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Chesham TOWN GUIDE 2018-2019

The official annual directory of sport, leisure, entertainment, education, services and business


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The Town Mayor’s Welcome I am delighted to be the Mayor of Chesham for the coming year. My husband, Town Councillor David MacBean, and I are looking forward to participating in many events in order to represent Chesham, promote all it has to offer and work to deliver new opportunities that will benefit our community. If you would like me to attend an event, then please email me at CheshamMayor@gmail.com and I shall do my best to be there. My family and I have lived in Chesham for over 20 years. As the Town and District Councillor for the Asheridge Vale & Lowndes ward for the last three years I have met many residents and experienced firsthand the successes, opportunities and difficulties that we and our neighbours face on a daily basis. This Town Guide is an invaluable resource that contains information about all our local partners, businesses, venues and vital community contact details. I represent both Councils on the organising committees and Boards of over 25 local organisations, and I’m always delighted when I can bring different groups together to address common issues. These are difficult times with increasing pressure on budgets and services; we all need to pull together to support one another. Each Mayor is encouraged to choose a local charity to support during their year of office. I have decided to

support something very dear to me and to the Town in general; the River Chess. As a chalk stream it is incredibly rare with only 210 of them in the world. For centuries, we have relied upon the Chess as a resource for leisure and industry, and thousands of people enjoy it and the incredible natural habitat that it supports. Sadly, it is threatened by development, high levels of water consumption, environmental changes, pollution and its most dangerous predator: humans. I believe it’s time to do more to actively repair it and ensure it is robust for future generations to enjoy. I chair the town council’s Impress The Chess committee, an umbrella group that pulls together representatives from the River Chess Association, Chesham Environmental Group, the Chiltern Society, and local volunteer residents. Any funds I raise will be donated to ITC to purchase essential materials and ensure that our volunteer force have everything they need to deliver our action plan. There are several large projects that will begin a programme of meaningful change to Chesham this year. For example, Chesham Renaissance is developing the next stage of an ambitious master-plan to deliver new housing, community facilities and business development. We have always thrived because of our diversity: our strong sense of community always delivers in times of challenge, and our rich mix of ethnic, cultural and religious groups sweeps aside any differences to enrich the fabric of our community. Change is coming, but I am confident that we will embrace and support it whilst protecting our rich history and diversity.

Cllr. Jane MacBean – Chesham Town Mayor

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Chesham Town Councillors

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(Elected on 7 May 2015)

ASHERIDGE VALE

TOWNSEND

Mohammad Fayyaz (Lib Dem)

Emily Culverhouse (Con)

11 Chalk Hill, Chesham. HP5 2DN Tel. 0777 2027829 Email: mfayyaz@chesham.gov.uk David MacBean (Con) c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS 07854 553762 Email: dmacbean@chesham.gov.uk

c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS Tel. 07540 410130 Email: eculverhouse@chesham.gov.uk Roderick McCulloch (Con) 10 Crossway, Chesham. HP5 3LW Tel. 778223 Email: rmcculloch@chesham.gov.uk Bernie Whitfield (Con) 4 The Green, Aldbrough St John, Richmond. DL11 7SU Tel. 07801 431222 Email: bwhitfield@chesham.gov.uk

HILLTOP Noel Brown (Con) 7 Hospital Hill, Chesham. HP5 1PJ Tel. 783164 Email: nbrown@chesham.gov.uk Fred Wilson (Con) c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS Tel. 07901 555 383 Email: fwilson@chesham.gov.uk

VALE Mark Shaw (Con) 4 Meadow Close, Chesham. HP5 2LZ Tel. 07951 744656 Email: mshaw@chesham.gov.uk Nick Varley (Con) 138 Elizabeth Avenue, Amersham. HP5 6RG 07960 398804 Email: nvarley@chesham.gov.uk

LOWNDES Alan Bacon (Lib Dem) Windrush, Bellingdon, Chesham. HP5 2XN Tel. 774870 Email: abacon@chesham.gov.uk Jane MacBean (Con) 5 Portobello Close, Chesham. HP5 2PL Tel. 07812 177794 Email: jmacbean@chesham.gov.uk

WATERSIDE Tony Franks (Con) 80 Church Street, Chesham. HP5 1JD Tel. 771003 Email: afranks@chesham.gov.uk Peter Hudson (Con) 9 Hospital Hill, Chesham. HP5 1PJ Tel. 07557 819732 Email: phudson@chesham.gov.uk Shane Willmoth (Con) c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS Email: swillmoth@chesham.gov.uk

NEWTOWN Mohammad Bhatti MBE (Lab) 16 Lansdowne Road, Chesham. HP5 2BA Tel. 07859 889748 Email: mbhatti@chesham.gov.uk Qaser Chaudhry (Con) 341 Berkhampstead Road, Chesham. HP5 3AU Tel. 07748 764797 Email: qchaudhry@chesham.gov.uk

Town Guide Contents

RIDGEWAY

FEATURES: The Town Mayor’s Welcome...3, Chesham Town Council...9, Impress the Chess...11, The Schools of Chesham Carnival...13, The Chesham Masterplan...15, 20th Anniversary of The Elgiva...17, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim...19, Chesham Town Hall...21, Making Homes for Birds...22, Chesham Connect’s Busy Year...34, Arctic One...41, Chiltern Chamber...50, Wildflower Partnership...81

Nick Southworth (Con) c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS Email: nsouthworth@chesham.gov.uk Peter Yerrell (Ind) 9 West View, Chesham. HP5 3DE Tel. 771583 Email: pyerrell@chesham.gov.uk

LISTINGS: Guide to Your Councils...7, Where to Eat & Drink...23, Where to Stay...25, Pre-Schools & Children’s Centres...27, Local Education...28, Sport & Fitness Venues & Clubs...31, Recreation Amenities...35, Clubs & Societies...36, Community Venues...46, Useful Information...47, Acknowledgements & Notes...82

ST MARY’S Diana Varley (Con) c/o Chesham Town Hall, Chesham. HP5 1DS Tel. 07947 368564 Email: dvarley@chesham.gov.uk

BUSINESS: Local Business Directory...53, List of Advertisers...79. 5


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A Guide to your Local Councils Chesham is served by three different councils, who all do different things. Below is a list of their key services, to help you find out who does what.

Chesham Town Council Tel. 774842 www.chesham.gov.uk admin@chesham.gov.uk

The Town Council provides 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.

Chiltern District Council Tel. 729000 www.chiltern.gov.uk

Benefits, building control and planning, business rates, car parks, community safety, council tax, dog control, electoral services, environmental health, housing, licensing, noise pollution, pest control, refuse and recycling and street cleaning.

Buckinghamshire County Council Tel. 01296 395000 www.buckscc.gov.uk

Adult learning, adult social care, blue badges, children’s services, concessionary travel, flytipping, gypsies and travellers, highways, libraries, pavements & streetlights, rights of way, schools admissions, school transport, trading standards and youth services. 7

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6. Chesham 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.

Chesham Town Council

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 on behalf of the County Council and maintains street signs for the District Council. 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.

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 2015 and a full list of Councillors is shown on page 5. The Council, and its Planning, Recreation and the Arts, 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.

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: Post: Chesham Town Hall, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1DS Phone: 01494 774842 Fax: 01494 582908 Email: admin@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.

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. 9


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Impress the Chess © Chesham Wildlife Facebook Group - Paula Western

(see photos below), then watercress beds and finally ornamental ponds which had rapidly silted up, the project successfully returned the natural chalk stream channel to the site for the first time in centuries. Since that time Impress the Chess has been involved in many other improvements to this site, including tree work, path improvements and installing bird boxes (as described on page 22) to make it a place where people can get back to nature right in the town centre. The group has also supported educational initiatives, such as Trout in the Classroom, so that children in Chesham schools get to learn about their local river and get the chance to visit the Chess, helping to inspire an interest in caring for the local environment. Understanding and promoting the history and culture of the river is another aspect of the group’s work; this year we were delighted to work with Neptune, the new store on Moor Road, to install a heritage plaque commemorating the site’s milling heritage. There is also a practical project underway to plant up the newly repaired riverbank in front of the site. Impress the Chess has created an Action Plan for the river, identifying projects both large and small that will improve the river for both wildlife and people. There is a lot of work to do, and you can keep up to date with progress by visiting the Impress the Chess page on www.chesham.gov.uk.

Back in 2004 a new partnership was formed called Impress the Chess. The intention was to bring together different organisations and residents to protect and restore the River Chess as it flows through the town. The Chess is a chalk stream, which makes it a globally rare habitat; it is said that chalk streams are England’s equivalent of rainforests in terms of being such a unique habitat. Chesham was founded because of the river and the fresh, clean water it supplies, but as the town has grown around the Chess it has created a lot of pressures on the river: habitat loss, excessive water use and pollution being some of the main problems. Impress the Chess harnessed local people’s concerns about their river in order to start protecting it. The first project was the restoration of the river channel through Meades Water Gardens (off Red Lion Street). Originally a millpond since at least the 17th century

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ARTWORKS Art Gallery Opening Soon!

Google for a 360° tour of the showroom

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The Schools of Chesham Carnival The first Schools of Chesham Carnival took place in

For up to date information follow:

1974 and was founded by local resident David Steel.

@CheshamCarnival on Twitter or @SoCC2018

The carnival continues to this day, traditionally on the

on Facebook. To donate, sponsor or volunteer contact:

second Saturday in June each year. It is a charitable

info@schoolsofcheshamcarnival.co.uk

event run by a committee of volunteers made up of

Registered Charity No: 1029408

parents, both past and present, from ten local schools. The Schools of Chesham Carnival is a registered charity raising valuable funds for all the participating schools who help organise this homegrown event. Each year there is a theme to the carnival and the children, parents and teachers of the schools create their floats to compete for the winner’s trophy! Some themes have included celebrating Roald Dahl, the 1970s, Fairy Tales and Music. Many local business, pubs, clubs and community projects also join in the procession to make it a truly community-based event. The procession lasts approximately 50 minutes starting in Asheridge Road continuing on to Bellingdon Road and Townsend Road and finally proceeding down Chesham High Street. Come rain or shine the ever-faithful Chesham residents line the streets of the entire route to cheer on the inventive and creative floats. After the procession, Lowndes Park becomes very much the central hub of carnival day with amusements for all the family – such as a petting farm, bouncy castles, trampolines, face-painting, henna designs and craft activities. There are around 70 stalls selling homemade sweets, chocolates and artefacts, with others running games, as well as a choice of fairground attraction stalls for all ages. There is the bottle tombola stall with approximately 400 bottles to win, all contributed by families from the local schools. Food, refreshments and a bar are also available. Throughout the day local dance schools and clubs display their routines, skills and talents in the main arena in the park. Additionally, the Town Mayor announces the winners of the trophies for the best school and local business floats. Not forgetting the The Carnival procession in Broad Street; the crowds having fun in the High Street; stalls and entretainment in Lowndes Park. Photographs by: www.benbrotherton.com

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Original artwork and prints by Matt J. Kirby and Marie Constantelli AUBERGE DU CHOCOLAT, UNIT 28. CHESS BUSINESS PARK, CHESHAM, HP5 1SD

Contact Matt J Kirby to set up a visit! 07836 709584

https://mjk-art.co.uk/ https://mariesartwork.weebly.com/ photography.html

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The Chesham Masterplan The Chesham Masterplan is a high level approach and set of principles to help guide new development in Chesham. The plans will deliver a range of high quality new homes, strengthen the vitality and character of the town centre and support a strong industry and employment base for the town.

Our Vision Chesham will continue to be a characterful market town, nestled in the Chilterns – a gateway to the beautiful AONB. It will have good commuter links to central London, and will have its own gravity and appeal with high quality shops, restaurants and an appealing cultural offer. The town centre will be reunited with Lowndes Park, and existing residential neighbourhoods will be connected to the station and town centre through comfortable and sustainable walking and cycling links. The town will provide a good quality of life for all ages, and will consequently have a diverse and vibrant community.

members of the Chesham community with the right skillset to deliver the proposals. The team comprises of construction, legal, delivery, operational and marketing experts with a proven track record of delivery. The plans also have the full support of local government organisations and over 70% of respondents to the public consultation questionnaire were in favour of the concept of the proposals. Building plans will commence towards the end of 2018/19.

Chesham Renaissance CIC The Chesham Masterplan is delivered by Chesham Renaissance Community Interest Company (CIC). The Community Interest Company (CIC) was born out of the Chesham Society’s vision for the town, which realised that there was an opportunity to be found in the Local Plan’s proposed placement of new homes in Chesham. The Chesham Society was too small to deliver the proposals and the CIC was adopted. Chesham Renaissance (CIC) is made up of local people, passionate about the community. The experienced team partnered with industry leading experts combines old and young

If you would like to be involved in helping move things forward we would like to hear from you. Contact us at info@cheshammasterplan.org and for the latest information at www.cheshammasterplan.org or on Facebook and twitter @cheshammasterplan.

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THEATRE including music, dance, pantomime, comedy and children’s shows

CINEMA Films, including 3D, and live screened events in a spacious auditorium

ENTERTA INMENTS

VENUE

including exhibitions, workshops, wedding receptions and conferences

CAFÉ

ENCORE

including restaurant menu, homemade food, 10–3 Mon to Sat OWNED, MANAGED AND FUNDED BY CHESHAM TOWN COUNCIL

01494 582900 www.elgiva.com

ST MARY’S WAY CHESHAM

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Twenty years of theatre & cinema to 3pm (extended to 5pm from September 2018) offering a wide range of home cooked meals, snacks and cakes – available from breakfast to brunch through to lunch. This year we celebrate 20 years of entertaining the community and we plan to celebrate accordingly with a family fun open day on 3rd November – watch this space! In other news, we have launched our brand-new website, aimed at making booking our shows quicker, slicker and straight to your inbox. Please do take a look and any feedback would be welcome to help us to make it even better. Finally, as previously mentioned, we are also delighted to announce that we will be extending the box office and café opening hours and be open from 5pm from September.

Hi everyone, it is with great pleasure that I publish my first entry into the Town Guide on behalf of The Elgiva. I am delighted to have been appointed the new Theatre Manager and am excited to share with you some of the superb productions and facilities that this fabulous venue has to offer. The area of Chesham is very close to my heart, having spent much of my youth in nearby High Wycombe. It’s great to be back in an area with such a strong and friendly community.

The Elgiva opened in 1998. (Photo by PTA, a Chesham-based Structural & Civil Engineering Design and Consultancy).

