Heathfield & Waldron Parish Council

The Parish Council Offices are open Monday to Friday 9.30 am - 1.00 pm and 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm

Telephone No 01435 865700 or email info@hwpc.org.uk

The Clerk is Helen Johnson and her email: clerk@hwpc.org.uk

Any Planning enquiries should be addressed to the Assistant Clerk - Fiona Hensher - email: asstclerk@hwpc.org.uk

Click here for more information on Polling station review

Click here for the bin collection timetable for the Christmas period

Public Spaces Protection Order

Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council supports Wealden District Council's renewal of their Public Spaces Protection Order which applies to any person in control of a dog and their failure to remove the faeces from restricted land, unless the person in control of the dog has a reasonable excuse for failing to do so.

The restricted land includes:-

Any highway, footway, footpaths, twittens, promenades, steps and towpaths within the area of Wealden District Council and any adjoining verges or ornamental areas, which are maintained at the public expense.

All pedestrianised areas within the Wealden District Council area

All parks, gardens, recreation and sports grounds, commons, amenity areas and other open spaces owned, occupied or maintained by or on behalf of any of: Wealden District Council, East Sussex County Council, a registered social landlord/housing association, any town or parish council within the Wealden area, any other public authority or charity.

Any cemetery, crematorium, burial ground or churchyard.

Any public car-park or parking space.

All dog faeces must be picked up immediately and deposited in a suitable receptacle.

Barclays Banking Hub

Barclays Bank will be in the Parish Council offices on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 930-1300 and 1330-1500 and the facility will be available by appointment only. Banking facilities will however not be available.   The contact details for arranging an appointment are 03457 345 345.  

Councillor Vacancies

Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council has one Councillor vacancy if you are interested and would like more information please contact the Clerk, Helen Johnson on 01435 865700 or email clerk@hwpc.org.uk 


Priority Services Register - free support service to help people in vulnerable situations.   Please click here for more information.

Wealden Community Lottery tickets go on sale. Please click here for more information

East Sussex County Council Highways department’s response to the public petition which asked for improved safety measures in the area of the junction of the A267 and B2102 at Cross in Hand acknowledged that work was needed. However, based on scoring criteria the location was ranked 53rd in priority by comparison to other sites in East Sussex. The Highways department informed the Parish Council that there are insufficient funds available to do anything at this location. In response the Parish Council submitted a request for a speed reduction in the vicinity of the junction to 30 mph and the introduction of vehicle activated signage.

The Highways department subsequently concluded that there was insufficient evidence to warrant a change to the existing speed limit or such signage. The Parish Council has asked for that decision to be revisited for reasons set out in its letter sent to the Highways department and awaits a reply. 


We are pleased to announce that the CCTV at Tower Recreation Ground and the Skatepark has now gone live. The pictures will feed direct to the Sussex  Police. We have listened to residents’ concerns about anti-social behaviour and have installed the CCTV to help alleviate the problems at these sites. 

The  Planning and Highways Committee meeting will be on Wednesday 20 December 2023 at 6.30pm in the Main Hall, Heathfield Community Centre.    If members of the public would like to attend please could they email Fiona Hensher prior to the meeting on asstclerk@hwpc.org.uk.    An agenda, minutes of the last meeting and a list of the planning applications will be uploaded nearer to the date of the meeting.

A significant number of bus service improvements are being made in East Sussex from Sunday 23 July. Most are funded through ESSC’s successful bid to UK Government, in support of our East Sussex Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Summary details are shown here. These also include changes to other services that have already been made or are planned. In respect of the upcoming changes, further detailed timetable information will be available on the websites of the bus operator(s) concerned over the coming weeks.

Click here to view the Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council Plan 2022 - 2025