Header Image for Washington Parish Council

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. 


Upcoming Online Meetings:
Subject to the Government's announcement on lifting Coronavirus restrictions, Washington Parish Council's next meeting will be held on Monday 21st June, 7:30pm at the Dore Room, Washington Village Memorial Hall. The Agenda will be published at least 3 clear days beforehand.  Members of the Public are asked to submit any questions or comments to the Clerk by 1pm on the day of the meeting.  

Latest News

Councillor Vacancies on Washington Parish Council
There are 4 Councillor vacancies on the Council. Go to the latest news page for details.

Rampion 2 announces 9-week formal consultation period from 14th July-16th September 2021 for its proposed windfarm expansion. Go to news page for details

Rampion 2 - Share your views
Andrew Griffith MP (Arundel and South Downs) has launched a survey to find out residents' views of the Rampion 2 proposed windfarm expansion For more information and to read Washington Parish Council's initial response to February's informal consultation go to the Latest News page. 

Planning applications in the parish - See the Planning Page for plans being considered by the Parish Council/Planning Committee for a consultation response. 

 See Latest News page for more information........