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Chiropody Clinic

Meets in the Village Hall every six weeks on Friday morning between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm. For details:

Contact: Astrid Llewellyn 01473 610635

Art Club

Meets in the Village Hall on Thursday morning between 10 am and 12 am during school terms. Cost £20 per term

Contact: Mary Spillett 01394 385295


Meets in the Village Hall on Tuesday morning 9.30 am – 11.00 am. Cost £12 per month.

Contact: Astrid Llewellyn 01473 610635

Playford Women’s Institute

Meets in the Village Hall on the first Tuesday of each month.

Contact: Sue Bruce01473 738265

Playford Parish Council

Meets 6 times a year on Wednesdays at 7 pm in the Village Hall

Clerk: Marian Hedgley 01473 738468
email: playfordpc@hotmail.co.uk

St Mary’s Church

Service times are on the Church Noticeboard and can also be found on www.achurchnearyou.com. Adults and children are very welcome at services. 8 am services are traditional and 10 am services use the modern rite. Coffee is served after 10 am services. The church is open daily during British Summer Time and on Sundays from November to March 10am -4pm.

Priest in Charge: Revd Celia Cook
The Rectory, 5 Brook Lane, Playford, IP6 9DY, 01473 878104

Church Warden: Colin Hedgley, The Coach House, Playford Mount. 01473 768468

Benefice Newsletter Orders: Please contact Church Wardens


Playford is in the catchment area for Little Bealings Primary School. Head Teacher: Duncan Bathgate.

Contact: School Office 01473 622376

The secondary school for Playford is in Kesgrave. Head Teacher: Mr N Burgoyne

Contact: School Office 01473 624855

Doctors, Dentists, Opticians and Pharmacists

Contact the Suffolk Coastal NHS Primary Care Trust for a complete list. www.suffolkcoastal-pct.nhs.uk or telephone 01394 458900


Police PC (Part time) Rachel Cable. PCSOs Sally Thomas and Justin Moss.

Non-urgent enquiries 101 and ask for one of these PCs


A mobile Library parks at Playford Telephone Kiosk every four weeks on a Thursday between 1.50 pm – 2.05 pm

Contact: Suffolk County Council 01473 263838

Post Office

The nearest one is Grundisburgh PO, The Street, Grundisburgh. Tel: 01473 735347

Waste Collections

Domestic waste is collected on a Friday from the village but Thursdays from Brook Lane, with paper and garden waste collections fortnightly on alternate weeks.

Contact: Suffolk Coastal Services Ltd 01394 444000

Recycling Bins

A glass recycling bank is situated at the entrance to the Village Hall car park.


Milk and more deliver within the village: 0845 606 3606

Paper Deliveries

Grange News delivers in the village: 01394 384082

Bus Service

Downloadable PDF timetables for services can be found on the SCC website or by contacting them on 0845 606 6171. Please note that these pages are frequently being updated to include new timetables and service change summaries so we would advise that you check that page regularly.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Local Councillor: Robert Whiting 07714 598155

Suffolk County Council

Local Councillor: Robin Vickery 07545 423827

Playford Village Hall

Available for private hire.

Contact: Josh Lamb 07759 308856

Deben Bridge Club

Meets in the Village Hall on Monday evenings.

Contact: Mr S Wilson 01449 711497

Whist Drives

Meets in the Village Hall every every 4th Tuesday in the month 2.00 pm till 4.00 pm.

Contact: Astrid Llewellyn 01473 610635

Toddler Group

Every Friday during term time 10.00 am till 12.00 am.

Contact: Mrs A Byard 01473 623483

Wine Club

Meets four or five times a year.

Contact: Kirsty McLoghlan 01473 744711


There is a boules pitch adjacent to the football field and there are a number of enthustiastic players in the village. New members always welcome.

Contact: Chris Mason 01473 636230