Herstmonceux Parish Council

Serving the people of Herstmonceux Parish

Clerk: Clare Harrison
The Parish Office, 4 The Old
Forge, Gardner Street
Herstmonceux, East Sussex
BN27 4LG

Tel: 01323 833312

Who we are & what we do

Herstmonceux Parish Council consists of 11 Councillors who serve for a four year term, ending in 2019. The next elections will take place on the 2nd May 2019. All Councillor positions are voluntary.

The Parish Office is located at The Old Forge, 4 Gardner Street, Herstmonceux, BN27 4LG.

Full Council Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of every month at Herstmonceux Village Hall. The Planning Committee usually meets on the first Tuesday of every month. The Finance and General Purposes Committee usually meets on the second Tuesday of every month and the Amenities Committee meet on the fourth Monday of every other month - January, March, May, July, September, November. See the diary of meetings for more information.

For further information relating to the services offered by the Parish Council please contact the Clerk at the Parish Office on 01323 833312 who will be happy to give advice and assistance.

Parish Council Elections

The next Parish Council Elections will be held in May 2019. Herstmonceux Parish will have vacancies for 11 councillors.

Further information regarding the elections, nominations and voting can be found on the Wealden District Council website and on this website


Our councillors are elected or co-opted. If you would like to become a councillor or find out more about what they do then please contact the Parish Office

You can find each of our councillors' register of interests on the Wealden District Council's website.


Our committees have specific tasks and can have delegated powers.

Herstmonceux Parish Council Standing Orders

  • Standing Orders (PDF, 249 Kb)

    Our Standing Orders describe how the council operates including how meetings and the business of the council are conducted.

Our Staff

Martin Broomhead

Martin Broomhead

Clerk to the Parish Council

01455 822993

Administrative Assistant

Lisa Sly


You can find all of our policies here.