AA, 778234 Church Garage, 164 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HG, 776333

Metro Cars London, 6 Asheridge Business Centre, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PT, 774551 / 07816 924824

■ ■ Priests of Chesham Ltd (Ford/MG Rover), Latimer Rd, HP5 1QQ, 784491

The Motoring Team, Amersham Road, HP5 1NQ 0208 115 8422

We Buy Any Car, Pod on Car Park, Chesham United FC, The Meadow, Amy Lane, Chesham HP5 1NE

Email:cheshamamershamroad@webuyanycar.com 01442974708

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Car Parts & Accessories

Autopartz, 216 Bellingdon Road HP5 2NN, 810006

■ Blackboots.co.uk/Wheels in Motion, Unit 33,

Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 797820 / 0800 120 1303

Motor Parts Direct, Unit 8, Anglo Business Park, Asheridge Road, HP5 2QA, 772635

Car Repairs

BPC Motor Engineers Ltd, Chilton Road, HP5 2BH, 794799

CWL, Hollycroft Works, Whelpley Hill, HP5 3RN, 01442 833336

Central Garage, 42 Townsend Rd, HP5 2AA, 784336

C S Automotive, Unit 1, Botley Lane, Ley Hill, HP5 1XS, 771084

Excel Motor Services, 22 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA, 792777

Four Plus Services (Priests), Latimer Road, HP5 1QQ, 784491

W J Harrap Motors, The Garage, Alma Rd, HP5 3HB, 773413

Latimer Garage Services Ltd, Colmax House, 216 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN,772691

Newtown Garage Ltd, Unit A1-A3, Alma Road Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 772277

■ Oakleigh Garage Services, Unit G, Chiltern Commerce Centre, 43 Asheridge Rd, HP5 2PY, 792828

Wey Lane Garage, Wey Lane, HP5 1JH, 783631 White, B S (Car Body Repairs), Two Fields Farm, Whelpley Hill, HP5 3RL, 01442 832031

Car Valeting

Aqua Mobile Valeting, 12 Rachels Way, 07831 831977

Kif Car Wash Ltd, Unit 3 Howard Industrial Estate, Chilton Road, HP5 2AU. 07449 759386

Fitch’s Garage, Amersham Road, HP5 1NQ, 776644

Niti & Car Wash, Cameron Road, HP5 3BX, 792836

Car/Van Rentals

■ ■ J & R Car & Van Hire, Unit 1 Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SB, 727277 / 794444

Cards –Retail

Card Factory, 47a High St, HP5 1BW, 792636

W H Smith, 79-81 High Street, HP5 1BX, 792084

Carpenters & Joiners

G Rossi Carpentry, 76 Lynton Rd, HP5 2BS, 772019

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

Carpet / Upholstery Cleaning

Red Services, 2 Crabbe Crescent, HP5 3DD, 792124 Simply Clean, 14 Darvell Drive, HP5 2QL, 771877

Carpet Suppliers / Fitters

Chesham Rug & Carpet Gallery, 152 High Street, HP5 1EF 786893, 07877 017690

H P Bateman, 210 Great Hivings, HP5 2LP, 775755

Rug Shop, 152 High Street, HP5 1EF

■ Summerling Carpets & Curtains Ltd, Unit 2, 90 The Broadway HP5 1EG, Tel: 786307

Tback2, 44 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792225

The Flooring Project, 07484 172093

■ Yerrell Flooring, 118-120 Broad St, HP5 3ED, 791042

Castings

Draycast Foundries Ltd, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NR, 786077

Catalogue Shop

Argos, Sainsbury’s Elgiva Lane, HP5 2YA 0345 601 5292

Caterers –Outside Catering

Boolee Scrumptious (cakes) 07834 160534

The Little Orchard Kitchen (Outside Catering) 4 Chiltern House, HP5 1PS. 07960 777231

The Rocket Oven info@therocketoven.co.uk therocketoven.co.uk

Seasons Catering, 30-32 Higham Rd, HP5 2AF, 727807

Ceilings –Suspended

Abacus Ceilings Ltd, 7a Waterside Business Park, Waterside, Bucks, HP5 1PE, 791797

Quality Suspended Ceilings, 48 Berkeley Avenue, HP5 2RW, 791173

Charitable Organisations

Bras For Africa, 10 Springfield Road, HP5 1PW, 0759 335 7718

Buckinghamshire Mind, Sun House 32 Church Street, HP5 1DS, 583798

■ Chesham Museum, 07970 627841

■ Chiltern Food Bank, 71 Broadway, HP5 1BX, 775668

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■ Dreamflight, 15 Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 722733

■ Fairtrade Chesham, Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS, 583798. www.fairtradechesham.org.uk

Housing Interaction Trust, 60 High St, HP5 1EP, 792870 Mediation Buckinghamshire, 520821

■ Ride Chartridge, c/o Chartridge Combined School, Cogdells Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TW. 0767653 619019

River Chess Association www.riverchessassociation.co.uk email: secretary@riverchessassociation.co.uk

Theatre Shed, Broaway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 07952 461344

Sustainable Chesham, www.sustainablechesham.org.uk

■ The Arctic One Foundation, 15 Eunice Grove, HP5 1RL, 771857

■ The Chesham Society, 107 Hivings Hill, HP5 2JU, 793654

The Chiltern Society, FREEPOST (HH601), Chesham, HP5 1ZA.

■ Workaid, The Old Boot Factory, 71 Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 775220

Charity Shops

Cancer Research, 34 High Street, HP5 1EP, 785835

Chapter Two, 10 High Street 791260

Helen & Douglas House, 60 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 791815

Oxfam, 86 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 775248

Rennie Grove Hospice Care, 116 High Street, HP5 1EB

RSPCA, 47 High Street, HP5 1BW, 810118

Shaw Trust, 33a High Street, HP5 1BW, 791909

Sue Ryder, 16 High Street, HP5 1EP, 0843 273 0036

■ The Workaid Shop, The Old Boot Factory, 71 Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 775220

Chemical Manufacturers/Distributors

■ Kilrock Products Ltd, 16 Alma Road, HP5 3HB, 793900

Chemists –Dispensing

Boots The Chemists, 58 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 782966

Chesham Pharmacy, 252 Berkhampstead Road

HP5 3ET, 782929

Chess Pharmacy, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ, 782968

FMY Chemist Ltd, 36 High St, HP5 1EP, 782866

Garlicks Chemist, Watermeadow Surgery, Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET, 784664