The Elgiva offers a packed programme of touring and community theatre, live music, comedy, cinema, dance and live screening of productions from the West End and around the globe. Children and families are well catered for all year round with theatre productions, film and workshop activities, with our exciting Christmas panto top of the tree. This year we have the family favourite ‘Aladdin’ and tickets are already on sale and selling out fast, so please be sure to book. Also look out for the special annual screening of the Christmas classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to get you into the festive spirit. The Elgiva is also the ideal venue for performing and visual arts groups, local businesses and individuals to stage their own productions, events, conferences or exhibitions. All activities are supported by our experienced technical and events teams with ‘state of the art’ lighting and sound systems. Why not pop in for a coffee and a bite to eat and enjoy the comfortable surroundings for business or pleasure, with free wi-fi? Kym and her team would be happy to welcome you to Café Encore, the coffee shop and café. The Café is open Monday to Saturday, 9.30am

The newly-designed Elgiva website

I would like to extend a very warm personal thanks to the theatre team for welcoming me to The Elgiva. I am also very much looking forward to meeting and getting to know many of our wonderful customers, performers and artists in the coming months. I and all of the team here at the Elgiva look forward to welcoming you soon! David Cooper

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Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Hi, I’m Danny, manager of the Chesham Moor Gym & Swim. Planning to get fit this summer? Why not check out what we have to offer at our Centre? Whether you are training for a triathlon or trying exercise for the first time, we have something to offer everyone (and our members tell us we are quite a friendly bunch too!). We offer adult membership for tennis, swim and gym for just £25 per month and juniors aged 12-21 years can join for just £15 per month. The pool is open from 6am weekdays, 8am at weekends, with summer water temperature approx 28°C/83°F, and winter water temperature approx is 26.5°C/80°F. The water is almost chemical-free, so no more stingy eyes and chlorine smell – and much kinder for those with skin conditions such as eczema. Swimming season tickets for all ages can be bought for winter or summer. Throughout the summer there are sessions for toddlers, and inflatable sessions for 14s and under. Aqua classes are available all year, as well as Masterclass coaching for you to perfect your stroke. The gym has high-tech equipment including a Wattbike, treadmills, rowers, weight machines and kinesis stations. Our friendly, expert staff are on hand to help you achieve your fitness goals, or personal training sessions are also available. A variety of all classes are run for all abilities – from Armageddon Fitness to Kids Yoga

and Mindfulness. Later this year we plan to provide spin classes to the programme. We enjoy bringing everyone together for a bit of fun. We hold midnight swims, charity events, bacon buttie mornings (first Friday of the month, 6.30–10am) and the ever-popular Christmas Day swim. We are ideally located as a base for walks along the River Chess, with a playground adjacent to the Centre with free parking. You can also pick up a delicious brew from our self-serve coffee machine in the foyer. So if this sounds of interest, pop in and one of our friendly team can show you around, or alternatively give us a call on 01494 776975 or visit:

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Chesham Town Hall – Chesham’s ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Hall also helps to serve the town’s health needs, with people attending diabetes awareness sessions, babyweighing clinics and antenatal 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’ for room hire 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 and internet facilities, disabled access and a pay and display car park directly outside with free parking after 4pm Monday to Saturday and free all day Sunday, the Town Hall is an ideal central venue. It is well appointed for the local business community, hosting the breakfast meetings of Chiltern Chamber, 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 for the preparation of party food. If you would like more information about the facilities on offer at the Town Hall, please contact us on 01494 774842, email admin@chesham.gov.uk or visit our website: www.chesham.gov.uk.

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 10am to 4.30pm on weekdays and act as a ‘onestop-shop’ for all sorts of information about the town and the services provided by the town, district and county councils. The reception holds a wide variety of information about the town, its events and local organisations. Chesham Town Hall has recently introduced a ‘Hub’ in reception which enables those residents who do not own a computer to have the use of one, to access all local government websites such as checking waste collection days with Chiltern District Council and reporting faulty street lights and potholes, etc. to Bucks County Council. 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

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Making Homes for Birds Chesham bird lovers have been participating in National Nest Box Week for the past two years, thanks to help from Impress the Chess and the Chiltern Society. Local residents sponsored bird boxes at sites near the River Chess, to provide nesting opportunities for species including blue tits, great tits and robins. In February 2017, ten sponsored boxes were installed by Chiltern Society volunteers in Meades Water Gardens off Red Lion Street to give the small bird population a helping hand. And in 2018, a further four boxes were installed in Wright’s Meadow off Water Lane. This project was initiated by the Impress the Chess group as the first of a series of improvements to habitats along the River Chess, and you can read more about Impress the Chess on page 11. Each year, the boxes are monitored by the Chiltern Society volunteers as the bird breeding season progresses, to see if the boxes are being used. Last year, we were very excited to discover a number of empty nests at the end of the breeding season, showing that there had been successful fledgings from the boxes. National Nest Box Week takes place every February and was established by the British Trust for Ornithology over 19 years ago. The aim of the week is to encourage

everyone to put up nest boxes in their local area in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife. There was such a positive response by people to the sponsorship scheme, that it is hoped to identify further sites in Chesham for putting up more sponsored boxes in future years. If you’d like to put up a bird box in your own garden, visit the British Trust for Ornithology’s web site www.bto.org/about-birds/nnbw for guidance on National Nest Box Week and top tips on how to put nest boxes in the best places to encourage our feathered friends to move in. Impress the Chess is very grateful to the Chiltern Society for its bird box expertise and manpower, having already run a similar scheme in Captains Wood. The Chiltern Society is the only charity dedicated to conserving the whole of the Chilterns landscape, with the support of 7,000 members. Having been in existence for more than 50 years, the Chiltern Society has a strong team of 500 volunteers who not only work on their own reserves, but also help to conserve local authority sites, such as Meades Water Gardens and Wright’s Meadow. Visit their web site to find out more:

www.chilternsociety.org.uk

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Cafés/Sandwich Bars

Where to Eat and Drink

Brown Sugar 74 High Street, HP5 1EG. Tel. 794722 Cafe Encore (FAIRTRADE) The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR.

Inns, Pubs & Restaurants

Tel. 582904

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

Caffe Nero

Filo Mediterranean Kitchen

66-69 The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 775388

57 The Broadway, HP5 1BX. Tel. 772511

Clare’s Kitchen – Around the Pound Food

The Bell Chartridge, HP5 2TF. Tel. 782878

Tel. 07919 515782

The Bellcote

Coffee Boutique 340 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3HF

Chesham Road, Ashley Green, HP5 3PF. Tel. 785739

07941 535456

The Black Cat

Costa Coffee

Lycrome Road, Lye Green, HP5 3LF. Tel. 773966

31 High Street, HP5 1BW. Tel. 778792

The Black Horse

Darvells

The Vale, HP5 3NS. Tel. 784656

28-30 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 774974

The Blue Ball

 The Drawingroom (FAIRTRADE)

Asheridge, HP5 2UX. Tel. 758305

Francis Yard, East Street, HP5 1DG.

The Cock & Rabbit Inn

Tel. 791691

The Lee, HP16 9LZ. Tel. 837540

Green Valley Juice Bar

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

7 High Street, HP5 1BG. Tel. 07460 400024

The Full Moon

Greggs (FAIRTRADE)

Hawridge, HP5 2UH. Tel. 758959

49 High Street, HP5 1BW. Tel. 782843

The Gamekeeper’s Lodge

Icebox @ thegatehouse

Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN. Tel. 793491

1 Blucher Street, HP5 2JB. Tel 259961

The Generals Arms

Pizzeria Liri

77 High Street, HP5 1BX. Tel. 785622

106 High Street, HP5 1EB. Tel. 772787

The George & Dragon

Poppins

14 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 782402 The Golden Eagle

3A High Street, HP5 1BG. Tel. 792292

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

Rumbles Pantry

The Hen and Chickens Inn

6-8 Church Street, HP5 1HT. Tel. 793380

119 Botley Road, HP5 1XG. Tel. 783303

Smiley Cafe (FAIRTRADE)

The Jolly Sportsman

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

Eskdale Avenue, HP5 3AX. Tel. 786720

Tel. 792834

The Mad Squirrel Tap & Bottle Shop

Thé Stay and Play

8 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 395857

24 High Street, HP5 1EP. Tel. 774300

The Old Swan

The Tavern

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

96 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Tel. 258879

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

Fish & Chips

The Plough

Bubbles

Hyde Heath Common, HP6 5RW. Tel. 774408

149 Sunnyside Road, HP5 2AP. Tel. 782804

The Queen’s Head

Chip-Inn Fish Bar

Church Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 778690

1 Severalls Avenue, HP5 3EL. Tel. 581585

The Red Lion

Hing’s Fish & Chips

Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET. Tel. 784028

266 Waterside, HP5 1PY. Tel. 784707

The Swan

Shangri-La Take Away

Ley Hill, HP5 1UT. Tel. 783075

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Where to Stay

Abrakebabra 133 Broad Street, HP5 3EF. Tel. 773888

Hotels

Big Bite

Bedford Arms Hotel

98 Broad Street, HP5 3ED. Tel. 773535

Chenies, WD3 6EQ. Tel. 01923 283301

Brothers BBQ & Grill

Chartridge Lodge

50b Broad Street, HP5 3DX. Tel. 792793

Chartridge Lane, HP5 2TU. Tel. 837484

Burger Inn

Latimer Place

105 High Street, HP5 1DE. Tel. 778066

Latimer, HP5 1UG. Tel. 0871 222 4810

Farm House Pizza

The Nags Head

5 White Hill, HP5 1AB. Tel. 771411

London Road, Great Missenden, HP16 0DG.

Peri Peri Chicken

Tel. 862200

20 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 786784 Pizza GoGo

Bed & Breakfast

13 White Hill, HP5 1AB. Tel. 785151

Chesham Bed and Breakfast

Rocce Woodstone Oven Pizza

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

50 Broad Street, HP5 3DX. Tel. 794100

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

Chinese

The Greyhound Inn

Beijing Gourmet

Chesham Road, Wigginton, HP23 6EH.

18 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 772287

Tel. 01442 824631

Chesham Cottage

49 Lowndes Avenue

20 Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 771810

HP5 2HH. Tel. 792647

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 Queens Head Thai Kitchen Church Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 778690 25


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TOTS Christ Church Church Hall, Waterside, HP5 1PY.

Pre-Schools, Children’s Centres and Information

Thurs 10-11.30am. Tel. Donna Whatton on 782565 Trinity Tots Trinity Church Hall, Red Lion Street, HP5 1EY. Mon 10-11.30am. Tel. Colin 775651 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,

Children’s & Young People’s Information Services

HP5 3QR. Weds at 10am. Tel Rebecca Gorst 784122

Buckinghamshire Family Information Service

HP5 1BX. Mon 10-11.30am. Tel. 772510

Urchins Chesham United Reformed Church, The Broadway,

Tel. 01296 383065 Connexions Free information and guidance for young

Pre-Schools

people aged 13-19 and up to 25 for those with a learning

Berkhamsted Day Nursery Haresfoot, Chesham Road,

disability. Way In, Sills Yard. Tel. 775951

Berkhamsted, HP4 2SZ. Tel. 01442 358276

Way In Youth counselling, family therapy, sexual health.

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

60 High Street, Sills Yard. Tel. 791177

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

Children’s Centres

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

Providing a range of activities and information for

Tel. 376066

parents/carers and their children 5 years and under.

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

Newtown Centre Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT.

Maryland Pre-School Nursery The Parish Centre,

Tel. 778037

Glebe Way, Chesham Bois, HP6 5ND. Tel. 433426

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

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

Parent and Toddler Groups

Newtown Early Years and Infant School Berkhampstead

Most groups will only meet during school terms. Please

Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 783713

note that these groups may not be registered with social

Old Macdonalds Day Nursery Church Lane, Latimer, HP5

services. Parent and Toddler groups are generally run by

1UQ. Tel. 762336

volunteers and this information is subject to change. You

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

can also contact the individual churches for activities run

Tel. 778767

for other age groups.

St Mary’s Pre-School Church Rooms, Church Street,

Chesham Methodist Toddlers Chesham Methodist Church,

HP5 1HY. Tel. 07812 904952.

Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Thurs 10-11.30am.

Teddies Chesham Bois Nursery and Pre-School

Tel. Mary on 580247

107 Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SS. Tel. 785457

Chipmunks Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway,

The Village Nursery The Bull, Bellingdon, HP5 2XU.

HP5 1EG. Thurs 9.45-11.15am. Tel. 772244

Tel. 01442 863090/07854 522267

Emmanuel Toddler Group Emmanuel Church, Broad Street,

White Hill Pre-School White Hill Centre, White Hill,

HP5 3EF. Thurs & Fri 9.45-11.15am. Tel. Gill on 774970

HP5 1AG. Tel. Deborah Chamberlain on 07762 165087

Focus Toddler Group Newtown Evangelical Baptist Church, Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tues 1.30-3.00pm. Tel. Mrs Chris Richards 772043 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 Hivings 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 27


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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

Westbrook Hay Prep School London Road,

Brushwood Junior School Brushwood Road, HP5 3DW.

Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2RF. Tel. 01442 256143

Tel. 786023 Chartridge Combined School Cogdells Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TW Tel. 837498

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

Chesham Bois Church of England Combined School

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

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

Tel. 726562

Elmtree School & Nursery Elmtree Hill, HP5 2PA.

Ashlyns School Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 3AH.

Tel. 771474

Tel. 01442 863605

Hawridge and Cholesbury Church of England School

  Chesham Grammar School White Hill, HP5 1BA.

Hawridge Common, HP5 2UQ. Tel. 758368

Tel. 782854

Ivingswood Academy Greenway, HP5 2BY. Tel. 783070

 Chiltern Hills Academy Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG.

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

Tel. 782066

Newtown Early Years and Infant School

Dr Challoners Grammar (Boys) Chesham Road, Amersham,

Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3AT. Tel. 783713

HP6 5HA. Tel. 787500

Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School Amersham Road,

Dr Challoners High School (Girls) Cokes Lane,

Chesham Bois, HP6 5PL. Tel. 726390

Little Chalfont, HP7 9QB. Tel. 763296

Thomas Harding Junior School Fullers Hill, HP5 1LR.

The Misbourne Misbourne Drive, Great Missenden,

Tel. 782211

HP16 0BN. Tel. 862869

Secondary Schools

Waterside School Blackhorse Avenue, HP5 1QU.

Special Schools

Tel. 786608

Heritage House School

Nearest Independent Schools

Cameron Rd, HP5 3BP. Tel. 771445

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

Adult Education

The Beacon (Boys) 15 Amersham Road, Chesham Bois,

Chesham Adult Learning Centre

HP6 5PF. Tel. 433654

Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG.

Berkhamsted School

Tel. 0845 045 4040

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

Chesham & District Community Association

Various sites in Berkhamsted. Tel. 01442 358000

White Hill Centre, White Hill, HP5 1AG.

Chesham Preparatory School Two Dells Lane,

Educational, recreational and leisure activities. Tel. 775190

Orchard Leigh, HP5 3QF. Tel. 782619

Chess Valley U3A

Gateway School 1 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16

A learning co-operative for people of retirement age.

9AA. Tel. 862407

General meetings held every month with speaker at The

Godstowe Preparatory School (Girls) Shrubbery Road,

Broadway Baptist Church and there are over 40 activity

High Wycombe, HP13 6PR. Tel. 529273

groups. To join contact the Membership Secretary on

Heatherton House School (Girls) Copperkins Lane,

862947 or email: membership@chessvalley-u3a.org.uk

Chesham Bois, HP6 5QB. Tel. 726433 Lockers Park (Boys) Lockers Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead,

Alternative Education Provision

HP1 1TL. Tel. 01442 251712

Chesham Skills and Enterprise Centre

Pipers Corner School (Girls) Pipers Lane, Great Kingshill,

For secondary age students.

HP15 6LP. Tel. 718255

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Sport & Fitness Venues & Clubs Community Venues

Archery

Chesham Leisure Centre White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 791779

The Little Abbey Bowmen welcome beginners and

www.better.org.uk/leisure/chesham-leisure-centre.

experienced archers. Tel. Bob Warrington on

The centre has a gym with two fitness studios and personal

01753 883486

trainers, a gym pit and sports hall, 25m swimming pool, teaching pool and crèche. Over 20 group exercise classes

Athletics

are run each week and there is a dedicated spin studio.

Chiltern Harriers Athletic Club Caters for road running,

There are four badminton and two table tennis courts.

cross country and track and field athletics for seniors and

Themed birthday party packages are available for children

juniors. Tel. Tony Watts on 762747 or Trevor Davies

under 16 and a series of children’s activities are run over

on 726150. All ages and abilities welcome

the school holidays.  Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Moor Road, HP5 1SE.

Badminton

Tel. 776975 www.cheshammoorfitness.org.uk.

Badminton for Adults White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

Owned by the Town Council, this facility provides an open

Tel. 775190

air heated swimming pool all year round, a fitness centre and two outdoor courts. The pool is available for hire and

Bowls

special events run throughout the year, including Midnight

Broadway Bowls Club Welcoming new and seasoned

Swims and Christmas Day Swims. The gym has no joining

bowlers alike. www.broadwaybowlsclub.org.uk

fee, no contract and you can pay as you go. Personal

Chesham Bowling Club Bury Lane, HP5 1HX. Tel. 783568

training is available along with classes and quarterly gym

Chesham Pioneers Bowls Club For partially sighted and

challenges. The courts are available for tennis, football,

blind bowlers. White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG, Fri 10am-1pm

netball and basketball, with tennis coaching and camps

September to Easter, Chesham Bowling Club on Weds in

available. The centre is home to Chiltern Harriers and

the Summer. Tel. Oli Plater 715461

Chiltern Natural Therapies.

