Parish Council Office

The Parish Council Office is closed until further notice, contact can be made by email – clerk@wcpc.org.uk or planning@wcpc.org.uk or by mobile telephone – 07483 114836

Parish Councillor Vacancy – Co-option Notice

We currently have two vacancies for Parish Councillors at West Chiltington Parish Council.

In order to apply for the vacant position, you should complete an application form, should you be unable to download the form one can be obtained from clerk@wcpc.org.uk in completing the form you will be confirming that you are eligible to stand for co-option and should include a short statement explaining the reasons why you wish to become a parish councillor.

Eligiblity and further information can be found on our Parish Councillor Vacancy page

Community Support through the Coronavirus Emergency

During the coronavirus emergency we recommend that you stay up to date with the guidelines from the Government on how to stay healthy, along with isolation advice by going to the government website

West Chiltington Parish Council is pleased to support the West Chiltington & Nutbourne Action Group This has been set up to assist those residents who need help with the delivery of food and supplies from local stores during the current coronavirus emergency – further information and contact details can be found on the following link – information and contact details

A Village with a Past & a Future

Nestling near the foot of the South Downs between Storrington and Pulborough, just over 50 miles from London, the picturesque village of West Chiltington is home to a 12th century church, a beautifully restored windmill and has a colourful history dating back to Norman times.

Covering an area of just over 6.69 sq miles, with a population of approx. 3,500, the parish encompasses a variety of land usage from residential and agricultural, to small businesses and leisure facilities.

Your Council

The Council is the first tier of local government for West Chiltington comprising 13 Councillors who are elected or co-opted for up to four years.   The Parish Council meet on the second Tuesday of every month and is always keen to ensure that it reflects the wishes of the electorate and as such, all meetings are open to the public and include a session for public comments. Councillors work in partnership with local organisations, West Sussex County Council and Horsham District Council to preserve the essence of the area, and to protect the identity and character of the parish for the enjoyment of parishioners, visitors and future generations.

The Parish Council has statutory duties and powers to provide services for the Parish of West Chiltington. Within these powers, we provide allotments, community buildings, dog and litter bins, community facilities, and we own and maintain many areas of public open space within the village on behalf of the community.