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  • Henfield is a pleasant rural village within West Sussex, lying at the edge of the South Downs National Park
  • The Parish covers an area of approximately 8 square miles and includes the northerly part of the neighbouring village of Small Dole
  • Henfield has a population of over 5,000 people and is able to maintain a vibrant community, with a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, well supported by local commerce
  • Henfield Parish Council is run from an office based in The Henfield Hall
  • Council meetings are open to anyone, and residents are encouraged to provide input during "Open Forum”.

 The Parish Council office is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm and Wednesdays from 10.00am to 3.00 pm

 For further information on other Parish Council activities please see the Articles section

Click HERE for Parish Council Transparency documents 

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The Annual Parish Meeting, which is organised by Henfield Parish Council, will be held on Tuesday 7th March at 7:30pm in The Henfield Hall. Please come along and have your say.  Click HERE for an agenda.  Click HERE for a copy of the Annual Report for 2016


Horsham District Council’s new parking policy will come into effect on Monday 3rd April 2017.  Charges will apply to Henfield’s Library and Coopers Way car parks.  ALL ENQUIRIES about this should be made to Horsham District Council:  Telephone: 01404 215100; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or go to this link: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/parking/annual-parking-disc where you will find full details about the charging structure and how to get an annual parking disc. The Parish Council will NOT be managing this scheme.


Horsham District Council has lost its defence against a developer’s legal bid to quash Henfield’s Neighbourhood Plan. For more information please click HERE.

An update on the Neighbourhood Plan going forward will be given at the Annual Parish Meeting (see above for details)


The appeal made by Stonegate Homes and Littleworth Properties Ltd against the decision by Horsham District Council to refuse their application DC/14/0588 has been DISMISSED by the Secretary of State.  Click HERE for a statement from the Chairman of Henfield Parish Council.
ADDENDUM:  Henfield Parish Council understands that Horsham District Council Planning and West Sussex Highways are aware of the hoarding bordering the site along West End Lane and are dealing with it. 


Contact Details
Mr Kevin Wright
Henfield Parish Council
The Henfield Hall, Coopers Way
West Sussex
Phone: 01273 492507
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