Our Community

As a thriving village of over 2 500 residents – that consists of our very own school, church, bakery, village shop, garage, pubs and numerous small and medium-size businesses -Westcott is a great place to live and work.

Westcott Reading Room

The Westcott Reading Room is used by numerous clubs and societies and has a spacious function hall, modern kitchen facilities and spacious off road car park.  Full details of the facilities on offer and how to book them along with a full calendar of events can be found at www.westcottreadingroom.org.uk 

For further information please email info@westcottreadingroom.org.uk

St John’s

St John’s has given great service to the village originally as a church and in recent years as a community centre.  The hall or chapel can be hired individually, both have a small kitchenette.  Full details of the facilities on offer and how to book them along with a calendar of events can be found at www.stjohnswestcott.org.uk 

For further information please email bookingstjohns@btinternet.com


Dorking Medical Practice

In October 2018, the Dorking Medical Practice merged with Dr Tom Guilder’s practice in Westcott and now comprises of a purpose-built surgery in Dorking Town Centre (New House Surgery), a dispensing surgery at the top of Box Hill (Hillside Surgery) and a dispensing surgery in Westcott at Riverbank Surgery

Riverbank Surgery

Westcott Street
Surrey RH4 3PA
Contact: by phone 01306 875577
Opening Hours: 8am to 6.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 8am to 1230pm on Wednesday and is closed at the weekends.
Or visit www.riverbanksurgery.nhs.uk

New House Surgery

142a South Street
Surrey RH4 2QR
Contact: by phone 01306 881313
Opening Hours: 8am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday or visit www.dorkingmedicalpractice.co.uk

Medwyn Health Centre

The Medwyn Health Centre is a purpose-built health centre in Dorking which has a team of GP’s as well as practice nurses, they run numerous clinics such as asthma, child development, minor surgery, smoking cessation and well as travel vaccinations. The pharmacy is open 7 days a week.

Medwyn Health Centre

Reigate Road
Surrey RH4 1SD

Surgery Opening Hours: 8am to 6.30pm Monday, Thursday & Friday, 8am to 8pm Tuesday & Wednesday and closed at the weekends.
Contact: by phone 01306 882422 by email medwyn.surgery@nhs.net or visit www.medwynsurgery.nhs.uk

Medwyn Pharmacy Opening Hours: 8am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 8pm Sunday.
Contact: by phone 01306 740833

Extended hours access to GP Services in Dorking

Patients at four Dorking practices including Dorking Medical Practice and Medwyn Surgery can also be seen outside normal opening hours by a local GP or practice nurse. The service is run by Dorking Healthcare and electronic medical records are shared for patients using the extended hours’ surgery.

Extended hours on weekdays Monday to Friday 6.30pm to 9pm with clinics being held at either New House Surgery in Dorking or Medwyn Surgery. Saturdays extended hours service is from 9am to 1pm with GP clinic being held at Medwyn Surgery and from 9am to 12pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Boots the Chemist

69-71 High Street
Surrey RH4 1AW
Contact by phone: 01306 882467
Opening Hours: 8.30am to 5.40pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday

Michael Frith Pharmacy

38-40 South Street
Surrey RH4 2HQ
Contact by phone: 01306 882728
Opening Hours: 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturday and closed on Sunday




For local news, dates of local surgeries or your next Police-Public panel meeting please visit www.surrey.police.uk/my-neighbourhood

Contact Surrey Police at www.surrey.police.uk/

The nearest Police Station is at Reigate and is open Monday to Sunday 8am to 10pm and on Bank Holidays 9am to 5pm

For non-urgent notification of minor crime you can use the online crime reporting facility available at www.my.surrey.police.uk/reportonline/ReportIt

Surrey Police is also on Twitter, Facebook and other social media www.surrey.police.uk/contact-us/social-media

Surrey & Sussex Police also partner on an information service called IntheKnow and is part of the National Neighbourhood Alert network.  So if you want to know about witness appeals, crime updates in the area or get crime prevention updates and news then sign up to InTheKnow  www.intheknow.community/