Find facilities near to or in, Willersey.
From Friday 22nd July 2016 and for every Friday from then on a mobile Post Office van
will be outside the Bell Inn from 12:45 to 14:45.
Most Post Office services are available including letters & parcels, banking, savings, insurance, travel services, broadband & phone and paper forms.
Willersey is about 1.7 miles from Broadway depending on your route.
Sadly the Willersey Post Office closed in May 2011 so other than the mobile Post Office, the nearest full time is now in Broadway.
The Post Office in Shopwrights in Broadway has now closed. The Post Office is now in Budgens Supermarket.
You can find your nearest post office by keying your post code here.
For some unknown reason this website fails to find the Post Office in Broadway! (Shopwrights continues as a shop opening at 6:30am every morning.)
The Post Office in Evesham opens earlier at 8:30am on Mondays to Thursdays.
The nearest post office open on Saturday all day from 9:00 to 17:00 is in the Premier Stores, 40 Stratford Road in Honeybourne, WR11 7PP.
Willersey has four post boxes. One is near near the Bell Inn,
a second is in Hays Close and a third is on the Badsey Road before the old railway bridge. The last one near the Methodist Church has been returned after it was knocked over by a car (again).
The last post box to be emptied each weekday at 4:00pm and 10:30am on Saturday is the one near the Bell Inn. The others are emptied any time after 7:00am.
(The plate on the front of the Methodist Church box still thinks we have a Post Office in Willersey!)
The next nearest post box in in Smallbrook Road, WR12 7EP near to the turn off from the Broadway Road.
The only Saintbury post box is near to Saintbury Cross on the Stratford Road.
The last post collection in the area is outside Broadway Post Office at 5:45pm on weekdays and 11:00am on Saturdays.
Barn Close Surgery, 38-40 High Street, Broadway, WR12 7DT is the nearest Doctor's surgery.
It has three telephone numbers 01386 853651, 01386 853809 and 01386 858136. Fax:01386 853982
Please dial 111 when out of hours.
There is a pharmacy in the surgery at Barn Close for people who are not residents of Broadway such as Willersey. It is open on Mondays to Fridays only from 08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:30.
To avoid extra journeys, for a repeat prescription you can order on the internet but you have to fill in a form from the surgery and prove your identity first. Furthermore
you can request that it be delivered to Willersey Stores, on a Thursday evening for Friday pickup. You will need to order at least a week in advance to use this service.
There is also a pharmacy not far away in
Lloyds Chemist Shop in Broadway High Street.
Lloyds also offers an online prescription-only treatment service.
There are a number of dentists in the area both private and NHS.
This website gives a starting list but is by no means comprehensive.
As well as our Parish Church of St Peters and
Willersey Methodist Church, there is a
Catholic Church and a
United Reformed Church in Broadway and a
Baptist Church in Chipping Campden.
The nearest Quaker Meeting is in Broad Campden.
The nearest hospital is the Community Hospital
in Evesham but the nearest A&E departments are in Worcester
For more specialist treatment you may have to go to one of the hospitals in Bristol such as Southmead.
( A one hour 15 minute journey away.)
Do note that patients arriving by ambulance in Cheltenham between 8:00pm and 8:00am will be taken to
Gloucester Royal Hospital.
The local ambulance service in 2014 could have done
with improvement and
in 2015 it is
still not reaching its targets.
You might find this website useful for health advice and see here for more about this website.
The nearest Public Leisure Centre complete with swimming pool, gym etc is in Chipping Campden
and the next nearest is in Evesham.
There are allotments in Weston-sub-Edge. If interested please contact Chris Tombs 01386 840406.
Broadway Golf Club is the nearest to Willersey.
The Library and Worcestershire Police Station were both in the library building on the Leamington Road in Broadway.
Here are further details for the
The police station has now closed and is being sold. A mobile library visits Willersey
once a month on a Thursday in week 4 near The Bell Inn from 13:50 to 15:50.
