Marlow Community Information
A comprehensive list of Marlow’s public services, local councils, library, waste disposal, churches and suchlike.
Waste and Recycling – what goes where?
[Note from 1 April 2019 certain charges will be payable for “non -household” waste – see here]
Below is the Waste Wizard, in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council. Enter your postcode…. then type whatever you like in the search box, to be presented with advice on disposal of that item. It will also suggests if the item might be donated via Freecycle or similar schemes, or indeed is suitable for composting.
A few random examples if you want to test the system: Try typing Mattress, Food, Foil, Batteries, DVDs, Garden waste…. we learned a few things from this!
MarlowFM 97.5 have a wide range of shows broadcast from studios on the Longridge site. Tune in on 97.5, or visit www.marlowfm.co.uk to listen in online. Marlow FM also do a great job keeping us entertained via their open broadcasts at local events!
Marlow Information Centre
Many people refer to it as the “Tourist Office”, but the centre also caters for many Wycombe District Council services, as detailed in our blog artice on Marlow Information Centre. It is located within Marlow Library, on Institute Road, just off the High Street.
Opening hours are
- Tuesday 10am to 5.30pm
- Wednesday 10am to 5pm
- Thursday 10am to 4pm
- Friday 10am to 5pm
- Saturday 10am to 4pm
- Monday, Sunday and bank holidays: Closed
Buckinghamshire County Council
Responsible for county wide services ranging from childcare to countryside parks, schools to social care and from roads to registry offices. Marlow has 2 representives on BCC.
Wycombe District Council
Covers local services such as waste collection, recycling, planning applications, leisure and culture. Marlow has 5 representatives on the council.
Marlow Town Council
Responsible for local services including some of the recreation grounds, the cemetry, allotments, allocation of community grants and publication of the Marlovian Newsletter.
Address: Institute Road, Marlow, Bucks, SL7 1BL
Telephone: 0845 2303232
|Tuesday||9.30am – 7pm|
|Wednesday||9.30am – 5.30pm|
|Thursday||9.30am – 5.30pm|
|Friday||9.30am – 7pm|
|Saturday||9.30am – 5pm|
Comprehensive range of services and facilities, detailed on the Marlow Library website
Free wireless internet accessJust bring along your own laptop to connect to the internet for free.
Marlow Medical Group (our local NHS doctors)
The Doctors’ House, Victoria Road, Marlow, SL7 IDN.
Main Reception 01628 484666 Appointments 01628 405550
Standard morning and afternoon surgeries are held Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.30pm.
www.marlowdoctors.co.uk has details of the practice, together with other info of general interest – e.g. self care for minor illnesses and child health issues. They are also on Facebook www.facebook.com/MarlowMedicalGroup
Out of hours: Buckinghamshire Urgent Care 0300 130 3035
Marlow Community Hospital
Marlow Community Hospital provides 24 hours rehabilitative care and terminal care and acute medical patients. Our aim is to achieve a partnership of care with a multi-disciplinary setting which directly involves the patient their family and carers, ensuring that all care delivered has been assessed as relevant to meet their individual needs. Marlow Community Hospital, website
T: 01628 482292
Opening hours of all Marlow Post Office branches are the same:
Mon-Fri 9am – 5.30pm
Sat 9am – 12.30pm
Marlow Botttom Sub Post Office closes for lunch 1-2 in the week.
Marlow Post Office
55a High Street (NB although this is the address, the actual entrance is in Institute Road – ironic eh?)
Oak Tree Road Sub Post Office
48 Oak Tree Road, SL7 3EE
Marlow Bottom Sub Post Office
46 Marlow Bottom Road, SL7 3NB 01628 477170
Marlow Baptist Church, Glade Road. Pastor Rev M J Daly.
Marlow Methodist Church, Spittal Street, Marlow. Tel: 01628 483985
Newfield Community Church, meeting at Foxes Piece School
St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 7 St Peters Street, Marlow. Tel: 01628 483696
Marlow has what looks like a police station on Dean Street, but this is merely an “operating base” (ie an office) and does not have a public counter.
For non-emergency enquiries: 0845 8 505 505 (or online at the Thames Valley Police website).
There is a section on the TTVP website relating specifically to police and crime issues in Marlow.
The WEA provides high quality learning opportunities for adults of all ages. Our courses are taught by experienced, qualified tutors, but the atmosphere is friendly and informal. You don’t need any previous knowledge or qualifications to take part, just an interest in the subject. The WEA’s Marlow and Henley branches offer courses in art and architecture, music and history, literature and science. For more information, contact Sue Mahoney on 01628 810341;
email or click here to visit our website..
With courses on creative activities, languages and computing to name just a few, there is something to suit all levels, including a programme for tutor development. We offer one day and week-end courses, during the daytime or in the evening.
Courses are held throughout the county, with a small number being held in MArlow (usually in art and languages)- at Borlase School or the Red Cross Centre.
They also offer courses throught the LearnDirect online initiative.
Local newspaper Bucks Free Press (out on Fridays) has a special local Marlow Free Press edition, and together with the Maidenhead Advertiser (out Thursdays) covers local news – with websites updated throughout the week
Other pages in this section
Marlow groups and societies
Includes community minded groups, and also societies covering leisure interests such as archaeology.
Youth Centres and Activities
Scouts, Guides, Air Cadets and similar, together with youth clubs.