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

Editor's welcome: February 2016

Networking is a word that has distinct business and commercial connotations. It conjures images of everything from suited professionals discussing the financial markets at team-building retreats to local tradespeople exchanging business cards at breakfast meetings. It is something that I'm sure all those who promote their products and services in this publication will have engaged in at some point and something that I know many will count as a vital tool for their own business development. For those who live and work outside of the spheres of self-employment and customer acquisition, however, networking will most likely be seen as a purely social tool (online and offline) more.

In pictures: local news and features

February 2016: featured business of the month

Experienced professional photographer, specialising in natural, reportage-style child and family portraits. Forget the stylised backgrounds, ‘wacky’ props and forced poses you get with some studios: The Wanstead Portrait Studio takes a rather more natural approach, shooting in a reportage ...

Tel: 07956 155786

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

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HI Shifa Clinic

Nestled in a quiet corner of Walthamstow minutes away from Whipps Cross Hospital, HI Shifa Clinic is the perfect place for you to address your health naturally. Its no secret that conventional medicine has a lot of undesired side affects, but that is not the biggest problem! The biggest problem is that It often focuses on the symptoms rather than the root of the condition. Here at HI Shifa Clinic we mix modern scientific knowledge with traditional healing methods such as acupuncture and cupping to treat you holistically. Give us a call now to have a free phone consultation and see how we can help you.

Salmon Flooring

Need a floor fitted? Need your floor supplied? We provide a high quality, 100% reliable, start to finish fitter service for engineered, laminate and traditional wood flooring. Salmon Flooring provide free, no obligation estimates in East and South East London after we survey the work and assess your requirements. Please contact us.

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