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Poplar Cottage, originally from Washington, is now an exhibit at the Weald and Downland Museum
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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, the Parish Council has taken the decision to cancel all physical meetings until further notice, including the Annual Parish Meeting (22nd May 2020), in the interests of public safety. Any meetings which take place will be via a virtual platform. 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:
Open Spaces, Planning & Transport and Finance Committees on Monday 16th November, 2020 via the Zoom meeting platform. Click here for the Agendas on the Meetings Page.