parish office: 0118 908 8164
fax: 0118 932 8256

email: clerk@finchampstead-pc.gov.uk

Finchampstead Parish Council
 
Welcome to our website. Here you can find out more about what we do and our role in the community.

ARBORFIELD GARRISON STRATEGIC  DEVELOPMENT LOCATION

Work has started on the first phase of the development - now known as Arborfield Green -  involving the construction of 113 dwellings off Biggs Lane. 
A planning application for Parcel T is expected shortly, and will be followed by applications for Parcels A - G. 

A plan showing the location of the various Parcels can be found here

NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL

Work has commenced on the new secondary school which will open in September 2016.  You can find out more on the schools and education pages at www.wokingham.gov.uk
 
          LOCAL EVENTS

The Council will be at the following events - do come and meet us.
'Live Local, Love Simon's Wood'  - a National Trust event at Simon's Wood, Wellingtonia Avenue on 28 May 2016 from 10am to 3pm.  There will be guided walks at 11am and 1.30pm.

The Finchampstead Village Fete is on Sunday 12 June 2016 at the Memorial Park.

 LOCAL WALKS

There are 26 miles of rights of way in our Parish.  You can download a map, and find details of circular walks starting from St James' Church and from Simons Wood here






COUNCIL NEWS AND MEETINGS

See our latest newsletter here
Previous newsletters can be found on this page 

Our Annual Report for 2015/16 can be found here

  Current meeting schedule

25 May 2016 - Amenities Committee
8 June 2016 - Roads & Road Safety Committee
15 June 2016 - Main Council
20 June 2016 - Planning Committee
 

       THAMES VALLEY POLICE

You can find out about the Finchampstead Neighbourhood Policing Team, updates on local issues and details of local 'have your say' meetings on the TVP website

You can also sign up to receive free local crime alerts and crime prevention advice at www.thamesvalleyalert.co.uk 

 

FREE FIRST AID COURSES
Would you know what to do if someone was having a heart attack? Heartstart Swallowfield offers free 2.5 hour courses to people of all ages, equipping them with skills for life.  Book your free place at www.heartstartswallowfield.co.uk

DEFIBRILLATORS
There are 3 community accessible defibrillators in the Parish - located at Bathroom Concepts at the California Crossroads, The Memorial Hall in The Village, and at the FBC Centre.  The units have been provided by the Parish Council.

CONTACT US
The Parish Council is based at the FBC Centre, Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead RG40 4ES. 
You can contact us on 0118 9088164 or at clerk@finchampstead-pc.gov.uk.   Office hours 9am - 12 noon.