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

Chiltern Hills Academy Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG.

Tel. 792955

Tel. 782066.

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

Home to Chesham Rugby Football Club. The college

U3A Bowls Group White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

pitches, including full changing facilities, club house and bar

Tel. Edmund Hall on 763627

are available for use after school hours by the local community for football, hockey, cricket, rugby and athletics.

Boxing

Chesham Moor

Chesham Youth Amateur Boxing Club Chesham Youth Centre,

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842.

Old Drill Hall, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. Jackie Wylie on

Owned and managed by the Town Council, the common

772303. Friendly boxing club for boys, girls, men and women.

accommodates football pitches. Codmore Field and Pavilion

Cricket

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842.

Chesham Cricket Club The Meadow, Amy Lane, HP5 1NE.

Owned and managed by the Town Council, the sports

Tel. Steve Ayres 758714. Men’s, women’s and juniors’

ground has two football pitches and an artificial cricket

sections.

wicket. The pavilion provides changing facilities and a small social area, which is available for private hire.

Exercise Classes

Marston Field

50+ Stretch & Flex White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

Tel. Chesham Town Council on 774842.

Tel. Elaine Hayton on 07939 520207. Mon 2-3pm

Owned and managed by the Town Council, there are two

Aerobics/Keep Fit Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS.

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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  The Bagnall Centre 71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE. Tel. 791288. A variety of exercise classes are on offer Cardio Tennis Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Tues 9.30am. Tel. Lucy 0781 7293675 Chesham Zumba Chiltern Hills Academy and Chesham

The Bagnall Centre

Grammar School. Tel. 07504 636910 Outdoor Circuits Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE. Sat 9.45am. Tel. Jonathan Popple 07753 340984

Chesham & Amersham T’ai Chi School

Shirl Fitness Lowndes Park and Emmanuel Church,

Friday 8pm Beginners Class

Broad Street, HP5 3EF. www.shirlfitness.com

Tel. Pat Khaihra on 771675 / 07885 856 029

Vivre Fitness White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG and Lowndes

Chesham Taekwondo Club at Chesham Methodist Church

Park Boot Camps. Tel. Heather Blakeborough on 582952

and Chiltern Hills Academy. Juniors and adults.

Zumba Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Weds 7.30pm.

Tel. Keith Whitley on 778764

Tel. Nadine nadinesealy.zumba.com

Chiltern Karate Association Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tues 8pm.

Football

Tel. Erin Thwaites on 758079

Chesham United Football Club The Meadow, Amy Lane,

Ki-Aikido White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

HP5 1NE. Tel. 783964. Chesham United's first team play in

Tel. Chris Dolling on 07778 265622

the Premier Division of the Southern Football League. Home

Thai Boxing Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road,

matches have a 3pm kick off on Saturdays and midweek

HP5 1SE. Weds & Fri 6.30pm. Tel. Tom and Sam Ward

games are usually on Tuesdays at 7.45pm. The Meadow is

on 07732 251113

also home to the Chesham United Reserves, Chesham United Under 18s, Chesham United Ladies, Chesham United

Pilates

Youth Football Club and Chesham United Football Academy

Hazel Hussey Pilates The Bagnall Centre,

Chesham Athletic Football Club are mainly based at

71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE. Tel. 07958 649989.

The Moor. Youth football for Under 6s to Under 16s.

Classes: Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri

www.cheshamathletic.co.uk

Inside Out Pilates The Bagnall Centre with Dianne Prangnell,

Golf

71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE. Tel. 07502 441818.

  Chartridge Park Golf Club Chartridge Lane, HP5 2TF.

Classes: Weds 12.30-1.25pm, Sat 9.00-9.55am

Tel. 791772. 18 hole course

Pilates with Georgia Brown. Weds at Bagnall Centre,

Chesham & Ley Hill Golf Club Ley Hill, HP5 1UZ.

71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE Thurs and Fri Town Hall,

Tel. 784541. 9 hole course

HP5 1DS. Tel. 434416 Pilates at Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road,

Gymnastics

HP5 1SE. Tues 9.30am and Fri 9.15am. Tel. Abigail Sagar

Raans Gymnastics Club Chesham Leisure Centre,

on 07973 320669

White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 774107

Private Health Clubs

Martial Arts

Body Rescue, Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane,

Chesham Kickboxing and Martial Arts Academy

HP5 2SH. Tel. 256303

Classes at Chesham Leisure Centre, White Hill, HP5 1BB.

Welcome Gym, Amersham Road, HP5 1NE.

Tel. Bill on 07946 538342

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Riding

Walking

Bank Farm Riding for the Disabled Farm, Bank Green,

Chesham is a Walkers Are Welcome Town, part of a

Bellingdon, HP5 2UT. Tel. Anne Coney on 758550.

national scheme to support recreational walking. Walking

Charity providing riding for disabled children in and around

route leaflets around Chesham and the surrounding area,

Chesham. Bank

including the Chess Valley Walk, are available from

Chesham & District Bridleways Association

Chesham Town Hall and Chesham Library or can be

Tel. Ricky Dutton 785279

downloaded from www.chesham.gov.uk Aylesbury & District Ramblers Group Tel. 01296 625590

Rugby

Buckinghamshire & W. Middlesex Area Ramblers

Chesham Rugby Club Chiltern Hills Academy,

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

Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG. Tel. 793827. Community club

Chilterns 20-30s Walking Group affiliated to the Ramblers’

providing rugby for all ages, sexes and abilities

Association and is aimed at people in their 20s and 30s. info@chilterns2030s.co.uk and www.chilterns2030s.org.uk

Squash & Racketball

Chilterns Weekend Walkers affiliated to the Rambers’

Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis & Squash Club Pednor Road,

Association. www.chilternsww.co.uk

HP5 2JU. Tel. 785383

Ramblers Association (Amersham & District) Tel. Mrs Moody on 727504 Simply Walks Free walking group. No need to book.

Swimming

Tues 9am from Hivings Free Church, Upper Belmont Road,

Aquafun Swim School Heritage House School,

HP5 2DB for an easy walk or Thurs 10.30am from Moor

Cameron Road, HP5 3BP. Tel. Jill Brien 07866 529 120.

Road car park for a longer walk. Tel. 475367

Adult and Baby lessons Chesham Leisure Centre White Hill, HP5 1BB. Tel. 791779.

Yoga

25m swimming pool and teaching pool with adult only,

 The Bagnall Centre 71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE.

under 5s, splash and tumble, disability and women-only

Tel. 791288. A variety of yoga classes are on offer

sessions

Kundalini Yoga Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road,

 Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Moor Road, HP5 1SE.

HP5 1SE. Tel. Katy on 07476 489057

Tel. 776975. Open air, heated pool, open all year round.

Hatha Yoga Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS. Tues 1pm,

Includes adult-only and lanes swimming, triathlon,

Thurs 9.15am. Tel. Caroline Biddle on 07742 588883

coaching, aqua workout, therapy/60+ swimmers and

Hatha Yoga White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

toddler swim, inflatable sessions and pool hire

Tel. Pamela Gonnet on 580741. Tues 10.30am

Chesham Swimming Club

Liz Brown Yoga Waterside School, Blackhorse Avenue,

Tel. Andy Mackay on 07785 326128

HP5 1QU. Mon evenings. Tel. 07941 425187

Watersplash Swim School Swimming lessons for children

Zen Yoga and Meditation Chesham Moor Gym & Swim,

aged 3 and over at Heritage House School, Cameron Road,

Mon 7.30. Tel Emma Hudson 07853 874283

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 Chesham United’s football ground

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Chesham Connect’s busy year After a complete revamp during the first half of last year, including name, logo, constitution, objectives, and the creation of the Chesham Calendar, Chesham Connect had an official launch by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor at Volunteer Day in September.

and easy for people to add their events, and we wholeheartedly encourage everyone to do so. We are also busy promoting Chesham on Facebook and Twitter. This year we have given grants to The Chesham Station Revival Group, Lowndesbourne Town Picnic, Chesham Allotments Group, Impress the Chess and Christmas In Chesham. We look to support a variety of projects with grants up to £250. Full details of criteria and application forms are available on the website or by contacting us by email or from Chesham Town Council. Any group or interested individual can become a member of Chesham Connect. Please contact us at admin@cheshamconnect.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter @CheshamConnect.

Councillors Jane MacBean and Emily Culverhouse with Michael Rowan, Chesham Connect Chairman, at the official launch. Part of our new strategy is to expand our support to include the areas of Greater Chesham, and to provide resources other than financial to groups. Our first event to assist local groups was a well-attended talk on the changes to the Data Protection law that affects all organisations from May 2018. We also took a trip to Frome to investigate what we could learn about the revitalisation that has happened in that town and see what we can learn from their experiences. We created our new website cheshamconnect.org, where, as well as all about Chesham Connect, you can find funding application details and a grant application form, and other information about creating and progressing community projects. The Chesham Calendar, under What’s On Around Chesham, is becoming the first port of call to find out all the different local community and charity events from AGM's to concerts to dog shows, with quiz nights and art sales in between. It is simple to use to find an event

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Recreation Amenities Allotments

reference section, local studies collection, business

Amersham Road, Asheridge Road and Cameron Road

information, study & revision guides, national and local

allotments are managed by Chesham Town Council,

newspapers. Various activities for children and occasional

tel. 774842. Chesham residents only

events for adults. Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday.

Chesham Allotments Group for Town Council allotment

See www.buckscc.gov.uk for opening times

tenants. Coffee mornings, meetings, social events.

Museum

www.cheshamallotments.org.uk

 Chesham Museum www.cheshammuseum.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

Open Spaces

residents. Tel. George Piggin on 450507. Waiting list applies.

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

Cameron Road allotments

recreational area with a restored stretch of the River Chess chalk stream habitat

Cinema

The Moor off Moor Road, HP5 1SA. 17 acre stretch of

Chiltern Film Society bringing world cinema to your

common land along the River Chess. Includes a play area,

doorstep. A season of varied international films on selected

football pitches, outdoor pool and recreation centre

Wednesdays at 8pm, September-May at The Elgiva.

Nashleigh Hill Recreation Ground off Nashleigh Hill,

Membership gives a substantial discount on the standard

HP5 3JF. Includes informal football area and play area

price, and guaranteed admission. Please call Sigrid on 01494 727498, or see www.chilternfilmsociety.org.uk

Play Areas

 The Elgiva St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582900.

Chesham Town Council manages 10 children’s play areas

www.elgiva.com

across Chesham. For more information tel. 774842

300 seat venue with latest Dolby Digital sound technology and large screen showing a mixture of popular, foreign

Theatres & Theatre Groups

language and art house films, plus live streaming events

 The Elgiva St Mary’s Way, HP5 1HR. Tel. 582900. www.elgiva.com. 300 seat theatre, with facility to host 400

Library

patrons for standing concerts. Presents a varied programme

Chesham Library and Study Centre Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD.

of professional opera, ballet, pantomime and theatre

Tel. 0845 230 3232

productions by a variety of local amateur dramatic

Books and magazines, DVDs, CDs, spoken word and

companies. Music includes classical and rock concerts, folk

computer games for loan. Collection of materials in Urdu.

and pop events. The venue has a licensed bar and is home

Public internet access, free WiFi access, free online

to Café Encore. The Box Office is open 10am to 3pm

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Clubs & Societies

Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 784414. www.littletheatrechesham.co.uk An intimate theatre seating 90. As well as hosting local theatre companies, the Little Theatre has regular activities

Activity Groups

including dance classes and children’s groups

Chess Valley U3A A learning co-operative for people of

Blag Youth Theatre drama classes for 7 to 15 year olds at

retirement age. General meetings held every month with

White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Richard Beaumont on

speaker at The Broadway Baptist Church and there are

01923 772320. Sat 10am-1pm

over 40 activity groups. To join contact the

Chesham Bois Catholic Players Little Theatre by the Park,

Membership Secretary on 862947 or email

Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 785903.

membership@chessvalley-u3a.org.uk

email: cbcplayers@hotmail.com / web: cbcplayers.co.uk Chesham Methodist Players Chesham Methodist Church Hall,

Archaeology and History

Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. Keith Hitchcock, 784483

Chesham Heritage c/o Peter Hawkes 01494 793000

Chesham Musical Theatre Company

facebook: www.facebook.com/CheshamHeritage/

Performances mainly at The Elgiva.

Chess Valley Archaeological and Historical Society www.cvahs.org.uk

www.cheshammusicaltheatre.co.uk Chesham Theatre Company Productions at

Art

The Elgiva and the Little Theatre by the Park.

Painting for Pleasure White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

www.cheshamtheatrecompany.org.uk

Tues 10am and 1.30pm. Tel. 775190.

Panda Players Musical amateur dramatics group.

Thursday Art Group White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

http://pandaplayers.co.uk

Thurs at 9.30am. Tel. 775190.

The Theatre Shed Chesham Youth Centre, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 07952 461344. For local children and young

Bands

adults of all abilities.

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.

Venues for Hire

Tel. 764569.

  Chesham Town Hall HP5 1DS. Tel. 774842. www.chesham.gov.uk Accessible from the High Street with

Bridge

on-site parking. Four rooms for hire for conferences,

Chesham Bridge Club Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS.

classes, meetings, training courses, parties and receptions.

Tel. Mary Spicer on 782355. Tues. 7.30pm. Duplicate and

Full disabled access.

pairs rubber bridge.

Chesham Youth Centre Old Drill Hall, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA. Tel. 794872. Douglas McMinn Centre East Street. Tel. 783636.  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. Kate Webber 773359. 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

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Choirs

Pond Park Over 30s People’s Group social & community

Chesham Germains Male Voice Choir Rehearsals at White

group meets every Monday in Hivings Church Hall,

Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Mon from 7.30pm. Tel. Ray Walton

Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB from 10am-12pm.

on 01296 624329.

Tel. 583381 after 4pm.

Chess Valley Male Voice Choir Rehearsals at Chesham

Probus Club of Chesham for retired and professional

Methodist Church, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA.

businessmen. Meet Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge

Tues at 8pm. Tel. Tony Usher on 785454.

Lane, HP5 2TF on second Tues each month at noon.

Chrysalis Community Choir Meets Weds 7,45-9.30pm

Tel. Joe Walker on 78399.

at Broadway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG.

Women’s Institute meet at Chesham Town Hall,

Tel Pru Stone on 581115.

HP5 1DS on 2nd Weds each month at 7.30pm.

Damon Singers Rehearsals at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG

Tel. Margaret Heywood on 771272.

Weds 8pm. Small, mixed choir. Tel. Patrick Lunt on 712583.

Crafts

Knights of Harmony A capella male chorus. Rehearsals at

Bobbin Lace Makers White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG

White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG Thurs 8pm. Tel. Chas Owen

Mons 9.30 am and 1.30pm. Tel. Jane Lewis 259198.

on 01296 668985.

Chesham Arts & Craft Society Tel. Christine Smith on 771662.

Theatre Shed Community Choir

Knit and Natter knitting group for beginners to experts.

07952 461344.

Wool, needles, crochet hooks & patterns available. Meet in The Lounge, Hivings Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5

Civic Groups

2DB 10am-12pm on the third Fri each month. Tel. 581089.

Chesham Society www.cheshamsociety.org.uk.

Weaving Class White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

Community Associations

Tel. Bobbie Kociejowski on 0208 748 0924.

Asheridge Vale & Lowndes Community Association

Wednesday Lacemakers White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG at

Email admin@avlca.org.uk. Website: www.avlca.org.uk

9.30am. Tel. Jennifer Watkins on 01442 825348.

Townsend Residents Association kevin@kevinlynch.net

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

Pond Park Community Association Tel. Mark Shaw on

Tel. 775190.

07951 744656.

