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Lindsey is a small rural village in mid-south Suffolk and is located around 4 miles west of Hadleigh and around six miles east of the historic village of Lavenham. The medieval villages of Boxford and Monks Eleigh are nearby.

Lindsey was once one of a number of important centres for the wool trade and gave its name to a type of woollen cloth. Important ancient settlements, some with distinguished remnants are still able to be seen.

Lindsey is just off the South Suffolk A1 Cycle Route, and is part of the Suffolk Walk taking in Kersey - Lindsey Castle, Chapel and Priory a 5 mile circular walk in the Hadleigh Area.

The parish contains the villages and hamlets of Lindsey, Lindsey Tye and Rose Green and collectively they contain about 68 households, albeit over a wide area with around 160 on the electoral roll.

Below is some information which, whilst not exhaustive, may be of some help to you.

For details on Clubs and Organisations active in the village please see the Village Newsletter Page.

Church - St Peter's Lindsey Church Warden: Frank Taylor - 01787 828204
Doctors - Bildeston Health Centre 01449 740254
Doctors - Hadleigh Health Centre 01787 822961
Veterinary Practice - Highcliff Veterinary Practice, 96 High Street, Hadleigh 01473 822704
Milk Deliveries - contact H Byham & Sons Ltd 01787 372526
Newspapers - for delivered papers contact 01622 719446


Household Rubbish - bins collected on a Tuesday. Alternate weeks for black bin and blue & brown bins.


Recycling Centre located at Crockett Road, Hadleigh.


Bottle bank located at The Lindsey Rose, Lindsey


Post boxes are located at Lindsey Rose and White Rose House.


Babergh District Council -

Customer Service Points:

Stowmarket - 54 Ipswich Street, IP14 1AD

Sudbury - Town Hall, Old Market Place, CO10 1TL

Or write to:

Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX.

0300 123 4000


Suffolk County Council -

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX


0345 606 6067