Please contact the Parish Clerk in the first instance 

Karen Weare


The Clerk works part time and is usually available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

  • please phone during normal office hours
  • emails will be replied to as soon as possible  

The Parish Council can help with local issues such as consultation on planning, reporting issues to Epping Forest District Council and Essex County Council.  



Cllr Bruce Stratton

Berners Roding


Vice Chairman

Cllr Chris Markey

Abbess Roding



Pip Lawrance

Beauchamp Roding


David Mapes

Beauchamp Roding


Ian Milligan

Abbess Roding


Tamsin Osborn

Abbess Roding


Andrew Parmenter

Abbess Roding


Epping Forest District Council

High Ongar, Willingale and the Rodings

Cllr Raymond Balcombe

The District Council is usually responsible for services like rubbish collection and recycling, Council Tax collection, housing. and planning applications.


Essex County Council

Ongar and Rural

Cllr Jaymey McIvor

The County Council is responsible for services across the whole of the county, including education, social services, transport, roads (except trunk roads and motorways), public rights of way, and libraries.


Member of Parliament

Brentwood and Ongar

Alex Burghart MP