South Woodham Ferrers is a town and civil parish in the borough Woodham essex Chelmsfordin the English county of Essex. The town is situated Woodham essex of Fenn Creek, near to where it meets the River Crouch. The railway station opened in to serve South Woodham Ferrers and the surrounding area.
The town of South Woodham Ferrers continued to develop until it was formally recognised as a separate community to Woodham
Woodham essexlocated one mile north. In Queen Elizabeth II opened the town square, which is named after her. Many street names in the southwestern part of the town are taken Woodham essex the works of J.
The main secondary school in the town is William de Ferrers Schoolthe first of which was in The town is also home to five primary schools: Josephs RCTrinity St. Mary's C of E and Woodville. Chetwood Primary "Woodham essex" was closed in and was replaced by a Sure Start centre. The town centre consists of around business units. The supermarket chain Asda is regarded as a key partner for the town centre, opening a store in the town in late "Woodham essex" made them the principal retailer in the town.
Woodham essex County Council sold the freehold for the
Woodham essex majority of the town to Asda, who in turn sold a package of land and property to SW Investments. As a result of these sales, Asda own the town's car parks, Queen Elizabeth II Square and approximately one third of the shop premises in the town centre. SW Investments owns most of the remaining Woodham essex in the town centre, including Market Square, with the remaining premises having a variety of private owners.
Chelmsford City Council has recently entered a consultation period with a number of groups in the town, including the local business group, over the future development of the town centre. Bushy Hill is part of South Woodham Ferrers town council area, and lies Woodham essex the north of the town. The west face of Bushy Hill was covered in broad leafed woodland and known locally as 'Little Wood'.
Later the hill became known locally as "Radar Hill" due to having been visually dominated  by a radar testing site. This site was operated by a number of the former Marconi  companies including Alenia Marconi Systemsand more recently currently? The site remains in use, but the large "Woodham essex" which earned the hill Woodham essex nickname has been removed. Online mapping services such as Google Maps clearly show the site in use, including a helipad.
The permissive footpath around the site passes the entrance sign warning of "helicopters landing, danger of radiation" and other such dangers associated with a working radar testing site.
The inner workings of the site are well secured with a security gatehouse, anti-climb heras [ clarification needed ] fencing and a number of CCTV cameras. Bushy Hill was also known locally, before Marconi came to "Woodham essex" it, as "Landslip Hill", referring to the south face of the hill which has slid away leaving a bare escarpment,
Woodham essex visible from the town.
The town is connected by the A to the Woodham essexA and other main routes. There was a ferry crossing across the River Crouch to Hullbridge and other destinations. The town is about 10 km 6 miles away from Southend Airport. South Woodham Ferrers is the home of a male voice choir. Originally named after the town, it now performs under the name of men2sing. Member, National Association of Choirs. It is also home to an all-female choir, The Swift Singers.
Players as young as two can join Little Scrummers on Saturday mornings. The youth section consists of under 17s and colts and Woodham essex three senior teams, a veterans team and a ladies team. South Woodham Ferrers currently Woodham essex home to amateur football teams. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this Woodham essex by adding citations to reliable sources.
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