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    Welcome to Washington Parish Council

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    Washington Village Memorial Hall

 Welcome to the Washington Parish Council Website

Welcome to our new website, which is fully compliant with the latest accessibility requirements for the public sector.

The Parish of Washington, West Sussex, comprises two wards, served by eleven parish councillors, within the area administered by Horsham District Council. The village lies at the foot of the South Downs escarpment, with large parts of it set within a conservation area. Heath Common sits adjacent to National Trust land at Warren Hill and Sullington Warren, and has been designated an area of special character through the Heath Common Design Statement, adopted by Horsham District Council in 2018.

Washington ward has five councillors and incorporates Washington village, the A24 down to North Farm, Old London Rd, Montpelier Gardens, Spring Gardens, Rock Rd (East) and the A283 as far West as (and including) Millford Grange.

Heath Common ward has six councillors, and includes “The Lanes” – Hampers, Sanctuary, Georges, Bracken etc, together with Newhouse Lane, Merrywood Lane (part), Tudor Village, Rock Rd (West), Muttons Lane and Thakeham Copse.

In this website, you can find full information on Parish Councillors, meeting dates, agendas and minutes, plus up to date news on items affecting the parish..

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.

15 July 2024

Personnel Committee Meeting

Washington Village Memorial Hall, School Lane, Washington RH20 4AP Monday 7:00 pm View Details
15 July 2024

Finance Committee Meeting

Washington Village Memorial Hall, School Lane, Washington RH20 4AP Monday 7:45 pm View Details

Council challenge

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

Latest Parish News

Co-option for Councillor Vacancies


June 2024
Vacancies for Councillors

The Council will be considering applications for Councillor vacancies at its next Full Council Meeting on Monday 1st July 2024.

For more information and an application form,  please see the link on this page.

Rampion 2 Examination: Notice of Hearings for the Public in May 2024


April 2024
Rampion 2 Offshore Windfarm Application: Notice of Examination Hearings for the Public in May 2024

Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm Application

Notice of Open Floor Hearing 2, Issue Specific Hearing 2, and Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1

The above hearings will be held by the Planning Inspectorate between Monday 13th May and Tuesday 21st May 2024 in Brighton and as virtual events using Microsoft Teams.

See details of the Notice and hearings from this link: Hearings Notice

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