Do any residents know where the tree mentioned on this plaque is? Does anyone know what happened to the oak tree?



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  Next meeting - 10th June at Colgate Village school at 7.30pm

For the latest information on 'what is happening in your community' please click here  .This includes the Parish Magazine link. 

 Report on bus route 633-school transport team,WSCC

Parish news letter Click here

Forest Road -Road Closure .Click on the link for more details.

Wimland road Closure-  click on link for more information.


The Parish Council election was uncontested. 

 There are 2 vacant councillor positions available. For more information please contact the clerk on 


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. 

 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 link.


SAVE FAYGATE STATION-are you interested in getting involved? Follow this link Save Faygate Station from closure.

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

Colgate Parish Grant 19-20

Do you need a grant to help fund a project in the Parish? For more information check out the terms and conditions on the document tab above. 


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.