Dance and Music

Victoria Road Residents Association Tel. Chair Ruth Juett

American Line Dancing White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Weds

on 07942 895566 or Secretary Jonathan Tedd on 772676.

from 7pm. Tel. Diane Murphy on 520031.

Waterside Community Association info@wcassoc.co.uk

BrightStarz singing lessons, musical/theatre drama classes at

Website: www.wcassoc.co.uk

White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Lee Bright on 07961 833426.

Community and Social Groups

Chesham Folk Club at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Mon

Asian Ladies Support Group Tel. Talat Siddiqui on 786861.

from 8.15pm. Tel. Mike Stephenson on 01442 875127.

Cameo Group for people who are over 50 and on their own.

Chesham Folk Dance Club English folk dancing. Meet 8.15

Meets 2nd Sun of the month 3-4.15pm, Hivings Church

pm Fri at the Guide Hut, Bury Lane, HP5 1HX. Tel. 785191.

Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB. Tel. 775936.

Eleanor School of Dancing Line Dancing, Ballroom, Latin &

Chesham Asian Welfare Society Masud Ahmed

exercise to music. Classes at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS

07876 502324 or masud_132@hotmail.co.uk

and Scout Hall. Tel. Ellie on 758330.

Chesham Townswomen’s Guild Meet first Weds each

Gong Baths Sound meditation. Sessions at the Bagnall Centre

month, 2.30pm at Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS.

and the Guide Hut. Tel. Sam Hyder on 07787 291529.

Tel. Pat Semon on 763843.

 Hartbeeps Baby & Toddler Classes at the Guide Hut,

Chesham Over 50s Positive Action Group Open to anyone

Bury Lane, HP5 1HX. Weds 10am sitting to toddling,

over 50. Meet 3rd Fri each month, 10am at Chesham Town

11am toddlers to 5yrs and 12pm newborn to sitting.

Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Barbara Richardson on 786576.

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Jacqu’in the Box Drop-in music sessions. Weds. 10.15am

Chartridge Horticultural Society

(0-4 years) and 11.15am (0 to little steps) at the Little Theatre

Tel. Harry Denham 837405.

by the Park, Church Street, HP5 1HU. Tel. 07948 371615.

Chesham Horticultural Society & Allotment Holders’

Keyboard Class at White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tues

Association Tel. Mike Allenby 784391.

7.30pm. Tel. Bruce Glenister on 784505.

Chesham in Bloom Civic gardening group.

Maggie Monk School of Dancing Ballet, Tap, Modern,

Tel. Kathryn Graves 583798.

Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and GCSE

White Hill Gardeners’ Group Tel. Christine Hosier 771807

dance for children and Ballet, Tap and Modern for adults. Classes in central Chesham. Tel. 01908 785057.

Model Clubs

Sargent and Plester School of Dance Ballet, Tap, Modern

Chesham & District Model Boats Club Meet Sundays in

and National Dance, Street Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre

Lowndes Park. Tel. Eric Little on 786750.

and GCSE Dance. White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG. Tel. Yvonne

Chesham Model Railway Club White Hill Centre,

Plester on 07931 136342.

HP5 1AG. Mon at 8pm. Tel. Nigel Clark on 782347.

Tina-Louise School of Egyptian Belly Dance

Model Flying Club White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

and Hawaiian Hula Town Hall, HP5 1DS,

Weds at 8pm. Tel. D. Humphrey on 772853.

Sun afternoon. Tel. 716947. Tuffney Performing Arts Dance and fitness, various

Natural History

Chesham venues. Tel. 07542 236 133.

Chesham & District Natural History Society St. Mary’s Church Rooms, Church Street, HP5 1HY. Second Mon

Environment

7.30pm. Contact Georgina Lomnitz on geo@waitrose.com

Chesham Environmental Group Voluntary action group.

Chesham Wildlife c/o Matt Kirby 07836 709584

Tel. Phil Folly on 783691.

Search for the Facebook page.

Chiltern Society Regional environmental charity.

Tree Enthusiasts: The Dendrologist Federation SAE for

Tel. 771250.

details of membership to Hon. Sec. Merelene Davis

River Chess Association Local river conservation group.

PO Box 341, Chesham, HP5 2RD.

www.riverchessassociation.org Transition Town Chesham

Photography

info@transitiontownchesham.org.uk and

Chesham Photographic Club White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

www.transitiontownchesham.org.uk

Tues 8pm Sep-Apr. Tel. Julia Bradbury on 774593. Chesham Wildlife c/o Matt Kirby 07836 709584

Fairtrade

Search for the Facebook page.

 Chesham4Fairtrade supports Chesham’s Fairtrade Town status. Tel. Kathryn Graves on 583798 or

Political Organisations

policy@chesham.gov.uk.

Chesham & Amersham Conservative Association 12 Aylesbury End, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LW. Tel. 673745.

Flower Arranging

Chesham & Amersham Conservative Club

Ley Hill Flower Club meets every other Weds at

Lower Ground Floor, Douglas McMinn Centre, East Street,

2pm at Ley Hill Memorial Hall, Ley Hill, HP5 3QR.

HP5 1JD. Tel. 771003.

Tel. Gill Holland 783878.

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

Friends Groups

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

Friends of Chesham Cemetery volunteering group.

Chesham & Amersham Green Party

Contact via the Town Hall on 774842.

Tel. Kate Folly on 783691.

Friends of Lowndes Park volunteering group.

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

Tel. Phil Folly on 783691.

Chiltern Liberal Democrats admin@chilternlibdems.org.uk

Gardening Groups

www.chilternlibdems.org.uk.

Bellingdon, Asheridge & District Horticultural Society

UKIP Chesham & Amersham Branch

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Service Clubs

Uniformed Groups

Amersham & Chesham Lions Club

British Legion Lower Ground Floor, Douglas McMinn

Tel. Bob Roe on 771397

Centre, East Street, HP5 1JD. Tel. 784803

Inner Wheel Meet first Weds each month at Chesham

Royal Air Force Association Tel. Stan Seale on 758304.

Town Hall, HP5 1DS, at 7.30pm. Rotary Club of Chesham Meet at Chartridge Park

Youth Organisations

Golf Club, Chartridge Lane, HP5 2PF on Fri at 12.45pm.

Air Training Corps 2204 Sqn

Tel. John Harding on 863067.

Tel. Flight Lieutenant Geoff Bowles on 0788 191 8406. Boys’ Brigade meet at Broadway Baptist Church,

Slimming Groups

78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Mon 7.30pm for 12-18 years

Slimming World Weds 5.30 & 7.30pm Town Hall, HP5 1DS

and Fri 6.30pm for 5-11 years. Tel. Brian Moss on 763893.

and Fri 9.30am and 11.30am White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG.

Chesham Youth Centre Old Drill Hall, Bellingdon Road,

Tel Liz Thorp on 07922 595272.

HP5 2HA. Tel. 794872.

Weight Watchers Weds 10am and Thurs 6pm at Town

Girlguiding Rainbow Units (5-7 years),

Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. 08457 123000.

Brownie Units (7-1), Guide Units (10-14) and Ranger Units (14-25). Tel. Pat Scragg on 784606.

Transport

Girls’ Brigade meet at Broadway Baptist Church,

Chesham & District Transport Users’ Group Meets every

78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG. Fri 6.30pm for 5-11 years.

6 weeks with aim of optimising public transport in and

Tel. Christine Vockins on 774558.

around Chesham. Tel. Alan Wallwork on 775286.

Scouts and Cub Scouts Tel. Paul Rawlins on 772943.

Metropolitan Line Users’ Federation

Many of the local churches run youth groups.

Tel. Gordon Dixon on 01673 842425.

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Dreamflight’s 32nd Trip to Orlando This October, Chesham-based charity Dreamflight will take another plane-full of amazing children for their holiday of a lifetime. Each year the Charity hires a 747 aircraft and takes 192 children from across the UK, with a serious illness or disability, to Florida. Parents are not allowed, but instead a huge volunteer team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and other helpers look after the children for 10 days.

Dreamflight is not just a holiday; it does something that medicine can't. The children get the opportunity to discover independence, confidence, and a whole new outlook on life. Often for the first time, they realise that they are not the odd one out. They see children around them who have also suffered; they gain perspective, and experience things that they never thought possible. This year’s trip is being supported by a generous donation of £1,000 from the IBB Charitable Trust; who also have an office in Chesham. Their contribution will help pay for each child to have a ‘bumbag’ to hold essential items that they need in the theme parks. There are a number of items that Dreamflight are looking

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Get involved with Arctic One The Arctic One Foundation is a Chesham-based Registered Charity (No.1149536), established in October 2012. The Foundation believes that sport should be accessible to all and aims to provide individuals with disabilities, as well as groups and clubs, the opportunity to get involved in sports and to be active in the community though their own events, grant system and challenges. The Foundation believes that everyone has the ability to enjoy sport in some way. The charity is run totally by volunteers. The Foundation continues to develop a series of annual events and challenges, including our Tri and Para Tri Festival in May, held at the Olympic Venue Eton Downey, which attracts over 140 Para Athletes. We just launched our first ever Para Triathlon World Cup, attracting elite athletes from all over the world, including complete novices and juniors alongside the Foundation’s very first Ambassador, Paralympian gold medallist Andy Lewis. This type of event is unique to the UK with a full range of distances and relays. It really is open to all. The Chesham-based Junior Para Triathlon is now in its sixth year and attracts juniors from all over the country to have a go at the Swim Bike Run event. This is still the only dedicated Junior Para Triathlon event in Europe and is totally free to enter. The event is open to children with any disability with their friends and family and we design the event to suit each individual. Other local events include the Hawridge Duathlon, The Chiltern Aquathlon at Chesham's Open Air Pool and the Pednor10 Run. All abilities are welcome including both abled-bodied and disabled athletes. Arctic One set up their own 'Forward Motion' Grant System in 2015 to provide small grants to

Ambassadors Hannah Moore and Andy Lewis

disabled individuals, clubs and groups to enable them to pursue their sport. So far we have allocated 135 grants involving 23 different sports including triathlon, skiing, horse riding, cycling, boccia, swimming, tennis, running etc. The grants allocated have helped fund race chairs, hand cycles, prosthetic sports arms and legs and general sporting equipment. All fundraisers’ money and donations goes into this system and we hope this will continue to grow. This summer we have launched our 'Summer of Sport' Campaign, setting individual achievable challenges including swimming, cycling and running/push and general activities – even walking the dog throughout the summer, with your chance to win an Arctic One Summer of Sport Medal. We hope to develop this concept further but for more information about the charity, events and grants here are the links:

www.arctic1.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/Arcticonefoundation/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/Arctic_One

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Key to Community Venues & Locations 31 Chesham Leisure Centre 32 Chesham Grammar School 33 Library 34 Post Office 35 United Reformed Church 36 White Hill Centre CDCA 37 Broadway Baptist Church 38 Food Bank 39 Guide Hut 40 Lowndes Park 41 Scout HQ 42 Chesham Station 43 Chesham 1879 Tennis & Squash Club 44 St Mary’s Church 45 Little Theatre by the Park 46 Town Hall 47 McMinn Centre 48 Market Square 49 Watermeadow Surgery 50 Trinity Baptist Church 51 Thomas Harding School 52 Meades Water Gardens 53 The Bagnall Centre 54 Amersham Road Allotments 55 Chesham Cricket Club Ground 56 Chesham United Football Club Ground 57 Christ Church 58 Chesham Moor Gym & Swim 59 Duke of Bedford Charity Trust Allotments 60 Chesham Moor 61 Waterside School

(for map see the preceding page spread) 1 Marston Field 2 Captains Wood 3 Hivings Free Church 4 Greenway Sub Post Office 5 Ivingswood Academy 6 Nashleigh Recreation Ground 7 Co-op Field 8 Royal Mail Sorting Office 9 St Columba’s Catholic Church 10 Brushwood School 11 Asheridge Road Allotments 12 Newtown Evangelical Church 13 Newtown School 14 Elmtree School 15 Chesham Mosque 16 Chesham Cemetery 17 Chess Medical Centre 18 Cameron Road Allotments 19 Heritage House / Skills & Enterprise Centre 20 Codmore Field 21 Chiltern Hills Academy 22 Chesham Rugby Club Ground 23 Methodist Church 24 Quaker Meeting House 25 Spiritualist Church 26 Emmanuel Church 27 Chesham Youth Centre 28 Elgiva Theatre 29 Citizens Advice Bureau 30 Police Station

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 Workaid Refurbishing tools & equipment for people in

Useful Information

need. The Old Boot Factory, 71 Townsend Road, HP5 2AA. Tel. 775220

Animal Welfare Chiltern Cats Protection Rescues & re-homes cats in the

Counselling & Mediation

Chiltern area. Helps with assisted neutering for people on

Chiltern Counselling 9a Market Square. Tel. 786024

low incomes. Tel. 0345 260 2396

Mediation Buckinghamshire free of charge community,

Chilterns Dog Rescue Society Rescues & re-home dogs.

inter-generation family and youth offending mediation.

Tel. 01296 623885

Tel. 520821

Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue Re-homes cats in the Chiltern

Relate Relationship counselling & sex therapy. Tel. 791180

and South Bucks area. Tel. 715345

Way In Youth counselling , family therapy, sexual health.

South Bucks RSPCA Cares for unwanted and abused cats,

60 High Street, Sills Yard. Tel. 791177

dogs, small animals and birds. 24-hour Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 http://rspca-southbucks.org.uk

Debt, Credit & Poverty Assistance Bucks Floating Support For people with housing support

Car Parks

needs. Tel. 01296 484322

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

Chesham Sick Poor Fund Funds for bedding, comforts,

Short Stay: Catlings, Saffron Meadow (Sainsbury’s), Star Yard

fuel, medical aids, recuperative holidays for sufferers of ill

See www.chiltern.gov.uk for more information

health and poverty. Tel. 783304 Chiltern Foodbank 71 The Broadway, HP5 1BX.

Cemetery

Tel. Dave Worrall 07582 171906. Open Tue & Fri

Chesham Cemetery Berkhampstead Road.

10.30am-12.30pm and Wed 1.30-3.30pm

Managed by Chesham Town Council. Tel 774842

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

Charities

South Buckinghamshire Community Bank Support for

Alcoholics Anonymous Chiltern & Thames.

people with poor credit history or difficulties with financial

Tel. 01628 530055

management. Tel. 0208 756 3866

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

Disability Information & Assistance

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

Buckinghamshire Disability Services Charity speaking up

Bucks Vision Visual impairment charity. Tel. 01296 487556

for disabled people’s interests. Tel. 568864

Cardiomyopathy Association Tel. 0800 018 1024

Remap South Bucks Charity providing custom-made

Carers Bucks Tel 0300 777 2722

equipment for disabled people. Tel. 07762 337345

Carers Trust Crossroads Care Service. Tel. 568980  Chiltern Citizens Advice Bureau Drop in Mon-Thu

Employment & Benefits

9.30am-4.30pm and Fri 9.30am-1.00pm; Appointments

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

Mon-Thu 9.30am-4.30pm and Fri 9.30am-1pm. Townsend House, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA. Tel. 775349

Faith Groups & Beliefs

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

Anglican (Church of England)

Community Impact Bucks Support for the voluntary and

Parish of Great Chesham. Parish Office open daily

community sector. 6 Centre Parade, Place Farm Way,

9.30am-1pm. Tel. 783629. parishoffice@greatchesham.org.uk

Monks Risborough, HP27 9JS. Tel 0845 389 0389

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

Douglas McMinn Centre Day Care Centre and community

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

pop-in, East Street, HP5 1DG. Tel. 783636

St. John’s. Bellingdon. Tel. 772914.

DrugFAM Supporting families affected by drug or alcohol

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

misuse. Tel. 442777

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

Trevor Collins Foundation Bowel cancer charity.

Tel. 775564.

Tel. 786827

St. Mary’s. Church Street, HP5 1HY. Tel. 783629. 47


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Baptist

Health & Hospital Services

Broadway Baptist 78 The Broadway, HP5 1EG.

