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Stratford Village in Newham (Phase 2)

Well London is working with Stratford Village Surgery in Stratford Village. This marks a departure for Well London as it is the first time it has been commissioned directly by a clinical commissioning group (CCG). The Well London Programme will be open to all residents in the Stratford Village area (see map below) and to those registered with Stratford Village Surgery (SVS).

Projects and Activities

Name and Details of Project

Where and When


Who can come

Living Medicine – herbal plan growing

University of East London, Tuesday mornings until July

Katie Stock

All residents welcome

Leap of Faith Dance

Friday Mornings 11m – 1pm Stratford Circus


All residents over 50

INUF – Mental wellbeing and sports tasters

Tuesday afternoons


All residents welcome

New Choices for Youth

Starts in August


Young people

Shapes Mentoring

Details to come


All residents welcome

Active Newham Tennis

Tuesday evenings at Stratford Park


Young people from 4.30, those over 24 from 6.30

Basic Sports and Fitness

Details to come


All residents welcome

East London Dance – The River

Saturday 28th June at 1pm as part of Greenwich & Docklands International Festival. There will be a meet up outside Stratford Village Surgery at 11am if you would like assistance getting there. 


All residents welcome

East London Hopefuls

First session starts on Saturday 28th June from 3-6pm.


East London hopefuls begin their monthly open-access drop-in service for people in Stratford who have a lived experience of mental health and isolation. creative expression and discussion groups, self-knowledge, self-maintenance, increase awareness of services

Stratford Circus- Blue Sky Actors

Performance on 5th July and 8th August at 4pm


This project works with adults with learning disabilities and difficulties as they explore the topic of relationships through drama. It is aFREE week-long intensive project. 

Newham Carers Network- Young Carers Summer Workshop

Wednesdays 10pm – 1pm from 30th July until 14th August


Young carers - six workshops addressing emotional health and wellbeing issues affecting young carers in Newham.

Please contact Mavis Wenham for more information about the activities taking place, and remember these activities are open to all residents of Stratford Village! For more information about Well London coverage in this area, please see our area maps (LINK) 

Fitness and Wellbeing

INUF, based in the heart of Stratford village is working alongside Well London to deliver free sports taster sessions until March 2015. These classes are becoming very popular, and offer badminton, table tennis, cardio workouts and BMI measuring for all participants.

Stratford Circus is working alongside Well London to deliver a range of dance class for all ages and abilities, resulting in performances across London.

Shapes Mentoring is a welcoming mentoring service which will be taking place this summer, and will bring in local residents of all ages.

Arts, Crafts and Culture

Open Spaces Living Medicine took place this Spring, and allowed residents to get their hands dirty whilst planting together in the herb garden at UEL. It included a Saturday course full of knowledge.

Healthy Eating


Stratford circus will be performing their routines with Well London participants during the Newham Festival on the 13th of July.

Stratford Village Area Map

Map of Well London Stratford Village target area. The "A" flag marks Stratford Village Surgery.

Community engagement in Stratford Village

Well London always begins with a community engagement process:

  • Door-step interviews completed
  • In-Surgery interviews completed
  • Two community cafés completed (held October 8th 2013 at Bryant Street Community Centre)
  • Asset Mapping and Needs Assessment ongoing
  • Community Action Workshop for residents, SVS patients and all other stakeholders - completed
Next Event:

Programme Implementation Document (PID), the plan for implementing Well London in Stratford Village based on community engagement data is currently in production

Reports will be posted here.

This will be followed by a commissioning process - an opportunity to bid to design and deliver projects identified in the PID; and a launch event/mini-festival with an opportunity to taste a host of activities. Watch this space for details.

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