Places

Sandford Mill Museum

Sandford Mill

The Sandford Mill Museum is not actually in Great Baddow, but as it is an interesting museum within walking distance of Great Baddow, just beyond the Baddow Meads area (which lies to the west), I have decided to allow it on. Although, maybe the River Chelmer was the old northern boundary of Baddow? (I will check…

Molrams Lane

Molram's Lane

Molrams Lane marks the eastern boundary of Great Baddow. It runs from Maldon Road (the A414) to the north, down to Church Street and the slip-road to the Baddow Bypass / Essex Yeomanry Way (A1114). Molrams Lane was called Lovers’ Lane until around 1800, because courting couples would walk together beneath the over-hanging trees and…

Most Expensive Areas in Great Baddow

Great Baddow has a long history of attracting wealthy landowners and businessmen over the centuries. Grand homes such as Baddow Park, Baddow Place, Pitt Place along Church Street and the old Vineyards mansion, which is now the Vineyards shopping centre and flats. Church Street is still one of the most expensive streets and it is…

Beehive Lane

Beehive Lane

Beehive Lane runs north to south from the junction with Baddow Road (now a mini-roundabout) at the north end to Galleywood Road / Stock Road in Galleywood at its south. Beehive Lane is considered to be the north-west boundary of Great Baddow by many people today, although the older boundary extended all the way to…

Parish Hall

Great Baddow Parish Hall

Great Baddow Parish Hall is the home of Great Baddow Parish Council. There is a committee room for meetings. The hall has wheelchair access. The hall also has a bar and can be hired for parties and weddings. It also hired by fitness classes and social groups such as the Horticultural Society, Theatre at Baddow, the Women’s Institute and dance…

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.

Great Baddow BMX Pump Track

Great Baddow BMX track 2011-10-20 13.10.10

Great Baddow has a BMX Track in Baddow Hall Park, which can be accessed from the Maldon Road or New Road. It is a community project, with all funds raised by local enthusiasts with donations from the council. It opened in October 2011.