Rays Farm Barns, Roman Road, Ingatestone, CM4 9EH


Our opening hours are 8.30am – 6.30pm weekdays and 9am – 10.30am on a Saturday.

Consultations are by appointment:

Monday – Friday – 8.30am – 10.30am and 3.30pm – 6.30pm

Saturday – 9am – 10.30am


We are now also open from 12.30pm – 5.30pm on Saturday and 8am – 5.30pm on Sundays at our Witham Hospital.

This is an emergency service for Spring Lodge clients that is staffed by our own Vets and nurses – please call 07702 070037 for help between these times.


Ingatestone Veterinary Centre is a  purpose built barn conversion opened in 2008 with experienced staff, good facilities and services that include:

  • Purpose built operating theatre and preparation room.
  • Specially designated dog, cat and small mammal wards.
  • Two Consulting Rooms.
  • Acupuncture Clinics.
  • Nursing Clinics – proving help and advice on preventative health care.
  • Easy Parking.
  • Friendly, personal service tailored to your pets individual requirements.

When necessary we are able to refer patients to our Witham hospital where our diagnostic and surgical facilities are more extensive. Spring Lodges Witham Hospital is the only practice in Mid-Essex that has achieved the prestigious ‘RCVS Veterinary Hospital’ accreditation from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for which we are independently inspected every four years.

Patients requiring overnight hospitalisation are transferred to our hospital where on-site nursing and veterinary care is administered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Spring Lodge use Vet Now Ltd to provide their ‘out of hours’ service. They provide a dedicated service much like that of the A & E department and are available for emergency assistance or advice from within our Witham Hospital between 8pm and 8am and from 12.30pm Saturday to 8am Monday.