Squirrel's Heath

The Squirrel’s Heath Ward includes Gidea Park east of Balgores Lane and south of Main Road.  This includes part of the Gidea Park Exhibition Estate running from the railway station to Main Road.  The ward also encompasses Ardleigh Green and part of Heath Park.

Haynes Park features towards the south of the ward, and the eastern boundary runs along the Southend Arterial Road.

Our Conservative Action Team for Squirrels Heath Ward is:


Melvin has served as Councillor for the past twelve years.  He currently serves as Havering’s Cabinet Member responsible for Parks, Libraries and Culture and was instrumental in Haynes Park gaining the prestigious Green Flag Award last year. He has lived within Gidea Park and Ardleigh Green for over forty years and is looking forward to continuing to serve our local community.

Email: melvin.wallace@havering.gov.uk Tel: 01708 432034


Damian has been a Councillor for the past eight years and now serves as the Deputy Leader of the Council, the youngest ever to hold that position. He is passionate about the regeneration of Romford, Gidea Park and the whole of Havering and has spearheaded Housing regeneration. Damian is committed to protecting and enhancing our Borough’s great heritage and is an active campaigner against over-development.

Email: damian.white@havering.gov.uk  Tel: 07733 260557


Michael has served as a Councillor for twenty-four years and was Leader of Havering Council for nearly 10 years between 2004 to 2014. He currently works for BT Global Services as a Partnership Director, working on assisting Local Government reform and become more efficient. Michael is married and lives in Romford.

Email: michael.white@havering.gov.uk  Tel: 01708 432031