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

Welcome to the Parish of Ash (in Dover District)

The next Ash Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 5th february 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.

Parish Council Meetings

– Monday 8th Jan 2018, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council Monthly Meeting, Library, Ash Village Hall

– Monday 29th January, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council NDP Committee Meeting, Library, Ash Village Hall

– Monday 5th Feb 2018, 7.30pm Ash Parish Council Monthly Meeting, Library, Ash Village Hall


  1. DOV/17/01487 Erection of a detached dwelling (existing barn to be demolished). Site at Minter’s Barn, Durlock Road, Ash, CT3 2HU
  2. DOV/17/01485 Erection of a detached dwelling with formation of associated parking for both existing and new dwellings. 10 Chequer Lane, Ash, CT3 2ET
  3. DOV/17/01486 Erection of a single storey front extension. 94 New Street, Ash, CT3 2BN
  4. DOV/17/01384 Formation of dropped kerb for vehicle access and parking. 7 Guilton, Ash, CT3 2HL
  5. DOV/17/01506 Certificate of Lawfulness (existing) for the continued use of land and buildings for storage, distribution, retail and offices. 63-65 Sandwich Road, Ash, CT3 2AH.
  6. Applications received after the agenda was published and which may be taken at the meeting:
  7. DOV/17/01503  Erection of a two storey rear extension, rear balcony, first floor side extension, front porch extension, insertion of first floor window and alterations to roof. West View Cottage, Cop Street, Ash, CT3 2DN
  8. DOV/17/01196  Change of use of land to garden land, extension to garage, creation of parking, soft and hard landscaping and the erection of boundary treatment. Old Hay Barn, Wass Drove, Westmarsh, Ash, CT3 2LW.




Upper Goldstone Farm House
Cop Street
Tel: 01304 812 121



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