Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale and the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

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Movie Night in the Park

Disney's Moana
June 24th
@ Parkvew School

Family activities will begin around 6:30 pm, with the movie starting at dusk.

Concrete Dumpster

Please remember there will be a concrete dumpster in the Borough Hall parking lot for residents to dispose of all concrete material.  

This year we have extended the time that the dumpster will be in town.  You can start bringing your concrete and brick beginning on Friday, May 26th and will be available until June 30th.  

Please try to be neat when unloading the material.  NO other material should be placed in the dumpster.  This is being funded by the NJ Recycling Grant received due to your recycling throughout the year.

Stratford Times (Summer Edition)

The Summer edition of the Stratford Times is NOW available for your online viewing. To vierw the Stratforrd Times click on the the following [Link] or the click on the Stratford Times link on the menu bar.

Traffic Advisory (expect delays & anticipate inconvenience)

On or about July 1st, 2017, a major gas line construction project will impact Stratford with a series of road closures and detour routes.  Here is what we know so far:

July 1st – Mid August | Atlantic Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from Union Avenue to Laurel Road

July 20th
 – Late September | Laurel Road will be closed south bound at Atlantic Avenue to the Borough line (Laurel Lake)

October 15th
| Laurel Road should be re-open in both directions
Laurel Road traffic will be detoured onto Gibbsboro Road, West Park Avenue, & Somerdale Road.

Local roadways will be restricted to local traffic only by the Stratford Police Department.

The South Jersey Gas webpage for its upcoming Camden County Upgrade Project is now live. Please visit www.SouthJerseyGas.com/Construction for up-to-date detour and project information.

South Jersey Gas has established an email box for any resident or business inquiries, CamdenCoUpgrade@sjindustries.com.

South Jersey Gas anticipates a construction start date of Monday, July 10. Should date that change, the webpage will be updated accordingly. South Jersey Gas and its contractor, J.F. Kiely Construction, thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.


Atlantic City Electric's Energy Saving Tree Program

Atlantic City Electric Providing 1,150 Free Trees to Customers

Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is providing 1,150 free trees to its residential customers through the Energy-Saving Trees program, which helps customer’s conserve energy and reduce household energy bills through strategic tree planting.  Can you assist us in spreading the word that your residents can reserve one free tree per household by visiting www.arborday.org/ace or by calling 1-855-670-2773?  Customers should have their ACE account number handy when ordering the free tree.

The one-gallon, four-foot potted tree will be delivered directly to customers while supplies last. Available tree species include American beech, baldcypress, river birch and white dogwood.

“We are pleased to once again support the Energy-Saving Trees program which benefits the environment and helps beautify the communities we serve,” said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president.  “This program can also help our customers save money on their air-conditioning expenses since trees provide shade for the home in the summer months.”

For more information on this energy savving program. [Link]


Crime Prevention Alert

The Stratford Police Department is investigating a rash of thefts occurring from unlocked vehicles. All thefts have occurred in Old Stratford during overnight hours. Residents are reminded to keep your car doors locked and to ensure valuables are out of public view. Please be aware of any suspicious person prowling the streets and we ask that you call 911 if you see anything out of the ordinary. Confidential crime tips can be emailed to: tips@stratfordpd.org