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Transport
 
Railway Enquiry Office - ONE Railway, Station Road (lower end of High St.)
Telephone enquiries, call:  0845 950  5000
  • For train timetables, see Home page.
  • Latest train information, see Home page
0845 950 5000
Bus Services - Eastern National
                    
                    - Cedrics
01206 366911

01206 824363


Taxis:   Wivenhoe Station Cars, at Wivenhoe railway station 

           VP Cars, Wivenhoe (airports and long runs a speciality)

01206 82 20 20
01206 82 00 44

01206 825001
07881 422967

Wivenhoe on the Map - Click here  

Police

Police office - High St - next door to Wivenhoe Council Offices  01206 822082 and mobile = 07966 197245
Colchester Main Police Station 01206 762212
Note:  For details of Wivenhoe's Police, latest Wivenhoe crime information and other community safety information - click here   

Fire and Rescue Service

Always call 999 to report a fire.  For fire safety advice and free home safety checks - click here

Library

Public Library - 104/106 High St, Wivenhoe

Open: Tuesday & Thursday 2pm - 7pm
         Friday 10.00am to 12.30pm
         Saturday from 10.00am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

01206 823123

Health

Doctors Dr. J.C.P. Hale Wivenhoe Family Health Centre,
71, The Avenue,
Wivenhoe,
Essex 
tel: 01206 824447
Dr. A.P. Hawley
Dr. A.I.C. Cope
Dr. Shelley Cooper 
Health Visitors Clinic - William Loveless Hall, High St, Wivenhoe on Tuesdays at 2pm
Dentist - Dental Distinction, 64 High St, Wivenhoe CO2 9AZ 01206 825541
Dentist -  Wivenhoe Dental Practice, 94 The Avenue, Wivenhoe CO& 9PP 01206 825950
Chemist - The Pharmacy, 11 Vine Parade (Mon-Fri 8.30am - 6.30pm.  Sats 9.00am - 5.00pm)
Late Chemist: Crouch Street, Colchester - weeknights until 8.00pm  
01206 823605
Osteopath - Simon Bacon, 20 The Avenue (Click here for more info) 01206 825811
For other possible health treatments, click here   

Churches - Click here for details

Education:   See below

Primary and Junior Schools:    
Broomgrove County Infants School    
Broome Grove, Wivenhoe
Head: Paula Wiltshire  01206 822141
 
Broomgrove Junior School
Broome Grove, Wivenhoe
Head: Katrina James  01206 822893
Web site:  www.broomgrove-jun.essex.sch.uk
Millfields County Primary School
Bowes Road, Wivenhoe
Head: Alan Roebuck  01206 823044
 
Secondary Education:  Pupils are bussed to schools outside Wivenhoe - e.g.

The Colne Community School, Brightlingsea
The Sir Charles Lucas School, Colchester
Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester
The Gilberd School, Colchester
Colchester County High School for Girls, Colchester

 
Higher Education:

The Sixth Form College, North Hill, Colchester
Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road, Colchester
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Wivenhoe, Essex.

 

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Last updated:
05 January 2015

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