Your Councillors

Darshan Singh Sunger

Darshan Singh Sunger

Chigwell Village Ward

23 Tomswood Road
Chigwell
Essex
IG7 5DH

07770 210 518

cllr.darshansunger@hotmail.com

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Darshan Singh Sunger has held the office as Chigwell Parish Chairman 2018-2019, Vice-Chairman of Chigwell Parish Council 2017 - 2018, and is a duly elected District Councillor for Chigwell Village. He moved to Chigwell in 2010 with his family and has two sons, the eldest who is a successful University Graduate and his youngest, currently attends Sixth form at West Hatch High School. He is a qualified property professional, running his own property management agency from offices just off Manor Road, Chigwell. He is also currently Regional Representative of the Essex Region for ARLA PROPERTYMARK (Association of Residential Letting Agents).

 

He is a serving member of Epping Forest District Council's Plans South, Communities Select Committee and DDMC (District Development Management Committee.

Recently he was appointed has Chairman on one of the 3 Select Committees for the District - Stronger Place.

 

He has been an active member of the CRA (Chigwell Residents Association) since 2010 and has taken a keen interest in preserving the visual character, protecting the Green belt and open spaces from unwanted overdevelopment in the Parish.

First elected to the Parish Council: 2016



 

Jamie Braha

Jamie Braha

Chigwell Village Ward

40 Ely Place
Woodford Green
IG8 8AG

07989 137275

Jbraha5058@aol.com

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Pranav Bhanot

Pranav Bhanot

3 Station Road
Chigwell
IG7 6QT

councillor@pranavbhanot.org

Naveed Akhtar

Naveed Akhtar

C/O Parish Council Offices
Hainault Road
Chigwell
IG7 6QZ

020 8501 4275

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Deborah P Barlow

Grange Hill Ward

C/O Parish Council Offices
Hainault Road
Chigwell
IG7 6QZ

07779 537906

cllr.DeborahBarlow@Gmail.com

First elected to the Parish Council: 2016

Kewal Chana

Kewal Chana

Grange Hill Ward

102 Lambourne Road
Chigwell Row
Essex
IG7 6EJ

020 8501 3230 M: 07931 738050

kewalchana@live.com

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Kewal is an architect and a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He worked in Local Government as an architect for many years and now practices in the district. He has lived locally for 25 years. Married with four children who attended school locally.

Kewal is a Parish as well as District Councillor for Grange Hill Ward, Parish Councillor for about 9 years and District Councillor for 8 years. He has a keen interest in the community and has worked actively in supporting the community projects such as the refurbishment of the Limes Farm Hall and extension and improvements to the cemetery buildings.

First elected to the Parish Council: 2004
Served as Parish Council Chairman: 2014/15

Rochelle Hodds

Rochelle Hodds

Chigwell Row Ward

87 The Bowls
Chigwell
Essex
IG7 6ND

Rochellehodds@gmail.com

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Rochelle first moved to Chigwell in 1964 when she attended West Hatch High School, after which she moved away to study and have a career with The John Lewis Partnership. After getting married she moved to South Woodford, returning to Chigwell to live in 1999. Since then she has been a fundraiser for The Anne Frank Trust, Saint Francis Hospice and is now the events co-ordinator for King George and Queens Hospitals charity. A firm believer in the NHS, she is committed to making our two local hospitals the best they can be. She is keen to preserve the unique village feel of Chigwell and to provide good access to transport for everyone. 

First elected to the Parish Council: 2016

 

Alan Lion

Alan Lion

Grange Hill Ward

1 Canterbury Close
Chigwell
Essex
IG7 6HG

cllr.alion@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

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Alan has lived with his family in Chigwell for more than 20 years and spent over 36 years in the telecommunications industry, running computer training programmes for mature adults and working with and assisting small businesses. He is now retired.

 

He was elected to Chigwell Parish Council in 2006 and to the District Council in 2009. He actively supports all residents in Chigwell and particular Grange Hill providing help and support when and where required. In his time on the council he has been active in the area, with specific interests in the redevelopment of the Community Centre at Limes Farm. He was particularly proud to be associated with Grange Hill and to see the new state of the art Limes Hall opened after over 7 years involvement. This was achieved working closely with the residents, the Parish Council and District Council. More recently involved with Victory Hall and ensure residents get value for money services

 

He was appointed to the Epping Forest District Council executive June 2014  as Portfolio Holder for Technology and Support Services. With the reorganisation of the council management team and the cabinet he was  appointed as cabinet member for Strategic Projects and External Liaison. 

 

He is keen to see that the people in Chigwell are able to go about their lives in safety with a clean to place to live and work, now and in the future. He wants to continue improving community life and to develop the amenities of the area, through partnership between the community and business. He would like to encourage young people to get involved in the local area and to participate in general community matters.

 

First elected to the Parish Council: 2006

 

Updated July 2019


 

Barry Scrutton - Chairman of the Council

Barry Scrutton - Chairman of the Council

Chigwell Village Ward

103 High Road
Chigwell
Essex
IG7 6QQ

020 8500 2788

barry@scruttonestates.co.uk

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Barry was born in 1945 & spent a year in Lagos when aged 5. Then on return to England he was sent to prep school.

He was educated at St Lawrence College Ramsgate & subquently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. Having gained experience in Surveying firms he joined the family’s property business which had been started by his Grandfather. The company is now run by his son Toby, the 4th generation director. Barry has from childhood sailed and raced dinghies and yachts but now finds cruising more appealing.

He became a liveryman of the Basketmakers Company in 2007. Locally he is a Trustee of the Grange Farm Trust, Chairman of the RSPCA local Branch committee and has served three times as President in his Rotary Clubs. He serves as a Parish Councillor and is membership Secretary of the 1805 Club which is concerned with Nelson and the Georgian Navy.

First elected to the Parish Council: 2008