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.

CRA 100 Club

If you appreciate the work we do for our residents why not help us financially by joining our 100 Club? Unfortunately our running costs cannot be covered by sponsorship and voluntary donations alone. Membership of the 100 Club is open to all and by setting up a Standing Order with us you not only will be helping us raise much needed funds but you will also be joining in the excitement of winning monthly cash prizes where the odds of winning are quite high! See our 100 Club page for full details.

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.
  • Proposed Play Area It is common knowledge that there are strongly held views on the location of an additional Children’s Play Area in Chorleywood. Therefore, as Chorleywood Residents' Association represents all residents in the Parish, we have adopted a neutral stance on the matter. In our September e-newsletter we included a report on the decision made by the Three Rivers Leisure and Well Being Committee to agree to seek planning permission, and Section 38 permission from the Planning Inspectorate for the installation of rustic play equipment on an area of the Common known as Site 15A. The minutes of this meeting, which took place on 6th September, can be seen on the Three Rivers DC (TRDC) website. More recently, we have ...
    Posted 27 Oct 2017, 08:56 by Phil Ellis
  • Children’s Play Area CRA have been informed by Three Rivers District and Chorleywood Parish Councillor Martin Trevett, that the long discussed new play space for Chorleywood’s children has moved a step closer.  Martin Trevett writes that this is following the unanimous vote at Three Rivers Leisure and Well Being Committee on 6th September to agree to seek planning permission, and section 38 permission from the Planning Inspectorate for the installation of rustic play equipment at an area of the Common known as site 15a.  The equipment would be the same or similar to the equipment recently installed by the Parish Council on another part of the common. A unanimous vote followed the presentation of a petition with in excess of 650 signatures ...
    Posted 11 Sep 2017, 06:35 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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    Posted 27 Jun 2017, 00:04 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.

For more information
see our About Us page.

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