Childcare

ISP Childcare, Aureole House, 9 Church St, HP5 1HS, 792999/0800 0857989

Children’s & Baby Wear

M&Co, 48-52 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792834

Children’s Entertainers

Rainbow Bigbottom & Co, The Studio, Park View, Stanley Avenue, HP5 2JF, 771029

Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Farm, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE, 794031

Friendly Firs, Little Friar’s Field, Pednor, 07712 480043

Civic Groups

■ The Chesham Society, www.cheshamsociety.org.uk

Cleaning Services –Office & Domestic

BN Building Services, 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07572 369545

■ Chiltern Cleaning Services Ltd, 36 Coppice Farm Park, St Leonards, HP23 6LG, 01296 625081

Maxime’s Ironing Services, 07963 249574 Oven Clean, domestic oven cleaning, 462761

Coach & Minibus Hire

Naughtons of London & Chesham, 785451

Complementary Practitioners

■ Bagnall Project, 71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE, 791288

Ben Colyer, Cranial Osteopathy for Babies and Adults, Chesham 07799 258883

Chesham Osteopathic Clinic, 2 Mill Close, HP5 1QL, 793747

Chesham Podiatry, 70 Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 774276

Chiltern Natural Therapies, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE, 07847 485805

Chiltern Physiotherapy Clinic, Water Meadow Surgery, Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET, 782241 /07923 543788

Elizabeth Calderara Fabulous Feet, reflexology for children & children with special needs, The Crystal Healing Clinic, 19 Broadlands Avenue, HP5 1AJ, 778055/0779 1659554

■ Flix, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

The Healing Point, 120 High Street, HP5 1EB, 792143

Joanne Boyden-Wilson, Amatsu Therapist/ Reflexologist, 201 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SF, 588022

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Judith Baker, Chartered Paediatric Physiotherapist,722730

Julia Brammer, Alexander Technique Teacher and Massage Practitioner, 783684 / 07739 836174

Kristine De Block, Medical Herbalist 07821 774286

Terry Breeze, McTimoney Chiropractor, 4 Windsor Road, HP5 2DF, 783999

Computer Services / Consultants

Chilcomp Limited, 16 Station Rd, HP5 1DH, 791673

Computer Repairs++, 07831 373871 / 01494 564251

■ IKON ICT Ltd, 16 Vale Road, HP5 3HH, 919014

Komputer Consultancy Services Ltd. (KCS), 14 Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 773722

OnIT Services Ltd Unit 6 Chess Business Park, Moor Road, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1SD 781040

Om Tech, 76 High Street, The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 583404

Computer Software/Internet Developers(see also Internet & Multimedia)

Axia Management Services Ltd,The Old Bakehouse, Eskdale Ave, HP5 3AX, 775516

Connect Systems, The Island, Moor Rd, HP5 1NZ, 810900

Europa Testing, 72 Germain St, HP5 1LW, 07414 607503

Computer Systems / Equipment

Connect Systems, The Island, Moor Rd, HP5 1NZ, 810900

N E Computing Ltd, 12 Alma Road Trading Estate, HP5 3HB, 792002

Conference & Management Training

■ ■ Chesham Town Hall, Baines Walk, High Street, Chesham, HP5 1DS, 774842

De Vere Venues, Latimer Place, Latimer, HP5 1UG, 764422/0844 980 2312

Conservatories –see Double Glazing

Copywriter / Journalist

Lucy Jolin, 73 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG, 773683

Councils

■ ■ Chesham Town Council, Town Hall, HP5 1DS, 774842

Buckinghamshire Council Access Point, Chesham Library, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD. Check buckinghamshire.gov.uk for opening times.

Couriers & Delivery Services

PCS Logistics, Unit 7, Phoenix Business Centre, Higham Road, HP5 2AJ, 0845 880 2213

Creative Projects

Craft Buddy Ltd, Unit 7, Anglo Business Park, Asheridge Road, HP5 2QA, 020 3417 6565

Creative Beadcraft, Unit 2, Asheridge Business Centre, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PT, 778818

Patchwork Associates, 66 White Hill, 07973 830440

Crime Prevention Products

CPP, Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road Industrial Estate, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 792592

Curtains / Soft Furnishings

Anna Christensen Interiors, 26 Brushwood Rd, 774935

Lynda Cooper Curtains, 292 Chartridge Lane, 783863

Neptune, Canada Mill, Amersham Rd, HP5 1NG, 398472

■ Summerling Carpets & Curtains Ltd, Unit 2, 90 The Broadway HP5 1EG. 786307

Cycle Shops

Chiltern Velo Bike Workshop, Hawridge, HP5 2UQ, 01280 416564

Cychemistry, High St, HP5 3DX, 233066

L J Stronnell Cycles, 56 Broad St, HP5 3DX, 784255

Data Protection

Westbrook Data Protection Services, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 07540 410130

Trusted Compliance Solutions

www.trustedcompliancesolutions.co.uk, 07585 907300, louise@trustedcompliancesolutions.co.uk

Dairies

Braziers Dairies, Bellingdon Rd, HP5 2NN, 784232

Rowan Tree Goats Farm, Ley Hill, Chesham, HP5 1UN, 793259

Decorators Merchants

■ Amersham Dec, Unit 2A, Corinium Industrial Estate, Raans Road, Amersham, HP6 6JQ, 432885

■ ■ Colour Supplies Ltd, Unit 2, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 782601

Dentists / Dental Repairs

Chess House Dental Practice, 105 High Street, HP5 1DE, 771856

K/Dent Dental Laboratory, 116a High Street, HP5 1EB, 778123

Market Square Dental Practice, 16 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EZ, 792810

Rit Chesham Dental Care, 14 Red Lion Street, HP5 1HB, 782940

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Tooth Booth, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ, 730940

■ York House Dental Practice, 249 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3AS, 783874

