Uncertainty over Dial-a-Ride evening services A local resident has contacted our colleagues at the Residents' Association of Emerson Park, to highlight the uncertainty over evening Dial-a-Ride services. Dial-a-Ride is operated by Transport for London (TfL), and used to operate late into the evening as well as during the day. Since COVID restrictions were eased, Dial a Ride has only... Read More Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Read More Planning applications in Havering (16 - 22 November 2021) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 16 - 22 November 2021 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Elf The Musical at the Brookside Theatre The Brookside Theatre's Christmas production this year is Elf The Musical, which will run from 10-23 December 2021. After mistakenly crawling into Santa’s toy sack as a young orphan boy, Buddy is raised by elves at the North Pole. Unaware of the fact that he’s human, Buddy’s enormous size and lack of natural toy making... Read More Upminster Christmas Event Thursday 25 November A Christmas event is being held in Upminster town centre between 4pm and 6pm on Thursday 25 November 2021. There will be rides and stalls in the Upminster Junior School playground and food stalls in Station Road. Walkabout characters will be in attendance and there will also be an elf trail. Please note that due to... Read More Hall Lane mini golf site sold Havering Council have confirmed that the sale of the Hall Lane mini golf site has now been completed. It is a sad day for the area, that Residents' Association councillors and many residents had hoped would not happen, but the site is now likely to be subject of a full planning application at some... Read More Planning application for Unit 1A Howard Road refused A recent planning application (P1861.21) at Unit 1A Howard Road, Upminster, attracted a fair amount of interest and comments to Upminster Councillors. Erection of a three storey building to include 4 x 2-bed and 1 x 1-bed self contained flats with associated communal amenity spaces, cycle storage, and bin storage, involving demolition of existing commercial... Read More Planning applications in Havering (09 - 15 November 2021) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 09 - 15 November 2021 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Full Council Meeting report At last night's (17 November 2021) Full Council Meeting, Havering Councillors voted to endorse or approve the following - Havering Climate Change Action Plan Local Government Association Independent Race, Equality, Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion (READI) Action Plan Adoption of the Havering Local Plan Due to time constraints, none of the Members Questions were able to... Read More Experimental traffic scheme in Minster Way, Hornchurch to end Havering Council have announced that the experimental traffic scheme in Minster Way, Hornchurch, which restricted turning in and out of the junction with Wingletye Lane, is to end. Their decision states '....that on investigation there have not been accidents at this location for the last 2 years, which may have been due to the traffic... Read More Full Council Meeting - Wednesday 17 November 2021 Tonight (17 November 2021), there will be a Full Council Meeting held in Romford Town Hall. The meeting will start at 7.30pm and is available on a live webcast, and afterwards via the recorded video. Items being discussed include - Havering Council's Climate Plan The proposed Action Plan in response to the Local Government Association's... Read More London Ambulance Service advice to Londoners The London Ambulance Service (LAS) has faced unprecedented pressure since the start of the COVID-19. A busy day used to see their 999 control room teams take around 5,500 calls. Since Spring this year, this has risen to an average of over 6,000 calls and has occasionally been over 7,000 in a 24 hour period. As... Read More Contacting Upminster Police SNT Upminster Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) have asked us to remind residents that if they want to contact the SNT specifically, they should use the email upminster.SNT@met.police.uk . Our SNT work a variety of shifts and are not available 24/7. The Upminster team consists of Sgt Sehmby, who we share with three other wards, PCs... Read More Remembrance Sunday in Upminster The Remembrance Sunday service took place today (Sunday 14 November 2021) at the War Memorial in Corbets Tey Road. The event was well attended, which was particularly pleasing after it not being able to take place in 2020. Cllr Linda Van den Hende laid a wreath on behalf of the Mayor of Havering and Cllr... Read More Planning applications in Havering (02 - 08 November 2021) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 02 - 08 November 2021 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Read More Christmas at Queen’s Theatre with Pinney Talfourd Pinney Talfourd has announced the return of their annual charity Christmas Concert, to be held at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch on Monday 13 December 2021 from 11am – 1pm (Doors open 10:30am). Paul Rhodes and the talented Dawn Chorus will be performing a range of classic Christmas songs to bring in the festive cheer. Refreshments will... Read More Cappella Singers of Upminster The Cappella Singers of Upminster have asked us to publicise their group, which we are happy to do below. Would you like to join the Cappella Singers of Upminster? The Cappella Singers have been performing in Upminster for over 50 years. We are a chamber choir, meaning that we sing ‘chamber music’ – that is: madrigals,... Read More Christians Against Poverty Struggling with debt? In these uncertain times, many are finding it hard to make