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Little Hadham Parish Council

Little Hadham Parish Council was created in 1896.  The parish is to the west of the market town of Bishop’s Stortford and is made up of a number of hamlets − The Ashe, The Ford, Bury Green, Westland Green, Hadham Hall, Cradle End, Green Street and Church End.

Coming soon

Annual Parish Assembly
Tuesday 24th May at 7:30 p.m. Followed by Annual Council meeting.

Find out more

Date of next Parish Council meeting
Tuesday 7th June  2022 at 7:30 p.m. In the Village Hall.

HCC Plans for the old A120 after the bypass opens

Acremoor Street South Cottages St Cecilia Church Nag's Head Pub

Little Hadham A120 bypass

Final newsletter

Parish News

The Parish News is published by the Little Hadham PCC and is supported by the Parish Council.

As well as information about St Celilia’s Church, the Parish News has reports from the Council, reports on parish activities and articles by parish residents. May issue

Village Hall

The Village Hall is run by a charitable trust. Find out more.

Road closures

Hertfordshire County Council has given notice of several road closures in Little Hadham and surrounding areas.

Closure Bromley Lane

More information on closures for crossing

Closures for creating pedestrian crossings

Little Hadham to Much Hadham road closure N0.2

Little Hadham to Much Hadham road closure

Various local closures

The Ford closure

Albury Road temporary traffic lights

Green Street closure

Church End closure

Chapel Lane closure

Bury Green closure

Closure The Ford & Chapel Lane

The Ford closure

Wellpond Green closure

Metcalf Hill, B1004 closure

Numerous E.Herts closures

Standon Road speed limit changes

Walks in Little Hadham

The Council has produced a leaflet describing some walks around the parish.

You can see the leaflet here.

Wore walks in Hertfordshire

Parish Council Plans to revive the Ridgeway playground

Wickham Hall Solar Farm

Endurance Energy plans to install a large solar farm on part of Wickham Hall Farm using land to the north east of the bypass.  The company gave a presentation to the February meeting of the parish Council.

You can see their presentation here.

Letter to the Parish Council

The playground was given to the parish many years ago though many residents don’t know it exists. The Council plans to change the site into an area for all residents to enjoy and they want to hear what people think.

There is a questionnaire available at the Nag’s Head and the Village Hall or online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KYK2GW3

Forms should be completed by 10th April and hard copies returned to the Nag’s Head or the Village Hall.

A workshop will be held at the Village Hall on 24 April from 10am. This will be led by Wyld Edges, a local company who have been helping with potential designs.

A proposal shall be submitted to the Parish Council in June

Crime report for March


2 x reports of Arson at the Anstey quarry. Suspects have gained entry to the unused premises and set fire to a large pile of car tyres, and returned the following day to set fire to an abandoned vehicle. Suspects have then left in an unknown direction and by means unknown.

BRENT PELHAM & MEESDEN - no crimes reported

HORMEAD - no crimes reported


Burglary - Stocking Pelham Cricket Club, Suspects have caused damage to a shed lock, windows and doors to the main premises to gain entry. Suspects have then left by unknown means.

Theft - 2 x bronze statues were removed from the front garden of a residential property in Stocking Pelham. Suspects have removed the garden ornaments by unknown means and left in an unknown direction.

ALBURY - no crimes reported

LITTLE HADHAM -  no crimes reported


Theft From Motor Vehicle - Windmill Way. Suspects have gained entry to the vehicle by smashing a window and have removed a number of tools from within before making off in an unknown direction.

Theft From Motor Vehicle - Widford Road. Suspects have gained entry to the vehicle by unknown means and have removed tools from within before making off in an unknow direction.

Suspects have removed 2 x bird scarers from a cropped field in Much Hadham and have left in a vehicle in an unknown direction.


Criminal damage to a residential fence. 2 Suspects have been seen ripping down a fence panel before being disturbed by the homeowner. Suspects have made off in an unknown direction.

Criminal damage. Whilst parked in a car in a layby, the Informant has reported hearing a loud bang and the rear window of their vehicle being smashed.

HUNSDON - no crimes reported

WARESIDE - no crimes reported

EASTWICK & GILSTON - no crimes reported

Other News:

The Local SNT police Team will be attending the Little Hadham Farmers Market on 30th April with crime prevention advice.

There will be a Community event outside Londis store in Much Hadham with the Fire officers attending on 30th April where local officers will be giving crime prevention advice and signing residents onto the NHW /OWL scheme.   

If you have any ideas to where police could hold other community events, then please do email me with suggestions. Thank you.