Great Baddow Library

Great Baddow Library

Great Baddow Library is on the High Street between the United Reformed Church and Pump Hill. It can also be accessed by the steps at the rear of the left Vineyards car park.

Sports and Social

SDF Essex – Self Defence Training

SDF Essex Logo

If you have been looking to learn self defence, for yourself or someone you know, but didn’t know where to start or are nervous about attending, then this Beginners class could be just what you are looking for.

Slimming World

Slimming World

Great Baddow has its own Slimming World Group. The group meets on Monday mornings and evenings. The group is run by Lucy Maher who first joined Slimming World after…

Baddow Spartak

Baddow Spartak development squad

Baddow Spartak was founded in 1976 and have built a good development programme for local footballers and also have a seniors team. They train all year and…

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Business & Trade


New Road Postcard

New Road postcard

My dad found this postcard at his mum’s house in New Road. It is from my grandmother to her sister, presumably just after moving in to New Road from Leigh-on-Sea.…

Springbok House Children’s Home

We received a message in August 2014 from an ex-resident of Great Baddow who asked for information about the Springbok House children’s home in the village. Here is the letter / email:…

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…

Events and Meetings

Demonstration of Floral Art

On Thursday 15th March, Great Baddow Flower Club are hosting a Demonstration of Floral Art. It starts at 7.15pm in the Parish Hall on Maldon Road. All visitors…

Baddow Churches

St. Mary’s Church

St Marys Church by Jon Wade

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.

Meadgate Church

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