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The Parish Council – Meldreth

Has currently 9 members and is chaired by:
Mr R Goddin, Tel: 01763 260061              Email
Members are:

Mrs C J Fallon 01763 262822Email
Dr R James01763 261085Email
Mr Alan Keena 01763 260267 Email
Mr Alan Land 01763 261004 Email
Mr D Lee 01763 261571 Email
Mr N Pellatt 01763 262444Email
Mr R A Searles 01763 260435Email
Mr A Young 01763 263484Email

 The Parish Council comes under the
South Cambridgeshire District Council
which body is represented on the council by: Cllr Phillipa Hart, Tel: 01763 261255. Click to e-mail

The County Council is represented by:
Mrs Susan Van de Ven,Tel: 01763 261833. Click to e-mail.

Click to Susan’s website.

The Parish Council meets in the village hall on the evening of the first Thursday in each month at 7.30pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Planning Meetings are held up to twice per month when planning information is received from South Cambridgeshire District Council. For details see our Planning Meetings page.

Following on meetings, minutes are posted in hard copy on the Parish Council Notice Boards as well as this web site. See latest published report.

The Parish Office is at the Sheltered Housing  Centre, Elin Way, Meldreth, SG8 6LT.  Office Hours: 10 am-12 noon, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. By appointment at other times.

The village monthly magazine, ‘Meldreth Matters’ is recognised as the most efficient means of communication among residents of Meldreth. It also carries a monthly synopsis of Council meetings. The Editor is Kathryn Betts, Tel: 01763 268428. Email

Current key issues for the Parish Council are:

  • Flooding: problems with flash flooding – check out fact sheets – for flood Emergency flood response contacts and Riparian Owner fact sheet responsibilities
  • Government plans for 18000 new houses in M11 corridor
  • Satisfactory development of village brownfield sites owned by the County Council
  • Speeding within the village 30mph limit, extended in 2014 for approach roads from Bassingbourn and Whaddon to cover parts with new residential developments.

The council supports a Community Access Point, run by volunteers offering free internet access and IT tuition and support.

In March 2011 the Council signed up for the Sustainable Energy Partnership(SPEP) and several events promoting sustainable energy are being promoted by enthusiastic local volunteers in colaboration with the nearby villages of Shepreth and Melbourn.

All queries on parish matters should be directed to the Parish Council Clerk: Mrs Judy Damant, Tel: 01763 269928. Click to contact by e-mail.