Views of Ash and St Nicholas Church.  Photographs taken by Richard Palmer and Rosemary Murgatroyd

Welcome to the Parish of Ash (in Dover District)

The next Ash Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 4th December, 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.

Reports from the Ash Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 10th April 2017 are available on the Minutes pages.

Residents please give your views on the Ash NDP Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report 2017. Click here for the report.  See the News page for more details.

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.

2017 November
Parish Council Meetings

Monday 6th November, 7.30 pm Ash Parish Council Monthly Meeting, The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash

Wednesday 8th November, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council Neighbourhood Development Plan Standing Committee Meeting, Westmarsh Village Hall.  Click here for the Agenda.

Monday 27th November, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council Finance Meeting, The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash


  1. 17/01279 | Removal of conditions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13 of planning permission DOV/16/00762 (application under Section 73). Land Adjacent to, 49 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BH
  2. DOV/17/01016 | Erection of an agricultural building for use as cold store, workshop and plant room (existing cold store to be demolished). Site at Hoaden Court, Hoaden, Ash, CT3 2LG
  3. DOV/17/01418 Conversion of dwelling into two residential dwellings. 30/32 The Street, Ash, Sandwich, CT3 2EW
  4. DOV/17/01419 (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Regulations 1990. Erection of new party wall to facilitate conversion to 2no residential dwellings. 30/32 The Street, Ash, Sandwich, CT3 2EW
  5. DOV/17/01287 Erection of a single storey rear extension and front porch extension (existing conservatory to be demolished). 16 Glebelands, Ash, CT3 2HZ
  6. DOV/17/01296 Change of use and conversion to holiday let accommodation to include the erection of a front porch extension, rooflight to East elevation, formation of parking and soft and hard landscaping. Agricultural Building, Nash Nursery, Walmestone Road, Nash, Ash, CT3 2JU




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