Accident & Emergency at Stoke Mandeville Hospital,

Tel. 772244

Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL. Tel. 01296

Newtown Evangelical Baptist Berkhampstead Road,

315664. Phone 999 in an emergency.

HP5 3AT. Tel. 583790

Red Cross Home from Hospital Service.

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

Extra support for people following short stays in hospital. Tel. 01296 316626.

Free Churches (Non-Denominational)

Minor Injuries & Illness Unit at Wycombe Hospital, Queen

Chartridge Mission Church Chapel Lane, Chartridge,

Alexandra Road, High Wycombe. HP11 2TT. Tel. 526161

HP5 2TH. Tel. 776481

Gladstone Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290

Hivings Free Church Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB.

Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ. Tel. 782884.

Tel. 792197

New Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, 260-290

King’s Church. Services at Chiltern Hills Academy.

Berkhampstead Road. HP5 3EZ. Tel. 782262.

Tel. 792814.

(Emergency Tel. 782101) Water Meadow Surgery, 31A Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET.

Humanist

Tel. 782241. (Emergency Tel. 782242)

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

Housing and Homelessness

Islam

Bucks Floating Support Support for people with housing

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

support needs. Tel. 01296 484322 Homeless tel. Chiltern District Council 732013

Jehovah’s Witnesses

(out of hours emergencies 0207 093 6443)

Chesham Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Kingdom

Housing Interaction Trust for people aged 16-25,

Hall, Griffetts Yard, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NW. Tel. 792944.

60 High Street (Sills Yard), HP5 1EP. Tel. 792870

Judaism

Hospices

South Bucks Jewish Community. Services in Amersham

Hospice of St Francis Spring Garden Lane, Berkhamsted,

and Cheder in Ley Hill. Tel. 0845 644 2370.

HP4 3GW. Tel. 01442 869550 Rennie Grove Hospice Care Tel. 877200

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

Markets

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

General Market in the High Street, Weds and Sat.

Tel. 783048

Tel. Danny Wadmore on 0792 9987 664. Local Produce Market in Market Square on the 4th

Mother’s Union

Saturday each month. Tel. Kathryn Graves on 583798.

Parish of Great Chesham. Gill Pearce Tel. 257537.

Quakers (Society of Friends)

Older Persons

Friends Meeting House. Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA.

Age Concern Good Neighbours. For over-60s in their own

Tel. 782848.

home who need additional support. Tel. 07779 979882. Age UK Bucks. Tel. 01296 431911,

Roman Catholic

Includes handyperson service.

St. Columba’s. 432 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3HQ.

Bucks 50 Plus Forum. Contact Andy on 01296 622 122.

Tel. 785269.

Bucks Falls Prevention Service. Tel. 426868.

Spiritualist

Cameo Group for people who are over 50 and on their own. Meets 2nd Sun of the month 3-4.15pm, Hivings

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

Church Hall, Upper Belmont Road, HP5 2DB. Tel. 775936.

862499.

Chesham Over 50s Positive Action Group Open to anyone

United Reformed Church

over 50. Meet 3rd Fri each month, 10am at Chesham Town

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

Hall, HP5 1DS. Tel. Barbara Richardson on 786576. 48


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

Scouts Christmas Post

Tel. 714420.

Special local Christmas card delivery. Stamps and

Lunch Clubs - held at a number of Chesham churches.

collection boxes in selected local newsagents and stores.

See pages 45 and 46 for contact details.

Contact Brian Gowlet 07713 090106.

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

Transport

07871 388183

Buses

Movers and Shakers Chesham Style for over 55s.

Timetables can be downloaded from www.buckscc.gov.uk.

Talks, crafts, quizzes, exercise and lunch. Held at Chesham

Tel. 01296 382416.

Methodist Church, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HA.

Arriva. Tel. 0344 800 4411

Tel. Gill on 785956.

Carousel. Tel. 01494 450151

South Buckinghamshire Handyvan. Free home security,

Red Eagle. Tel. 01296 630402

advice & assistance for eligible over 60s. Tel. 01255 473999.

Red Rose Travel. Tel. 01296 747926 Vale Travel. Tel. 01296 484348

Police Station Chesham Police Station. Broad Street, HP5 3EA. Tel. 101.

Trains

In emergencies tel. 999. Front counter closed until

Chesham Station, Station Approach, HP5 1DH. Ticket

further notice.

office hours Mon-Fri 7-10am, Sat & Sun 10-11am. Terminus of the Metropolitan Line. Regular service to

Post Offices

central London. Tel. 0843 222 1234.

Chesham Post Office. 81 High Street, HP5 1DE. Tel. 0345 722 3344. Greenway Sub-post Office. 11 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. Tel. 783133. Sorting Office. 6 Howard Industrial Estate, Chilton Road, HP5 2BJ. Tel. 782775.

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

Recycling/Household Waste Sites

disability. Tel. 766123.

Contact Waste Management Tel. 729000. Recycling Facilities Boundary collection of paper, cardboard, glass and plastic for all households on a fortnightly cycle. Boundary collection of food waste weekly.

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

Other Refuse Services Fortnightly boundary collection of

General Enquiries. Tel. 0345 357 2407

general waste, collection of bulky household waste

Operational Enquiries. Tel. 0845 782 3333.

(charged service), free clinical waste collection, garden

Leakspotters’ Hotline. Tel. 0800 376 5325.

waste collection (charged service). Household Waste Site Latimer Road, HP5 1TL. Open 7 days a week, 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.

Sewerage Thames Water. Emergencies tel. 0800 316 9800

Water and Sewerage Water Affinity Water

GILBERTS TAXIS 01494

771000

Registrar of Births, Deaths, Marriages & Partnerships

| 786368

FREE RING BACK SERVICE – 24 HOUR SERVICE SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1956

Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office,

www.gilbertsofchesham.com

29 Windsor End, Beaconsfield, HP9 2JJ. Open Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm. Tel. 475200. 49


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

Promoting your business

Networking

Chamber website, in a searchable database of members

First and foremost, we are a Networking Organisation, and a friendly one at that. Over a year, we organise more than 30 opportunities for members to meet up, make new contacts, and uncover new business opportunities. Our twicemonthly Breakfast Club, alternating between Chesham, Amersham and the Chalfonts, has proved a big hit.

and services.

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

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

Join us and join in

business organisations. We see such organisations as mutually complementary, rather than competition.

A conduit for business & local information

Through our special recognition awards we

Our networking meetings are opportunities to share information, and to hear authoritative speakers talk on matters of importance to businesses and their owners. We keep our membership up to speed with local issues such as the Joint Local Plan, and initiatives such as Small Business Saturday. Our web site is updated regularly; we have a long and growing mailing list; we are active on social media, with more than 1,100 Twitter followers.

recognise the efforts of those who have helped make our area a better place to live and do business.

Developing skills We take an active interest in development of skills and young people in the region. In particular, we cooperate where possible with Bucks Skills Hub and Young Enterprise.

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Social networking events

Having fun

Join us

Some of our events, such as our summer garden party, Golf Day and Christmas event, are very social occasions, conducive to making new friends as well as business contacts.

Many new members joined the Chamber in the first half of 2018. We are a happy, growing and inclusive network. We welcome guests to most of our events, but are always keen to encourage new members, with the closer relationships that membership brings. 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. We are open to ideas for new initiatives. Following the Brexit vote, this may be a time for cultivating links with similar organisations in Europe, but we’d need volunteers to help – any takers?

Focus on skills and training

Jean Pritchard, Chamber Secretary on 0800 014 9811 or email at: info@chilternchamber.org

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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)

 Honeybelle Graphic Design Sophie Honeybelle,

  Alexander-Churchill LLP, Brandon House,

honeybelle.co.uk, 07747 745041

90 The Broadway, Chesham, HP5 1EG, 783737

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

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

Advice Bureau

Cestreham Business Services, Amaryllis, 2 Lee Farm Close,

 Chiltern Citizens Advice Bureau, Townsend House,

Botley Road, HP5 1XW, 778993

Townsend Road, HP5 2AA 0844 2451 289

Chess Valley Chartered Accountants, 5 Portobello Close,

Agricultural Merchants

HP5 2PL, 773939

Agricultural Central Trading Ltd, 90 The Broadway,

 C J Chartered Accountants, 50 Bellingdon Road,

High St, HP5 1EG, 784931

HP5 2HA, 580054

George Browns Agricultural Machinery, Vale Road,

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

HP5 3NZ, 782334

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

Antiques & Collectables / Bric a Brac

 George Hay & Co, 235 Berkhampstead Road,

Archway Antiques, Tap Yard, HP5 1BY, 0797 0757030

HP5 3AP, 784285

Antique Restoration & Polishing, 1 The Row, Hawridge

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

Common, HP5 2UH, 758172

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

 Collector's Paradise, 40 High St, HP5 1EP, 794947

  Murray’s Accounting Services Ltd,

Heroes Record Shop, 42 High Street, HP5 1EP,

Mead Court, 10 The Mead Business Centre,

07747 830167

176-178 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EE, 792792

John Armistead Restorer of Antique Metal,

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

Malham Cottage, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758209

Richard Wyatt & Co, 109c High St, HP5 1DE, 782915 SAS Accounting Services, 7 Lycrome Rd, HP5 3LA, 776460

Architects

Sharp Consulting (UK) Ltd, 182 White Hill,

 Alison Phillips Design Associates, 499 Waterside,

HP5 1AZ, 786182

HP5 1QF, 07946 616376

SRL Accounting, Unit 1 Chess Business Park, Moor Road

Berkeley & Brown Planning & Architecture

HP5 1SD, 358116

583152 / 07767 301803 Cannon Morgan & Rheinberg Partnership,

Advertising Agencies / Graphic Designers

791066

(see also Printing & Pre-Press)

Seabrook Architects, The Studio Barn,

Andy Roker Design, HP5 1PY,

Bury Farm Court Yard, Pednor Road HP5 2JU, 778918

775489/07958 103055

Jonathan R Vize Riba Chartered Architect,The Brambles,

Butterfly Print & Design, Graphics House,

145 Botley Road, HP5 1XN, 775306

21 Germain Street, Chesham, HP5 1LH. 782605

Lawrence Wiggins Associates, Norfolk House,

Chesham Graphics Design, 33 Chartridge Lane,

Station Road, HP5 1DL, 791040

HP5 1JL, 792921

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

Chris Sims, 384 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3HG, 771706

772424

  Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd., 2 Laceys Yard,

Maurice Phillips Partnership, Unit 2,

High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

105 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HQ, 793777

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We are an Independent Company, with three generations of our family actively fulfilling the needs of the families we serve

• 24 Hour Service • Private Chapels of Rest • Traditional & Alternative Funerals • Woodland Burials GOLDEN CHARTER INDEPENDENT WAY FUNERAL PLANS

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Art Dealers / Galleries / Picture Framers

Beauty Therapists / Salons

Cambrian Picture Framers & Gallery, 12 Darsham Walk,

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

High Street, HP5 1EP, 791365

07380 881010

Chesham Picture Framers, 10 Birch Way, 776477

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

FrameCraft, 1a, 62 Higham Rd, 778118

Flix, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

  Hawkes Design & Picture Framing, 2 Laceys Yard,

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

High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

786639

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

My New Look / Bridal Looks, Felden,

775798

Orchard Leigh, HP5 3QE, 786976

Monopteros Fine Art, Trinchicunum, Hunters Close,

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

HP5 2RJ, 771311

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

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

775994 Nailicious, 32 High Street, HP5 1EP,

Arts & Crafts

256993 / 07903 682728

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

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

  JPS, 7 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 791112

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

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

782255 USA Diamond Nail, 38 High Street, HP5 1EP,

Auto Electrics

774417

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

Bed & Breakfast - see Where to Stay page 25

PW Auto Electrics, Unit 2 Crown Ind Estate,

Beverage Distributor

180 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3ET, 793838

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

Bakers & Confectioners

Tel. 07976 254102

 Auberge du Chocolat, Unit 28, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 774179

Biomanufacturing Consultants

Darvell & Sons (Chesham Bakehouse)

Biopharm Services Ltd, Unit 1, Chess Business Park,

28-30 High Street HP5 1EP,774974

Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 758011

Greggs, 49 High Street, HP5 1BW, 782843

Blacksmith - see Ironwork-Decorative

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

Blinds and Awnings Regency Awnings (UK) Ltd, Copsham House,

Balloon Printers - Wholesale

53 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 794508

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

Banks

Bookkeeping Services

Barclays, 102 High Street, HP5 1DY, 654303

Chiltern Accounting Services, 27B Berkeley Avenue,

Halifax, 26 High St, HP5 1EP, 657803

HP5 2RN, 07411 024716

Lloyds, 79 High St, HP5 1DE, 782191

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

Barrister

Bookmakers

Emily Culverhouse www.EmilyCulverhouse.co.uk

Betfred, 12 High Street HP5 1EP, 0800 731 1210

Westbrook Data Protection Services, 5 High Street,

Coral Bookmakers, 9-11 White Hill, HP5 1AB,

HP5 1BG, 07540 410130

0800 169 0299

Bathroom Equipment

Book Shops

Respatex International Ltd, Watermeadow House,

Waterstones, 54 High St HP5 1EG, 778628

HP5 1LF, 771242

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

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Brewery Shop

 Patchwork Associates, 66 White Hill, HP5 1AZ,

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

07973 830440 QED Management Services, 6 Aylward Gardens, HP5 2QX,

Brick Manufacturers / Merchants

783994

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

Rephrase, 298 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SQ, 02033 974870

758212

 Sketch Insight Consulting, Brandon House,

Valley Haulage (Brick Merchant), Nut Hazel Cross Farm,

90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 07798 784319

The Vale, Hawridge, HP5 3NU, 783670

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

Brush Manufacturers Butchers

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

 Gerry Martins Master Butcher,

Building/Construction/Plastering

46 High Street, HP5 3ET, 773580

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

Godden Butchers, Unit 1 Crown Business Estate,

773114

180 Berkhampstead Road HP5 1EP, 772997

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

Camping Equipment

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

Millets The Outdoor Store, 35 High Street,

792745

HP5 1BW, 791920

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

Car Dealers

Mark Scott Construction Ltd, 434 Chartridge Lane,

Chartridge Sports & Prestige

HP5 2SJ, 794545

The Backs, HP5 1DH, 07445 778866

Pro Supply Engineering Services Ltd, 20 Hampden Ave,

Chesham Car and Van Sales / Get Jeeped,

HP5 2HL, 792612

Chesham Service Station, Bellingdon Rd, HP5 2NT,

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

783364

782865

Chesham Trade Centre, Townsend Rd, HP5 2AA, 778234

Tuskar Construction Services Ltd, Unit 2, Botley Lane,

Church Garage, 164 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HG, 776333

HP5 1XS, 785689

Just the Car Ltd, 112 Latimer Rd, HP5 1QQ,

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

07947 485491

784721

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

Building Societies (see also Banks)

  Priests of Chesham Ltd (Ford/MG Rover), Latimer Rd,

Nationwide Building Society, 75 The Broadway, HP5 1BX,

HP5 1QQ, 784491

0845 266 0317

The Motoring Team, Amersham Road, HP5 1NQ

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

0208 115 8422

782575

Car Parts & Accessories Building Services (uPVC)

Autopartz, 216 Bellingdon Road HP5 2NN, 810006

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

 Blackboots.co.uk/Wheels in Motion, Unit 33, Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD,

784083

797820 / 0800 120 1303

Business Services

Motor Parts Direct, Unit 8, Anglo Business Park,

 Action Coach, 196 Botley Road, HP5 1XT,

Asheridge Road, HP5 2QA, 772635

414081 Anteris Consulting Ltd, 1 Lee Farm Close, HP5 1XW,

Car Repairs

771478

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

Fairleas Business Services, Fairleas House,

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

1 Portobello Close, HP5 2PL, 771430

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

Castings

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

Draycast Foundries Ltd, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NR,

771084

786077

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

Caterers - Outside Catering

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

Boolee Scrumptious (cakes) 07834 160534

784491

The Little Orchard Kitchen (Outside Catering)

