Long Sutton C of E Primary school (862238) is 3 miles away and is the nearest state primary; there is a school to it from Upton Grey. Robert Mays (702700), 3 miles away in Odiham, is the nearest state secondary school. Lord Wandsworth College (862201), also in Long Sutton, is the nearest private school.
Doctors, Dentists and Hospitals
There are doctors and dentist practices in Odiham and Hook, and several in Basingstoke. The nearest NHS Hospital with A&E is the North Hants Hospital, Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke (473202). The Hampshire Clinic in Old Basing is the nearest private hospital unit.
Mobile Library Service
Starting in July 2011 the mobile library comes to the village every four weeks on Saturday morning (previously alternate Fridays) and parks near the pond. See here for dates.
Refuse Collection and Recycling
Council refuse collection day is Thursday. You are asked to place recyclable plastics, paper, cardboard and cans in the green bins, which are collected alternate Thursdays. To see what you can and can't put in the green bins, click here. Glass does not go in the green bins but there are bottle banks in some neighbouring villages. During summer, the council collects green garden waste from households who have registered for the service and paid the appropriate fee - click here for details. There are Council Recycling Centres at Wade Road, Basingstoke and Hartley Wintney.
Buses & Trains
There are bus services to Odiham and Alton (most during school terms) which pick up from outside the Hoddington Arms. The Traveline or Transport Direct websites provide information. Basingstoke Dial-A-Ride is a door to door service for anyone who finds it difficult or impossible to use ordinary bus services: ring 01256 462101 to request a registration form. The nearest main-line train services operate from Hook and Winchfield. Basingstoke station (15 minutes by car) offers faster services to London Waterloo, Southampton and the South West. The Long Sutton school bus is operated by Weavaway Travel of Newbury (01635 820028); the pick-up point is by the pub.
Our community policeman is PC Andy Reid. He and his family live in the Police House in Preston Candover and he covers from Preston Candover through to Herriard, Weston Patrick amd Upton Grey. He can be contacted on 01256 389050 or 07768 776844. The nearest police station is Basingstoke.
Most people in the village belong to the local Neighbourhood Watch. For the Neighbourhood Watch page on this website click here.
Village Tree Warden
The village sits in a Conservation Area and all of our mature trees are protected. If you want to make any changes to them you need consent from the Borough Planning Officer for trees. The village has two volunteer tree wardens to watch out for our tree heritage - contact Tony Faulkner on 862604 for information.
Upton Grey Parish Council
For the Parish Council website please click here.
Upton Grey is part of the Borough of Basingstoke & Deane. Our councillor representative is Mark Ruffell and the Borough Council telephone number is 01256 844844 for all departments.