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Warnham Parish Council

Whether you are a resident, newcomer or visitor to the parish, we hope you will find the details in this website interesting, informative, useful and easy to access.



The site is principally organised into four menu sections:


News & Events

  • In which the pages show current news and events. Planning applications can be accessed here together with the Parish Plan and the Parish Design Statement.

Warnham NDP

  • In which the pages show current news and documents relating to the Warnham Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Community information

  • In which the pages describe the principal historical and geographical details about the parish together with information about open spaces and footpaths. In addition the pages give information on the activities of groups & societies, along with details of local shops and businesses.

Parish Council

  • In which the pages cover all aspects of the council's work, responsibilities, powers and conduct.

It is the aim of the Parish Council to provide a full range of information to benefit all members of the community, and to this end we welcome your news and views - don't hesitate to contact us.






21/8/2019 - September meeting date change - Now 17th September


Please note the Parish Council meeting will now be held on Tuesday 17th September at 7.30pm in the Parish Room.


For a list of all meeting dates please click here.


5/8/2019 - New Warnham Community SpeedWatch Group




If you would like to volunteer to be part of the group and record speeding vehicles in the parish, please contact .

Full training will be provided. More information can be found at:



1/7/2019 - Warnham Neighbourhood Development Plan


NEWS: The Warnham Neighbourhood Plan received a YES vote at the Referendum. Thank you to everyone who voted and to the Steering Group who have worked very hard over the past 4 years to put the plan together.


The Plan has been formally 'Made' by Horsham District Council on 26th June 2019. This means that significant weight can now be applied to the Warnham Neighbourhood Plan when determining planning applications in the parish.


26/6/2019 - Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Accounts for Year Ended 31st March 2019


The accounts for 2018-19 are available for viewing by the public by appointment with the Clerk. For further information please click here.


15/4/2019 - Decision Statement - Warnham Neighbourhood Plan


Horsham District Council is of the view that the draft submission Warnham Neighbourhood Plan 2014-2031, complies with the legal requirements under the Localism Act 2011, and may now proceed to Referendum.


The decision statement can be read here.


6/3/2019 - Parish Council response to Britaniacrest Incinerator Appeal


The Parish Council has submitted a written representation to the Planning Inspectorate in relation to the Britaniacrest Incinerator Planning Appeal. The full response can be found here.


6/2/2019 - Keeping Warnham's paths open


A small group of local volunteers is being formed to help keep Warnham’s public footpaths and bridleways open!


Please consider joining them if you enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air and would like to help look after the public rights of way network in our beautiful parish.


If you are interested and would like more information, please contact David Bridges on 078 408 71755, or email him at


They expect to arrange 2 or 3 half-day work parties each year and there will be tasks to suit all abilities, from trimming light vegetation and brambles with secateurs and shears to cutting back small overhanging branches where these are blocking a path.

Plentiful cake and other refreshments will be involved!


If you are interested and would like more information, please contact David Bridges on 078 408 71755, or email him at



6/2/2019 - Latest Parish Council Newsletter


The latest Parish Council Newsletter can be found here .


If you would like to be kept up to date with news, events and announcements from the Parish Council and other community items of interest, please sign up to our Parish Council email newsletters.


25/12/2018 - Parish Council Meeting Dates 2019


To view the dates of Parish Council meetings in 2019 please click here.


3/10/2018 - Notice of Conclusion of Annual Audit


The audit of accounts for Warnham Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2018 has been completed and the accounts have been published.


The accounts can be viewed on the Accounts page of the website.


2/8/2018 - How to stay in touch with Horsham District Prevention Team - Sussex Police


Please click here to find out the best ways to stay in touch with your local police officers and police community support officers.