Chandler's Ford Parish Council




SATURDAY 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM


TELEPHONE 023 8026 6612



(Without the spaces. The old website enquiry form has been disabled
due to accessibility issues)


Hiltingbury Pavilion Extension Survey


Details of Meeting Rooms Available for Hire


Fryern Community Association


The Summer 2016 Newsletter is out now and available electronically here


Granted to You 2016

On Monday 7 November at 7.00pm at the Fryern Pavilion, the Parish Council will be undertaking another 'Granted to You' event. This is when the Parish Council makes available £5,000 in grants between £200 - £1,000 for local projects run by local charities and not-for-profit groups that are properly constituted. Applicants make a short presentation during the evening, and the public vote on who gets the money.

The Application Form is available here
and the Guidance notes here

To help smaller bodies get grants successful applicants from 2015 are not eligible for this year's programme.

Please return completed applications to the parish office by 3pm on 21 October 2016.


Hiltingbury Repairs:

Over the weekend of 23/24 July the access to the Hiltingbury Recreation Ground, near to Ashdown Road, was repaired replacing a pitted, uneven area with a semi-hard, porous surfacing. It now looks like this:

This followed a complaint being made regarding the safety of the access for buggies etc, and as a result of the repair the resident followed up with a hand delivered letter of thanks, which was much appreciated by Parish Council officers and councillors alike. Further improvement works are due to be undertaken in the week of 3-7 October to ease the gradient of the slope and make it safer for use in the winter. 


New Play Equipment/Refurbishment 2016

  Lincoln's Valley, Pennine Way and Westmorland Way:

The Parish Council has continued  undertaking play area refurbishments this summer totalling £46,000 so far:

Lincoln's Valley

Pennine Way

(with resurfacing of the whole toddler area with porous rubber mulch and an overskim of the junior play area)

and Westmorland Way


Hiltingbury Tennis Court Key Cards Opening Hours

The new magnetic locks have been fitted to the tennis courts please close the gate(s) when leaving after play. It is important to note that the gates WILL LOCK SHUT OVERNIGHT AT 2200hrs each day!

From 1 February 2016 access has been by key card. Play is on a booking basis on 3 courts and turn up and play on court 4. Play should not last more than an hour and the court should then be given up to the people waiting - play can be extended if nobody is waiting for the court. The play hour is taken as being 'on the hour', not necessarily the time when play started. 

If people turn up and the new hour has started please give up the court to the new arrivals as soon as the actual game you are playing is completed. 

Please see the tennis courts page of the website for Terms and Conditions of Use for the tennis courts (which apply now), further details and the court booking information (needed from 31 January 2016).


Play Area Refurbishment 2015:
A couple of images of the play area refurbishment
...and how different they are looking...

Mead Road
and Hiltingbury...


A Few Images from Inside the Fryern Pavilion Extension

Details of Meeting Rooms Available for Hire

All rooms have free WiFi available for hirer's use.

Entrance Lobby

Combined Community Room (Greenways)

Greenways' Kitchen

Parish Council Meeting Room

Small Meeting Room


Over 23,000 residents live in Chandler's Ford in a parish area that comprises the residential areas of Hiltingbury, Chandler's Ford and Velmore. It includes a number of small shopping areas and a large industrial estate with many areas of open spaces, the Fryern and Hiltingbury recreation grounds being the largest, the Hilingbury Lakes and managed countryside sites at Cuckoo Bushes, Flexford, Hocombe Mead and Ramalley Copse.

The aims of the Parish Council are:

* To improve the sport and recreation facilities in the parish for all age groups

* To manage facilities and make improvements providing best value for money

* To improve the overall appearance of the parish

* To eliminate anti-social behaviour and strive to develop a harmonious community

* To protect the biodiversity of the sites that exist in the parish and make improvements

* To encourage the community to engage in the activities of the Parish Council

* To encourage and support local businesses

* To ensure there is a local traffic plan that promotes the safety and amenity of residents