Views of Ash from St Nicholas Church Tower.  Photographs taken by Richard Palmer

Welcome to the Parish of Ash (in Dover District)

The next monthly meeting of the Ash Parish Council will be held on Monday 7th January 2019, 7.30pm

at the Library, Ash Village Hall, Queen’s Road, ASH CT3 2BG.



Please click here to see the current and previous minutes and agenda of the Council

Guide to the information on this web-site 

Or use the search facility (at the top right hand corner) if you know what you want to find.

The Parish Council pages have information about your councillors for Ash Parish, Dover District, Kent County Councillors and your local MP.  It also explains how your local council works, when meetings are held and how it differs from the next level of government Dover District Council.  You can also see the Council’s Policies and Procedures, Finance Reports, Annual Budget and the Annual Audit Returns and Right to Inspect Accounts.  Minutes and agenda of the Parish Council monthly meetings are also under this section.

The Ash NDP (Neighbourhood Development Plan) pages have information about events that you can get involved in and what residents have already told the Council about their Vision for Ash.  There is general information about Ash which will be included in the NDP. You can also read what the committee has discussed and what will be taking place at their meetings which you are most welcome to attend.

Local Information takes you to a number of pages about:  Emergency Numbers including the police, the PCSO, Dover Community Safety Unit, UK Power Network (Electricity), Gas & Water Utilities
– where to find local Family History Records held either in Ash or at Canterbury Cathedral.
-local schools and churches, charities and services are listed on Local Services
Local Groups in the parish that meet weekly or monthly from the Brownies to the WI
-all local sports clubs are listed on Sports Groups
-the Doctors’ Surgery services and opening times, other health and welfare services that you may need such as the Chemist are on Welfare Services
-Services Provided by DDC and KCC including problems with roads, street lights, fly tipping, and rights of way (footpaths)
– the  map of the Parish of Ash which is the area covered by the civil Parish Council of Ash and is not the same area as covered by the Church of England Parochial Parish Council of St Nicholas Church.

Planning takes you to pages which show the planning applications that the Parish Council have considered.


Monday 7th January 2019, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 4th February 2019, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 4th March 2019, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 1st April 2019, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.


Residents are welcome to attend.

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Wednesday 19th December 2018, 7.30pm The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

PLANNING – Monday 28th January 2019, 7.30pm The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash

PLANNING APPLICATIONS considered at the Ash Parish Council meeting on Monday 3rd December 2018.

New applications:

18/00820. Change of use of dairy building to stables, workshop and ancillary use.  Erection of hardstanding, adjoining potato barn and installation of culvert (retrospective). Molland Farm, Molland Lane, Ash CT3 2HX.

18/01211. Variation of Condition 3 of planning permission DOV16/00848 to allow up to 30 caravans to be stationed (application under Section 73).  Sandwich Course Fishery, Sandwich Road (A257), Ash CT3 2DA.

Referred from Planning Committee meeting of 26 November 2018:

18/01145. Erection of a detached dwelling and associated parking (existing barn to be demolished).  Minters Barn, Durlock Road, Ash CT3 2HU.

18/01109. Erection of an attached dwelling, creating of parking and construction of new steps to No 10. 10 Chequer Lane, Ash CT3 2ET.

18/01115. Installation of windows, doors, rooflights, flue and construction of mezzanine to facilitate the change of use and conversion of existing double garage to ancillary habitable accommodation and holiday let (removal of existing oil tank).  Brookstreet Farmhouse, Brooke Street, Ash CT3 2NP.

18/00878 (Re-advertisement). Erection of detached dwelling formation of new vehicular access, parking and associated landscaping. Land adjacent to 57, New Street, Ash, CT3 2BH.




Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street
Tel: 01304 812 121



5 Fairview Road
Elvington, nr Dover
CT15 4EP
Tel: 01304 832 909