Resources and Links

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Medical Services

GP surgery:
Dr Silverman and partners
Linton Health Centre
Coles Lane
Tel: 01223 892555 (appointments)

Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Hills Road, Cambridge
Accident & Emergency Dept: Tel: 01223 217118
General enquiries: Tel: 01223 245151

NHS Direct : 0845 4647

Public Transport

There is a weekly bus service to Saffron Walden on a Tuesday:

From Hadstock (Kings Head): 9.04am 12.10pm
To Saffron Walden Common: 9.15am 12.35pm

From Saffron Walden Common: 11.50am 2.45pm
To Hadstock (Kings Head): 12.05pm 3.06pm

Regular buses between Cambridge and Haverhill pass the Hadstock turning on the A1307 (approximately 1 mile from the village). Timetables for this bus (Route 13/13A) can be found at

The nearest train stations are Audley End (7 miles), Whittlesford (11 miles) or Cambridge (11 miles). Timetables can be found at

Community Travel

Hadstock residents can join Uttlesford Community Travel, a registered charity which provides transport to those who have difficulty accessing public transport. You can join for a one-off fee of £6 and access the book-a-ride service, a door to door service carried out by trained drivers using wheelchair accessible vehicles. Fares are charged according to mileage.  There are also minibuses available for groups and a volunteer hospital car service (which is available to non-members as well). 

For more information, contact Uttlesford Community Travel on 01371 875787 Mon-Fri 9am-1pm. 


The duty officer mobile number is 07837 384 555.

Community Sergeant:

Police contacts covering Hadstock:
PC 1324 Sonia Grayland – Covers Ashdon – Clavering, Chrishall – Hadstock – Duddenhoe End – Langley Upper Green – Sewards End – Wendon Lofts – Wicken Bonhunt & Elmdon
PCSO 7830 Andy Davisemail:
Saffron Walden Police StationTel: 01 799 513 232Inspector – Kevin Wakefield Tel direct: 01 376 556 249
Front Office: open 8.00am – 4.00pm Mon/Tues/Sat/Sunopen 7.00am – 8.00pm Wed/Thurs/Fri 

Neighbourhood Watch

Hadstock Coordinator: Robin Betser Email Tel 01223 891385Uttlesford Neighbourhood Watch (information updated daily)


Refuse and Recycling

Green Skips

The green skip will resume on 6 June 2020 – new timetable here. This service is provided by Uttlesford District Council but paid for by the Parish Council.

Uttlesford District Council’s refuse collection service in Hadstock takes place on a Wednesday (except after a Bank Holiday when it is collected on a Thursday). Uttlesford District Council has special arrangements for collection of bulky waste – click here for more details.

Wheelie bin collection alternates on a fortnightly basis. On week one, the brown topped bin (wet waste) and the green topped bin (recycling) are collected. On week two, the brown topped bin (wet waste) and the black topped bin (non recycling) are collected. For a full calendar of collection dates click here.

The following information applies up to Spring 2012 when Uttlesford are revising the service.

Brown bin

  • Fruit and vegetable peelings
  • Cooked and uncooked food
  • Meat and bones
  • Plate scrapings and leftovers
  • Eggshells
  • Teabags and coffee grounds
  • Dead flowers
  • Food stained paper and card

Green bin

  • Newspapers, magazines and brochures
  • All types of paper and envelopes (including shredded)
  • Cardboard
  • Greetings/Birthday/Christmas cards
  • Cardboard food packaging such as cereal boxes
  • Cardboard juice and milk cartons
  • Telephone directories and Yellow Pages
  • Plastics marked 1, 2 or 3
  • Cans and tins – aluminium and steel
  • Aerosols

Black bin

  • Plastic bottle tops
  • Plastic bags, wrapping and packaging
  • Jiffy bags
  • Patterned or flock wallpaper
  • Polystyrene
  • Foil
  • Disposable nappies

Static recycling

Bins for cans, paper and glass are located in the car park of the King’s Head pub.

Civic Amenity Site
The nearest Civic Amenity Site is located in Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden.

Opening times:

1 November – 31 January 8am – 4pm
1 February – 31 October 8am – 5pm

Tuesdays between 1 May and 31 August 8am – 8pm

Open 7 days a week except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

For more information on Uttlesford District Council refuse services, click here.

Hadstock Calendar