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• Henham Stores, High St, Henham, CM22 6AS Tel: 850 644

• The Post Office 1 Ambrose Corner, Elsenham, CM22 6EH Tel: 812 175

• Post Office Stores, Brewers End, Takeley, CM22 6SH Tel: 870 243

• Y Z Mini Market, 7, Chapel Hill, Stansted, CM24 8AB Tel: 813 271


Stansted Library, Crafton Green, Chapel Hill, Stansted, CM24 8AQ

Tel: 815 149 - e-mail:

Bishops Stortford, 6 The Causeway, Bishops Stortford, Herts, CM23 2EJ

Tel: 0300 1234 049 - e-mail:

Dunmow Library, 47 White Hart Way, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1FS

Tel: 0345 603 7628 - e-mail:

Mobile Library – On Wednesdays (fortnightly) at The School in Henham from

2pm – 2.30pm and Henham Saplings Nursery at 2.35pm – 2.50pm


Boots Cambridge Rd, Stansted 812 278

Mon – Fri 7am – 7pm Sat 9am – 5pm Sun Closed

Tesco Bishops Park Centre 0345 677 9056

Mon – Sat 8am – 8pm Sunday 10am – 4pm


RSPCA - To report cruelty or animals in distress. Tel: 0300 1234 999

Dog Warden 01799 510510 or 

Veterinary Services - These are the nearest Veterinary Surgeries - in approximate

distance order

Mercer & Hughes, Cambridge Rd, Stansted, CM24 8DA Tel: 813 780

Veterinary Hospital, Rye St, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 2HA Tel: 654 108

J.A.C Kew Hither Farm, Thorley St, Thorley, CM23 4AJ Tel: 656 334


The Cock Inn Melanie Pimblett 850 347

Opening times 12pm – 4pm and 6pm – 11pm




Household waste ONLY

Thaxted Road. Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 2UR – Tel: 0345 603 7625

Opening times

Summer - 1st March – 15th October All week 9am – 5pm

Winter - 16th October – 28th February All week 9am – 4pm

HIGHWAYS - Road and Footpath Maintenance

Most areas of road and footpath maintenance are dealt with by Essex County Council.

Below is a list of road maintenance problems that should be reported to Essex County


Pot hole or other road defect

Path or footway defect

Kerb defects

Damaged or incorrect signs

Drainage problem

Highway or road lining defect

Public Right of Way (footpaths) defect

To report a problem and for more information about road maintenance in the district visit

To review the status of a previously reported highway issues, by either a reference number or searching the location, use

The Henham Parish Councillor responsible for highways is


Elsenham Primary School 01279 813198

Henham and Ugley Nursery and Primary School 01279 850213

Newport Primary School 01799 540055

Birchwood High, Bishops Stortford 01279 655936

Bishops Stortford Boys High 01279 868686

Forest Hall 01279 813384

Helena Romanes School 01371 872560

Herts and Essex High School 01279 654127

Joyce Frankland Academy Newport 01799 540237

Saffron Walden County High School 01799 513030

St Mary’s Catholic School 01279 654901