Mini golf site planning appeal With reference to the planning application (P0552.23) in July 2023 for an extra house and other minor changes at the former mini golf site in Hall Lane, which was refused by the Planning Department at Havering Council, the applicants have submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate, who will review the original decision and... Read More Free employment support Maximus UK are a government funded group with the aim to enrich the lives of people with barriers. They have asked us to highlight what they do - Looking for work in Havering?  Local London Work and Health Programme Pioneer provides free employment support to unemployed people in North, East and South East London. Why choose us? We... Read More Liberty Line not running 24 - 25 February 2024 Transport for London (TfL) have informed us that the Liberty Line (Upminster to Romford) rail service will not be running on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 2024. For up-to-date information on all TfL services visit the TfL Status updates webpage.     Read More Safety improvement works in Hacton Lane Havering Council have announced that they will be undertaking road safety improvement works in Hacton Lane from 26 February to 16 March 2024. For full details, see the attached letter to residents. Read More Roads Resurfacing Program Havering Council have a webpage which gives information on road and footway resurfacing, which contains information on how priorities are set and a link to lists of those currently awaiting work. For details see the Havering Council Roads Resurfacing Program link. Read More Diabetes UK local meetings Diabetes UK hold meetings throughout the year at 24 North Street, Hornchurch RM11 1QX. There are many people in Havering and surrounding areas who have this disease and they may find these meetings could be of help to them. The group are a friendly bunch and new members are always welcome. People may also pick up... Read More Planning applications in Havering (13 - 19 February2024) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 13 - 19 February 2024 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Upminster Police SNT community contact session The next Upminster Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) community contact session will be from 12-1pm on Wednesday 21 February 2024 in Cafe Nero, Station Road, Upminster. Please come and see them if you have anything to discuss or would like crime prevention advice. Read More Havering & District National Trust Association Havering & District National Trust Association have Saturday meetings starting at 2.30pm, at Ardleigh House, Ardleigh Green Road, Hornchurch RM11 2LG. You do not need to be a member of the National Trust to attend. Visitors are welcome at a charge of £3.00 per meeting, with refreshments at £1.00 Their next meeting is on Saturday 24... Read More Upminster to Romford train service to be renamed the Liberty Line Following Transport for London's (TfL) consultation last year on naming several London Overground lines, including the one that runs from Upminster to Romford, TfL have announced that the line is to be named the Liberty Line, "...to reference the historical independence of the people of the borough of Havering" and celebrating "a defining feature... Read More Lower Thames Crossing community events National Highways are holding another series of community events in February and March 2024, providing an update on their planning application and further information regarding the project. The local event to Cranham and Upminster will be held in the New Windmill Hall, St. Mary's Lane from 3-8pm on Wednesday 21 February 2024. For further information visit... Read More Planning applications in Havering (06 - 12 February2024) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 06 - 12 February 2024 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Hall Lane to be closed again Cranham Ward Councillors have been advised that Hall Lane will once again be closed for utility works relating to the development of the mini golf site. We have recently been told that last summer, when Houlihans excavated to make a connection to the public sewer, they discovered the drawings provided by the client and the... Read More Upminster to Romford train line not running 10 - 11 Feb 24 Transport for London (TfL) have advised that the Upminster to Romford 'push and pull' line will not be operationg on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2024. For up-to-date information on all TfL services visit the TfL Status updates webpage.   Read More Planning applications in Havering (30 January - 05 February2024) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 30 January - 05 February 2024 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Upminster Ward police community contact session Our local police officers in Upminster Ward will be holding a community contact session on Wednesday 07 Feb 24 in Café Nero, Station Road from 3-4pm. Please come and visit them if you have any matters to discuss or would like crime prevention advice. Read More The Arts Society, Havering February 2024 talk The next Arts Society, Havering talk will be at 10.30am on Tue 13 February 2024 in the New Windmill Hall, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster RM14 2QH, with the subject being - The Art of Trickery: How magicians are seen in Paintings, Prints and cartons, by Ian Keable. This talk is on how magicians have appeared... Read More Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association Feruary 24 Bulletin now online The online version of the February 2024 edition of the Bulletin is now available via the February 2024 Bulletin link. Read More Clay Tye Road resurfacing Resurfacing works will take