Welcome to Great Tey

Great Tey is a small country village based in the heart of Colchester, Essex. The Village has a strong community feel and striving business services.

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About Our Village

Welcome to the Great Tey village website, we aim to provide useful community information for villagers and visitors alike.

Great Tey offers a wealth of facilities; the primary school not only provides a high class education but is a social hub for the community. The recreation ground which is located next to the primary school also provides facilities for all ages, tennis, basket ball, football and a children’s play area as well as additional parking facilities for the school.

The Chequers is Great Tey’s local bar and restaurant and provides a friendly community atmosphere to occupants and visitors to Great Tey. Around the corner from The Chequers is St Barnabas church, a Norman church which dates from around 1150AD. Many of the village occupants have been christened, married and buried in this church. The village church plays a key role, both in the local community and primary school.

Great Tey’s village hall plays a large part in community activities and has recently been through a complete renovation. The village hall hosts the majority of the village’s social events with beavers, cubs, scouts, karate, brownies, rainbows, table tennis and the women institute to name a few. It also hosts the post office outreach service on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.