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News from Ockham Parish Council February 2023

  • Ockham Parish Council are seeking two new Parish Councillors – Can you help please?The Parish Council meet 11 times a year (we don’t meet in August!) to discuss all aspects of village life including planning applications. You don’t need any special qualifications, just an interest in our community and a willingness to get involved.  If you are interested in joining us then please contact our Clerk, Alyson on 


  • Our third Vehicle Activated Speed Awareness sign has now been installed in Old Lane – it has been installed on the section of Old Lane heading towards the Black Swan pub from the A3 (adjacent to Hatchford End). We have planned to purchase a fourth VAS sign in our next financial year (commencing April 2023).


  • The M25J10/A3 works continue and we remain in regular communication with National Highways. If you have specific concerns, do let us know and also contact NH direct on


  • There are a number of ongoing issues with the local road network. Representatives from the Parish Council are meeting SCC Highways next month to drive them around the area pointing out all the many problems. If you want to flag a location so that we can include it on our driveabout, please let us know. In the meantime, please continue to log any concerns with potholes, flooding, crumbling road surface etc with SCC Highways direct:


  • We are delighted to let you know that we have installed another new village sign to mark our village. This one shows a Tyrrell racing car and is located on Long Reach.


  • The Coronation of King Charles III will take place in early May this year and the PC are liaising with OHRA and others to arrange a village gathering. More details to follow.


Please contact the Parish Clerk with enquiries

Mrs Alyson Blackwell  – email: