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.
Important notice for dog walkers
The new Henfield Neighbourhood Plan is seeking to employ a person to act as Administrator to the Steering Group.
A letter to all Henfield residents from Cllr Ray Osgood regarding Council's decision to proceed with a second Neighbourhood Plan.
At the Annual General Meeting of Henfield Parish Council on Tuesday 2nd May, Malcolm Eastwood was elected as Chairman, and Elaine Goodyear as the Vice Chairman.
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From 24th April the Tuesday and Wednesday service by Compass Travel 106 from Henfield to Worthing is being extended to include Fridays.
There are two village centre car parks in Henfield with easy access to the High Street shops and businesses.
NOTICE REGARDING HENFIELD COMMON MEMORIAL FIELD WORKS STARTING 30TH MAY 2017
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
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.