About Us

Welcome to Charlton and Cribbs Conservatives branch!

We serve Charlton Hayes, Patchway, Cribbs Causeway, Catbrain Hill, Catbrain Lane, New Charlton Way, Medlar Close, The Laurels, Passage Road, The Close and Hazel Brook Gardens, Berwick Drive, Hollywood Lane, Fishpool Hill, Kingfisher Close, Charlton Common, Charlton  Gardens and Charlton Road.

To join us as a member, please sign up at: http://conservatives.com/join

Our branch office comprises of our local MP Jack Lopresti, Sanjay Shambhu, Jo Buddharaju, Brian Hopkinson, Ken Dando and Ros Messenger. We are affiliated to Bristol and South Gloucestershire Conservative Federation.

Our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/charltoncribbs/

Our branch group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/charltoncribbs/

Our official Twitter handle: @charltoncribbs

Email: info [at] charltonandcribbs.com

Jack Lopresti, MP

Jack is the voice of Charlton & Cribbs residents nationally as our local MP. He is an Army veteran and he has served with 29 Commando RA as a mobilized reservist for a year. Jack was deployed to Helmand Province in Afghanistan on Operation Herrick 9 in the Autumn/Winter of 2008-9.

Jack has great interest in Military and political history. He is a member of the General George Patton Historical Society and Jack regards General Patton as a personal hero and has had an article published on him. He is also a member of the Churchill Centre. Jack’s contact details are here.

Sanjay Shambhu

Sanjay is a local resident of Charlton Hayes and Chair of Charlton & Cribbs Conservative branch. Sanjay is campaigning for a bus stop on the Hayes Way, keeping Charlton Boulevard open, reduction of rat-running on Passage Road, opening Highwood Road, a GP Surgery in Charlton Hayes, road resurfacing across Patchway and Cribbs Causeway, adoption of roads in Charlton Hayes, pelican crossing on A4018 near Passage Road bus stop, street care and good governance in the local government.

Previously, Sanjay has served Southern Brooks as an associate trustee and Charlton Wood School as a member of the school formation supervisory board. He has been actively involved in championing local causes in Charlton Hayes for several years. Sanjay led the Keep Charlton Boulevard Open campaign.

He is a passionate Conservative since his university days at Oxford, where he was a member of the Oxford Union and graduated with distinction. He can be contacted via email at sanjay [AT] charltonandcribbs.com or on the telephone by calling: 07 412 701 045.

Jo Buddharaju

Jo is an ardent campaigner who champions local issues. She lives in Charlton Hayes and works in the aerospace industry. Jo is the deputy chair of Charlton & Cribbs Conservatives.

Cllr. Brian Hopkinson

Brian is Treasurer of Charlton & Cribbs Conservative branch. In Brian’s word, “Patchway Cribbs & Charlton Hayes is full of amazing people. It is said by some that Patchway is a good place to live, I want to help make it a great place to live. I have the experience of being a District Cllr for 12 years and have served on two Towns plus a Parish for similar period. I know how to get things done. I will fight for urgent youth work improvement in Cribbs, Charlton and Patchway. Open spaces must be developed in our area to allow children, adults and elderly good access. Questions from public must be allowed at every meeting other than the current five or six per year allowed by Patchway. I want to change the manner in which residents often view their local council.”

Cllr. Ken Dandoo

Ken is a South Gloucestershire Councillor representing the Patchway ward.

Cllr. Ros Messenger

Ros is a Patchway Town Councillor representing the Callicroft Ward, which covers Charlton Hayes. Ros is the Secretary of Charlton & Cribbs Conservatives branch.