The first part of Rochford Hospital was built in 1890, but it has improved since the war. In 1947 the newest part opened. There are 2,000 nurses and 70 doctors in Rochford Hospital.
There are 26 wards and 650 beds. Each ward has 15 beds and 15 people. 4,500 people are employed altogether including caretaking staff, cooks, bricklayers, etc. The hospital does 90 operations a week, and 4,000 a year.
There are about 5,100 accidents a year. The hospital covers 25 acres. There are 45 complaints out of 2,300 outpatients. That's not bad! There are 5,700 patients treated per year. In 1983 3600 babies were born. Out of 26 wards the biggest ward is Johnson Ward. Rochford hospital has a special baby unit. They are going to spend £5 million pounds on new buildings in the next few years to make it even bigger.
View and read about all the Market Square shops
The Market is held every Tuesday.
If you would like to take a stall or more information contact Nick Janes on 07802 427073 or complete the Enquiry Form - select HERE
If you would like to contact any of the Stall Holders, use the details in our Contact Page.
Bread & Cake Stall
Brian & Natasha’s Fish Stall
Homers Pet Supplies
Just So Ladies Clothes
Lewis for DVD’s
Mark’s Kids Clothes
Soll - General Goods
Store Brands & General Goods
Trevor Day - Household Supplies
Westley & Family - Greengrocers
Five Photographs looking from different sides of the Market Square
This website is primarily to show off the Market, it’s Stallholders and the businesses which thrive around the Square.
Additionally,we also would like to introduce you other parts of Rochford and it’s area and also to show the Visitor, either locally, nationally or from overseas good reasons for adding Rochford to their itinerary, see the Rochford page.
Read about visitor’s Rochford
RRAVS have committed to becoming a Dementia Friendly Organisation and recently held a Dementia Friends session where many of the team learnt more about dementia and how it affects people and then signed up to be a Dementia Friend; an initiative that was established by the Alzheimer’s Society and aims to change people’s perceptions of Dementia and transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.