West Sussex is now in lockdown- Stay at Home. Further information can be found on the Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council's websites-www.horsham.gov.uk and West Sussex County Council Covid information page

 Should the general public need advice or support please use the following contacts.

Find help and support

West Sussex Covid-19 Community Hub

  • If your request is urgent, for example, you are going to run out of food or medicine within the next three days, please phone 033 022 27980 so that the County Council can make sure you get the help you need as quickly as possible.

    Contact the West Sussex Covid-19 Community Hub online

    Call the West Sussex Covid-19 Community Hub on 033 022 27980 (8.00am - 8.00pm, 7 days a week)


NHS Volunteer Responder Service

Virtual Horsham online local shopping portal

  • Buy Local with paddingAs England moves in national lockdown restrictions, many local businesses have once again had to close their doors to customers.

    To help customers find local traders more easily online during the ongoing coronavirus crisis and in the run up to Christmas, the Council has teamed up with Visit Horsham to launch a new online local shopping portal: Virtual Horsham


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 

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Sign Post







 Consultation on connectivity and accessibility in Faygate


Census will be taking place across the country in 2021.

The census is coming – Sunday 21 March. It’s easy to take part.

There’s a wide range of services to help you fill in your form, including help in different languages, accessible guidance and a contact centre.

If you, or anyone you know, needs help, there’s plenty available.

For more information, visit www.census.gov.uk


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 clerk@colgatefaygate.com no later than the morning of the meeting.

Next meeting -

Parish Annual Meeting  followed by a Full Council meeting 8th March. 6pm-Remote

Planning meeting -3rd March 6pm - remote 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
link. https://www.horsham.gov.uk/bins/reportit/fly-tipping-and-fly-posting

 Don’t forget the councils website on www.colgatefaygate.com 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 SUSSEX.gov.uk 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.