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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF
PIRBRIGHT PARISH COUNCIL
Pirbright Parish, in the borough of Guildford, has an area of some 4711 acres, falling into two distinct communities with approximately half the 4,214 population living in the village and outlying settlements and the remainder 2km away in the military area to the north of the railway. The village is almost entirely surrounded by heathland, much of it owned and used by the M.O.D.
Transport links include an hourly bus service to the nearby towns of Guildford and Woking, or train from the nearby village of Brookwood. There is a general store and playgroup in the military area, but recent years have seen the loss of shops, including the post office and newsagent, in the village centre.
Much of village social life revolves around Lord Pirbright’s Hall, where most of the clubs and societies meet, and there are also thriving tennis and cricket clubs.
The work of the Parish Council is funded by a council tax precept (supplement), from which the village green, its footpaths, car parks, trees, children's playground and the war memorial are maintained.
The Parish Council acts as a liaison between the parish and borough and county councils and also submits an opinion on all planning applications in the parish to Guildford Borough Planning Department.
Pirbright Parish Council has adopted its new Model Code of Conduct, as required by the Localism Act of 2011. You may view the code and members' registers of disclosable pecuniary interests on the Governance page of this website.
Housing survey: you can read the report, which was adopted by the Parish Council at its November meeting, on the Planning Page of this website.
Meetings of the Council and its committees are open to the public (see notice boards and website for dates and agendas). An Annual Parish Meeting is held in April for all residents.
You can contact the Parish Clerk at the Parish Shop, The Green, Pirbright, Woking GU24 0JT. Telephone number: 01483 476432, email: email@example.com.
The Parish Shop is open to the public on Monday and Thursday mornings, 10am - 1pm.
Talk Shop, when you can meet parish councillors and the borough and county councillors is on the first Monday of each month at 7.30pm.