Waltham Abbey Community Centre is used by many diverse groups for regular meetings, and social functions.

Waltham Abbey Community Centre, situated at Saxon Way, was built on a hayfield originally rented by
a tenant farmer of Sir Hereward Wake. The field was first used to feed cattle before their drovers
continued their journey to London’s Smithfield market. The Community Association is a registered
charity (No. 301428) and we lease the building from Essex County Council. The Centre brings
together individuals, families and voluntary organisations in the area and we are supported by the
Epping Forest Disctrict Council and Waltham Abbey Town Council. The Community Association is
run by a committee of volunteers and we are proud of the range and number of groups who use the

The Waltham Abbey Community Association are a local charity that hires out the halls at reasonable rates for community use.

Many groups meet here regularly and you can also hire our halls for family birthdays, christenings, weddings, social events and activities.

We have two halls for hire, both can hold up to 80 people and both have well equipped kitchens.

We have a day centre based here as well as a preschool, various dance classes, slimming classes, gardening club and other activities and so much more.