Ash Parish Council aim to provide you with a high quality and good value service as efficiently and cost effectively as possible.
Access for the Disabled
Our offices have three disabled parking spaces next to the main entrance; our building was designed with the disabled in mind and has won an award for this.
We are responsible for 73 Allotments plots on 2 sites within the parish:
Shawfield Road 4.00 Acres (66 Plots)
Harpers Road 0.75 Acres (7 Plots)
The Parish Council have two courts available for hire in the Ash Centre.
A court is available free of charge at Carrington Recreation Ground.
We are responsible for all the bus shelters throughout the parish, but Adshell Ltd maintains them on behalf of the Council.
We provide four car parks in the parish, all are free of charge and are situated at:
Ash Common Recreation Ground
Carrington Recreation Ground
Harpers Recreation Ground
We own and manage Ash Cemetery on Ash Church Road, for more details see the cemetery page. We also own the Ash Cemetery Chapel which, after restoration and conversion,has been leased to the Ash & District History Museum, for more details please click here.
Key Scheme (RADAR) for access to toilets for disabled people. Disabled Badge Holders can obtain keys for free from Guildford Borough Council or can buy them from the Ash Parish Council office.
To report a stray dog please ring 01483 444765 during office hours and 01483 564821 outside office hours including weekends and public holidays. This service is operated by Guildford Borough Council.
The Council are responsible for drainage on Parish Council land only.
The Council has football pitches for hire at both Harpers and Carrington Recreation Grounds.
Guildford Borough Council are responsible for all grass verges in the Parish.
Our Ground Maintenance Team maintain all land owned by the Parish including the cemetery.
Our Ground Maintenance Team install and maintain the hanging baskets throughout the Parish.
Various halls are available for hire in the Ash Centre.
The Parish Council produce a newsletter and these can be found in the newsletter download section.
The Parish Council are responsible for the following open spaces:
Ash Common Recreation Ground, Ash Hill Road – 3.74 Acres
Ashley Park, Lea Close – 0.25 Acres
Carrington Recreation Ground, Lysons Avenue, Ash Vale – 20.00 Acres
Harpers Recreation Ground, Guildford Road – 5.00 Acres
Shawfield Recreation Ground, Shawfield Road – 5.23 Acres
Coronation Gardens, Ash Hill Road – 3.00 Acres
Parks and Countryside
Ash Parish Council owns land that is used for sports pitches, recreation areas, parks and allotments.
Ash Parish Council receive copies of Planning Applications relating to the Parish of Ash. Planning applications are considered at different times than Guildford Borough Council, to find out when an application is being considered by the Ash Parish Council Planning Committee please telephone the office on (01252) 328287.
Residents can now check planning applications in the comfort of their own home via Guildford Borough Council’s web site. The online database contains a list of planning applications received by the council and viewers can search for the applications they are interested in by: case number, location, case officer or committee date. To search for an application please click: Planning Application Search
Ash Parish Council manage and maintain five playgrounds in the following areas:
Ash Common Recreation Ground, Ash Hill Road
Ashley Park, Lea Close
Carrington Recreation Ground, Vale Road
Harpers Recreation Ground, Guildford Road
Shawfield Recreation Ground, Shawfield Road
Ash Parish Council are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the public toilets in the parish:
Ash Common Recreation Ground
There are three recycling facilities in the parish; Carrington Recreation Ground, Coronation Gardens and at the Football Ground. For more information see our Recycling page
The Parish Council has two courts available for hire in the Ash Centre.
The Parish Council are responsible for most of the street lighting in the parish, except for main roads which are the responsibility of Surrey County Council.
Two hard courts are available for free at Carrington Lane Recreation Ground.
The Parish Council maintain the war memorial and gardens on Ash Hill Road.