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The Parish Council

The theme in Sunningdale, as with the nation as a whole, is continuity and change, steady management of resources, while watching out for every opportunity to enable positive change for our community.

The Parish of Sunningdale has some 4,019 electors and ten elected council members. The Parish Council employ an  Operational Team to deliver and manage the day to day operations including all the properties of Council.  See the Councillors and Staff page for information on all the individuals concerned.

As the local government body responsible for the public amenities of Sunningdale, the Parish Council, comprising ten local residents who are elected every four years, deals with a wide range of issues affecting local people. It is the first port of call for local residents enquiring about public services. It participates with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead on a variety of issues affecting local people, such as parking, street lighting, road cleanliness and the state of the pavements.

The Council owns and maintains the recreation ground, the cemetery and the allotments, as well as working with Royal Borough Councillors and Officers to maintain the roads and public amenities. It examines all planning applications for building permission within the Parish to ensure that developments are in keeping with the Local Plan.

The Council prepares financial plans and keeps annual accounts on all monies spent. These are available for inspection by residents.

The Council organises a number of special events which include Sunningdale in Bloom, the Christmas celebration and other events during the year such as the 2018 hosting the Battle’s over Beacons event in honour of the 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI and the 2022 Big Lunch for the Queen’s Jubilee.

The Council also owns the Village Hall building which is leased to the Village Hall Charity and day to day operations are undertaken by a dedicated team within the council operations.

Finally, an Annual Parish Meeting is held each year where the public can find out about matters relating to Sunningdale. 

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