LOCAL INFORMATION


The following information we hope will be a useful reminder to established residents and an introduction to what’s here for newcomers.

Libraries

The nearest Bucks CC Community Run library is in Iver Heath.  

Iver Heath Community Library, St Margaret's Close, Iver Heath, Bucks. SL0 0DA.

Churches

St Andrews and St Leonards are situated within Richings Park.  Other churches also exist in Iver Village.

Local Organisations

Iver Heath Residents Association: www.iverheathra.co.uk

Richings Park Village Action Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RPVAG/

Education

Infant and Junior schools

Iver Village Infant School 01753 655104 www.iver-inf.bucks.sch.uk

Iver Village Junior School 01753 653059 www.ivervillage-jun.bucks.sch.uk

Iver Heath Junior School 01753 651382 www.iverheathjunior.ik.org

Iver Heath Infant School and Nursery 01753 652262 www.iverheath-inf.bucks.sch.uk

Secondary Schools

Burnham Grammar School 01628 604812 www.bgs.bucks.sch.uk/

The Chalfonts Community College 01753 882032 www.chalfonts.org

The E-Act Burnham Park Academy 01628 662107 www.e-actburnhampark.org.uk/

Beaconsfield High School 01494 673043 www.beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk/


Pre School


Richings Park Pre-school operates from St Leonard's Hall and has been running since 1966.  It is now run as an offshoot from Iver Village Infants School.

www.iver-Inf.bucks.sch email: nursery@iver-Inf.bucks.sch   


A private non-profit group, Iver Community Childcare, also operates from Iver Village Hall, West Square, Iver SL0 9NW  www.ivercommunity.org


Local Authorities

Iver Parish Council 01753 655331 www.iverparishcouncil.gov.uk/

 

Buckinghamshire County Council 01296 395000 www.buckscc.gov.uk/

 

Southbucks District Council 01895 837200 www.southbucks.gov.uk/


    

Amenities

There is a small range of shops, dominated by the Costcutters supermarket, which is open 7.00am – 10.00pm seven days a week. The others include a chemist, dry cleaners, laundry, two hairdressers, Indian Take-Away, and 2 chiropractors. There is also a garage undertaking repairs. There is a community notice board at the shops advertising forthcoming events which is free for anyone to post to.

Dental Wellbeing, 16 Thorney Lane South, Iver. Bucks. SL0 9AE.  01753 655446 www.dentalwellbeing.co.uk

Londis Supermarket, 20-22 Thorney Lane South, Iver, Bucks. SL0 9AE open Monday till Saturday 07:00 till 22:15, Sunday 08:00 till 22:15.  

There are two public houses, The Tower Arms and The North Star. Hearty meals are served in both pubs and the Tower Arms also offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation.  There is also an Indian Restaurant, Curry Paradise, which can provide take-aways.

Sporting facilities centre around Richings Park Sports Club in Wellesley Avenue.  The Club also offers occasional social events which are open to everyone.

Community Buildings include the Church Halls of St Leonards, St. Andrews and St Peters as well as the function hall in Richings Park Sports Club.

Groups meeting in the area can be found on the Parish Council web site.  

Public Transport consists primarily of the main line services running through Iver Station out of Paddington.  A local mini-bus provides a 4-trip per day service in a loop running from Langley to Uxbridge on Mondays to Fridays only.  

Refuse / Recycling South Bucks District Council no longer provide free black refuse sacks and instead supply wheely bins, food bins, and paper boxes.  Collections occur every Monday for food waste and then alternate Mondays for either general waste or recyclable waste. Recycling includes cardboard waste, plastic containers, bottles and tins.  Check the South Bucks website for further details.  

The open spaces around Iver and Denham are managed by the Colne Valley Park Community Interest Company.  The Residents’ Association support this organisation and are a consultee to their plans when they might affect us.  Their July 2016 Newsletter can be found HERE.


Police

Local Beat Officers are:

PC

Community Policeman  

Neighbourhood Watch Schemes are already established.


Councillors

Wendy Matthews - Chairman of Iver Parish Council

Luisa Sullivan - Bucks County Council

Paul Griffin - South Bucks District Councillor for Iver and Richings Park  

Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield : Dominic Grieve

Other

 

Iver and District Countryside Association www.idca.org.uk

Richings Players web site: http://www.richingsplayers.com/

Richings Park Sports Club : www.richingssportspark.co.uk

The National Security Inspectorate: http://www.nsi.org.uk

Thames Valley Police alarms policy:

http://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/news_info/freedom/policies_procedures/alarms.htm

and their Crime Reduction frequently asked questions:

http://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/faq/default.asp?Action=Cat&ID=14

A web site spin off from Crimestoppers aimed at young people :www.fearless.org

Richings Park Golf Club : www.richingspark.co.uk

Thorney Golf Club : www.thorneypark.com

Iver Medical Centre : 01753 653008 : www.iverdoc.co.uk




Richings Park and Thorney Residents Association

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