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Christmas opening

Our day centres will be closed at various times over the Christmas holiday. You can find full details under each centre below.

The Xmas CLOSED days listed include only those days when the respective day centre would normally be open

Day centres

There are five day centres (or community centres) in the Uttlesford District, in Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden, Stansted, Takeley and Thaxted.

The day centres provide a venue for social and recreational events for the benefit of persons aged over 55, and offer hot meals and other refreshments at very reasonable prices. The day centres are almost entirely run by volunteers.
 

Events at the day centres

Events and promotions are held at our day centres throughout the year.

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Getting to a day centre

Uttlesford Community Travel and Essex DaRT provide dedicated transport to our day centres.

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Rowena Davey Centre (Great Dunmow)

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Rowena Davey Centre (Great Dunmow)

Chequers Lane
Great Dunmow
Essex
CM6 1EQ
Tel: 01371 872874

Find the Rowena Davey Centre on a Google map ►

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 - 13:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 - 13:30
Friday 10:00 - 13:30

Closed over Christmas on:

Monday 25 December
Tuesday 26 December
Thursday 28 December
Friday 39 December
Monday 1 January 2018
Tuesday 2 January 2018

 

About the Rowena Davey Centre

Conveniently located in central Dunmow, the Rowena Davey Centre offers a spacious and comfortable environment in which to have a coffee and homemade cakes or to stay for a freshly cooked hot two-course lunch. The building is also a popular venue used by a multitude of local groups. It is available for hire for regular activities or one off events outside of normal opening hours. So why not book it for a birthday party or special event? There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen and plenty of nearby parking at the Chequers Lane car park. This centre is fully accessible for users with disabilities. 

Your meal

For the latest menu and to book in for a lunch, please call the centre on the above phone number. We will need to have your booking by 10:30 on the day. Lunches are served at 12:30 and cost £5.00 for two courses. Special diets can be catered for.

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Rowena Davey Centre interior_1
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Rowena Davey Centre interior_2

 

The Garden Room (Saffron Walden)

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The Garden Room (Saffron Walden)

3 Hill Street
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB10 1EH
Tel: 01799 522772

Find The Garden Room on a Google map ►

Opening hours

Monday 09:00 - 13:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 13:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 13:30
Thursday 09:00 - 13:30
Friday 09:00 - 13:30

Closed over Christmas on:

Monday 25 December
Tuesday 26 December
Wednesday 27 December
Thursday 28 December
Friday 29 December
Monday 1 January 2018

 

About The Garden Room

The Garden Room is based in the delightful setting of Jubilee Gardens, in the centre of Saffron Walden. With direct access from Waitrose Car Park this is the ideal location to enjoy a coffee with friends after shopping. Breakfasts are served from 9:00 and coffees, freshly baked scones, cakes and snacks from 10:00 - 13.30, one or two course lunches can be had from 12:15. When not being used for lunches the building is also available to hire for private parties and other events. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen and the centre boasts a wi-fi connection. This centre is fully accessible for users with disabilities. 

Your meal

For the latest menu and to book in for a lunch, please call the centre on the above phone number. We will need to have your booking by 10:30 on the day. Lunches are served at 12:15 and cost from £5.50. Special diets can be catered for.

New ... new ... new. Home-made soup and a roll now available. Just pop in any time during opening hours and its a bargain at £2.50. 

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The Garden Room_1
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The Garden Room_2

 

The Crafton Centre (Stansted Mountfitchet)

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The Crafton Centre (Stansted Mountfitchet)

Crafton Green House
72 Chapel Hill
Stansted
CM24 8AG
Tel: 01279 815091

Find The Crafton Centre on a Google map ►

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 - 13:30
Friday 10:00 - 13:30

Closed over Christmas on:

Tuesday 26 December
Thursday 28 December
Friday 29 December

 

About The Crafton Centre

Conveniently located adjacent to the public car park, come along to the Stansted Mountfitchet Day and Community Centre, Crafton Centre, in Chapel Hill and try the facilities. The Centre, which has been an active part of the village for over 30 years, provides both residents and visitors the opportunity to socialise. Tea, coffee, snacks are available from 10:00 and from 12:15 two course lunches are served three days a week. Activities, outings and games are available in a friendly, social atmosphere. Why not pop in and enjoy a coffee with friends after shopping?

When not being used for lunches the building is also available to hire for private parties and other events. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen and a small garden for outside events. This centre is fully accessible for users with disabilities. 

Your meal

For the latest menu and to book in for a lunch, please call the centre on the above phone number. We will need to have your booking by 11:00 on the day. Lunches are served at 12:30 and cost £5.50. Special diets can be catered for.

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The Crafton Centre_1
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The Crafton Centre_2

 

Takeley Community Centre

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Takeley Community Centre

South Road
Takeley
CM22 6RB
Tel: 01279 871198
Website: Takeley Community Centre website ►

Find the Takeley Community Centre on a Google map ►

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:15 - 13:30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 12:15 - 13:30

Closed over Christmas on:

Friday 15 December
Tuesday 26 December
Friday 29 December

 

About the Takeley Community Centre

Situated in the heart of Takeley, the Community Centre has been a part of village activities for a number of years. Freshly prepared one or two course lunches can be had from 12:30. When not being used for lunches the building is also available to hire for private parties of up to 60 people and other events. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen and the centre boasts a fitted hearing loop. This centre is fully accessible for users with disabilities.

Your meal

For the latest menu and to book in for a lunch, please call the centre on the above phone number. We will need to have your booking by the previous Tuesday or Friday. Lunches are served at 12:30 and cost £4.80. Special diets can be catered for.

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Takeley Community Centre_1
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Takeley Community Centre_2

 

Cutler's Kitchen (Thaxted)

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Cutler's Kitchen (Thaxted)

Vicarage Mead
Thaxted
Essex
CM6 2QW
Tel: 01371 830094

Find Cutler's Kitchen on a Google map ►

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 - 13:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 13:30
Thursday 10:00 - 13:30
Friday 10:00 - 13:30

Closed over Christmas on:

Monday 25 December
Tuesday 26 December
Wednesday 27 December
Thursday 28 December
Friday 29 December
Monday 1 January 2018

 

About Cutler's Kitchen

Just up the road from the free Margaret Street car park is Cutler's Kitchen, the perfect venue to join with others to enjoy great value home cooked lunches. On Fridays why not just drop in for a coffee and freshly baked cake between 10:00 and 12:00. From 12:30 two course lunches are served five days a week. Many of our ingredients are sourced locally and you can even bring along your own bottle of wine.

The hall is available to hire afternoons and evenings during the week, and all day at the weekends so why not book it for primary age & adult birthdays, family gatherings or business meetings / team-building functions. There is a fully equipped commercial kitchen and free wi-fi internet access. This centre is fully accessible for users with disabilities. 

Your meal

For the latest menu and to book in for a lunch, please call the centre on the above phone number. We will need to have your booking by 10:00 on the day. Lunches are served at 12:30 and cost £5.00. Special diets can be catered for.

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Cutler's Kitchen_1
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Cutler's Kitchen_2

 


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