Dieting & Nutrition

Slimming World, Liz Thorp, 07922 595272

Herbalife, Natasha Newlands, 07810 470149

Digital Marketing Agency

■ UPRISEup, 21 Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 778664

DIY Shop

ScrewFix, Chess Business Park, Moor Rd, HP5 1SD 0333 011 2112

Wickes, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 776932

Doctors

New Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, 782262

Gladstone Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, 782884

Watermeadow Surgery, Red Lion St, HP5 1ET, 782241

Dog and Pet Home Boarding/ Pet Sitting/Walking

Animal Antics, 07790 240238

Cassie’s Creature Comforts, 01494 262676

Dog Walking, 01494 727729 or 07795 655175

■ Puppy Dog Hotel, 23 Little Hivings, HP5 2NA, 771493

The Dog House, 01494 867149

■ Safe Hands, 07774 403097

■ Top Dawg Studio, 6-8 Darsham Walk, HP5 1EP, 07958322252

Walk-eeze, 01442 834398, 07866 587117

Dog Groomers

■ Top Dawg Studio, 6-8 Darsham Walk, 07958 322252

Domestic Appliances / Sales & Service

Chiltern Domestic Servicing Ltd, 129 Broad Street, HP5 3EF, 771682

CP Summers Ltd, 58 Frances St, HP5 3ES, 778375/07956 560530

Domesco Ltd, 109 High St, HP5 1DE, 784214

Sharley Domestics Service Repairs, 485926

Double Glazing & Window Repairs

Buckingham Double Glazing, 5 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 791111

■ Market Square Glazing Solutions, 5 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 776688

SEHBAC / Conservatory Centre, 5 & 6 Crown Business Estate, Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3ET, 794794

Drainage Contractors

Aspect Water Solutions, 868108

Drain Doctor Plumbing, 24 Long Meadow, HP5 2BN, 794128

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

Drama

Di Burnett Youth Theatre, 773917

Dress Making / Dress Designers

Clem Short, Seamstress/Designer, 14 Gladstone Road, HP5 3AD, 774719

Driving Schools

ASM Driving School, 778909/07789 547959

Ken’s Driving School, 72 Nalders Road, 774978

St Christopher Driving Academy, 29 Eunice Grove, HP5 1RL, 782158

Dry Cleaners

AAK Dry Cleaners, 122 High Street, HP5 1EB 774444

Simply The Best, 90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 773914

Electrical Goods –see Domestic Appliances

Electrical Supplies - Wholesale

City Electrical Factors Ltd, Unit 12, Howard Industrial Estate, Chilton Rd, HP5 2AU, 792300

Gil-lec Limited, Wey Lane HP5 1JH, 778800

Electricians & Electrical Contractors

(See also Lighting and Electrical Engineers)

■ A R Darvell Ltd, 2 Upper Gladstone Road, HP5 3AF, 775512

Cummins Electrics, 773172/07956 951941

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

Electric-Call Ltd, 6 Field Close, HP5 3LB, 772262

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Fireflies UK Group (inc. Metalwork) 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07446 746506

Gilbert Electrical (Bucks), 1 Pentagon Place, Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3AP, 786929

GWS Corporation Ltd., 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07446 746506

E W Jenkins & Son, 17 Codmore Crescent, HP5 3LX, 783442

Lindean, 21 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 783936 / 07740 404670

Martyn Electrical Services, 17 Manor Way, HP5 3BG, 583277

■ Rivans Electrical, 07925716151, www.rivanselectrical.co.uk

Employment & Recruitment Consultants

Driving Force, First Floor Offices, Orchard House, Orchard House Industrial Estate, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE 785113

Job Centre Plus, 31 Red Lion Street, HP5 1LD, 654700

Engineers

Amba Tools, Buckingham House, Mineral Lane, HP5 1NL, 791563

■ ■ Silverson Machines Ltd, Waterside, HP5 1PQ, 786331

Engineers –Agricultural & Horticultural

D Cox Engineering, 1 Hawridge Hill Cottages, The Vale, Hawridge, HP5 3NU, 757234

Engineers –Consulting

Giles Consulting, 1 Howard Estate,Chilton Road, HP5 2AU, 772183

JNP Group, Link House, St Mary’s Way, Chesham HP5 1HR, 771221

PTA, 29 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EJ, 772721

TP Engineering Services, The Thorns, Mineral Lane, HP5 1NJ, 771100

Thomas DMC, Kinta House, Botley Road, HP5 1XG, 791869

Engineers –Design

J P Hildreth Ltd, 114 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG, 07761 967115

Engineers –Precision

Guest Gear Services, Higham Mead, Higham Road, HP5 2AH, 794667

Equestrian & Pet Supplies

(see also Saddlery)

Bellingdon End Farm Supplies, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758239

Estate Agents

Hunters, 83 High Street, 775544

Brown & Merry, 3 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 775650

■ Chancellors, 64 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 774343

Ewemove, 242a Wentworth Place, HP5 1PN 01494 292 359

■ ■ Potter & Ford, 112 High St, HP5 1EB, 778844

Robsons, 1 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 211104

■ Sovereign Estates, 70 The Broadway HP5 1EG, 792737

■ The Frost Partnership, 1 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 774602

■ Christopher Wood Estate Agents, 42 Nalders Road, HP5 3DQ, 623101

Estate Management

■ Metsuda Group Ltd., 109 Broad Street, HP5 3EF, 07418 096124

Etched Glass Graphics

Partition Graphics Ltd, Unit 4, Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 776673

Fabric Wholesalers

Chess Designs Ltd, Unit 36, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 772074

Farm Shops

Johns Lane Farm Shop, Johns Lane, Ashley Green, HP5 3PT. 01442 864366

Feng Shui & Bazi Consultant

Jo Mitchell, Feng Shui Innovations, 150 Botley Rd, HP5 1XN, 783189

Finance Brokers

Chiltern Consulting Ltd, Unit 2 Power House, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 778499

Financial Advisers

■ Buckinghamshire Mortgage Co. Ltd., 16 High Street, HP5 1EP, 778000

Oakwood Financial Services, 70 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 792737

■ Perspective (Home Counties) Ltd., 4-10 Red Lion Street, HP5 1HF, 778199

Waterhouse Business Group Barnsite, Lycrome Road, HP5 3LQ, 771115

Fire Risk Safety

Tedd.co.uk, 22 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07968 361523

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Fireplace / Woodburner Showroom

■ H G Matthews, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758225

The Fire Place Chesham, Unit 12, Anglo Business Park, HP5 2QA 855455 / 07731 383260

Fireworks –for Displays

Shellscape Pyrotechnics Ltd, 126 Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SS, 774119

