Office Open Hours

Due to staff shortages the office hours have been reduced temporally   Monday              9.30-12.30 Tuesday              9.30-12.30 Wednesday        9.30-12.30   Please note the office will be shut on Tuesday 17th September for staff training

Bearsted Book Exchange

  A wonderful initiative has been put in to action by resident Elaine Cooper.  Bearsted Book Exchange has put the recently adopted phone box on The Street to dual use.  Not only is it home to one of Bearsted Parish Council’s new defibrillators it is now a place that people can come to find new […]

NHT Public Satisfaction Survey

This year, for the second year, Kent County Council is taking part in the NHT Public Satisfaction Survey on highways and transport services. Whilst the main survey is being carried out by Ipsos MORI, who will be sending forms to a representative sample of households, we have also opted to take part in six web-based […]

Informal Consultation – Double yellow lines and parking on Ware Street

Bearsted Parish Council would welcome your comments on the following proposal. Members of the Parish Traffic Working Group have been working closely with Kent County Council Highways Department to try and find a solution to the ongoing problems of parking and speeding along Ware Street. Having looked at several options it is proposed that double […]

Parish Office – Closed

Please be aware that the Parish Office will be closed until Wednesday 4th September at 9.30am. If your enquiry is urgent please email

Office Closure

The Parish office will be closed this week. Emails will be monitored throughout this period.

Church Lane car park information

Please can we remind residents and visitors to Church Lane and the Church Landway that the car park is closed for resurfacing works from this Monday 12th August 2019 for a period of approximately 2 weeks.  There will be a stage during these works after the initial tarmac is laid, that the area is left […]

Office Closed

Due to staff illness the Parish office is closed until Monday 22nd July. If you have any enquiries please email