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Poplar Cottage, originally from Washington, is now an exhibit at the Weald and Downland Museum
Click on the picture to go to their site

Welcome to the Washington Parish Council Website

The Parish of Washington, West Sussex, comprises two wards, served by eleven parish councillors, within the area administered by Horsham District Council.  The village area is in Washington ward, and sits within the South Downs National Park. Heath Common ward comprises the settlement sometimes known as “the lanes”, to the north of the A283 between the Washington roundabout and Hampers Lane.

In this website, you can find full information on Parish Councillors, meeting dates, agendas and minutes.

You may also use the “Contact Us” form to communicate directly with the Parish Council. The Clerk’s contact details and hours of work are also made available.

Please note wheelchair access is available for Council Meetings in the Washington Memorial Hall. 


All  physical meetings cancelled until further notice
Following government advice on the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,  Parish Council meetings will be held online in the interests of public safety.  Click here for the meetings page on this site for details. This situation is being kept under review. 

Click here for government advice, local information and support, 

The Parish Council continues to operate during its normal office hours. For details please click here 

Upcoming Online Meetings:
Washington Parish Council Meeting oMonday 1st March, 2021, 7.30pm via the Zoom meeting platform. Click here for the agenda. Members of the Public are asked to submit any questions or comments to the Clerk by 1pm on the day of the meeting. 


Breaking News.....

Have Your Say on the Rampion 2 wind farm extension proposals. Visit the online Village Exhibition at www.rampion2.com for details. The informal consultation officially closed on 11th February but comments from the public will be received up to 3 weeks after this deadline. Draft proposals include inland cable corridor through the South Downs National Park and the Washington parishClick here for more information on our 'Planning' page and the Parish Council's initial feedback

Latest National Lockdown rules - how they affect our facilities.
MUGA/Tennis Court closed following new Government guidelines on the national lockdown for England. Recreation Ground and Play Area to remain open with restrictions
Click here for details on safe use of our facilities.