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Binfield Parish Council

Contact details

Name of clerk: Ally Wickham

Email: office@binfieldparishcouncil.gov.uk

Phone: 01344 454602

Binfield Parish Council website

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Office address:

Parish Office
Benetfeld Road
Binfield
RG42 4EW

Opening hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to midday

About Binfield Parish Council

Number of residents: 8,500

Membership: 11 councillors. Membership of Binfield Parish Council is available to view online.

Usual meeting day: Tuesday

Precept budget: £204,000

Services provided

Binfield Parish Council provides:

  • allotments
  • event and activity promotion – noticeboard, display area in the building as well as social media and website promotion
  • grants to local halls
  • organisation of many community oriented events - the Binfield 10k, Arts Week, Summer of Fun and the switch on of the Binfield Christmas tree lights
  • photocopying services
  • provision of community café
  • room hire for meetings
  • support to local groups such as the Binfield Environment Group, the Garden club and many others
  • tennis courts (run by the Binfield Tennis Association)

Facilities provided

Binfield Parish Council provides:

  • benches, bins and bus shelters
  • community café at Foxley Fields
  • meeting rooms at the parish office
  • multi-use games area
  • open spaces including varied play equipment for different ages at Wicks Green, Silver Jubilee Fields, Foxley Fields and York Road
  • tennis court

Background information

The name derives from 'Bent Grass Field'.

The parish council was set up in the 1890s and has a large rural part as well as a vibrant village centre.

Its strength lies in its community spirit. Residents tend to remain here for many years and are involved in local issues and organisations.

Map of Binfield Parish Council area

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