Busbridge Parish Council

Winkworth Arboretum

Munstead Wood

Busbridge Woods

Welcome to Busbridge Parish Council

Busbridge is a small rural parish within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which contains several outstanding places of interest.


These include Winkworth Arboretum owned by the National Trust, Munstead Wood the Lutyens designed former home of Gertrude Jeckyll, the Victorian garden designer, a Leonard Cheshire Home and Milford Hospital.


The Council has five members and its main activity is to provide a street level view of local planning applications which Waverley Borough Council take into consideration when evaluating them.


The Council meets formally eight times a year at Clockbarn Hall and the dates and times of these meetings can be found here. Local residents are encouraged to attend parish council meetings to explain to the council any issues that residents wish to be taken up with either Waverley Borough Council or Surrey County Council.


Useful links:


Surrey Prepared




Vacancy for the Clerk to the Parish Council


Busbridge Parish Council are looking to appoint a Clerk (6 hours per week) to support them with all administrative and financial duties applicable to the role. This is an interesting and varied post supporting an active, community focused Parish Council.


The Clerk's responsibilities include producing agendas and minutes for all Council meetings, liaising with outside bodies, actioning the Council's decisions and keeping the Council's financial records.


The Clerk will be required to work from home and have their own transport. Some occasional early evening work is required. The successful candidate will have good financial and record keeping skills, be computer literate. The role requires initiative,integrity and self-motivation. Full training will be provided. Candidates should have good organisational and interpersonal skills.


Salary to be commensurate with experience according to NJC Salary Scales.


To request a copy of the Job Description, please e-mail or telephone 01483 893619


Closing date for applications - 30th June 2019



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Notice of Public Rights and Publication of the 2018/19 Annual Governance and Accountability Return


Busbridge Parish Council publish their Annual Governance and Accounting Statements return for 2018/19( AGAR). This also includes a summary of parishioners rights with regard to :

a) the right to inspect the accounting records

b) the right to ask the auditor questions about the accounting records

c) the right to make objections at audit


The AGAR comprises:


Notice of Public Rights

Summary of Your Rights - 1

Summary of Your Rights - 2

Annual Governance Statement 2018-19

Accounting Statements 2018-19


If you would like to inspect the accounting records of Busbridge Parish Council, please contact the Parish Clerk, Michael Dennett on 07887 504256