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

Welcome to the Parish of Ash (in Dover District)

The next Ash Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 2nd October, 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.

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.

October 2017
Parish Council Meetings

Monday 2nd October, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council monthly meeting, The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash

Planning Applications Considered at the Ash PC Meeting Mon 4th September, 2017

Prior Approvals:

17/00907 Prior approval for a change of use from agricultural building to Use Class A3 Site at Park Farm, Queens Road, Ash, CT13 0PW

17/00995 Prior approval for the change of use from agricultural building to dwelling house Minters Barn, Durlock Road, Ash, CT3 3AS

17/00984 Prior approval for the change of use of agricultural building to dwellinghouse (C3 Use) Brick Oast, Upper Goldstone Farm, Cop Street, Ash, CT3 2DN

17/01003 Prior Approval for conversion of existing agricultural barn to a single residential dwelling Barn at land adjacent to Bride Farm, Richborough Road, Sandwich, CT3 2NJ


DOV/17/00876 Erection of 120 dwellings, including 36 affordable homes with new vehicular and pedestrian access, internal access roads, car parking, landscaping, provision of 0.84 hectares of open space and a locally equipped area for childrens’ play (LEAP). Land east of Woodnesborough Road Sandwich, Woodnesborough Road, Sandwich, CT13 0BA

DOV/17/00803 Erection of a detached dwelling, creation of new vehicular access and associated parking. Land Adjacent 49, New Street, Ash, CT3 2BH

DOV/17/00980 Erection of a two storey rear extension (existing single storey extension to be demolished). Weddington House, Weddington Lane, Ash, CT3 2AS

DOV/17/00973 Erection of a chimney stack to side elevation, installation of metal bollards on land to the front of the property and erection of railings to entrance steps (existing chimneys to be demolished). 26 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BH

DOV/17/00944 Erection of a detached dwelling (existing garage to be demolished. 51-53, Sandwich Road, Ash, CT3 2AH

Notice of Appeal:

DOV/16/01387 Erection of two detached bungalows and creation of associated vehicular access. Land adjacent to 120 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BW Planning Inspectorate Ref: APP/X2220/W/17/3177846 Starting Date:31/07/2017

Applications received after the agenda published:

DOV/17/01024 Erection of a single storey rear extension, detached outbuilding, enlarge window opening to ground floor north elevation and installation of replacement windows.  Moat Farmhouse, Moat Lane, Ash, CT3 2DG

DOV/17/00990 Erection of a single storey rear extension. 2 Guilton Barn, Durlock Road, Ash, CT3 2HT




Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street
Tel: 01304 812 121



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