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 4th September, 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.

September 2017
Parish Council Meetings

Monday 4th September, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council monthly meeting, The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash

Planning Applications Considered at the Ash PC Meeting Mon 7th August, 2017

DOV/17/00763 Erection of a detached three bay garage. The Lodge, Westmarsh, Ash, CT3 2LP.

DOV/17/00617 Change of use of land for the day-care of dogs, erection of 3 no. buildings for use as office, dog shelter and store (retrospective) and the proposed erection of 2 no. additional building to facilitate the day-care of up to 30 no. dogs. Land North of Wass House, Westmarsh, Ash, CT3 2LT. 

DOV/17/00566 Erection of a single storey side and a front porch extension. Dane Cottage, Saunders Lane, Ash, Sandwich, CT3 2BX

DOV/17/00852 Re-pollard one Eucalyptus. 96 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BN

DOV/17/00801 Erection of a detached dwelling, creation of new vehicular access, parking and landscaping (existing conservatory to 115 New Street to be demolished). Land at, 115 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BW

DOV/17/00802 Erection of 2no. detached dwellings, creation of new vehicular access, parking and landscaping (demolition of existing conservatory to 115 New Street). 115 New Street, Ash, Sandwich, CT3 2BW

APP/X2220/W/17/3174842 Land to the North of Sandwich Road, Ash

APP/X2220/C/17/3180882 – Westmarsh Drove, Westmarsh, Ash




Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street
Tel: 01304 812 121



C/O Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street, Ash
nr Canterbury
Tel: 01304 812 121