The Road Map out of lockdown-

COVID 19 Home Testing Kits Now Available 

Please follow the link below for information on how to obtain COVID-19 Test kits for those who do not have coronavirus symptoms as well as other testing available, plus what to do if you test positive:

West Sussex Community Hub is still providing support, including for those that need to self isolate due to a positive test.


Further information can be found on the Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council's and West Sussex County Council Covid information page

WSCC Community Covid-19 HubAn update from our WSCC colleagues is that the WSCC Hub service will continue in the coming months. So please do continue to signpost residents, or include their number on your answerphone messages for any residents who may still need support. Call on 033 022 27980. They can support individuals who have urgent requests e.g. will run out of food or medication within three days.

Free transport for COVID-19 vaccinations

West Sussex residents who have no means to get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointment will be able to book a free return journey to help them attend. To book free travel please book your vaccination appointment first and then call 01444 275 008 to speak to a travel coordinator. The booking service is available between 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Monday to Friday.

Once you are through to a travel coordinator you will be asked the following questions:

  • Do you have access to transport to attend your vaccine appointment?
Do you have a family member, friend or carer who can help with transport? They do not have to be in your bubble as per government guidelines



The road, Stillwell Way, was officially opened on 18th January by Cllr Marley,Chair of Colgate PC and Lisa Smith, daughter of the late Cllr David Stillwell. The Stillwell name will live on to celebrate  David's commitment to Colgate Parish 

 Photo showing the opening of Stilwell Way


Privacy Statement 

MapPlease click on the image above for a larger version


Sign Post







 HRH Prince Philip


Colgate  Parish Council mourns the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


Colgate  Parish Council has, with great sadness, received an announcement from the Lord Lieutenant’s Office regarding the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on 9 April 2021.

The Parish Council joins the nation in expressing its deep sadness at this time, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by Prince Philip. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family.

A national book of condolence will be available at


Council meeting have had approval to be run via video link(Zoom). If you want to join any of the council meetings please contact the clerk on no later than the morning of the meeting.

Next meeting -

 Full Council meeting 12th April 6pm-Video

Planning meeting - 31st March 6pm-Video meeting


Check out the Community page for local information.


Please be a responsible dog owner and clear you dog mess away by either flicking into the bushes or picking it up and taking it home. Blackhouse Road, outside the school is an area of concern at the moment and Horsham District Council have been notified and have stated that they will be patrolling the area on an ad hoc basis. Owners leaving dog mess in public places can be fined up to £50 for non compliance.


Colgate Parish Grant 20/21

Do you need a grant to help fund a project in the Parish?Are you a charity or a not for profit organisation. For more information check out the terms and conditions on the document tab above.

Congratulation to Age UK, St Catherine and Marie Curie for being successful in securing a grant from Colgate Parish Council.

Colgate School were also awarded a grant for installing gazebos to provide addition space for help with managing Covid 19 and the social distancing regulations 

The Scout group were also awarded a grant for  alterations to their site in Tower Road.


The grit bins have been replenished by WSCC. The grit is to be used by all residents to ensure paths and roads are safer during icy or snowy weather. Residents use the grit at their own risk. Please don't forget gloves and a shovel when using the grit.  

Fly tipping
Fly tipping in the parish is becoming a real problem. If you notice anyone fly
tipping please try and get a registration number so we can pass the
information onto the police and HDC.
Any report of fly tipping can be made directly to HDC on this

 Don’t forget the councils website on and please join the Face book page

which can be accessed under group, Colgate Parish Council.


Sussex Police- How to stay in touch 


If you spot a problem on the highway be it a banner out of place or a pothole you can report it on the LOVE WEST site. 


New mapping tool for residents to use.Follow this link for more information Parish On line Mapping.


All About The Parish

All About The Parish

The Colgate Parish is sited approximately half way between the major towns of Horsham and Crawley. The Parish comes under Horsham District Council control. The Colgate part of the Parish is sited on the Southern side of the A264 and Faygate is on the Northern side.

The Parish has approximately 1000 residents, this will increase when the Kilnwood Vale and Durrants Village developments are completed.

Colgate Parish Council comment on planning applications and discuss local issues and act upon concerns of the community such as speeding and highway issues.The Parish Council do not make decisions on education.

Meetings of the Parish Council are held on the second Monday monthly each year (except August or December), alternating between Colgate School and Faygate Village Hall/Durrants Village for venues. Please see the meeting tab for more information.
Residents are welcome to attend any of these meetings and have the opportunity to raise issues during the agenda point when the public are allowed to raise issues.It is only during this time that the meeting is open for public comment. Once the public have raised an issue the public forum time is closed and members of the public are no longer able to speak during the meeting.Members of the public can ask for agenda items to be added to the agenda via the Clerk or the Chair. There is also a Annual Parish Meeting (review of the year) held in March and a Annual Council Meeting (election of the Chair) held in May.

Planning meetings are held on an as required basis, please refer to Notice Boards for details. 

The noticeboards are located in Blackhouse Road,Colgate by the village hall, in Faygate Lane by the mini roundabout and in the park in Kilnwood Vale by the metal arch.

There are three pubs, a railway station and a school located within the Parish as well as Buchan Park which belongs to West Sussex County Council. St Saviour’s Church can be located on Forest Road in Colgate.