Flags & Flagstaffs

Flagmakers, 17Chiltern Court, Asheridge Rd, HP5 2PX, 783938

Flooring Services / Tile shops

Town & Country Flooring to Design, 20–22 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EZ, 775909

Yerrell Flooring Ltd., 118-120 Broad Street, HP5 3ED, 791042

Florists

The Flower House, 122 Lye Green Rd HP5 3NH, 773044 FoodBank

■ Chiltern FoodBank, 71 Broadway, HP5 1BX, 775668

Football Club

■ Chesham United Association Football Club, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE, 783964

French Polishing / Clock Repairs

P M Wilder, 2 Cobblers Court, HP5 3DQ, 786901

Function Rooms/Hall Hire

Ashley Green Memorial Hall, 07979 634988

ChartridgeLodge, Chartridge Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TU, 837484 / 0845 230 5858

■ Chesham Town Hall, Baines Walk, HP5 1DS, 774842

Chess Suite Function Rooms, The Meadow, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE, 783964

Chiltern View at Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge, HP5 2TF, 791772

■ The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR, 582900

The Little Theatre by the Park, Church St, HP5 1HU, 784414

The White Hill Centre, White Hill, HP5 1AG, 775190

Funeral Services

Church View Funeral Services, 161 Broad Street, HP5 3EF, 776777

Cooks Funeral Service, 127 Broad St, HP5 3EF, 791359

Furniture –Makers & Designers

England Bros, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 792633

Michael Johnson Furniture, Unit 1b, Larkin Industrial Est, Springfield Rd, HP5 1PW, 774000

Furniture –Retailers

Bull & Tache, Rear of 25 High Street, HP5 1BG, 07890 397182

■ Chiltern Care Chairs Ltd, 21 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 793129

Neptune, Canada Mill, HP5 1NG 398472

■ Uniqat, 20-24 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EZ, 793515

Garage Services –see Car Repairs

Garden Landscaping / Maintenance / Nurseries (see also Lawnmowers)

Chessmount Nurseries, 41b Chessmount Rise, Waterside, HP5 1RB, 772051 (no longer open to the public)

Cowie Design Associates, 26 Springfield Road, Waterside, HP5 1PW, 772735

CS Garden Services, 07864 868629, 785160

Green Ladies, 01494 583274

Heritage Landscapes, The Mead Business Centre, 176-178 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3EE, 773928

Horticon Nurseries, The Nursery, Kiln Lane, Ley Hill, HP5 3QS, 774667

Irma Ansell Garden Design, Elm Cottage, Asheridge Rod, 782329

M Stone Landscaping, 13 Marston Close, HP5 2PR, 785757/07919 362038

Oaklands Garden Maintenance, Unit 10, Alma Road Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 771219

Peter Woolnough Landscaping & Plant Hire, 2 Mattesdon Cottages, Lycrome Road, Lye Green, HP5 3LQ, 785866 / 07973 175244

Pro Supply Engineering Services Ltd, 20 Hampden Ave, HP5 2HL, 792612

Roger Pearce Landscaping, 07790 240238

Shepherd Nursery, Chartridge, HP5 2YD, 775688

Gifts

Candles@Miss Soy, 8 Hillside, HP5 2PQ, 793261

En Route, 456 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3HQ, 793350

■ The Good Earth Gallery, Laceys Yard, HP5 1BU, 07548 735719

Golf Clubs

■ ■ Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge, Chesham, HP5 2TF, 791772

Chesham & Ley Hill Golf Club, Ley Hill, HP5 1UZ, 784541

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Gyms –see Health Clubs

Hairdressers & Barbers

Altered Image, 101 High Street, HP5 1DE, 773382

Ari’s Barber Shop, 5 Greenway, HP5 2DA, 913256

Ask Hair & Beauty, 90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG

Broadway Barbers, 73 The Broadway, HP5 1BX, 784167

Creative Cuts, 85 Broad Street, HP5 3EF, 07417 414926

Fantasia Hair, 1st Floor, 4 High Street, 783207

■ Flix Hair and Beauty, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

Halo 15 White Hill, HP5 1AB, 785449

Harry’s Barbers, 85 Broad Street, HP5 3EF

King’z Barber Shop, 124 High St, HP5 1EB, 07731 555601

Klass Kuts, 13 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 778670

Laura’s Locks & Lashes, 07511 05009

Mane Hair Design, 1 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 794424

MBS Grooming, 15 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 07404 933138

Mel’s Barber Shop, 120 High Street, HP5 1DE, 786878

Simply Hair, (mobile service) 07734 499244

The Barbers Room @ Fantasia, 1st Floor, 4 High Street, 783207

Twilight Unisex Salon, Unit 5, The Gatehouse, Blucher St, HP5 2JB, 786699

Wright Hairdressers, 6 Vale Road, HP5 3HH

Handyman

The 50 plus Handyman, 110 High Street, HP5 1EB 0845 225 0495

Hardware - Retail

■ Pearces Hardware, 6/8 High St, HP5 1EP, 784174

Hardware / Garden / DIY Distributors

McMinn Hardware Wholesalers, Weir House Mill, Latimer Road, HP5 1QJ, 786241

Health & Safety in the Office/at Work

Back 2 Basics, 430 Waterside, HP5 1QE, 07765 682043

Chiltern Consulting (Safety), Unit 2 Power House, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 778499

Health Clubs

Body Rescue, Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SH, 256303

■ Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE, 776975

Chesham Leisure Centre, HP5 1BB, White Hill, 791779

Welcome Gym, Amersham Road, Chesham, HP5 1NE

Health Products / Stores

Elements Herbal Medicine, 33b High Street, 07552 666758

■ ■ Healthright, 27 High St, HP5 1BG, 771267

Holland & Barrett, 52 The Broadway, HP5 1EG Savers, 65 The Broadway, HP5 1BX, 773286

■ The Refil Project 1 Blucher St, HP5 2JB 07881 300405

Health Services

Clear Ear –wax removal 07572 264 514 or 07599 522951

Heating Contractors

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

E W Jenkins & Son, 17 Codmore Crescent, 783442

Franklin Heating Ltd, 19 Hampden Avenue, HP5 2HL, 78203

Hotels –see page 25 Where to Stay

Household Stores

Home Life Warehouse Ltd ‘Circle 7’, 1 High St, HP5 1BG

■ Pearces Hardware, 6-8 High Street, HP5 1EP, 784174 Supersaver, 25 High Street, HP5 1BG, 776623