place in Clay Tye Road, with road closures in place, from 9am - 3pm Mon 05 - Fri 09 and Mon 12 - Fri 16 February 2024. For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Read More Calling all young astronomers! Havering Astronomical Society caters for Young Astronomers (as well as adults!). Young Astronomer meetings are held at Thames Chase Forest Centre, Upminster on the last Thursday of each month (except August) at 7pm. Ages 8-16 are welcome to join. If your children have ever wondered about the night sky, black holes, astronauts or anything space related,... Read More Junior Table Tennis Coaching at Maylands Green TTC Want to improve your table tennis skills or learn a new sport? Then why not come along to Maylands Green Table Tennis Club. They run junior coaching sessions (age 10-17) as follows: Saturday 8.45-10.10am Beginners Saturday 10.20-11.45am Interim/Advanced Tues & Thurs 4.45-6pm All levels (£10 on Saturdays and £7.50 on Tuesdays and Thursdays) They are situated... Read More Cranham Community Centre classes Cranham Community Centre (115a Marlborough Gardens, RM14 1SR) has informed us of some new classes that have started at the centre - Zumba with Kerrie - Monday 10.30 - 11.30 PAYG £5 Knit & Natter (Started 27th Feb) Tuesday 1.30 - 3.30 (Beginners and/or all abilities) £3 (inc Tea/coffee) Self Defence Class (for women... Read More Planning applications in Havering (23 - 29 January 2024) Every week, Havering Council publishes a list of planning applications received within the previous seven days. To view the most recent list see the 23 - 29 January 2024 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More Police advice re bogus traders Our local police officers have issued the following warning regarding bogus traders - After the high winds, causing loose fence panels and roof tiles, please be mindful of rogue traders/doorstep scammer knocking on your door. For advice on employing legitimate companies and trades people visit buywithconfidence.co.uk . For advice on doorstep scams visit the AgeUK Doorstep scams... Read More 11 Station Road, Upminster planning appeal upheald A great deal of local interest was raised at a Planning application for an 82-bedroom hotel at the former Time Tees Cars site in Station Road, Upminster (see our previous post in January 2023) . In support of residents' concerns, Upminster Councillors called in the application citing issues which included the height and scale of... Read More Freedom Pass renewal 2024 The older persons Freedom Pass allows free travel across London and on free local bus journeys nationally. The scheme is administered by London Councils on behalf of the London boroughs. Any older person whose sole or principal residence is in a London borough and who meets the age criteria can receive a pass. Eligibility can... Read More Planning applications in Havering (16 - 22 January 2024) 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 January 2024 Weekly Planning List link. To view lists of earlier applications, see the Eight Week Planning Applications link. Read More New ticketless parking payment machines After several years of many of the pay and display parking machines in Havering being frequently inoperable, the council have started to install new machines across the borough. They hope to have installed all of the machines by 09 February 2024. Locally, we will have new machines in Wilson Close car park (behind Aldi), Corbets... Read More Forestry England’s Gruffalo Trail at Thames Chase Don’t miss Forestry England’s new family trail celebrating 25 years of The Gruffalo launches in the woodland at Thames Chase, Pike Lane, Upminster RM14 3NS. You’ll find the Gruffalo panels and rubbing plaques as you explore the woodland paths. Access to the woodland is free, but you can enhance your experience by purchasing a trail... Read More Part of Clay Tye Road closed 27 - 28 January 2024 From 8am to 6pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January 2024, Clay Tye Road will be closed from south of its junction with Ockendon Road to the bottom of the hill. For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Read More

Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association Recent News

  • Mini golf site planning appeal
    Mini golf site planning appeal
    With reference to the planning application (P0552.23) in July 2023 for an extra house and other minor changes at the former mini golf site in Hall Lane, which was refused by the Planning Department at Havering Council, the applicants have submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate,...
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  • Free employment support
    Free employment support
    Maximus UK are a government funded group with the aim to enrich the lives of people with barriers. They have asked us to highlight what they do – Looking for work in Havering?  Local London Work and Health Programme Pioneer provides free employment support to unemployed people...
    Read more
  • Liberty Line not running 24 - 25 February 2024
    Liberty Line not running 24 – 25 February 2024
    Transport for London (TfL) have informed us that the Liberty Line (Upminster to Romford) rail service will not be running on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 2024. For up-to-date information on all TfL services visit the TfL Status updates webpage.    ...
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  • Safety improvement works in Hacton Lane
    Safety improvement works in Hacton Lane
    Havering Council have announced that they will be undertaking road safety improvement works in Hacton Lane from 26 February to 16 March 2024. For full details, see the attached letter to residents....
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