Ely Allotments website

City of Ely Allotments & Gardens Association

The City of Ely Allotments Association is run by volunteers on behalf of the City of Ely Council. Our aim is to provide allotment gardens for rent to the residents of Ely and surrounding areas.

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Ely-Ribe Tapestry

The City of Ely has been twinned with Denmark’s oldest town – Ribe in Jutland – since 1956. A special tapestry was commissioned in 2004 to celebrate 50 years of the partnership.

East Cambridgeshire District Council

East Cambridgeshire Customer services Email

Tel: 01353 665555

To report a missed refuse collection Missed collection

To report a full litter or dog waste bin Full litter or dog waste bin

Ely Outdoor Sports Association

Ely Outdoor Sports Association (EOSA) is the home of Ely Hockey, Rugby and Tennis Clubs.  The Association provides a wide range of outdoor sporting activities with great facilities for both adults and children.

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Ely Cathedral

The iconic cathedral in the centre of Ely has been a focus of Christian worship in the area since the 11th Century, and was built upon the site of an Anglo-Saxon abbey, founded in 672 AD by St Etheldreda.

Ely Museum

Ely Museum, a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop’s Gaol, is in the centre of the historical city of Ely.

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The City of Ely Amateur Swimming Club

The small competitive squad offers people the chance to improve their swimming with the help of our coaching staff and represent their club in competitive galas.

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Ely College

An academy at the heart of the local community, Ely College provides education for those aged 11-18. Key information about the college, such as performance data, news and curriculum are able to view on their comprehensive website.

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City of Ely Netball Club

Ely Netball Club welcomes people of all ages and abilities. It is a welcoming club who offer the opportunity to play competitive netball within three teams, all of whom compete in the Cambridge and District Netball League.

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City of Ely Cricket Club

The Paradise ground has played host to cricket in the area since 1856, and the City of Ely Cricket Club continues to run three adult league teams on weekends, as well as a midweek team, and offer a variety of squads for children in school year 4 and above.

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Oliver Cromwell’s House

Once Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell lived in Ely for 10 years. A popular tourist attraction, Cromwell’s House has been recreated to depict what life would have been like in the 17th Century.

Needham’s Foundation

Needham’s Foundation is a Charitable Trust registered with the Charity Commission, the purpose of which is to provide financial assistance for the advancement of education, to schools and individuals in the City of Ely.  The link gives a brief history of the Charity and an application form for individuals, who meet the criteria  to apply for a grant.

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The Maltings

The Maltings function rooms at the riverside in Ely are ideal for a wide variety of uses including conferences, meetings, exhibitions and weddings. Please contact the Venue Manager if you are interested in making a booking.

Visit Ely

The Visit Ely website has lots of information for visitors to the City.  Find out what’s going on in Ely, where to stay and where to eat.

Job Centre Near Me

Click on the link to find your nearest Jobcentre Plus office.

Cambridgeshire County Council

Provides local government services across Cambridgeshire.

To report potholes and other highway issues –

To report faulty streetlights –


Friends of Ely Cemetery

Click on the above link to find out more about what the Friends of Ely Cemetery do and how you can get involved.