West Midlands Police have a facebook page.
The nearest Gloucestershire Police Station is in
It is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Tel: 01242 247273.
You can find out about recent local crimes.
You can contact the police by dialling 101 (999 in emergency) or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Gloucester Constabulary have sent an Information Leaflet to the Parish Council.
Here is the latest incident and other news
from Gloucestershire Police
and as we live so close to Worcestershire, here is the same infornation for
West Mercia Police.
When you travel into Willersey on the Broadway Road, signs tell you when you leave one county and enter another. On Collin Lane, you move from one to the other at the sharp bend near the railway bridge.
The nearest Fire Station is in Broadway and is under
threat of closure.
Willersey has its own petrol station on Main Street. The next nearest is in Broadway on Station Road by the railway bridge.
(Is your car taxed and insured?)
Dog Waste Bins
We have five bins in Willersey. Please use them. One is on the right hand side of the footpath as you walk from Main Street to the Village Hall and just beyond.
Another is on the bridge side of the entrance to the Industrial Estate in Badsey Road.
The third one is on the south side of the Broadway Road at the entrance to Warner's Farm, another is in Collin Close
near the footpath to Broadway and the last is in St Peter's Churchyard near the footpath to Saintbury.
Please use the waste bins and clear up after your dog. It is unpleasant for others walking on our greens and is a health hazard.
Here is a poster either as a pdf or as
a document for you to print out and display to encourage people to clear up after their dog.
You can buy dog waste bags at the Village Stores.
(The nearest public toilets are in Broadway, at both carparks and near the children's play area.)
The Lloyds Bank, the last in Broadway closed on 12th September 2017. There is an ATM outside Budgens in Broadway.
Broadway will be having a mobile banking van each week and it will be parked at the War Memorial as follows:-
||13:30 to 15:15|
|| 9:30 to 11:45|
||13:15 to 15:15|
No service on Bank holidays.
You will be able to use a bank card to obtain cash
(but its not 24 hour like the ATM was.)
The next nearest ATM is an HSBC one in Chipping Campden near the Town Hall.
(Hint: Maybe only use cash machines when the bank is open to reduce hassle if it fails to deliver your cash?)
Willersey Stores will offer you cashback if you spend over £5 with them and use a debit card.
The village has it very own good
primary school right in the middle of Church Street.
For secondary education there is a wide choice of schools but three of the more popular are:-
Prince Henry's High School
The De Montfort School and
Chipping Campden School.
Willersey is situated within the school catchment area of Chipping Campden.
The is no scout group in Willersey but several nearby villages do.
Search here for details.
Village and Community Agents
work with the over 50s in Gloucestershire to provide access to a wide range of information.
They aim to help older people feel more independent, cared for, secure and to have a better quality of life.
The agents are supported by Gloucestershire Rural Community Council - GRCC.
Our local agent is Carol Stockman Tel:07789 926291 email:
The Cotswold Careline will also help you maintain your independence.
The nearest machine for this is in the
Morrisons Store in Evesham.
Electric Vehicle Charging Points
website is a useful way to find third party electric vehicle charging points.
The nearest recycling facilities for paper, glass, cardboard, charity clothes and books etc are in the Milestone Car Park
on the Childswickham Road in Broadway near to Broadway United Football Club, WR12 7HA.
Here is a list of local Wychavon recycling banks.
Great to visit at Stanway.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Open on the last Thursday of every month from 1 to 3pm at Signpost, 4 Russell Square, High Street, Broadway. 01386 859029.
You can also contact the Cotswold CAB. Talk to us, The Samaritans for free any time you like, in your own way on 116 123,
about whatever's getting to you. You don't have to be suicidal.
Public Telephone Box
The nearest public telephone box is in Smallbrook Road, WR12 7EP on the way to Broadway.
Saintbury has a telephone box on its main street in the middle of the village.
The Willersey telephone box is now closed and it has been bought by the Parish Council for a suitable alternative use.
see more here.