Useful Info

This is the local services and information page

This is intended to help anyone find useful information about services in our area.

If there is anything else that might be of assistance and could be added to this page, please contact me to let me know so that I can make it available.


Regular bus services connect the Parish with Ipswich and surrounding villages. A timetable of services in the Hadleigh and Surrounding Area is available for download.

For details of our particular services choose either the 461/462 service or the 111 service

Suffolk Links - Demand Responsive Transport: Two "On Demand" services, specially suitable for disabled but available for anyone to use, also operate in our area. They can provide a "door to door" service if required and can also connect with regular bus services. Specific details, including maps, can be found for the the Gipping or Cosford services that cover our area.


Details of the train services from Needham Market and Stowmarket using the main line between London and Norwich.


Details of Ipswich Park and Ride Scheme.


The nearest libraries are in Hadleigh, Needham Market, and Stowmarket. Here are full details of all Suffolk Library Services, including downloading eBooks and accessing other online library services.

The Mobile Library (Orwell Mobile 1, Route 8) stops inside the entrance to Wixfield Park at 1405 to 1430 on the following dates in 2011/2012:

August 6, 20

September 3, 17

October 1, 29

November 26


There is a sub-post office in the MACE (used to be SPAR) shop at Wattisham Airfield married quarters, opposite BASE Garage, open 0930 - 1230 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

The nearest main Post Office is at 63 High Street, Hadleigh, tel 01473 822 144.


There is a cash machine in the MACE (used to be SPAR) shop at Wattisham Airfield married quarters, opposite BASE Garage, which is accessible whenever the shop is open (usually Mon - Fri 0730 - 1900, 0900 - 1900 on Saturday & Sundays).


There are 2 medical practices near to Great Bricett and each has its own pharmacy:

Bildeston Health Centre. tel 01449 740 254.

Needham Market Country Practice. tel 01449 720 666.


The nearest hospital is at Ipswich.


The Mid-Suffolk South Safer Neighbourhood Website gives information about policing in our area or our area team can be contacted.

Periodic reports from the PSNT are on the Parish Council pages, as are County and District Councillor details and reports.

Useful information about heating oil security can be viewed in this document.


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For up-to-date details related to Mid-Suffolk please visit the Mid-Suffolk District Council website at


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