CHIGWELL AREA GUIDE

Chigwell is a historic town in the Epping Forest district of Essex located approximately 12 miles from Central London. Together with Loughton and Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell forms part of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Essex with many period properties and new developments. Brook Parade is the main shopping area with a selection of boutique and coffee shops situated opposite the well-manicured village green with children’s play area. There are plenty of restaurants offering European, Indian and Chinese food, the pick of the bunch being Sheesh, a Turkish restaurant set in the former ‘Ye Old Kings Head’ public house. Originally built in 1547 it was England’s second oldest public house and now offers quality food and drink. The King William IV gastro pub and the Two Brewers also offer some great dining and tipples.

Chigwell has two stations, Grange Hill and Chigwell, both are on the Central Line with connections to The City and the West End. There are also bus routes connecting local towns.

Education

– Chigwell Primary School IG7 6ED
– Limes Farm Infants School IG7 5LP
– Limes Farm Junior School IG7 5LT
– Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College IG7 6BQ
– West Hatch High School IG7 5BT
– Chigwell Independent School IG7 6QF

Sports

– David Lloyd Leisure Centre with indoor and outdoor tennis courts, swimming pools and gymnasium.
– Holmes Place Health Club
– Woolston Manor Golf Club
– Topgolf playing centre
– Chigwell Golf Club
– Chigwell Cricket Club
– Old Loughtonian’s Hockey Club