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

4 Chiltern House, HP5 1PS. Tel. 07960 777231

773413

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

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

Catering Logistics

Newtown Garage Ltd, Unit A1-A3,

 Global Infusion Group, Nashleigh Hill, Chesham,

Alma Road Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 772277

HP5 3HE, 790715

 Oakleigh Garage Services, Unit G, Chiltern Commerce Centre, 43 Asheridge Rd,

Ceilings - Suspended

HP5 2PY, 792828

Abacus Ceilings Ltd, 7a Waterside Business Park,

Wey Lane Garage, Wey Lane, HP5 1JH, 783631

Waterside, Bucks, HP5 1PE, 791797

White, B S (Car Body Repairs), Two Fields Farm,

Quality Suspended Ceilings, 48 Berkeley Avenue,

Whelpley Hill, HP5 3RL, 01442 832031

HP5 2RW, 791173

Car Valeting

Charitable Organisations

Aqua Mobile Valeting, 12 Rachels Way, 07831 831977

Bras For Africa, 10 Springfield Road, HP5 1PW,

Kif Car Wash Ltd, Unit 3 Howard Industrial Estate,

0759 335 7718

Chilton Road, HP5 2AU. 07449 759386

Buckinghamshire Mind, Sun House 32 Church Street,

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

HP5 1DS, 583798

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

 Chesham4Fairtrade, Chesham Town Hall, HP5 1DS, 775651

Car/Van Rentals

Douglas McMinn Centre, East St, HP5 1DG, 783636

J & R Car & Van Hire, Unit 1 Chess Business Park,

  Dreamflight, 15 Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road,

Moor Road, HP5 1SB, 727277 / 794444

HP5 2PX, 722733 Housing Interaction Trust, 60 High St, HP5 1EP, 792870

Cards - Retail

Mediation Buckinghamshire, 520821

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

 Ride Chartridge, c/o Chartridge Combined Schol,

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

Cogdells Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TW. 0767653 619019 River Chess Association www.riverchessassociation.org

Carpenters & Joiners

Theatre Shed, Broaway Baptist Church, 78 The Broadway,

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

HP5 1EG, 07952 461344 Transition Town Chesham,

Carpet / Upholstery Cleaning

www.transitiontownchesham.org.uk

Red Services, 2 Crabbe Crescent, HP5 3DD, 792124

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

Simply Clean, 14 Darvell Drive, HP5 2QL, 771877

771857 The Chiltern Society, FREEPOST (HH601), Chesham,

Carpet Suppliers / Fitters

HP5 1ZA.

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

 Workaid, The Old Boot Factory, 71 Townsend Road,

  Summerling Carpets & Curtains Ltd, Unit 2,

HP5 2AA, 775220

90 The Broadway HP5 1EG. Tel: 786307

Charity Shops

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

Barnardo's Children's Shop, 128 High Street,

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British Heart Foundation, 52 High Street, 791281

Maxime's Ironing Services, 07963 249574

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

Oven Clean, domestic oven cleaning, 462761

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

Coach & Minibus Hire

Oxfam, 86 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 775248

Naughtons of London & Chesham, 785451

Rennie Grove Hospice Care, 116 High Street, HP5 1EB RSPCA, 47 High Street, HP5 1BW, 810118

Complementary Practitioners

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

 The Bagnall Centre, 71-79 Waterside, HP5 1PE,

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

791288

 The Workaid Shop, 71 Townsend Road,

Ben Colyer, Cranial Osteopathy for Babies and Adults,

HP5 2AA, 775220

Chesham 07799 258883 Chesham Osteopathic Clinic, 2 Mill Close,

Chemical Manufacturers/Distributors

HP5 1QL, 793747

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

Chesham Podiatry, 70 Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 774276 Chiltern Natural Therapies, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim,

Chemists - Dispensing

Moor Road, HP5 1SE, 07847 485805

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

Chiltern Physiotherapy Clinic, Water Meadow Surgery,

Chess Pharmacy, Chess Medical Centre,

Red Lion Street, HP5 1ET, 782241 /07923 543788

260-290 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ, 782968

Elizabeth Calderara Fabulous Feet, reflexology for children

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

& children with special needs, The Crystal Healing Clinic,

Garlicks Chemist, Watermeadow Surgery, Red Lion Street,

19 Broadlands Avenue, HP5 1AJ, 778055/0779 1659554

HP5 1ET, 784664

Flix, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

Rowlands Pharmacy, 252 Berkhampstead Road

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

HP5 3ET, 782929

Joanne Boyden-Wilson, Amatsu Therapist/ Reflexologist,

Superdrug, 65 The Broadway, HP5 1BX, 773286

201 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SF, 588022 Judith Baker, Chartered Paediatric Physiotherapist, 722730

Childcare

Julia Brammer, Alexander Technique Teacher and Massage

ISP Childcare, Aureole House, 9 Church St, HP5 1HS,

Practitioner, 783684 / 07739 836174

792999/0800 0857989

Kristine De Block, Medical Herbalist 07821 774286 Laceys Yard Therapies & Gifts, Homeopathy, Shiatsu,

Children’s & Baby Wear

Reflexology, Massage, Acupuncture, Crystals

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

2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 771324 Terry Breeze, McTimoney Chiropractor,

Children’s Entertainers

4 Windsor Road, HP5 2DF,

Rainbow Bigbottom & Co, The Studio, Park View,

783999

Stanley Avenue, HP5 2JF, 771029

Computer Services / Consultants

Christmas Trees

Brandacs Service, 67 The Broadway, HP5 1BX,

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

07554 600144

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

Chilcomp Limited, 16 Station Rd, HP5 1DH, 791673 Computer Repairs++, 07831 373871 / 01494 564251

Civic Groups

Confident Computing, 15 White Hill, HP5 1AB,

 The Chesham Society, www.cheshamsociety.org.uk

793834 Easy Links, 150 High Street, HP5 1EF.

Cleaning Services – Office & Domestic

259962

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

Komputer Consultancy Services Ltd. (KCS),

07572 369545

14 Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 773722

 Chiltern Cleaning Services Ltd, 36 Coppice Farm Park, St

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

Leonards, HP23 6LG, 01296 625081

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Dairies Braziers Dairies, Bellingdon Rd, HP5 2NN, 784232 Rowan Tree Goats Farm, Ley Hill, Chesham, HP5 1UN, 793259

Axia Management Services Ltd,The Old Bakehouse, Eskdale Ave, HP5 3AX, 775516 Connect Systems, The Island, Moor Rd, HP5 1NZ, 810900

Decorators Merchants

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

 Colour Supplies Ltd, Unit 2, Chess Business Park,

Computer Systems / Equipment

Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 782601

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

Topps Tiles, Unit 1, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 793189

N E Computing Ltd, 12 Alma Road Trading Estate,

Dentists / Dental Repairs

HP5 3HB, 792002

Chess House Dental Practice, 105 High Street,

Conference & Management Training

HP5 1DE, 771856

Chartridge Lodge, Chartridge Lane, Chartridge,

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

HP5 2TU, 837484 / 0845 230 5858   Chesham Town Hall, Baines Walk, High Street, Chesham, HP5 1DS, 774842 De Vere Venues, Latimer Place, Latimer, HP5 1UG, 764422/0844 980 2312

782940

Conservatories - see Double Glazing

Tooth Booth, Chess Medical Centre,

Copywriter / Journalist

 York House Dental Practice, 249 Berkhampstead Rd,

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

HP5 3AS, 783874

Councils

Dieting & Nutrition

K/Dent Dental Laboratory, 116a High Street, HP5 1EB, 778123 Market Square Dental Practice, 16 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EZ, 792810 260-290 Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3EZ, 730940

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

Slimming World, Liz Thorp, 07922 595272 Herbalife, Natasha Newlands, 07810 470149

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

DIY Shop

Creative Projects

0333 011 2112

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

Wickes, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 776932

 Patchwork Associates, 66 White Hill, 07973 830440

260-290 Berkhampstead Road, 782262

ScrewFix, Chess Business Park, Moor Rd, HP5 1SD

Doctors New Surgery, Chess Medical Centre, Gladstone Surgery, Chess Medical Centre,

Crime Prevention Products

260-290 Berkhampstead Road, 782884

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

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

Curtains / Soft Furnishings

Dog and Pet Home Boarding/ Pet Sitting/Walking

Anna Christensen Interiors, 26 Brushwood Rd, 774935 Lynda Cooper Curtains, 292 Chartridge Lane, 783863 Neptune, Canada Mill, Amersham Rd, HP5 1NG, 398472

Animal Antics, 07790 240238 Cassie’s Creature Comforts, 01494 262676

  Summerling Carpets & Curtains Ltd, Unit 2,

Dog Walking, 01494 727729 or 07795 655175

90 The Broadway HP5 1EG. Tel: 786307

Must Love Dogs, 07540 287704

Cycle Shops

771493

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

The Chiltern Dog Walker, 07958 322252

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

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Kumon (Chesham), Chesham Grammar School, White Hill, HP5 1BA, 0800 854714 / 01753 279787  Pen and Ink Tuition Ltd., 25 High Street, HP5 1BG, 773300

Walk-eeze, 01442 834398, 07866 587117

Domestic Appliances / Sales & Service Chiltern Domestic Servicing Ltd, 129 Broad Street,

Electrical Goods - see Domestic Appliances

HP5 3EF, 771682 CP Summers Ltd, 58 Frances St, HP5 3ES,

Electrical Supplies - Wholesale

778375/07956 560530

City Electrical Factors Ltd, Unit 12, Howard Industrial Estate, Chilton Rd, HP5 2AU, 792300 Gil-lec Limited, Wey Lane HP5 1JH, 778800

 Domesco Ltd, 109 High St, HP5 1DE, 784214 Sharley Domestics Service Repairs, 485926

Double Glazing & Window Repairs

Electricians & Electrical Contractors

SEHBAC / Conservatory Centre,

(See also Lighting and Electrical Engineers)

5 & 6 Crown Business Estate, Berkhampstead Rd,

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

HP5 3ET, 794794

Cummins Electrics, 773172/07956 951941

Drainage Contractors

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

Aspect Water Solutions, 868108 Drain Doctor Plumbing, 24 Long Meadow, HP5 2BN, 794128

 Fireflies UK Group (inc. Metalwork) 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07446 746506 Gilbert Electrical (Bucks), 1 Pentagon Place,

Drama

Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3AP, 786929

Di Burnett Youth Theatre, 773917

746506

GWS Corporation Ltd., 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ, 07446 E W Jenkins & Son, 17 Codmore Crescent,

Dress Making / Dress Designers

HP5 3LX, 783442

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

Lindean, 21 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 783936 / 07740 404670  Martyn Electrical Services, 17 Manor Way,

Driving Schools

HP5 3BG, 583277

ASM Driving School, 778909/07789 547959 Ken's Driving School, 72 Nalders Road, 774978 St Christopher Driving Academy, 29 Eunice Grove,

Employment & Recruitment Consultants

HP5 1RL, 782158

Orchard House Industrial Estate, Amersham Road,

Driving Force, First Floor Offices, Orchard House, HP5 1NE 785113

Dry Cleaners

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

AAK Dry Cleaners, 122 High Street, HP5 1EB 774444 Johnsons (Drive-In), 1 Broad Street, 785349 Simply The Best, 90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 773914

654700

Educational / Tuition

HP5 1NL, 791563

Engineers Amba Tools, Buckingham House, Mineral Lane,  Silverson Machines Ltd, Waterside, HP5 1PQ, 786331

Ahead Tuition, 07846 251764 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,

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

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JNP Group, Link House, St Mary’s Way, Chesham

Financial Advisers

HP5 1HR, 771221

 Buckinghamshire Mortgage Co. Ltd., 16 High Street,

PTA, 29 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EJ,

HP5 1EP, 778000

772721

 Oakwood Financial Services, 70 The Broadway,

TP Engineering Services, The Thorns, Mineral Lane,

HP5 1EG, 792737

HP5 1NJ, 771100

 Perspective (Home Counties) Ltd., 4-10 Red Lion Street,

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

HP5 1HF, 778199

791869

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

Engineers - Design J P Hildreth Ltd, 114 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2RG,

Fire Risk Safety

07761 967115

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

Engineers - Precision

Fireplace / Woodburner Showroom

Guest Gear Services, Higham Mead, Higham Road,

H G Matthews, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR, 758225

HP5 2AH, 794667

The Fire Place Chesham, 164 Broad Street, HP5 3ED 855455 / 07731 383260

Equestrian & Pet Supplies (see also Saddlery) Bellingdon End Farm Supplies, Bellingdon, HP5 2UR,

Fireworks - for Displays

758239

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

Estate Agents Hunters, 83 High Street, 775544

Flags & Flagstaffs

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

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

 Chancellors, 64 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 774343

783938

 Potter & Ford, 112 High St, HP5 1EB, 778844 Robsons, 1 Broad Street, HP5 3EA, 211104

Flooring Services / Tile shops

 Sovereign Estates, 70 The Broadway HP5 1EG, 792737

Town & Country Flooring to Design,

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

20–22 Red Lion Street, HP5 1EZ, 775909 Topps Tiles, Unit 1, Chess Business Park, HP5 2AA, 793189

Etched Glass Graphics

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

Partition Graphics Ltd, Unit 4, Chiltern Court, Asheridge

791042

Road, HP5 2PX, 776673

Florists Fabric Wholesalers

The Flower Box, 32a High Street, HP5 1EP, 778283

Chess Designs Ltd, Unit 36, Chess Business Park, Moor

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

Road, HP5 1SD, 772074

Food Bank Farm Shops

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

Johns Lane Farm Shop, Johns Lane, Ashley Green,

Football Club

HP5 3PT. Tel. 01442 864366

Chesham United Association Football Club, Amy Lane,

Feng Shui & Bazi Consultant

HP5 1NE, 783964

Jo Mitchell, Feng Shui Innovations, 150 Botley Rd,

French Polishing / Clock Repairs

HP5 1XN, 783189

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

Finance Brokers Chiltern Consulting Ltd, Unit 2 Power House, Higham

Function Rooms/Hall Hire

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Chartridge Lodge, Chartridge Lane, Chartridge, HP5 2TU,

Oaklands Garden Maintenance, Unit 10, Alma Road

837484 / 0845 230 5858

Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 771219

 Chesham Town Hall, Baines Walk, HP5 1DS,

 Peter Woolnough Landscaping & Plant Hire,

774842

2 Mattesdon Cottages, Lycrome Road, Lye Green,

Chess Suite Function Rooms, The Meadow, Amy Lane,

HP5 3LQ, 785866 / 07973 175244

HP5 1NE, 783964

Pro Supply Engineering Services Ltd, 20 Hampden Ave,

Chiltern View at Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge,

HP5 2HL, 792612

HP5 2TF, 791772

Roger Pearce Landscaping, 07790 240238

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

Shepherd Nursery, Chartridge, HP5 2YD, 775688

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

Gifts

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

Anatolian Crafts - The Bazaar, 236 Waterside, HP5 1PG, 07768 298677

775190

Aspen Gray, 44 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792225

Funeral Services

Candles@Miss Soy, 8 Hillside, HP5 2PQ, 793261

Chesham Muslim Funeral Service, 72 Broad Street,

En Route, 456 Berkhampstead Rd, HP5 3HQ, 793350

HP5 3DX, 772966

Harvey Johns, 10 High Street, HP5 1EP, 782161

 Church View Funeral Services, 161 Broad Street,

Laceys Yard Therapies & Gifts, High Street,

HP5 3EF, 776777

HP5 1BU, 771324

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

Golf Clubs

791359

  Chartridge Park Golf Club, Chartridge, Chesham,

Furniture - Makers & Designers

HP5 2TF, 791772

England Bros, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 792633

Chesham & Ley Hill Golf Club, Ley Hill, HP5 1UZ

Michael Johnson Furniture, Unit 1b, Larkin Industrial Est,

784541

Springfield Rd, HP5 1PW, 774000

Graphic Designers - see Advertising Agencies Gyms - see Health Clubs

Furniture - Retailers  Chiltern Care Chairs Ltd, 21 Germain Street,

Hairdressers & Barbers

HP5 1LH, 793129

Altered Image, 101 High Street, HP5 1DE, 773382

Garage Services - see Car Repairs

Ari’s Barber Shop, 5 Greenway, HP5 2DA, 913256 Ask Hair & Beauty, 90 The Broadway, HP5 1EG

