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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.

Join us for the Annual CRA Community and AGM on Wednesday 15th May

The Annual CRA Community meeting including the CRA AGM will be held on Wednesday 15 May 2019 at the War Memorial Hall. Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8pm start.

See our 2019 AGM page for more information including the Agenda.

Nomination forms can be obtained by emailing We are looking for keen community minded residents to consider serving on the committee, volunteer help in any other capacity or become a Resident Representative for a vacant spot.

Information about Resident Representative and uncovered roads can be obtained from our Residents Reps page.

This year's speaker will be Daniel Du Gard, the Chorleywood Parish Conservation Ranger. There will be an opportunity to meet with local persons and personalities and wine, soft drinks and snacks will be provided as part of our usual hospitality.

New Local Plan for Three Rivers including Chorleywood

Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) published a Potential Sites Document on Friday 26th October as part ofLocal Plan the creation of a New Local Plan.  This new Local Plan will directly influence planning decisions within TRDC, including Chorleywood, for the next 10-15 years.

25 further sites have been identified across Three Rivers since the consultation was undertaken by the council in December.   Four of these additional sites are in Chorleywood. 

See our Local Plan page for more information about these sites, how the council are going about the planning process, and how you can continue to provide your responses.

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.

  • News and e-Newsletters

    Below are the most recent news items featured on our website. You can find them all on our News page or click the highlighted link to see each news item in full. We also produce a regular free e-newsletter. If you would like to subscribe, see our Mailing List page. All we need is your email address which will not be used for any other purpose and you can unsubscribe at any time. An archive of recent e-newsletters can be seen on our e-newsletter archive page.
  • April 2019 e-News April e-Newsletter ContentsAnnual CRA Community meeting including the CRA AGM ;Post Office closure ;Chorleywood Station Signal Box ;The Chorleywood Resident - Spring / Summer Issue ;21st Century Hospital ;French Market returns to Chorleywood on 2nd June ;Ambulance station to remain in Rickmansworth ;Our Environment ;Next Pensioner’s Forum on Friday 28th June ;New Hertswise Dementia Group ;Lady Ela’s Museum in the Summer House at Chorleywood House Estate ;Chorleywood Choral Society to perform at the Royal Festival Hall ;Three Rivers Music Society - Harp Recital by Louise Thomson ;Events at Sunrise of Chorleywood ;Quick Links ;You can subscribe to the newsletter in just a few seconds here
    Posted 21 Apr 2019, 01:56 by Chorleywood Residents' Association
  • Annual CRA Community meeting including the CRA AGM - 15th May Come join us for the 2019 CRA Community meeting and AGM on Wednesday 15th May 2019 at the War Memorial Hall, Common Rd, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth WD3 5LN.  It’s a great opportunity to meet other Chorleywood residents and representatives from various local organisations.Doors open at 7:30pm and the meeting will start at 8pm.  Wine, soft drinks and snacks will be provided as part of our usual hospitality.   Thanks to the Co-Op for sponsoring the drinks and snacks this year.We are delighted to welcome Daniel du Gard, Common Conservation Ranger and Alec Pinkstone, Common Parish Ranger, as our guest speakers who will be talking about “Looking after The Common”.You can find out more on the CRA ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2019, 01:51 by Chorleywood Residents' Association
  • Post Office closure As we reported last month we have been pressuring Post Office Limited to re-establish a Post Office in Chorleywood. Residents and businesses in Chorleywood are suffering as residents are going elsewhere to get cash and do their shopping whilst there.  Post Office Limited have reassured us again that a Post Office will be opened but it is all taking too long. We have been in touch with Mid Counties Co-op and Lords who are both interested in having a Post Office counter. Watch this space!In the meantime we understand Co-op already have an ATM on order and are awaiting installation. They also offer cash back of up to £50 on any value of purchase at the ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2019, 01:51 by Chorleywood Residents' Association
  • Chorleywood Station Signal Box Owen Edis, Martin Trevett and Yvonne Merritt have met with four members of Tfl to see inside the building and discuss possible uses for the interior. Initial thoughts are that it could be a picture gallery for railway enthusiasts as a kind of museum to complement the Lady Ela exhibition in the Summerhouse in Chorleywood House Estate. This could be open on bank holidays and Steam on the Met days.  Obviously it would need some volunteers to develop the idea and man it when operational. Anyone interested please contact Owen Edis or Yvonne Merritt. Clearly the inside would need sprucing up, display boards fitted and safer access provided from the ‘Down’ platform. Martin Trevett has mentioned that TRDC have a ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2019, 01:50 by Chorleywood Residents' Association
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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.

Fix My Street

Please note that we have been advised by HCC not to use Fix My Street for highways issues, including potholes, but to use their website instead. See this News item.

Currently TRDC encourages the use of Fix My Street, hence the information given below!

We continue to monitor the situation.