Views of Ash from St Nicholas Church Tower.  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 July 2018, 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 2nd July 2018, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 6th August 2018, 7.30pm. The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 3rd September 2018, 7.30pm.  The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

Monday 1st October 2018, 7.30pm.  The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash.

PLANNING – Monday 23rd July, 7.30pm The Library, Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash
NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Thursday 21st June, 7.30pm The LIbrary Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash


Planning Applications to be considered at the monthly meeting Monday 2nd July 2018

DOV/18/00563 Reserved Matters application pursuant to outline permission DOV/16/01481 for the erection of 2 detached dwellings (demolition of existing building) (all matters reserved). Land between The Vineries and April Cottage, New Street, Ash, CT3 2BW.




Planning applications considered at the 4th June 2018 Ash Parish Council Meeting

DOV/18/00503 Erection of 2 attached dwellings linked to the existing Almshouses. Resthaven, Queens Road, Ash, CT3 2BG.

DOV/18/00533 Variation of Condition 2 of planning permission DOV/15/01225 to allow changes to approved drawings (application under Section 73). Land adjoining Mill Field, New Street, Ash, CT3 2BD Main change is the width of the access to the southern section of the Trust’s land.





Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street
Tel: 01304 812 121



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