Garden Landscaping / Maintenance / Nurseries (see also Lawnmowers)

The Barber Shop, 2 High Street, HP5 1EP, 778429 Broadway Barbers, 73 The Broadway, HP5 1BX, 784167 Cut UK, 2 High Street, HP5 1EP, 778429

Chessmount Nurseries, 41b Chessmount Rise, Waterside,

Fantasia Hair, 1st Floor, 4 High Street, 783207

HP5 1RB, 772051 (no longer open to the public)

Flix Hair and Beauty, 5 High Street, HP5 1BG, 782825

Cowie Design Associates, 26 Springfield Road, Waterside,

Goodfellas Barbershop, 33b High Street, HP5 1BW, 261140

HP5 1PW, 772735

Harry’s Barbers, 85 Broad Street, HP5 3EF

CS Garden Services, 07864 868629, 785160

King'z Barber Shop, 124 High St, HP5 1EB, 07731 555601

Green Ladies, 01494 583274

Klass Kuts, 13 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 778670

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

Laura's Locks & Lashes, 07511 05009

Horticon Nurseries, The Nursery, Kiln Lane, Ley Hill,

Mane Hair Design, 1 Market Square, HP5 1HG, 794424

HP5 3QS, 774667

MBS Grooming, 15 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 07404 933138

Irma Ansell Garden Design, Elm Cottage, Asheridge Road,

Mel’s Barber Shop, 120 High Street, HP5 1DE, 786878

782329

Simply Hair, (mobile service) 07734 499244

M Stone Landscaping, 13 Marston Close, HP5 2PR,

The Barbers Room @ Fantasia, 1st Floor, 4 High Street,

785757/07919 362038

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Brian D Suttie (Chesham) Ltd INDEPENDENT Professional Eyecare Eye Examinations We use state of the art technology including OCT, retinal and slit lamp photography in addition to our routine eye examinations. We also run a Specialist Dry Eye Clinic. Contact Lenses All our resident Optometrists are highly experienced contact lens practitioners. We fit all types of contact lenses, including complicated prescriptions and multifocals. Spectacles & Sunglasses We have an extensive range of frames to suit your style, needs and budget. All leading brands including Nike, Chloë, Adidas, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Ray-Ban® etc. Care Plans Enjoy the many benefits of our Spectacle and Contact Lens Care Plans. Payment by instalment for spectacles and contact lenses. Full examination fees, including extra and specialist examinations are all covered by a monthly fee.

NEW! OCT Retinal Scanning available It’s not just your vision we care about - it’s your health too... Early detection of Age Related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma etc

01494 784141 44 Broad Street, Chesham, Bucks HP5 3DX

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 Velo HR, 280 Chartridge Lane, HP5 2SG, 02032 392109

Blucher St, HP5 2JB, 786699

Illustrator – Digital

Wright Hairdressers, 6 Vale Road, HP5 3HH

 Sophie Honeybelle, www.behance.net/sophiehoneybelle

Handyman

0774 774 5041

The 50 plus Handyman, 110 High Street, HP5 1EB 0845 225 0495

Image Processing Systems Module Design

 Handyman Help, 07711 410904

Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd, Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 793167

Hardware - Retail Insurance Brokers

 Pearces Hardware, 6/8 High St, HP5 1EP, 784174

 Asprey Harris, 252a Berkhampstead Road, HP5 3ET,

Hardware / Garden / DIY Distributors

773777

 McMinn Hardware Wholesalers, Weir House Mill,

Interior Designers & Furnishers

Latimer Road, HP5 1QJ, 786241

 Avant-Garde Interiors Ltd., 3 Crown Cottages, Ley Hill,

Health & Safety in the Office/at Work

HP5 1UY, 264024

Back 2 Basics, 430 Waterside, HP5 1QE, 07765 682043

County Interior Design, Pump Barn, Bellingdon

Chiltern Consulting (Safety), Unit 2 Power House,

Farm,Bellingdon, HP5 2XU, 757220

Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 778499

Health Clubs

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

Body Rescue, Saxeway Business Centre, Chartridge Lane,

 Adelante, 6 The Power House, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH,

HP5 2SH, 256303

793555

 Chesham Moor Gym & Swim, Moor Road, HP5 1SE,

Cary Digital LLP, 7 Lansdowne Rd, HP5 2BA, 776280

776975

Consultants-Direct Ltd., 4 Hospital Hill, HP5 1PJ, 792680

Chesham Leisure Centre, HP5 1BB, White Hill, 791779

 Ley Hill Solutions, Beech House, 9 Cheyne Walk,

Welcome Gym, Amersham Road, Chesham, HP5 1NE

HP5 1AY, 772327 Netui Ltd., Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 0207 183

Health Products / Stores

3380

  Healthright, 27 High St, HP5 1BG, 771267

Net Commerce Solutions Ltd, PO Box 328, HP5 2JG, 778926

Heating Contractors

SJI Web Design, The Barn, Savecroft Farm, Bellingdon,

E W Jenkins & Son, 17 Codmore Crescent, 783442

HP5 2XN, 758155

Franklin Heating Ltd, 19 Hampden Avenue, HP5 2HL,

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

782038

Ironwork – Decorative Hotels - see page 25 Where to Stay

Stephen Cheeld, The Old Smithy, Hawridge Common, HP5 2UQ, 758126

Household Stores

GWS Ironwork, 31 Broadlands Avenue, HP5 1AJ,

Home Life Warehouse Ltd ‘Circle 7’, 1 High St, HP5 1BG

505168

Pearces Hardware, 6-8 High Street, HP5 1EP, 784174

Janitorial Supplies

Supersaver, 25 High Street, HP5 1BG, 776623

Summit Hygiene, Cameron Rd, HP5 3BX, 793414

Human Resources  The HR Dept (Passion4People), 164 White Hill,

Jewellery Retail & Repairs

HP5 1AZ, 07798 627889

Chesham Gold Buyers, 81-84 Broad Street, HP5 3EF,

 S. J. Jarrett Ltd, Birch Grove, Oak Lane, Braziers End,

372051

HP5 2UL, 757013

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 Ley Hill Solutions, Beech House, 9 Cheyne Walk,

In Ore Jewellers, 8 Darsham Walk, HP5 1EP, 784163

HP5 1AY, 772327

Joinery

Manor Resources, 26 Manor Way, HP5 3BH,

England Bros, Higham Mead, HP5 2AH, 792633

776181/07961 177017

Howdens Joinery Ltd, Unit 4/5, Chess Business Park,

QED Management Systems, 6 Aylward Gardens, Chesham

Moor Rd, HP5 1SB, 793653

HP5 2QX, 783994

Kitchen Furniture Manufacturers

Markets

Top Notch Designs Ltd, Units 3-5,

Chesham Market, Amersham & Chesham Market Traders

Alma Road Industrial Estate, HP5 3HB, 791123

Co-operative Ltd, operating on behalf of Chiltern District Council, Danny Wadmore 07929 987664,

Kitchen Planning & Installation

or Chiltern District Council on 732093

Dream Doors, 5 Broad Street HP5 3EA,

 Chesham Local Produce Market, 583798

378024

email policy@chesham.gov.uk

I Dream Kitchens, 28 Red Lion Road, HP5 1EZ,

Fiesta Street Food Markets fiestastreetmarket@gmail.com.

793593  Latimer Property Services, 772540, 07801

Market Research & Analysis

866118

WDG Ltd, 26a High Street, HP5 1EP, 772436

Wickes, Townsend Road, HP5 2AA, 776932

Marketing & Advertising Consultants Ladies Fashions

 ABCG (AshtonBrand Consulting Ltd), 26a High Street,

Aspen Gray, 44 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792225

HP5 1EP, 770317

M&Co, 48-54 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792834

Chiltern Magazine Services, P & A House, Alma Road,

Sarah Smith, 4 Darsham Walk, High St, HP5 1EP, 791954

HP5 3HB, 771734

 Vanity Boutique, 109b High Street, HP5 1DE,

Chiltern Marcoms, Grass Verge Cottage, Chartridge,

01494 773802

HP5 2TF, 775865 Max-eBiz Ltd, 0845 0509711

Lawnmowers & Garden Equipment (see also Garden Landscaping / Maintenance / Nurseries)

MI PR Global, Ground Floor, Cairn House, Elgiva Lane,

Brown’s Town & Country Centre, Vale Works, Vale Road,

Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 794445

HP5 3NZ, 782334

QED Management Systems, 6 Aylward Gardens,

HP5 2JD, 372130 Motivation Marketing Ltd, 1 Chiltern Court,

HP5 2QX, 783994

Leisure Amenities - see page 35

 UPRISEup – Digital Marketing Agency, 21 Chiltern House, Waterside, HP5 1PS, 778664

Lighting & Electrical Engineers

 Web-Clubs Ltd, The Club House, East Street HP5 1DG,

Lamps & Tubes Illuminations Ltd, Unit 1,

240165

Springfield Rd Ind Est, HP5 1PW, 783541

Lingerie/Bra Making and Repair

Marketing, Management & Business Development

Specifically Bras – Repair Services, 10 Springfield Road,

Another Angle, 23 Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY,

HP5 1PW, 0759 335 7718

07970 789752  Horigan, 26a High Street, Chesham HP5 1EP.

Maintenance - Machinery

Tel. 770301

TGW Services, 2 Cogdells Cl, Chartridge, HP5 2TR, 837701

Marquee Hire Management Consultancy / Training

Chesham Marquees, The Old Smithy, Hawridge Common,

Consultants-Direct Ltd., 4 Hospital Hill, Waterside,

HP5 2UQ, 757049

Chesham HP5 1PJ. Tel 792680

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Mechanical Hydraulic Engineers

Opticians

Cole Mechanical Services Ltd, Unit 12, Chiltern Court,

Boots, 18 High Street, HP5 1EP, 793498 / 0845 1253758

Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 775675

Brian D Suttie (Chesham) Ltd, 44 Broad Street, HP5 3DX, 784141

Menswear

 Optomeyes, 95 High St, HP5 1DE,

M&Co 48-54 High Street, HP5 1EP, 792834

786606 / 0845 0344952 Specsavers, 9 High Street, HP5 1BG, 777190

Mobile Phones & Services

 Turner & Browning, 4 High Street, 782957

Brandacs Service, 67 The Broadway, HP5 1BX,

The Ultimate Eyeware Co, 25a High Street,

07554 600144

HP5 1BG, 794466

Carphone Warehouse, 39/41 High Street,

Osteopaths - see Complementary Practitioners

HP5 1BW, 772588 Easy Links, 150 High Street, HP5 1EF. Tel 259962

Painters & Decorators

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

Alan Paul, 62 Cresswell Road, 774599 ZK Decorating Property Services, 49 Glenister Road,

Motorcycles

HP5 2AY, 07454 219926

Ford & Ellis Motorcycles Ltd, 132 Broad St, 772343 Mototune Ltd, Hospital Hill, HP5 1PJ, 785220

Party Shop Razzle Dazzle, 6 Francis Yard, HP5 1HG,

Museums

775882

 Chesham Museum, 07970 627841, www.cheshammuseum.org.uk

Pest & Vermin Control Services ISS Pest Control, Latimer House, Latimer, HP5 1UG,

Music

0845 458 2468

Kevin Meayers Organ Builder & Restorer, Unit 1,

Tindle Pest Control Services, 773187 / 07774 784532

214 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NN, 776716 Prozone Music, 20a Station Road, HP5 1DH, 776262

Pet & Aquatic Wholesalers

 Perfect Pitch, 72 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 774826

Cagex Accessories, Bury Farm, Pednor Rd, 792140

Newsagents

Pets & Aquatics

Berkeley Stores, Berkeley Close, HP5 2RL, 783469

Pet Essentials, 46 High Street, HP5 1EP,

Broadway News, 110 High Street, 782097

793344

Bulldog News, 8 Red Lion Street, HP5 1HF, 784802 Costcutter, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

Pet Sitting - see Dog and Pet Home Boarding/Pet Sitting/Walking

E Brackley & Son, 74 Broad Street, 782875 Newtown News, 204 Berkhampstead Road, 782220

Petrol Filling Stations Off License & Wine Merchants

Fitch’s Garage Ltd (BP), Amersham Road, 776644

Chesham Food & Wine, 7 White Hill, HP5 1AB.

Shell Oil Filling Station, Nashleigh Hill, 794568

Costcutter, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

Esso Oil Filling Station, Amersham Road, 799130

The Mad Squirrel Brewery Shop, 8 Market Square, HP5 1ES. Tel. 395857

Photographers & Studios

Sharry’s Store, 232 Waterside, HP5 1PG

Andrew Quigley Photography & Film, 12 Nashleigh Hill, HP5 3JF, 07889 549584

Office Supplies

Mark Sisley, The Bury, Church St, HP5 1JE,

 JPS Stationers, 7 Market Square HP5 1HG. 791112

791547 / 0800 581473

Smart Cartridge, 111 High Street, HP5 1DE,

MAD Studios, Unit 13 Anglo Business Park, Ashridge Road,

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Photography by Spring, Jasons Hill, HP5 3QW,

Plumbers Merchants

07901 826334

Plumb Center, Units 3 & 4, Crown Business Est, 180 Berkhampstead Road, 792247

Photographic Library

Woodleys, 28 Essex Road, HP5 3HZ, 782712

Peter Hawkes/Ray East Collection, (Local History)

Podiatrists

2 Laceys Yard, High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

 Chesham Podiatry, 70 Broad Street, HP5 3DX,

Photography - Equipment & Processing

774276 / 07810 092982

 Chesham Cameras, 113 High St, HP5 1DE, 783373

Post Offices Physiotherapists see Complementary Practitioners

Chesham Post Office, 81 High Street, HP5 1DE, 0345 722 3344 Greenway Sub-Post Office, 11 Greenway Parade,

Piano Sales & Repairs

HP5 2DA, 783133

Chiltern Piano Co, Bankside, Broomstick Lane, Botley,

Sorting Office, Howard Ind. Estate, Chilton Road,

786912

782775

Plant Hire

Poultry Farm

Betaworld Plant Services Ltd, Pressmore Lodge,

R Waller, Long Grove Wood Farm, 234 Chartridge Lane,

Ashley Green Road, HP5 3PF, 782426

HP5 2SG, 772744

Chesham Digger Hire, 66 Upper Belmont Rd, 772196

PR / Media / Copywriting 1st Choice Speakers (UK) Ltd., P.O. Box 562 Chesham,

Plastics - Injection Moulding

HP5 1ZJ, 773020

Euromoulds, Unit B, Chiltern Commerce Centre,

Kingpin Media, 6 Avenue House, Park Rd, HP5 2JR,

Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY, 778810 778810

776831

Kayden Plastics, 214 Bellingdon Road, 772076

Precision Tools

Plastics - Point-of-Sale

CPM Mould Solutions, Pattison House, Addison Road,

3 Way Displays, Unit 3 Orchard House Ind Est,

HP5 2BD, 782131

Amersham Road, HP5 1NE, 773553

Print Brokers

Plumbers

Focus Business Forms Ltd, 20 The Warren, Chartridge,

Archers Plumbing & Drainage, 4 The Bungalows,

HP5 2RY, 791607

Chartridge, HP5 2TT, 837045 Aspect Water Solutions, 868108

Printing & Pre-Press

T Bingham, 3 Aylward Gardens, HP5 2QX, 775756

Butterfly Print & Design, Graphics House, 21 Germain

K & E Engineering Services, 18 Codmore Crescent,

Street, Chesham, HP5 1LH. 782605

HP5 3LZ, 771281

  Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd., 2 Laceys Yard,

Franklin Heating Ltd, 19 Hampden Avenue,

High Street, HP5 1BU, 793000

HP5 2HL, 782038

 Inklink/Imagelink, Unit 4 Waterside Business Park,

JNC Services, 6 Vale Rise, HP5 2BG, 791910

Waterside, HP5 1PE, 791320

S P Lewis, 1 Windsor Road, HP5 2DF, 774856

 Orbitpress Ltd, 11 Market Sq, HP5 1HG, 778053

Lindeans, 21 Germain Street, HP5 1LH, 783936

P & A Press, P & A House, Alma Road, HP5 3HB, 773075

R A Oakes, 3 Hillcroft Road, HP5 3DJ, 783099

Prestige Press (UK) Ltd, Unit 5A Waterside Business Park,

B J Redding, 140 Severalls Avenue, 775210

Waterside, HP5 1PE, 774813

Steve Barnett Plumbing & Bathrooms Ltd., 772168

Product Design

D J White, 54b Pheasant Rise, HP5 1NT,772813

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Restaurants, Cafés, Takeaways - see page 23

