Welcome to the Margaret Roding Village Website

Ditch maintenance. please see this guide from Essex County Council on ditch maintenance inlcuding responsiblities Ditch_Maintenance_Leaflet_2_.pdf. Please remember if you have an ordinary watercourse which runs through your property or adjacent to it, it is very likely you will be responsible for its maintenance. Please help us to reduce surface water flooding in the village by keeping ditches clear and free from blockages.

Fibre broadband is now live in most of the parish, with the remaining areas being connected in the near future. The service provider is Gigaclear, please check their website to confirm if your property can be connected and how to book an installation, https://www.gigaclear.com/installation

THE NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING IS ON TUESDAY 17 MAY 2022 AT 7.30PM IN THE FARMHOUSE, REID ROOMS, this will be the Annual Village Meeting followed by the annual beeting of the parish council. The agenda is published the week before the meeting date. The minutes from all previous minutes are available to read on this website.



If residents are in need of any support with shopping, collecting medication or any other urgent needs please contact either the Clerk or a member of the Parish Council and we will do our very best to assist.    


Uttlesford Food Bank

Business Support

Eseex Essential Living Fund - emergency grants

Essex Wellbeing Service

Keep it Local

Click Local - A new service bringing together Uttlesford retail businesses enabling residents to buy food essentials, gifts and treats and have them delivered on the same day or next day.

Covid 19 Useful Resource

Advice from the NHS

Advice from Uttlesford District Council

Advice from Essex County Council

Advice about scams Uttlesford District Council

Uttlesford Frontline includes advice for those self isolating

Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice for businesses

Fraud and Scams, stay alert

Margaret Roding, with 74 residential properties and a population of approx 170, is in the district of Uttlesford and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden.


Parish Clerk - Allison Ward

01245 231798


Contact Information



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