Please find below an update on Hale End Library from Janet Charlesworth, Deputy Chair HPPG At the end of July HPPG sent the Council an outline strategy document with suggestions as to how the community can work with the Council to improve usage of library facilities. A summary copy of the report can be viewed by

The Highams Park Snedders have been working with the Epping Forest Conservators on improving the habitat at Highams Park Lake by the planting of phragmites (reeds), sweet grass and other plants. Over time these plants will help improve the water quality of the lake as well as providing a better environment for wildlife. Some pictures

The Highams Park Snedders were working at Highams Park Lake on Saturday 23rd July alongside  the Epping Forest Conservators and you may be wondering about the work going on around the lake and why posts and wire netting have been placed in the water. There are some pictures at the foot of the page. Last autumn the

Re: Council Proposal to sell Highams Park’s library building and rent a property near Tesco Council officers are recommending that our library in Highams Park (known as “Hale End Library”) be sold for redevelopment as flats. The officers suggest that an alternative library space should be rented in Signal Walk (by Tesco) but do not

We have now analysed the feedback from local residents of the survey we ran in April/May this year on dangerous junctions and crossing points in the Highams Park Area. A brief summary of the survey is as follows and full details are in the attached document: Summary of Dangerous Junctions & Crossing Points Survey 145 responses

Everything seemed to go well last weekend and the organisers from The Highams Park Planning Group and the Friends of The Highams Park would like to thank everyone who helped put this event together. Also, we would like to extend a big thank you to all those people who came along to watch and enjoy

THE VIKINGS ARE COMING TO THE SPRING FESTIVAL IN THE HIGHAMS PARK ! We have been working with the Friends of The Highams Park to present a Spring Festival on Sunday 8th May in The Highams Park, IG8 9RB (the park by Highams Park Lake) from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. There will be lots of

Some of HPPG’s members have formed a team of volunteers called The Highams Park Snedders to help look after the Lake and Forest and the Highams Park. Here are some pictures of them hard at work on 12th December last year and on 10th January this year. The next session is on 14th February at

Please find below documents submitted in support of the planning application for Selwyn School and some photographs taken at the public exhibition on 3rd December, 2015. If you wish to comment on the application you have 21 days from 5th January to do so. Comments should be sent to and refer to Application Reference

Please find below a notification send out by Joe Addo-Yobo the Council’s Head of Planning Policy & Strategy. The shop front design codes will be rolled out across the whole Borough and it is likely that the final version of this design code will be included as a policy requirement in the Highams Park Plan and this is your opportunity