Activities Update

Hi to all who visit our website. Just a brief update on WARA’s recent activities, we are no longer able to meet and greet at the Town Show in June these days. Following on from the rather unfortunate death of a child on a bouncy castle a year or so back, the...

Neighbourhood Plan

WARA members, over the recent past has been the mainstay behind the committee formed to promote the Waltham Abbey Neighbourhood Plan (WANP). As such a lot of time has been spent researching matters connected to the drafting of the Plan. Consequently we have not been...

Coaches and 7.5 tonne Limits in Waltham Abbey

An email was sent by one of our supporters ref:- Golden Boy Coaches travelling through Waltham Abbey using 7.5 tonne restricted roads. Please find the email and response from Golden Boy To: sales@goldenboy.co.uk Subject: Overweight Good morning can you please advise...

Save Waltham Holy Cross Primary School

It is proposed that Net Academy Trust takes over Waltham Holy Cross School next May. In a report shown to us,  this trust is one of the worst performing Multi-Academy Trusts (MATS) in the country and the proposed merger is totally against the wishes of the majority of...

Waltham Abbey Town and Neighbourhood Plans

The object of the Town and Neighbourhood Plans.                                                                                             New Government legislation requires all councils to form a new Town Plan, Towns have always had a Local Plan that lasts for 15...

Sewardstone Road New Application

After the previous planning application was refused and as was the later appeal for the Sewardstone Road site in July 2015, a new reduced scale application has been submitted for this site. Please find a copy of our objection letter for this fresh application below....