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Sunningdale is surrounded by green belt and lies within the borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. It is approximately 15 miles from Heathrow Airport and 30 miles from Central London, and it is close to the M3, M4 and M25 motorways.

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The Local Government Act 1894  introduced elected district and parish councils. Sunningdale Parish Council held its first meeting on December 31st of that year under the chairmanship of the Reverend Cree, the vicar of Holy Trinity Church at the time.

On this website you will find material on the workings of the council plus significant community-related content, including a fairly comprehensive set of local histories.


Latest News

Guidance on Use of Drones

Guidance on the use of drones – Thames Valley

Thames Valley Police is issuing a reminder about guidance around the use of drones.

The warmer weather encourages the use of drones, which are also known as unmanned aerial vehicles – essentially flying robots.

The aircraft can be remotely controlled or can fly autonomously using inbuilt software-controlled flight plans. Designed for designated purposes by the military, they are becoming increasingly popular among members of the public, particularly in the summertime.
Misuse of a drone can lead to a criminal offence being committed.
If you are considering using a drone for recreational purposes, Thames Valley Police would advise that you consider the following guidance:

  • Do not fly the drone above 400ft in altitude or further than 500metres away from you horizontally.
  • If you wish to fly one that exceeds the limits above, you will need to seek permission from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – please visit the Q&A section on our website for more details.
  • Avoid flying it within 150metres of a congested area or 50metres of a person or vehicle.
  • Use your common sense and fly safely – making sure you can see the drone at all times.
  • If you are using one with a camera, make sure you inform people before you start recording and be aware of your surroundings.

Drone technology is not unsafe but a minority of users continue to fly them irresponsibly.

Breaches of drone regulations (Article 166 & 167 ANO 2009) are investigated by the police and, while Thames Valley Police would not look to criminalise people for innocent misuse, other enforcement outcomes can be considered.

Further information is available on the CAA website.

Road Closure Notice 5.1.17

From 00:01 hours on Monday 16th January until 23:59 hours on Friday 20th January.

Coworth Road will be closed, from the eastern boundary of property number 20 in an eastward direction fora distance of approximately 15 metres.

The alternative route is via Whitmore Lane, High Street Sunningdale and Coworth Road.

Work is taking place to facilitate a new sewer connection.

For further information contact Mr Graham Bradford, Express Drainage Solutions Ltd on 0208 979 5444.


 

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