About

Blackmore is a medieval village in Essex, England. It is located approximately 3 miles (5 km) east of Chipping Ongar and is 4 miles (7 km) north of Brentwood. The village is in the parish of Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green in the borough of Brentwood and parliamentary constituency of Brentwood & Ongar.

We have lots of facilities, hopefully all of them listed below.

The Sports and Social Club
Blackmore Sports and Social club offers a wide range of recreational facilities including 2 floodlit tennis courts, Squash court, Football facilities, Cricket facilities, Snooker room with 2 tables, 2 bars (see social) or visit the website at: www.blackmoressc.co.uk



Blackmore Village Hall
Located on the edge of the picturesque village of Blackmore, the complex is more than a hall, it is the heart of our community. It offers excellent social and sporting facilities, both inside and outside. The hall is available for hire and is situated within attractive landscaped grounds with excellent car parking for over 100 vehicles. Visit the website for more details: www.blackmorevillagehall.com



Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green Parish Council
The Council provides local community services for a population of more than 3,000 in a widespread rural area to the south of the county.

Contact Information
Tipps Cross Remembrance Hall, Blackmore Road, Hook End, Brentwood Essex CM15 0DX
Email: clerkofblackmorepc@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.essexinfo.net/blackmore-hook-end-and-wyatts-green-parish-council
Telephone: 01277 822421


School
Blackmore Primary School is a village school for boys and girls aged 4 to 11. We have 141 pupils in the school in six classes. Our headteacher is Miss Andrews. We are proud of our core values, our future is brighter at Blackmore! Be the best you can be, Respect, Independence, Generosity, Honesty, Tolerance, Enjoy learning together, Respect. Visit the website: www.blackmore.essex.sch.uk



Blackmore Community Pre-School
Held at the Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road.

Opening Times: Monday and Thursday 9.15-12.15  &  12.15-3.15 - a getting ready for school session, Tuesday 9.15-3.15 - all day sessions available, Wednesday & Friday 9.15-12.15

Lunch club is available every day from 12.15-12.45

Children from 2 years until they start School
(education grants available for 3-4 year olds)

Children can enjoy a secure friendly environment with large safe outdoor play area

If you would like to make an appointment to visit us or register your child please call

Blackmore Community Preschool
Manager - Kay Humphreys
Mobile: 07972 810218



Blackmore Village Fayre
Every two years Blackmore hosts its own Village Fayre. This runs from Friday to Monday during the May bank holiday weekend. The fayre consists of Sports events, live music, a pet show, stalls, entertainment, a parade and so much more. For the latest news visit the fayre website: www.blackmorefayre.co.uk



Blackmore Farmers Market
A traditional Farmers Market held at Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road. Held on the third Sunday in every month from 9 am - 1 pm. Over 20 stalls. All locally grown, reared or produced.



Blackmore Cubs, Scouts & Beavers
There is plenty going on within these groups, with quizes and walks. Lots of fun for all ages. Check out the website for more information: www.blackmorescouts.co.uk



Blackmore Youth Club
The Centre is for the young people in the area, those currently in existing groups and clubs; the 6-10 year olds who were members of the Friday club; those who are 10+ waiting for a new older Club and all those who are younger - growing up - ready to join the new range of clubs and activities on offer. Click here to visit their website.



The Library
The Main Library has been closed - Blackmore is now served by a Mobile Unit from Harlow.



The Blackmore Players
The Blackmore Players started out in 1969 and have been growing stronger ever since, with regular shows throughout the year. For details of the latest and past performances, Please follow the link to their website: www.blackmoreplayers.co.uk



Churches
We have two churches, see churches


Horsefayre Green (in front Leather Bottle)
Horse fairs were held here between 1848-1874. Posts and chains were erected for Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1897. The posts have remained ever since. Crosse House was built in 1634 and was originally a bakery.



Service Lane and Red Rose Lane
This was used as a route for travellers to by-pass the village centre during the Black Death in 1349. It was also used to carry the dead around the outside of the village to Nine Ashes. This was so called after the cremation of the dead killed by the plague. It was estimated that over 300 people died in the epidemic.



The Barge Garage and Pond
The Barge dating back to 1584 has been the site for various businesses including an ale house, sweet shop and today a garage. The pond, a well known beauty spot, was originally constructed as a watering-hole for cattle going to market and horses travelling between London and East Anglia.



If we have left out your organisation, or there is anything else you can think of with regards to Blackmore, please feel free to put it in an email and we will endeavour to include it.

Write to info@blackmorevillage.com