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

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!

Empowered Nutrition

Is your energy low? Are you feeling tired? Do you have a chronic health condition? Or maybe health “niggles” that won’t go away? Do you want to feel like yourself again? Every day, the choices we make about what to eat affect whether our bodies move out of balance or towards optimal health. Let me guide you back to a healthier way of life, so that you can enjoy the vibrant good health that you deserve! Joan Faria BEng(Hons) DipCNM mBANT CNHC registered Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist I am passionate about the healing power of food, and using it to help people move towards optimum health! Being seriously ill myself was the wake-up call I needed to change my diet and lifestyle, so I fully understand the challenges that come with making change and I love to guide and support clients through that process. My goal is to find out what your health aims are and work with you to achieve them. Through the use of personalised Nutritional Therapy programmes, I can offer key support for your underlying health and vitality. I can also work with your doctor to help you achieve better health. Nutritional therapy can support people with: • Diabetes and pre-diabetes • Digestive issues • Hormone imbalances • Women’s health issues • Autoimmune conditions • Fatigue • Depression / anxiety • Stress and sleep problems • Food intolerances and allergies • Cardiovascular disease • Cancer • Musculoskeletal pain • Low immunity • Skin complaints • and much more! If you would like to find out more about how working with me could support your health, please phone me for a free, no obligation assessment.

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