The Woldingham Magazine is delivered to subscribers for a small annual fee. This keeps residents abreast of upcoming events and your subscription also entitles you to a very useful telephone directory of the names of the other subscribers.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The village has a website www.woldingham.com
The One Stop Village Shop in The Crescent sells a wide range of groceries, stationery, freshly baked bread. The shop is open from 7.00am – 8.00pm Daily. The sub-Post Office is located at the Village Shop and is open daily from 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm except Wednesday and Saturday.
Milk and More delivers milk and fresh produce on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. A mobile fresh fish monger calls at The Crescent on Tuesdays at 10:00am.
ChristianCars on the Crescent services and repairs most makes of cars.
Taxi services can be found at Caterham Station, Upper Warlingham Station, Purley Station and Oxted Station.
The 540 bus service operated by Metro Bus runs approximately hourly from Woldingham to Caterham and then onto East Surrey Hospital in Redhill. The timetable is on the Surrey County Council (SCC) website.
SCC also operates Buses4U, a “bus on demand” service.
Woldingham has an active Parish Council. The village also benefits from a Police Community Support Officer who you can meetevery Tuesday morning at the Scout Hut on the Crescent from 10am to 11am. The current PCSO is Rupert Kelly.
Jane Torrance oversees our successful Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Please call her if you wish to participate and receive weekly email updates.
Tandridge District Council (TDC) operates rubbish and recycling collections on alternate Tuesdays, sometimes quite early in the morning. Recycling is generally collected from the Blue Wheelie bins, and rubbish (Landfill) collected from the green Wheelie bins. TDC also provides other chargeable services such as garden waste, bulky items and cardboard collections and cesspit emptying.
If you live on a private street or road, you will have a road association which arranges things like road maintenance and road sweeps. You should be contacted by your road association representative in due course.
Woldingham has a wonderful community playgroup for pre school children and their carers every Tuesday from 9am in the Church Room on Croft Road. There is also a daily, privately run morning pre-school in the Village Hall.
The Glebe (our recreation ground) has football and cricket pitches and a playground. It is also home to the thriving tennis club. Other activities for children include scouting and guiding, Sunday School and the pantomime.
There are libraries in Caterham, Warlingham and Oxted and Woldingham has two golf clubs.North Downs Golf Club has a low cost social membership scheme which allows you to use their club house.
We have a village hall that hosts community events and productions by the Woldingham Players. As a resident, you are entitled to a discount on the cost of hiring the halls.
Regarding pets, there is a large RSPCA homing centre in South Godstone and also local branches of the Cats Protection League in Caterham and Croydon.
Woldingham is a beautiful place to live. You will soon discover the wonderful countryside surrounding us too – look out for the bluebells in Church Wood in late March/early April. However, winters in Woldingham can be harsh; we suggest you keep a supply of grit and salt (available from Fairalls or Dunwoody’s), and always carry warm clothing, a torch and a spade in your car in winter.
There is always something going on in the village! You will find various societies and activity groups listed below (apologies if we have missed anyone out).
The village has two churches: St Paul’s Church and St Agatha’s Church calendar, Horticultural Society shows and plant sales, Woldingham Players’ theatre productions, monthly Women’s Institute gatherings, concerts, summer village picnic, litter picks, cricket matches on the Glebe, carols on the Crescent, Boxing Day hockey match, reindeer at Knights, and the pantomime (look out for audition posters!).
The Association would like to wish you and your family a wonderful future in Woldingham.