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 4th February 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

Monday 13th May 2019, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.


Residents are welcome to attend.

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Wednesday 16th January, 7.30pm The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

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

PLANNING APPLICATIONS considered at the Ash Parish Council meeting on Monday 7th January 2019

New applications:

  1. DOV/ 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.
  2. DOV/18/01367 Application for permission in principle for residential development of between 2 and 9 dwellings. Land between Langdon Avenue and Coombe Lane, Ash, CT3 2BS
  3. DOV/18/01069 Removal of condition (v) (agricultural occupancy) of planning permission DO/77/00393 (application under Section 73) The Den, Richborough Road, Sandwich, CT13 9JG.
  4. DOV/18/01317 Prior approval for a proposed change of use of agricultural building to a dwellinghouse (Class C3), and for associated operational development. Agricultural building at Goss Hall, Gosshall Lane, Ash, CT3 2AN.
  5. DOV/18/01246 Change of use to dwelling (Class C3) 37 The Street, Ash, CT3 2HH.
  6. DOV/18/00980 Erection of an agricultural building and formation of new access (4no. existing buildings to be demolished) Hoaden Court, Hoaden, Ash, CT3 2LG.
  7. DOV/18/01245 Erection of single-storey side/rear extension with alterations to windows and doors. 2 East Street Cottages, East Street, Ash, CT3 2DA.
  8. DOV/18/01251 Erection of a bay window to the first floor rear elevation. 1 Sandwich Road, Ash, CT3 2AF.
  9. DOV/18/01252 Replacement of 1no existing window with bay window & relocation of further existing window both at 1st floor to rear elevation; erection of partition walls to form ensuite. 1 Sandwich Road, Ash, CT3 2AF.
  10. DOV/18/01262 Erection of a single storey side extension (existing porch to be demolished). 2 Orchard View, Ash, CT3 2BU.




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