ends meet. This can be for multiple reasons, but imagine living in constant fear, perhaps of a knock on the door, the phone ringing, going out in the street, or the flap of the letterbox bringing more demands and threats. The... Read More Planning applications in Havering (26 October - 01 November 2021) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 26 October - 01 November 2021 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More TfL consultation on step-free Tube access Transport for London (TfL) are currently conducting a public consultation on step-free access to Tube stations on the Underground network. They particularly want to hear from people who rely on step-free access and what is most important to them. To take part visit the TfL step-free consultation webpage, call 020 3054 6037 or use textphone... Read More Havering Council budget consultation Havering Council have launched a budget consultation, looking towards the borough's budget for the financial year 2022/23. They are seeking the views of residents and business owners. The budget proposals put forward following the consultation, will be on behalf of the current Conservative Administration in Havering. Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association councillors (and other Havering's Residents'... Read More School Streets - Consultations end 07 November Just a reminder that the current School Streets consultations being conducted by Havering Council end on Sunday 07 November. For further details see our previous School Streets 2021 post. Cranham Ward councillors would also like to highlight to the residents of the Dury Falls Estate, that the consultations also include Emerson Park Academy, although we believe... Read More Havering Concert Orchestra Beethoven concert 20 November The Havering Concert Orchestra (HCO) is soon to hold its Autumn Concert, ‘Belated Birthday Beethoven’.  Last Summer, the HCO were going to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with a concert dedicated to him. Covid thwarted that, but they are one of the few orchestras that kept practising, virtually and where possible in person. They are now preparing... Read More Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association November 21 edition of The Bulletin now online The November 2021 edition of the Bulletin is now available online via the November 2021 link. Read More Coopers Coborn School fireworks display on 13 November Coopers Coborn School are holding their annual fireworks display on Saturday 13 November 2021. The gates open at 5:30pm, with the display due to start at 6:30pm. There is limited free parking available on site and a BBQ/bar and live music is available throughout the evening. Advanced tickets are: Adults £5, Children (Under 16's) £3, Family ticket... Read More Upminster Infant and Junior Schools fireworks display 06 November Upminster Schools PFA, the parent and friends association for Upminster Infant and Junior schools, are holding their annual fireworks display on Saturday 06 November 2021, the schools playing field (next to the Crumpled Horn). Doors open at 5pm, with the display starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are £7 for adults and £5 for children and OAPs.... Read More Bedrock Radio charity quiz night 07 November Bedrock Radio are the hospital radio station for the Queen's, King George and Goodmayes hospitals, broadcasting online 24 hours day. They are holding a quiz night to raise funds on Sunday 07 November at the Crumpled Horn Pub in Corbets Tey Road, Upminster from 7-9.30pm. Tickets are £10, which includes a light meal and a raffle... Read More Free Saturday parking in council car parks for five weeks Havering Council have announced that to support the borough's residents and businesses, there will be free parking in council car parks on five consecutive Saturdays in the lead-up to Christmas. These will include Hoppy Hall, Wilson Close and Front Lane car parks in Upminster and Cranham. The free parking will start on 27 November and... Read More Roadworks in Upminster Bridge from 01 November Havering Council has advised that there will be roadworks in St. Mary's Lane at the junction with Upminster Road (near to Upminster Bridge Station from 01 - 12 November 2021. The works, which are being carried out by Cadent, will be controlled by temporary traffic lights. Delays are likely at busy times. For the latest... Read More

Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association Recent News

  • Uncertainty over Dial-a-Ride evening services
    Uncertainty over Dial-a-Ride evening services
    A local resident has contacted our colleagues at the Residents’ Association of Emerson Park, to highlight the uncertainty over evening Dial-a-Ride services. Dial-a-Ride is operated by Transport for London (TfL), and used to operate late into the evening as well as during the day. Since COVID restrictions...
    Read more
  • Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks
    Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks
    For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org ....
    Read more
  • Planning applications in Havering (16 - 22 November 2021)
    Planning applications in Havering (16 – 22 November 2021)
    Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 16 – 22 November 2021 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link....
    Read more
  • Elf The Musical at the Brookside Theatre
    Elf The Musical at the Brookside Theatre
    The Brookside Theatre’s Christmas production this year is Elf The Musical, which will run from 10-23 December 2021. After mistakenly crawling into Santa’s toy sack as a young orphan boy, Buddy is raised by elves at the North Pole. Unaware of the fact that he’s human, Buddy’s...
    Read more