Human Resources

■ The HR Dept (Passion4People), 164 White Hill, HP5 1AZ, 07798 627889

S. J. Jarrett Ltd, Birch Grove, Oak Lane, Braziers End, HP5 2UL, 757013

■ Velo HR, 280 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SG, 02032 392109

Illustrator –Digital

Sophie Honeybelle, www.behance.net/sophiehoneybelle 0774 774 5041

Image Processing Systems Module Design

Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd, Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 793167

Insurance Brokers

■ Asprey Harris, 252a Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3ET, 773777

Interior Designers & Furnishers

Avant-Garde Interiors Ltd., 3 Crown Cottages, Ley Hill, HP5 1UY, 264024

County Interior Design, Pump Barn, Bellingdon Farm,Bellingdon, HP5 2XU, 757220

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■ Adelante, 6 The Power House, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 793555

Cary Digital LLP, 7 Lansdowne Rd, HP5 2BA, 776280

Consultants-Direct Ltd., 4 Hospital Hill, HP5 1PJ, 792680

■ Ley Hill Solutions, Beech House, 9 Cheyne Walk, HP5 1AY, 772327

Netui Ltd., Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 0207 183 3380

Net Commerce Solutions Ltd, PO Box 328, HP5 2JG, 778926

SJI Web Design, The Barn, Savecroft Farm, Bellingdon, HP5 2XN, 758155

■ ■ Studio Beam Ltd, 583960 www.studiobeam.co.uk

Ironwork –Decorative

GWSIronwork, 31 Broadlands Avenue, HP5 1AJ, 505168

Jewellery Retail & Repairs

Chesham Gold Buyers, 81-84 Broad Street, HP5 3EF, 372051

Deeya Jewellery, 7 Broad Street, 776161

■ Gold & Jewels, 21 High Street, HP5 1BG, 774849

Rosayln’s Emporium, Chiltern House, Waterside HP5 1PS 07967 203868

■ Vaessen Walker Jewellers, Lums Yard, 07908 359086

Joinery

England Bros, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 792633

Howdens Joinery Ltd, Unit 4/5, Chess Business Park, Moor Rd, HP5 1SB, 793653

Kitchen Furniture Manufacturers

Top Notch Designs Ltd, Units 3-5, Alma Road Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 791123

Kitchen Planning & Installation

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

Dream Doors, 5 Broad Street HP5 3EA, 378024

I Dream Kitchens, 28 Red Lion Road, HP5 1EZ, 793593

■ Latimer Property Services, 772540, 07801 866118

Wickes, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 776932

Ladies Fashions

M&Co, 48-54 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792834

Lawnmowers & Garden Equipment (see also Garden Landscaping / Maintenance / Nurseries)

Brown’s Town & Country Centre, Vale Works, Vale Road, HP5 3NZ, 782334

Leisure Amenities –see page 35

Lighting & Electrical Engineers

Lamps & Tubes Illuminations Ltd, Unit 1, Springfield Rd Ind Est, HP5 1PW, 783541

Lingerie/Bra Making and Repair

Specifically Bras – Repair Services, 10 Springfield Road, HP5 1PW, 0759 335 7718

Maintenance –Machinery

TGW Services, 2 Cogdells Cl, Chartridge, HP5 2TR, 837701

Management Consultancy / Training

Consultants-Direct Ltd., 4 Hospital Hill, Waterside, Chesham HP5 1PJ. 792680

■ Ley Hill Solutions, Beech House, 9 Cheyne Walk, HP5 1AY, 772327

Manor Resources, 26 Manor Way, HP5 3BH, 776181/07961 177017

QED Management Systems, 6 Aylward Gardens, Chesham HP5 2QX, 783994

Markets

Chesham Market, Amersham & Chesham Market Traders Co-operative Ltd, now operating on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Danny Wadmore 07929 987664, ■ Chesham Local Produce Market, 583798 email kathryn.graves@chesham.gov.uk

Market Research & Analysis

WDG Ltd, 26a High Street, HP5 1EP, 772436

Marketing & Advertising Consultants

ABCG (AshtonBrand Consulting Ltd), 26a High Street, HP5 1EP, 770317

Chiltern Magazine Services, P & A House, Alma Road, HP5 3HB, 771734

Chiltern Marcoms, Grass Verge Cottage, Chartridge, HP5 2TF, 775865

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Max-eBiz Ltd, 0845 0509711

MI PR Global, Ground Floor, Cairn House, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD, 372130

Motivation Marketing Ltd, 1 Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 794445

QED Management Systems, 6 Aylward Gardens, HP5 2QX, 783994

■ UPRISEup –Digital Marketing Agency, 21 Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 778664

Web-Clubs Ltd, The Club House, East Street HP5 1DG, 240165

Marketing, Management & Business Development

Another Angle, 23 Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY, 07970 789752

Horigan, 26a High Street, Chesham HP5 1EP, 770301

Marquee Hire

Chesham Marquees, The Old Smithy, Hawridge Common, HP5 2UQ, 757049

Top Hat Marquees Ltd, 785171/07894 238201

Mechanical Hydraulic Engineers

Cole Mechanical Services Ltd, Unit 12, Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 775675

Menswear

M&Co 48-54 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792834

Mobile Phones & Services

Chesham Mobiles, 150 High Street, HP5 1EF, 259731

Home Life Warehouse (Circle 7), 1 High Street

Mini Amsterdam, 41 High Street, HP5 1BW, 07979 301251

Om Tech, 76 High Street, The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 583404

Motorcycles

Mototune Ltd, Hospital Hill, HP5 1PJ, 785220

Museums

■ Chesham Museum, 07970 627841, www.cheshammuseum.org.uk

Music

Kevin Meayers Organ Builder & Restorer, Unit 1, 214 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN, 776716

Prozone Music, 20a Station Road, HP5 1DH, 776262

■ Perfect Pitch, 72 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 774826

Newsagents

Berkeley Stores, Berkeley Close, HP5 2RL, 783469

Broadway News, 110 High Street, 782097

Bulldog News & Booze, 8 Red Lion Street, HP5 1HF, 784802

Costcutter, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

E Brackley & Son, 74 Broad Street, 782875

Newtown News, 204 Berkhampstead Road, 782220

Off License & Wine Merchants

Bulldog News & Booze, 8 Red Lion Street, HP5 1HF, 784802

Chesham Food & Wine, 7 White Hill, HP5 1AB. Costcutter, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

