Message from the Council

Forest Row Parish Council wishes to express its sincere condolences to the Queen as sovereign and wife, as well as all the Royal Family on the passing of HRH The Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh.

He was much admired for his selfless dedication to the service of the Crown, for his patronage of so many charities, the founding of the Duke of Edinburgh awards and his mischievous sense of humour. 

There is a physical condolence book available at the front desk of the office for those who wish to use it, people are officially encouraged to express their condolences via the official website:

Community Centre update 12.04.21.

The Parish Council Office, Community Centre and toilets have now reopened to the public.

The office will be open between 9-2pm Monday to Friday. Please respect social distancing rules when visting. Gages Community Lunches will still be operating a delivery only service until May 20th when we are able to open to diners again. 

For information on classes resuming please contact the organiser. 

If you require extra help or support during this time please call the helpline number on 01342 774882.


Forest Row Parish Council aims to improve the quality of life for its residents.

It aims to ensure that Forest Row is a desirable, thriving and sustainable place in which to live:

  • It represents the community at local, district, county and national level.
  • It enables residents of Forest Row and its surroundings to enjoy high quality social and recreational facilities. It works for their continuing improvement.
  • It seeks to preserve the unique identity of Forest Row. It seeks to create a socially inclusive and caring community which embraces everyone’s diversity.
  • It works with its residents, other councils, businesses and community organisations to achieve a safe, healthy, prosperous and sustainable community.

The Council’s structure, meetings and key documents.

Before you bin it, see if the Repair Café can fix it.

How to get in touch with the Council and its key services.

Our award-winning monthly
outdoor fine food and crafts market.

Our community lunch facility, open to all, with dedicated home delivery.

All the information you need to answer your local queries.

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