The Parish Council
The Parish Council
Cuckfield Parish Council is a small local authority with ten councillors elected for four years.
The last elections were held in May 2019 but by-elections may be held to fill vacancies occuring between elections.
Each year the Council raises a ‘precept’ on council tax payers to cover the cost of running expenses.
The Parish Council has more formal powers to do things than are often imagined.
Owns and manages the community centre at both the Queen’s Hall and Cuckfield Village Hall.
Owns and manages the Burial Ground and allotment gardens.
The Parish Council is also responsible for skatepark at Whitemans Green.
Provides and maintains the village clock and many benches, bus shelters and litter bins, as well as a number of the street lights down the footpaths.
Provides extra maintenance around the village including the upkeep of the twittens, the hanging basket displays and the roundabouts.
Liaises with West Sussex County Council regarding traffic problems. At present the Parish Council is working with the County Council on a variety of plans to improve road safety in the village.
Comments on all planning applications in the parish - Mid Sussex District Council then makes the final decision, taking into account our views.
Has a made Neighbourhood Plan which is referred to when consulting on all planning applications, and is used to provide a comprehensive plan for the future of Cuckfield over the next twenty years.
The Parish Council is also responsible for the public toilets in the Broad Street Car Park.
Parish Councillors 2019 -2023
West Sussex RH17 5HF
- Tel: 01444 443306
- Email: Andy Burton
- Tel: 07375 100790
- Email: Jill Butler
- Tel: 01444 453173
- Email: John Dickie
West Sussex RH17 5LN
- Tel: 01444 413172
- Email: Andrea King
West Sussex RH17 5EN
- Tel: 07930 116504
- Email: Steve Oversby-Powell
7 Hanlye lane
- Tel: 01444 412966
- Email: Adrian Podmore
10 The Brambles
- Tel: 01444 452911
- Email: Martin Sheldon
1 Chatfield Cottages
- Tel: 01444 412409
- Email: Andrew Symonds
District and County Council