Welcome to the Chorleywood Residents' Association website

We are the main independent, not-for-profit voice for Chorleywood. When you live in Chorleywood you automatically become a member of the Residents’ Association. Please get in touch with us if you have any matters you’d like to discuss or would like to be involved.

Recent News

  • Below are the most recent news items featured on our website. You can find them all on our News page. Also shown below are our Twitter and Facebook feeds which we use to pass on current information, often relevant for just short periods of time.
  • Village Day 2017
    Chorleywood Residents' Association will once again have a stall at Chorleywood Village Day (Saturday 8th July), and returning by popular demand is our "Underground Game". We'd love to see you and talk to you about the work of the CRA, and if you give us your email address we'll keep you informed via our monthly e-newsletter of local matters. Do come along and meet us!
    Posted 6 Jul 2017, 11:23 by Phil Ellis
  • Greenspace Action Plan

    Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) is working with the Countryside Management Service (CMS) to create a new five year management plan for Chorleywood House Estate.

    You have the opportunity to provide feedback on the initial briefing document which outlines the aims and aspirations for the management of the site. The feedback received will be used to develop the five year management plan.

    You can view the Chorleywood House Estate – Greenspace Action Plan 2018 – 2023 Briefing Document

    You can let TRDC and CMS know what you think of initial plans by either downloading and completing the Chorleywood House Estate – Greenspace Action Plan 2018 – 2023 Briefing Document Feedback Form and / or emailing your comments directly to Charlotte.carter@hertfordshire.gov.uk.

    Alternatively, send your comments on the feedback form by post to:

    FAO Charlotte Carter
    Countryside Management Service
    Environment Department
    County Hall
    Hertford
    Herts, SG13 8DN

    Please return your comments by 28th July 2017.

    Posted 5 Jul 2017, 11:52 by Phil Ellis
  • CRA Priorities for 2017-18

    Here's our list of priorities for the next 12 months as described by our chairman at the 2017 AGM

    • Work more closely with our Resident Representatives
    • Engage with and monitor progress with the updating of the Local TRDC Plan
    • Key involvement with CW Neighbourhood Plan led by CPC
    • Keep a watching brief  supporting the new central hospital proposals
    • Increase influence with local authorities
    • Increase e-newsletter circulation to residents
    • Work with Chorleywood Magazine regarding increasing the footfall in our village
    • Make greater use of the green boxes for resident feedback not on-line
    • Continue our donation stream
    • Implement sponsorship opportunities from residents and local businesses
    • Establish a new Memorial Garden in the Village
    • Continue to add value and make a difference for the community
    Posted 27 Jun 2017, 00:05 by Phil Ellis
  • CRA Achievements for 2016-17

    Here's a list of our achievements over the past year, as described by our chairman at the 2017 AGM

    • Fully Implemented ‘all inclusive resident’ model
    • 90% of Parish Roads covered by Resident Representatives
    • Supported local residents to prevent inappropriate Green Belt development (Hill Farm)
    • Developed residents feedback boxes
    • Instrumental in resurfacing of ramps to the Memorial Hall car park
    • Supported potential new central West Herts hospital proposal
    • Key contributor to Chorleywood in Bloom
    • Communicated NPR system to all residents operating in the station car park
    • Worked closely with Chris Haywood/HCC to get key roads & potholes repaired 
    • Created a “How do I?”  section on our website 
    • Increase CRA database for our monthly e-newsletter
    • Help publicize local events through  e-newsletter and Facebook/Twitter
    • Regularly updated notice boards in Village and station underpass
    • Influential in getting Railway Signal Box refurbished
    • Conducted residents’ village parking survey
    Posted 27 Jun 2017, 00:04 by Phil Ellis
  • Community Meeting and AGM
    The Executive Committee would like to invite you to the Community and Annual General Meeting of the Chorleywood Residents’ Association at the Chorleywood War Memorial Hall on Common Road, WD3 5LN. The date is Wednesday 21st June 2017 at 7.45pm for an 8.15pm start.

    We have two guest speakers for the evening – Cllr Ralph Sangster from Herts CC to speak about how the road repair programmes operate and Luke Nipen from HS2 providing an update on the traffic management required in our area during  the construction period of HS2.

    We will also be able to tell you, over a glass of wine, what your Association has been doing on behalf of Chorleywood Residents throughout the year.
    Posted 17 Jun 2017, 08:25 by Phil Ellis
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About Us


The Chorleywood Residents' Association (Hertfordshire, UK) is a non-party political association that is passionate about maintaining the special character of Chorleywood.  

The work of the Association is championed by the Executive Committee, a dedicated enthusiastic body of volunteers, committed to representing all residents of Chorleywood Parish and campaigning on their behalf.

The Executive Committee is supported in this work by the Resident Representatives and others who distribute items of interest to residents in the road they represent. This may include newsletters, leaflets and surveys.

We hope that this website will be a focal point for the residents of Chorleywood and with your help and support we can become a valuable source of information for the local community.

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