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.

Priorities

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
  • Encourage residents to support us financially by voluntary donations
  • 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

Recent News

  • 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.
  • HCC ask residents NOT to use FixMyStreet for reporting highway faults (including potholes) Residents are being asked to report any highway faults through the Hertfordshire County Council website - Highways Fault Reporting (https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/faultreporting/mapsearch.php) and not to use the 'FixMyStreet' website. Highway fault information reported through 'FixMyStreet' ties up HCC's resources but more importantly, it is not compatible with their system and as a result prevents them from providing the level of response they want to. HCC have said, for this reason, they are seriously considering rejecting further faults reported through this service. HCC are launching an upgrade to their own reporting system in April.
    Posted 8 Feb 2018, 11:37 by Phil Ellis
  • Speeding and inconsiderate parking in Shire Lane We have asked our PCSOs to monitor inconsiderate parking near the brow of the hill (on the left hand side when travelling up Shire Lane) as this, combined with motorists' speeding, has already resulted in a few near-misses. A few years ago, a local resident had a serious crash as a result, in which one of the cars was a write-off.
    Posted 8 Feb 2018, 01:02 by Phil Ellis
  • Carousel cancel the 336 bus service to Cedars Village Carousel Buses Ltd operate the 336 bus route which passes through Chorleywood, stopping at the station as well as various stops on the A404 and until very recently, Cedars Village.  Carousel, without any notice, removed this vital stop for the many residents of Cedars Village who don't have a car. Carousel initially told us that they had removed the stop because road closures in central Watford had increased the length of the route and it had to be reduced somewhere else to compensate. However, they later admitted that the real reason was commercial. CRA is supporting residents in their fight to have this vital service reinstated.
    Posted 8 Feb 2018, 00:54 by Phil Ellis
  • January 100 Club Draw We are delighted to announce the winners of our very first CRA 100 Club draw. They are Liz Waddington, Rajan Kantaria, Brian Willet (£10 each) with the main prize of £50 going to Beatrice Webster. All the winners have been notified directly. Congratulations and good luck to everyone in next month's draw. The date of the next draw is 19th February. If you've not yet joined, now would be a good time as the chances of winning are quite high.
    Posted 3 Feb 2018, 04:03 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.

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.