The Mad Squirrel Brewery Shop, 8 Market Square, HP5 1ES, 395857

Sharry’s Store, 232 Waterside, HP5 1PG

■ Trekkers Beer & Bottle Shop, 2 High Street, HP5 1EP

Office Supplies

■ JPS Stationers, 7 Market Square HP5 1HG. 791112

Smart Cartridge, 111 High Street, HP5 1DE, 792497/0870 0116247

Opticians

Boots, 18 High Street, HP5 1EP, 793498 / 0845 1253758

■ ■ Brian D Suttie (Chesham) Ltd, 44 Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 784141

Specsavers, 9 High Street, HP5 1BG, 777190

■ Turner & Browning, 4 High Street, 782957

The Ultimate Eyeware Co, 25a High Street, HP5 1BG, 794466

Osteopaths - see Complementary Practitioners

Painters & Decorators

Alan Paul, 62 Cresswell Road, 774599

ZK Decorating Property Services, 49 Glenister Road, HP5 2AY, 07454 219926

Pest & Vermin Control Services

ISS Pest Control, Latimer House, Latimer, HP5 1UG, 0845 458 2468

Tindle Pest Control Services, 773187 / 07774 784532

Pet & Aquatic Wholesalers

Cagex Accessories, Bury Farm, Pednor Rd, 792140

Pets & Aquatics

Pet Essentials, 46 High Street, HP5 1EP, 793344

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Pet Sitting - see Dog and Pet Home Boarding/Pet Sitting/Walking

Petrol Filling Stations

Fitch’s Garage Ltd (BP), Amersham Road, 776644

Shell Oil Filling Station, Nashleigh Hill, 794568

Esso Oil Filling Station, Amersham Road, 799130

Photographers & Studios

Andrew Quigley Photography & Film, 12 Nashleigh Hill, HP5 3JF, 07889 549584

Jo Plumridge, 07712 673 034 www.joplumridge.co.uk jo@joplumridge.co.uk

Mark Sisley, The Bury, Church St, HP5 1JE, 791547 / 0800 581473

MAD Studios, Unit 13 Anglo Business Park, Ashridge Road, HP5 2QA, 784898

Photography by Spring, Jasons Hill, HP5 3QW, 07901 826334

Photographic Library

■ Peter Hawkes/Ray East Collection, (Local History)

2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

Photography –Equipment & Processing

■ Chesham Cameras, 113 High St, HP5 1DE, 783373

Physiotherapists –see Complementary Practitioners

Piano Sales & Repairs

Chiltern Piano Co, Bankside, Broomstick Lane, Botley, 786912

Plant Hire

Betaworld Plant Services Ltd, Pressmore Lodge, Ashley Green Road, HP5 3PF, 782426

Chesham Digger Hire, 66 Upper Belmont Rd, 772196

Plastics –Injection Moulding

Euromoulds, Unit B, Chiltern Commerce Centre, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY, 778810 778810

Kayden Plastics, 214 Bellingdon Road, 772076

Plastics –Point-of-Sale

3 Way Displays, Unit 3 Orchard House Ind Est, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE, 773553

Plumbers

Archers Plumbing & Drainage, 4 The Bungalows, Chartridge, HP5 2TT, 837045

Aspect Water Solutions, 868108

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon. HP5 2XW, 758585

T Bingham, 3 Aylward Gardens, HP5 2QX, 775756

K & E Engineering Services, 18 Codmore Crescent, HP5 3LZ, 771281

Franklin Heating Ltd, 19 Hampden Avenue, HP5 2HL, 782038

JNC Services, 6 Vale Rise, HP5 2BG, 791910

S P Lewis, 1 Windsor Road, HP5 2DF, 774856

Lindeans, 21 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 783936

R A Oakes, 3 Hillcroft Road, HP5 3DJ, 783099

B J Redding, 140 Severalls Avenue, 775210

Steve Barnett Plumbing & Bathrooms Ltd., 772168

D J White, 54b Pheasant Rise, HP5 1NT,772813

Plumbers Merchants

Plumb Center, Units 3 & 4, Crown Business Est, 180 Berkhampstead Road, 792247

Woodleys, 28 Essex Road, HP5 3HZ, 782712

Podiatrists

Chesham Podiatry, 70 Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 774276 / 07810 092982

Post Offices

Chesham Post Office. 93 High Street, HP5 1DE. 773130

Greenway Sub-Post Office, 11 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA, 783133

Sorting Office, Howard Ind. Estate, Chilton Road, 782775

Poultry Farm

R Waller, Long Grove Wood Farm, 234 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SG, 772744

PR / Media / Copywriting

1st Choice Speakers (UK) Ltd., P.O. Box 562 Chesham, HP5 1ZJ, 773020

Kingpin Media, 6 Avenue House, Park Rd, HP5 2JR, 776831

Precision Tools

CPM Mould Solutions, Pattison House, Addison Road,HP5 2BD, 782131

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Print Brokers

Focus Business Forms Ltd, 20 The Warren, Chartridge, HP5 2RY, 791607

Printing & Pre-Press

■ Butterfly Print & Design, Graphics House, 21 Germain Street, Chesham, HP5 1LH. 782605

■ Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd., 2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

■ Graffix Digital Ltd., Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 02085 731659

■ Orbitpress Ltd, 11 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 778053

P & A Press, P & A House, Alma Road, HP5 3HB, 773075

Prestige Press (UK) Ltd, Unit 5A Waterside Business Park, Waterside, HP5 1PE, 774813

Product Design

Iomlan Design 07762 641558

Promotional Merchandise

Biblio Products Ltd, Seymour House, The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 776655

Property Improvements / Maintenance

■ Latimer Property Services, 772540, 07801 866118

Property Management

Docwra Property Management, Meadow View, Bellingdon, HP5 2XW, 758585

Psychotherapy/Counselling

Kirsten Heynisch, Chesham, 07751 710277

Public Houses and Country Inns –see page 28

Publishing / Publishers’ Services

Edition Magazines, Chiltern Court, Asheridge Rd, HP5 2PX, 771144

■ Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd, 2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

Redbrook Media Ltd, 36a High St, HP5 1EP, 784920

Silver Star Books, 24 Partridge Close, HP5 3LH, 771362

Simpler PR Cairn House, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD, 793501