Biblio Products Ltd, Seymour House, The Broadway,

Roofing Contractors

HP5 1EG, 776655

B&F Scaffolding, 793423

Property Improvements / Maintenance

 Broadlands Roofing Services, 70 Hivings Hill, 793044

 Latimer Property Services, 772540, 07801 866118

Property Management

Saddlery & Leather Goods (see also Equestrian Supplies)

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

 Cox the Saddler Ltd, 23 High St, HP5 1BG, 775577

Septic Tanks / Sewage

Psychotherapy/Counselling

HD Services Ltd, Thorne Barton Farm, Chesham Rd,

Chiltern Counselling, Market Square, HP5 1HG, 786024 Kirsten Heynisch, Chesham, 07751 710277

Ashley Green, HP5 3PQ, 792000

Sheet Metal Work

Public Houses and Country Inns - see page 23

IDF Ltd, Moor Road, Waterside, HP5 1TE, 791250

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

Shoe Repairs  PJ Shoe Repairs, 104 High St, HP5 1EB, 786956

Shoe Shops Colton Footwear, 43-54 High Street, HP5 1BW, 773654

Silver Star Books, 24 Partridge Close, HP5 3LH, 771362 Simpler PR Cairn House, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2JD, 793501

Shopfitters

 YourChesham, PO Box 810, 07791 338868

Onvi Support Services, 112 Severalls Avenue, HP5 3EL,

Radio Communication Equipment

581172

Aerial Facilities Ltd & Aerial Sites plc, Aerial House,

Sign Makers, Signwriters & Window Film

Asheridge Rd, HP5 2QD, 777000

  SignX Ltd., Unit 4, Woodlands Farm

Recruitment - see Employment & Recruitment Consultants

The Vale, HP5 3NJ, 778555  The Window Film Co UK Ltd, Unit 6 Anglo Business Park, HP5 2QA, 794477

Removals & Storage Abbotts Removals, Lyndhurst Road, HP5 2DY,

Social Networking

775886

Parlour People, Chesham 07540 410130

  Clark’s of Amersham, Higham Mead, Higham Rd,

Soft Furnishings see Curtains/Soft Furnishings

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,

Solar Panels / Renewable Energy

773710 / 07976 440567

Chiltern Solar, 773400, 07543 836342

Residential/Nursing Homes

Solicitors

 Chesham Bois Manor Care Home, Amersham Road,

BPS Solicitors, 85 High Street, HP5 1DE, 782244

HP5 1NE, 783194

  IBB Solicitors Ltd, The Bury, Church Street, HP5 1JE,

 White Hill & Culwood Residential Care Homes for the

778822

Elderly, Culwood House, 130 Lye Green Road, Chesham,

 Lennon Solicitors Ltd, Chess Chambers, 2 The Broadway

HP5 3NH, 782992

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Richardson Smith & Co, Ground Floor, Sherwood House,

Surveyors - Chartered

Stones Courtyard, High Street, HP5 1DE, 772773

Evans & Crawley, Bridge House, Water Meadow, HP5 1LF, 775666

Sports Clubs & Societies - see page 31 Sweet Shops Sports Goods

The Little Treat Shop, 69 The Broadway,

FastBreak Sports, 29 High Street, HP5 1BW, 786677

773487

Stationers

Taxation Accountants

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

Belmont Consultancy, 2 Belmont Rd, HP5 2EJ,

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

786827 TaxAssist, 117 High Street, HP5 1DE,

Steel Fabrication

778900

GWS Corporation Ltd, 12 Victoria Road, HP5 3AJ,

Tattooist

07446 746506

Ryan Bradshaw Ink, 10 Darsham Walk, HP5 1EP

Structural and Civil Engineers  Glasspool & Thaiss, 11 Chiltern Court, Asheridge Road, HP5 2PX, 771314

Taxis (Taxi rank on the Broadway, Chesham)

JNP Group Link House, St Mary’s Way, Chesham

 A - Z Taxis, 722722

HP5 1HR, 771221

Cabco, 786370 / 791122

PTA, 29 Red Lion Street, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1EJ

Chiltern Executive Cars, 07920 448956

772721

Crown Taxis, 580580 / 794242 / 793010  Gilberts of Chesham, 771000

Supermarkets / Grocers Asheridge Stores, 35 Asheridge Road, HP5 2PY.

Hyrons 24 Hour Service, 786486

793074

Mike Blanchard, 782670, 793300

Chesham Food & Wine, 7 White Hill, HP5 1AB.

Taxiline, 793300

Convenience Store, 135 Bellingdon Road, HP5 2HG. 785928

Taxis / Private & Contract Hire Cars

Costcutter, 7 Greenway Parade, HP5 2DA. 784105

Chiltern Executive Cars 07920 448956

Food Plus Express - Sansam, 63 The Broadway, HP5 1BG, 07577 252964

Telecommunications Equipment

Halal Meat & Grocery Store, 68 Broad Street, Tel. 771947

 Green Telecom, 7 & 8 The Power House, Higham Mead,

Mokarram Bros, 302 Berkhampstead Road, Tel. 540223

HP5 2AH, 0800 9555 300

Nisa Local, 263-265 Berkhampstead Road HP5 3AS. Park & Shop @ Esso Petrol Station, Amersham Road,

TV / Video / Radio / Rentals & Servicing

799130

RTS Video Ltd, 12 Sunnyside Road, HP5 2AR, 785034

Predeal Eastern European Delicatessen, 112 Broad Street, HP5 3ED.

Tool Hire

Sainsbury’s Superstore, Elgiva Lane, HP5 2YA, 793052

Amersham Tools, Unit 3, Springfield Road, HP5 1PW,

Spar @ Fitch’s Garage, Amersham Road. Tel 776644

765511

Shop at Shell Petrol Station, Nashleigh Hill, HP5 3JF, 794568

Toy Shops

Waitrose Ltd, The Backs, HP5 1DR, 791711

Harvey Johns, 10 High Street, HP5 1EP, 782161

Surveyors - Building

Trade & Industry Associations

Peter Mountain Associates, The Curve, Millfields,

 British Dental Industry Association,

HP5 1SG, 772264

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Training Consultants

eVape Outlet, 90 Broad Street, HP5 3ED

 The Garnett Foundation, The Old Barn House,

Phoenix Electronic Cigarettes, 77a High Street, HP5 1BX,

Botley Road, Ley Hill, HP5 1YA, 794264

776551

Travel Agents

Veterinary Centre

Personal Travel Agents, 415010

 The Wheel House Veterinary Group, The Wheel House,

The Thomas Cook Group Ltd,

Amersham Road, HP5 1NQ, 782001

62 The Broadway, HP5 1EH, 0844 335 7167

Video & DVD Producer

TUI, 37-39 High Street, HP5 1BW, 782148

www.videodvdmaker.co.uk, PO Box 558, HP5 3ZR, 791894

Tree Surgery  Cholesbury Tree Fellers, 1 Widmore Cottages, Asheridge, 758539

Video & Media

J & D Clark, 28 Francis Street, 783536

iotaMEDIA, 7 Benham Close, Chesham, HP5 2PD,

 Peter Woolnough, 2 Mattesdon Cottage, Lycrome Broad,

07973 567824

Lye Green HP5 3LQ, 785866

Waste Disposal Service

Tames Tree Services, 758862 / 07788 763127

Front Line Waste, 80 Upper George Street, HP5 3EH,

Tuition

775604

 Flying Start Tuition, 6 Broadway Court, 80-82 The Broadway, HP5 1EG, 772898

Water Supplies

Kumon (Chesham), Chesham Grammar School,

H D Drilling Ltd, Thorne Barton Farm, Ashley Green,

White Hill, HP5 1BA, 0800 854714/01753 279787

792000

EdExtra, Long Acres, White Hill, HP5 1AG, 784630 / 07971 668703

Water Treatment Equipment

 Pen and Ink Tuition Ltd., 25 High Street,

K & E Services, 35 Codmore Crescent, HP5 2LZ, 771281

HP5 1BG, 773300

Wedding Dresses / Bridal Shop

Ahead Tuition, The White Hill Centre, HP5 1AG, 416110

WED2B, 97-99 High Street, HP5 1DE, 923080

Tyre Distributors  Blackboots.co.uk/Wheels in Motion, Unit 33

Will Writers

Chess Business Park, Moor Road, HP5 1SD, 797820

Ash Wills, 1 Pulpit Close, HP5 2RZ,

Just Tyres, 190 Severalls Ave, HP5 3EN, 794248

580550 / 07808 647816

STS Tyre Pros, Amersham Road, HP5 1NG, 786051

 Final Wish/BBC Three Counties Radio 1 (Journalist),

Upholstery / Loose Covers

07818 233376

Bayman Manor Cottages, Lye Green Road, HP5 3NQ, J Horn, Griffetts Yard, Bellingdon Road, HP5 2NW, 792751

Window Cleaners

Richardson Re-Upholstery, 1a Bois Moor Road, HP5 1SH,

MPW Window Cleaners, Copsham House, 53 Broad Street,

793413

HP5 3EA, 772655

Utility Discount Service

Wood Products

Utility Warehouse Discount Club, 83 Hivings Hill,

Cheston Woodware Ltd, rear of 24 Broad Street, 775144

HP5 2PG. Tel 07545 530826

James East & Son Ltd, Broad Street, 782136

Vape Shops

Wood Turners

Crème de Vape, Unit 3, Anglo Business Park,

A Rogers Sons, 64 Higham Rd, HP5 2AF,

Asheridge Road, HP5 2QA

785276

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Also available from the publisher Visit: www.hawkesdesign.co.uk

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The townʼs industries during the 20th century

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Chiltern Care Chairs.........................54 Chiltern Chamber ............................51 Chiltern Cleaning Services ...............60 Chiltern Hills Academy ....................29 Cholesbury Tree Fellers ....................60 Church View Funeral Service ...........54 Clarks of Amersham ........................69 Collectors Paradise...........................54 Cox the Saddlers................................6 Domesco .........................................12 Dreamflight .....................................40 Elgiva Theatre..................................16 Flying Start Tuition ..........................29 Gerry Martin Master Butcher ...........24 Glasspool & Thaiss...........................69 Gold & Jewels....................................6 Hartbeeps........................................66 Hawkes Design & Publishing ...........64 Healthright ......................................24 Honeybelle ........................................7 IBB Solicitors ....................................14 JPS Stationers ..................................26 Latimer Property Services.................56 Local History Books ...................79, 82 79

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Mel’s Barbershop ...............................8 Murrays Accountancy Services .......IFC Nails on Broadway...........................18 Oakleigh Garage .............................58 Oakwood Financial Services ............64 Optomeyes Opticians ......................29 Orbitpress........................................14 Pearces Hardware............................25 Pen & Ink Tuition.............................26 Perfect Pitch ....................................66 Perspective (Home Counties) Ltd.....10 Peter Woolnough Landscaping ........10 P J Shoe Repairs...............................29 Priests Ford......................................72 Pure Fitness .....................................30 Rayners ...........................................BC signX ...............................................39 Sophies Chocolates..........................54 Sovereign Estate Agents ..................64 Stagecoach ......................................16 Summerling Carpets ........................60 Vanity Boutique ...............................66  denotes advertisers in Listings


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Wildflower Partnership In the summer months, you should see more wildflowers and butterflies across town, thanks to a partnership between the town council and Chesham & District Natural History Society. Back in 2016, the town council took over cutting many of the town’s grass verges; this was seen as the perfect opportunity to manage some of these areas for wildlife. 80% of naturally-managed chalk grassland has been lost from this country since World War Two and managing some of our verges, which are on chalky ground, will mean that we can bring pockets of this special habitat back across the town.

residents to get a feel for the project, the council’s Parks Team could work out how best to deal with cutting and collecting the mowings, and one Natural History Society volunteer would be able to monitor all the sites. We’re pleased to say that the first year had some real successes. No seeds were sown; the natural seedbank in the soil was allowed to germinate. Amazingly, 55 wildflower species were recorded, including bee orchids. There was also a large number of insects, of which ten butterfly species were spotted, along with bumblebees, moths and hoverflies. As a result, the council has been agreed to manage these sites permanently for nature. More potential sites have been identified and these additional sites will be trialled for 2018, with a review of their success after the summer. The wildflower partnership hopes that residents and visitors to Chesham will enjoy these pockets of nature. They would like to develop more sites across town in the years to come, helping to create a linked patchwork of habitats to help support some of this area’s most interesting, unusual and attractive wildlife to thrive in our urban environment.

Bee orchid

For 2017 it was agreed to carry out a one year trial on six sites; four of these were verges and and two were areas of the town council’s recreational grounds. Instead of monthly cutting, the areas would be left to grow and only cut at the end of the summer. Most importantly, the grass cuttings would then be cleared rather than being allowed to rot down into the soil. This will help to reduce the richness of the soil, which is an essential step in encouraging chalk grassland plants to grow. The idea was to start with a small number of sites. This would enable

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Published 2018 Chesham At War 1914-1918, with stories and photographs from the tragic conflict which ended 100 years ago, also including the town’s peace celebrations of 1919, in this new 326-page A4 book on sale locally and on eBay.

IN CONJUNCTION WITH:

CHESHAM HERITAGE

‘Great Missenden in World War I’ by Jill Pateman; ‘Holmer Green Heroes of WWI’ by Stuart King and Chris Peers; ‘Chesham Stories – Illustrated’ by Peter Hawkes; ‘Pubs of Chesham’; ‘Chesham at Work’; ‘Chesham in Living Memory’ etc.

Further details: 01494 793000 www.hawkesdesign.co.uk (many other titles available).

Acknowledgements

Publisher’s note

The Chesham Town Guide has been written and compiled on behalf of Chesham Town Council by: Cllr Jane MacBean, Town Mayor; Emma Peters and David Cooper, Chesham Moor Gym & Swim and Elgiva Theatre; Maria McGwynn & Kathryn Graves, Chesham Town Council; Kate Hutchinson, Chesham Connect; Matt Kirby, The Arctic One Foundation; Sarah-Jane Axelby, Chesham Renaissance; Ashley Myers, Schools of Chesham Carnival; Sophie Honeybelle, Barrie Beck & Peter Hawkes, Hawkes Design & Publishing Ltd; Jean Pritchard & Vee Bharakda, Chiltern Chamber; PTA – Structural Engineers of Red Lion Street, Chesham for their support.

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-todate business information at phawkes@btconnect.com. 11,000 copies of this Guide are printed and we endeavour to get a copy to every household and business within Chesham. Further copies are available at the Town Hall and other community outlets.

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Chesham Town Guide 2018 - 2019  

The official annual directory of sport, leisure, entertainment, services and business for Chesham.

Chesham Town Guide 2018 - 2019  

The official annual directory of sport, leisure, entertainment, services and business for Chesham.

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