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Great Baddow Community Care Group

Great Baddow United Reformed Church

The Great Baddow Community Care Group is a community group which helps people get around by offering free volunteer led transport to hospitals, clinics and surgeries. This club…

What's On In Baddow?

Food and Drink

Pontlands Park Hotel

Pontlands Park Hotel

Pontlands Park is a three star family run hotel with 35 bedrooms. There is also a public restaurant, lounge bar and conference rooms. The venue hosts weddings,…

The Great Baddow Barn

The Great Baddow Barn

The Great Baddow Barn is a restaurant and events venue on the boundary of Great Baddow and Galleywood. The Great Baddow Barn Galleywood Rd, Chelmsford Essex CM2 8NB…

Shabag Indian Takeaway

Shebag Indian takeaway

Shabag Indian Takeaway is in the parade of shops on Meadgate Avenue. They have a great reputation and have been selling top quality curries for many years. …

The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is at the entrance to the Baddow Antiques Centre on Church Road, next to the Bringey. It serves cooked breakfasts, sandwiches and rolls and…


Village Info


Business & Trade


Haunted Baddow

St. Mary's Church. Great Baddow

Great Baddow has quite a few ghastly tales and many people have seen ghosts and experienced hauntings in the village. For such a relatively small place it is a hotbed…

Baddow Court

Baddow Court

Baddow Court was built in the early 19th century. It is on Church Street next to the exit of The Bringey. It stood derelict for many years but has now…

The Baddow Brewery / The Old Brewery

The old Baddow Brewery

Address: 47 Church St, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JA. The Baddow Brewery is a Grade II building. Today it houses several businesses. The building was designed by brewery architect George Scamell. George Scamell founded Scamell…

History Of Great Baddow

Great Baddow Map 1881

Archaeological finds provide evidence that the Great Baddow area was inhabited during the Stone & Bronze Ages as well as the Roman Era. A Roman Temple was built at the top of Baddow Road in Chelmsford – details can be found in the Chelmsford Museum.

What's On cont ....

Demonstration of Floral Art

Demonstration of Floral Art

On Thursday 20th March, Great Baddow Flower Club are hosting a Demonstration of Floral Art. The evening talk is called “New Beginnings” and is given by Sonthnaya…

Baddow Churches

St. Mary’s Church

St Marys Church

St Mary’s Church is an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Chelmsford. It is an Evangelical Church in that ministry & work is based on the understanding that the Bible is the word of God revealing to us the Good News of Jesus Christ and his Kingdom.

CGC Baddow

CGC Baddow

The CGC (Christian Growth Centre) is Great Baddow’s newest church. It officially opened on Sunday 14th April 2013. CGC is a Christian Growth International church and are part of the Evangelical Alliance.

United Reformed Church

Great Baddow United Reformed Church

The Chelmsford Group of the United Reformed Church is based in Great Baddow High Street next door to the library and dates back to 1814.

Meadgate Church

The entrance Meadgate Church next door to the Co-op

Meadgate Church is in the parade of shops on Meadgate Avenue. It was founded in 1963 and is Church of England.