Clanfield Parish Council
- Your elected and co-opted representatives of Clanfield and Chalton -
Clanfield Parish Council has closed its car parks in the village in response to a heightened risk of
unauthorised encampments. The car parks, including those at Peel Park and South Lane Meadow,
were closed yesterday evening and will remain shut until further notice. The car park at Down Farm
Park is also closed except when members of the Bowls Club are in attendance.
A Parish Council spokesperson said today:
“We are always very reluctant to take this step but, in the light of information which we received
yesterday, it was felt that it was the right thing to do.
“We will keep the situation under constant review and we will re-open the car parks as soon as we
Our website includes information about the Parish Council. It includes a history of the village, information on its facilities and explains how the Parish Council works - its responsibilities, meeting minutes and agenda. Please use the links which will navigate to the other pages on the website.
There are also links to other websites which provide further information on reporting issues and contacting other authorities.
Come along to the Annual Parish Meeting of Electors on Tuesday 26th April at 7pm at Clanfield Memorial Hall to find out what projects and services Clanfield Parish Council provides. If you live in the Parish of Clanfield which includes Chalton, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about how taxpayer money is spent, progress on projects and plans for future activities. There will also be an opportunity to hear from your District and County Councillors.
Clanfield’s Community Festival will celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The event is being jointly organised by Clanfield Parish Council and Community First alongside many of the community and sports clubs and organisations in the village. There will be entertainment, displays, competitions, sports and games, refreshments and picnic areas.
It will be held on the Endal Way Field and in The Clanfield Centre on Sunday 5th June between 12 Noon and 6.00 pm.
Events in the area
A Brief History
Clanfield started out life as a small farming community in 1305 and has continued with a very rural existence for most of its life. In 1929 the population was recorded as only 129. The post war years have seen much change however with new developments and growth across the area.
Read the full history