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Telephone: 01276 471675

Email: clerk@windleshampc.gov.uk

About Us

Windlesham Parish Council was one of the first to be established under the Local Government Act of 1894 that took local government administration out of the hands of the church. It is one of the country’s largest parish councils with a population of over 17,000 residents in its three villages - Bagshot, Lightwater and Windlesham and covers about a fifth of the Borough of Surrey Heath in terms of both population and land area.

There are 18 elected Parish Councillors, some of whom are also Borough Councillors. The Parish Council Offices in Lightwater are open most days where the Council’s team of experienced administrative staff are available to help residents.

Functions of Windlesham Parish Council include, but are not limited to:

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Cemetery
Acting as an independent Burial Authority, which owns and maintains cemeteries at Bagshot, Lightwater and Windlesham
Planning
Considering all planning applications within the Parish area and planning appeals and making representations to the relevant planning authorities.
Grants
Administering a grant process, which supports local sports and recreational facilities within the Parish and provides financial assistance to local voluntary and charitable organisations.
Allotments
Providing and managing 52 allotments

Maintaining
Buildings (Council Chamber, Parish Office, Bagshot Chapel and the pavilion at Lightwater Recreation Ground), a public clock in Bagshot High Street and the Jubilee Lamp in Bagshot Square.

The three village war memorials and memorial gardens.

Its own public amenity areas, open spaces, recreation grounds, play spaces, play equipment, as well as other public land under formal agreements with other authorities.

Full Council meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month (except August and December), with Committees meeting regularly. Members of the public are welcome at all meetings and are able to ask questions before the start of the meeting at "Public Question Time". Residents can also contact Councillors at any time in person, by telephone or email.

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