Directory of businesses, news and events in Wanstead, Snaresbrook and Aldersbrook

Editor's welcome: November 2017

Tuesday 10 October came and went. This wasn't just any autumnal day; this was set to be M&S day, a day that would see passing shoppers and Marks & Spencer aficionados invited inside a highly anticipated new Wanstead food store, with promises of free glasses of fizz and treats galore. As it turned out, it was just any old autumnal day, with 157 High Street remaining sealed from public view – and not a champagne cork in sight. Needless to say, the grand opening had been postponed, and notification of this was provided after our presses had rolled. So, my apologies to those readers who – having accepted the invitation in our last issue – made what they believed would be their inaugural trip to the new shop. more.

In pictures: local news and features

November 2017: featured business of the month

One of our busiest stores & the home of Belgique patisserie. It does not get fresher than this. The store is located above our main kitchens where all our patisserie is handmade by talented patissiers. With a terrace that is open throughout the year, whether it is rain or shine this store ...

Tel: 020 8532 2255

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

Wanstead Osteopath Clinic

Wanstead Osteopath Clinic has been providing Wanstead and surrounding areas with effective pain relief and posture correction for many years. Having lived in the area for 25 years and with over 20+ years of experience Daniel and David provide an expert and professional service with a kind and caring nature. Osteopathy is effective at treating a multitude of issues such as; lower/upper back pain, sciatica, joint pain, muscle pain, sports injuries and much more. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about treatment or to know whether Osteopathy is for you. Sports massage and Acupuncture is also provided.

Ian's Locksmiths Walthamstow

We offer professional locksmith services and alarm/camera installations for the property owners in Walthamstow.

TBC Secure Solutions

Multi Award Winning Wireless Alarm System, fitted and Guaranteed, with Full Smart Phone App Control. Set and unset from anywhere in the world. Get notifications. Supports up to 66 devices and 2 Bells. Add on anytime. 4 separate available areas to control, for full and night set, including out buildings and sheds. Easy to operate system, from either codes, radio fobs, tags or from your smart phone. Multiple applications to this app, allowing you to control all of your own or family's systems, using fully encrypted access via dedicated cloud portal. The only wire is the mains connection at the panel – everything else is wire free, so no messy wires. Perfect if you have just decorated, or have flooring and tiled walls. Systems start with a choice of options from £440.00. "Inspired by Design - Driven by Commitment" Our established family company, formed 1979 in Waltham Forest and grown by word of mouth and repeat business, brings you advanced technology at an affordable price. See our website for other services. Be a part of our growing set of happy customers, from Essex most prestigious wireless alarm company. You won't be disappointed!

Useful contacts at a glance



Tel: 08457 90 90 90


Citizens Advice Bureau

Tel: 020 8988 9620


Community Legal Advice

Tel: 0845 345 4 345


Alcoholics Anonymous

Tel: 0845 769 7555


National Debtline

Tel: 0808 808 4000


Council & MP

Redbridge Council

Tel: 020 8554 5000


John Cryer MP

Tel: 020 8989 5249



NHS Direct

Tel: 0845 4647


Whipps Cross Hospital

Tel: 020 8539 5522


Emergency Dentist

Tel: 020 8554 9865

Wanstead Pharmacy

Tel: 020 8989 0597


Wanstead Place Clinic

Tel: 020 8926 1450


Wanstead Village
Dental & Health Centre

Tel: 020 8530 2126



Wanstead Leisure Centre

Tel: 020 8989 1172


Sylvestrian Leisure Centre

Tel: 020 8509 6526


Wanstead Library

Tel: 020 8708 7400


Aldersbrook Library

Tel: 020 8496 0006



Goddard Veterinary Group

Tel: 020 8989 7744



Tel: 0300 1234 555



Tel: 01767 693690



Wanstead Police Station

Tel: 0300 123 1212


Wanstead Safer
Neighbourhoods Team

Tel: 020 8721 2796


Snaresbrook Safer
Neighbourhoods Team

Tel: 020 8721 2561



Electricity - Power Loss

Tel: 0800 028 0247

Gas - Emergency

Tel: 0800 111 999

Thames Water

Tel: 0845 9200 800