Welcome to Glynde & Beddingham Parish Council
Glynde and Beddingham are two beautiful rural villages in East Sussex, England, approximately 3.5 miles south-east of Lewes. The two villages are served by the civil local authority of Glynde & Beddingham Parish Council which is made up of seven Councillors; four serving the Parish of Beddingham and three serving the Parish of Glynde.
Here you will find details of the Parish Council and its Councillors, dates and agendas for upcoming meetings, minutes of past meetings, our procedures and financial data. Click on one of the icons below to jump to the information you’re looking for; alternatively, keep scrolling to learn more about the Parish Council.
About the Parish Council
The Parish Council meets every other month in the Reading Room, Beddingham at 7:30pm. The agenda always contains a public speaking session during which members of the public are welcome speak on any item on the agenda. See our meetings page for dates of upcoming meetings as well as agendas and minutes.
On 21st February 1972, the parish councils of Glynde and Beddingham were amalgamated by a Grouping Order made by East Sussex County Council under Section 45 of the Local Government Act 1933. The new authority met for the first time in May 1972 but still holds annual statutory meetings for both Beddingham and Glynde.
The combined population of Glynde and Beddingham is around 500 people with approximately 360 registered electors. The electoral boundaries for the parish are the Ouse Valley and Ringmer Ward of Lewes District Council and Lewes Bridge and Ringmer district of East Sussex County Council. See your elected District and County Councillors under the your council section.
The parishes sit within two planning authorities – Lewes District Council and the South Downs National Park Authority.
Learn more about the history of Glynde & Beddingham Parish Council and the villages of Glynde and Beddingham at The Keep: https://www.thekeep.info/collections/getrecord/GB179_P347.