■ Studio Beam Ltd, 583960, www.studiobeam.co.uk

■ YourChesham, PO Box 810, HP5 9AS, 07791 338868

Radio Communication Equipment

Aerial Facilities Ltd & Aerial Sites plc, Aerial House, Asheridge Rd, HP5 2QD, 777000

Recruitment –see Employment & Recruitment Consultants

Removals & Storage

Abbotts Removals, Lyndhurst Road, HP5 2DY, 775886

■ ■ Clark’s of Amersham, Higham Mead, Higham Rd, HP5 2AH, 774186

■ ■ J & R Self Storage, Unit 1, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 794040

Tingay Removals, 8 Cherry Tree Walk, HP5 3JN, 773710 / 07976 440567

Residential/Nursing Homes

■ Chesham Bois Manor Care Home, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE, 783194

■ Chesham Leys, Cameron Rd, HP5 3BP, 782841

Portobello Place, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SH, 976973

■ Rayners (Extra Care Home) Ltd, Weedon Hill, Hyde Heath, HP6 5UH, 773606

The Willow, 110 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG, 773451

White Hill & Culwood Residential Care Homes for the Elderly, Culwood House, 130 Lye Green Road, Chesham, HP5 3NH, 782992

Restaurants, Cafés, Takeaways –see page 28

Roofing Contractors

B&F Scaffolding, 793423

Broadlands Roofing Services, 1 Birch Tree Grove, Ley Hill, HP5 2PG, 793044

Saddlery & Leather Goods –(see also Equestrian Supplies)

■ Cox the Saddler Ltd, 23 High St, HP5 1BG, 775577

Septic Tanks / Sewage

HD Services Ltd, Thorne Barton Farm, Chesham Rd, Ashley Green, HP5 3PQ, 792000

Sheet Metal Work

IDF Ltd, Moor Road, Waterside, HP5 1TE, 791250

Shoe Repairs

■ PJ Shoe Repairs, 104 High St, HP5 1EB, 786956

Shoe Shops

Colton Footwear, 43-54 High Street, HP5 1BW, 773654

Shopfitters

Onvi Support Services, 112 Severalls Avenue, HP5 3EL, 581172

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Sign Makers, Signwriters & Window Film

■ Manor Signs UK Ltd, 1A Bessemer Cres, Aylesbury, HP19 8TF, 431904

■ ■ SignX Ltd., Unit 5 Asheridge Business Centrre, Asheridge Rd., HP5 2PT, 01753 892888

The Window Film Co UK Ltd, Unit 6 Anglo Business Park, HP5 2QA, 794477

Social Networking

Parlour People, Chesham 07540 410130

Soft Furnishings –see Curtains/Soft Furnishings

Solar Panels / Renewable Energy

Chiltern Solar, 773400, 07543 836342

Solicitors

■ ■ IBB Solicitors Ltd, The Bury, Church Street, HP5 1JE, 778822

■ Lennon Solicitors Ltd, Chess Chambers, 2 The Broadway Court, HP5 1EG, 773377

Richardson Smith & Co, Ground Floor, Sherwood House, Stones Courtyard, High Street, HP5 1DE, 772773

Sports Clubs & Societies –see page 31

Stationers

■ JPS Stationers, 7 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 791112

W H Smith, 79-81 High Street, HP5 1BX, 792084

Steel Fabrication

GWS Corporation Ltd, 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07446 746506

Structural and Civil Engineers

JNP Group Link House, St Mary’s Way, Chesham HP5 1HR, 771221

PTA, 29 Red Lion Street, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1EJ 772721

Supermarkets / Grocers

Asheridge Stores, 35 Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY. 793074

Chesham Food & Wine, 7 White Hill, HP5 1AB.

Chesham Meat & Grocery Store, 68 Broad Street, 771947

Convenience Store, 135 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HG. 785928

■ Londis, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

Mokarram Bros, 302 Berkhampstead Road, 540223

Nisa Local, 263-265 Berkhampstead Road HP5 3AS.

Park & Shop @ Esso Petrol Station, Amersham Road, 799130

Sainsbury’s Superstore, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2YA, 793052

Spar @ Fitch’s Garage, Amersham Road, 776644

Shop at Shell Petrol Station, Nashleigh Hill, HP5 3JF, 794568

Tesco Express, 132 –152 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. 0345 026 9136

Waitrose Ltd, The Backs, HP5 1DR, 791711

Surveyors –Building

Peter Mountain Associates, The Curve, Millfields, HP5 1SG, 772264

Surveyors - Chartered

Evans & Crawley, Bridge House, Water Meadow, HP5 1LF, 775666

Taxation Accountants

Belmont Consultancy, 2 Belmont Rd, HP5 2EJ, 786827

TaxAssist, 117 High Street, HP5 1DE, 778900

Tattooist

Ryan Bradshaw Ink, 29 High Street, HP5 1BW, 774254

Taxis

(Taxi rank on the Broadway, Chesham)

Cabco, 786370 / 791122

Chiltern Executive Cars, 07920 448956 Crown Taxis, 580580 / 794242 / 793010

Gilberts of Chesham, Unit 6 Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SH, 771000

Hyrons 24 Hour Service, 786486

Mike Blanchard, 782670, 793300

Taxiline, 793300

Taxis / Private & Contract Hire Cars

Chiltern Executive Cars 07920 448956

Gilberts of Chesham, Unit 6 Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SH, 771000

Telecommunications Equipment

Green Telecom, 7 & 8 The Power House, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 0800 9555 300

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TV / Video / Radio / Rentals & Servicing

■ RTS Video Ltd, 12 Sunnyside Road, HP5 2AR, 785034

Tool Hire

Amersham Tools, Unit 3, Springfield Road, HP5 1PW, 765511

Trade & Industry Associations

British Dental Industry Association, Mineral Lane, HP5 1NL, 782873

Training Consultants

■ The Garnett Foundation, The Old Barn House, Botley Road, Ley Hill, HP5 1YA, 794264

Travel Agents

Personal Travel Agents, 415010

Tree Surgery

■ Cholesbury Tree Fellers, 1 Widmore Cottages, Asheridge, 758539

J & D Clark, 28 Francis Street, 783536

Peter Woolnough, 2 Mattesdon Cottage, Lycrome Broad, Lye Green HP5 3LQ, 785866 Tames Tree Services, 758862 / 07788 763127

Tuition / Educational Ahead Tuition, The White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG, 416110 / 07846 251764

■ Bright Young Things Academic Tuition, High Street, HP5 1EB, 01494 911 116

Bucks Adult Learning Chesham Centre, Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG, 0845 0454040 EdExtra, Long Acres, White Hill, HP5 1AG, 784630 / 07971 668703

■ Flying Start Tuition, 6 Broadway Court, 80-82 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 772898

Greek language –private tuition, Irene L, 88 Frances St, HP5 3ES, 782554 / 07919 434402

Kumon (Chesham), Chesham Grammar School, White Hill, HP5 1BA, 0800 854714/01753 279787

Pen and Ink Tuition Ltd., 25 High Street, HP5 1BG, 773300

Tyre Distributors

■ Blackboots.co.uk/Wheels in Motion, Unit 33

Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 797820

Just Tyres, 190 Severalls Ave, HP5 3EN, 794248

STS Tyre Pros, Amersham Road, HP5 1NG, 786051

Upholstery / Loose Covers

Grist & Twine, Joanne Mass, Upholster | Design | Restore 07828 893726

■ Richardson Re-Upholstery, 1a Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SH, 793413

Stephen Moody Upholstery is Art, 07887 601403

Utility Discount Service

Utility Warehouse Discount Club, 83 Hivings Hill, HP5 2PG, 07545 530826

Vape Shops

Crème de Vape, Unit 3, Anglo Business Park, Asheridge Road, HP5 2QA

Mini Amsterdam, 41 High Street, HP5 1BW, 07979 301251

Phoenix Vapers, 77a High Street, HP5 1BX, 776551

Veterinary Centre

■ The Wheel House Veterinary Group, The Wheel House, Amersham Road, HP5 1NQ, 782001

Video & DVD Producer

www.videodvdmaker.co.uk, PO Box 558, HP5 3ZR, 791894

Video & Media iotaMEDIA, 7 Benham Close, Chesham, HP5 2PD, 07973 567824

Waste Disposal Service

Front Line Waste, 80 Upper George Street, HP5 3EH, 775604

Water Supplies

H D Drilling Ltd, Thorne Barton Farm, Ashley Green, 792000

Water Treatment Equipment

K & E Services, 35 Codmore Crescent, HP5 2LZ, 771281

Websites

see Internet, Multimedia & Websites

Wedding Dresses / Bridal Shop

WED2B, 97-99 High Street, HP5 1DE, 923080

Will Writers

Ash Wills, 1 Pulpit Close, HP5 2RZ, 580550 / 07808 647816

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Window Cleaners, Copsham House, 53 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 772655
Wood Products
Woodware Ltd, rear of 24 Broad Street, 775144 James East & Son Ltd, Broad Street, 782136
Turners
Rogers Sons,
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Zero Waste Shops ■ The Refill Project 1 Blucher Street, 07881 300405 For any updates to these listings please call Peter on 01494 793000
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Acknowledgements

The Chesham Town Guide has been written and compiled on behalf of Chesham Town Council by: Town Mayor, Majid Ditta; Caroline Taylor, Elgiva; Jean Stapleton, Chesham Society; Laura Collins, Chesham Museum; Hannah Marsh, Big Community Takeaway Maria McGwynn, Chesham Town Hall; Jean Pritchard, Chiltern Chamber; Amanda Carroll, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim; Chris Sims, Barrie Beck and Sir Leonard Lovewell, Hawkes Design & Publishing. Front cover aerial photos by Kieron Evans, oak tree by Sarah How.

Index of Advertisers

Alexander Churchill Accountants . . .IFC

Amersham Dec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76

A R Darvell Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . .86

Aylesbury Bullion Company . . . . . . .84

Brazils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

Blue Haze Arts & Crafts . . . . . . . . . .18

Brian Suttie Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

Butterfly Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Caan Thomas Engraving . . . . . . . . . .86

Cambrian Picture Framers . . . . . . . . .18

Chartridge Park Golf . . . . . . . . . . . .IBC

Chancellors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

Chesham Cameras . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

Chesham Moor Gym & Swim . . . . . .26

Chesham Stags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

Chesham Grammar School . . . . . . .94

Chiltern Care Chairs . . . . . . . . . . . . .44

Chiltern Cleaning Services . . . . . . . . .7

Chiltern Pianos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

Cholesbury Tree Fellers . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Chris Sims Fine Artist/Designer . . . .80

Clarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

Collectors Paradise . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

Colour Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66

Cox the Saddler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

Dreamflight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53

Publisher’s note

Our priority is to update the Chesham Town Guide each year to ensure that this is a valid and useful document for residents and newcomers to the town. We invite you to contact Chesham Town Council if you have corrections or additions to local information at policy@chesham.gov.uk and to contact us with up-to-date business information at phawkes@btconnect.com.Further copies of this Guide are available at the Town Hall and other community outlets.

The Drawingroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92

Flying Start Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

The Freemantle Trust . . . . . . . . . . . .68

Frost Partnership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Full of Beans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

Gerry Martins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31

Gold & Jewels . . . . . . . . . . . .28/52/72

The Good Earth Gallery . . . . . . . . . .80

Healthright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89

H G Mathews Fireplaces . . . . . . . . .12

Hawkes Design & Publishing . . . . . .94

JPS Stationers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

J & R Car & Van Hire . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Kiddies Cove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

Latimer Property Services . . . . . . . . .90

Londis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

Magic Hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

Manor Signs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

Market Square Glazing . . . . . . . . . .42

Massage Spa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33/34

Nails on Broadway . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Oakleigh Garage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91

Orbit Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Perfect Pitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

Perspective (Home Counties) Ltd . . .24

P J Shoe Repairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44

Potter & Ford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

Priests Ford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

Purefitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

Rayners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .BC

Refil Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

Redpath Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

Richardson Reupholstery . . . . . . . . .40

Rivans Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80

RMC Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53

Rotary Club of Chesham . . . . . . . . .94

RTS Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66

signX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44

Safe Hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

Silverson Machines Ltd . . . . . . . . . .36

Sophie’s Chocolates . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Sovereign Estate Agents . . . . . . . . . . .8

Stagecoach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

Studio Beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

Top Dawg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

Trekkers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

Turner & Browning Opticians . . . . .44

Uniqat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

Vaessen Walker Jewellers . . . . . . . . . .4

White Hill House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

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