The Pubs

Picture of the Crown pub

There are so many; the tough decision is which one to join:

Feel free to ask around in the village to find out more.

Picture of St Mary's church

The Public Referendum will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021  

  • Main roofing works continuing & weather permitting complete by end of this week
  • Bay windows being constructed as scaffold striking releases these areas
  • Mechanical 1st fix progressing to the plots in order
  • Plaster boarding to last of the bigger plots will be complete today, plaster finish will commence tomorrow
  • Mist coat paintwork to middle plot of the larger dwellings
  • Skirting/Architrave, doors, door linings due through this week ready for fitting next week
  • Wall & floor tiling to wet rooms due to commence this Thursday in the middle larger plot

St Mary's Church in the centre of the village has regular services through-out the year and an active choir...

Picture of cottage opposite the village green

The village is incredibly lucky to have two vibrant pubs which offer drinks, food and regular special events...

This list of contact details is to enable you to report any problems you have with services and highways.  The Parish Council uses these contacts but please report problems yourself for a prompt resolution.

Gas Emergency: 24/7 National Gas helpline 0800 111999

Power Cuts: National power cut helpline 0800 31 63 105 calls are free from mobile or landline. Online via and put in your postcode for contact details.  If you live West of Slade Farm ring SSE on 0800 072 72 82

Thames Water: Leaks 0800 714614 or

Road closures: and pop your postcode in the search location box on the right.

Potholes and other highway problems (including roadside trees, hedges and vegetation affecting the highway):

Footpath and bridleway problems:


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Sydenham Village nestles in the glorious Oxfordshire countryside enjoying picturesque views of the Chiltern Hills

consultation on transport 

Picture of St Mary's Church

Household waste, including collection days and reporting missed bins:

Garden waste collection updates:

Waste Recycling Centres  ​Please see the waste and recycling pages at Oxfordshire County Council's website 



Information (including road closures), advice on what to do and links to other information are at:

​For the Flood Toolkit please visit the Oxfordshire County Council page at


Picture of Brookstones

waste collections

The church

Feltham Construction Ltd have provided an update for works on site dated 22-03-21 :

our Clubs, Societies and Facilities

News and updates are shared around the village through a regular newsletter pulled together by a dedicated team...

The responsibilities of the Council are varied and ever-changing in supporting the needs and desires of this dynamic community...



Parish Council


Site Manager Chris Hamley can be contacted on 07748 704139 

Help shape the future of Oxfordshire's transport and connectivity.
The County Council is asking people to comment on their new draft Local Transport and Connectivity Plan. The plan sets out a vision for Oxfordshire that will contribute to developing a zero-carbon economy and transform the health and wellbeing of residents. 
The consultation runs until 28 March. To find out more, and to have your say, visit the county’
consultation page.