Lying within West Sussex at the edge of the South Downs National Park, Henfield is a pleasant rural village. The Parish covers an area of approximately 8 square miles and includes the northerly part of the neighbouring village of Small Dole.
Henfield has a population of over 5,000 people and is able to maintain a vibrant community, with a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, well supported by local commerce.
Henfield Parish Council is run from an office based in The Henfield Hall. Council meetings are open to anyone, and residents are encouraged to provide input during "Open Forum”.
A great deal of community information is available from the Council's website.
Please come along to this important annual meeting to raise any issues. We particularly want to hear your views about a new Neighbourhood Plan.
Henfield Parish Council has scheduled the work to renovate the two football pitches on Henfield Common’s Memorial Field for late May 2017.
As previously reported on the Hub Henfield's Neighbourhood Plan, which received overwhelming support from the community at referendum on 12th April of this year and was adopted by Horsham District Council on 27th April, has been quashed in the High Court. Parish Council met on Tuesday 1st November to discuss the implications, and has deferred a decision until January pending input from other sources.
Henfield Parish Council are pleased to report that an Architect prepared design for the proposed link road has now been prepared.
Henfield Parish Council revives award that recognises exceptional service to the community by an individual
36.39% turnout results in 94.3% voting YES to the plan. Read on for the declaration from the Counting Officer at HDC ...
There are two village centre car parks in Henfield with easy access to the High Street shops and businesses.
Any problems should be reported to Henfield Parish Council
David Hodgkin, a Henfield resident of 18 years and former local business owner is the volunteer Henfield Tree Warden working with the Parish Council.
Street Lights in Henfield are maintained by contractors on behalf of West Sussex County Council
Clearing Litter is carried out by Henfield Parish Council
Maintenance of public highways and pavements is the responsibility of the Highways Department of West Sussex County Council.
There are many play areas for Children in Henfield
Located on the King's Field between Henfield Youth Club and St Peter's Primary School.