Welcome to Great Chart with Singleton Parish Council website

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Great Chart with Singleton Parish is home to 6801 residents (2011Census) and located on the south west of Ashford. The parish borders several other parishes; Bethersden to the west, Hothfield to the north, Kingsnorth to the south and Shadoxhurst to the south-west. On the east is South Ashford which is currently an unparished area. The parish council works in close partnership with neighbouring parishes as well as Ashford Borough Council and Kent County Council to improve the area for its residents.

The old and attractive village of Great Chart has a long history and is referred to in many ancient documents. The village street is a conservation area and most of the properties are Listed Buildings. The Parish of Great Chart was enlarged in 1987 to include the large comprehensive development of Singleton and the parish is now divided into five Wards – these are Great Chart with Singleton North, Singleton East, Singleton West, Washford and Chilmington.

Singleton has one of Kent’s 8 Giants, each of which was inspired by local associations or locations. Flora’s inspiration was the necklace of woodland that surrounds Singleton. She is a focal point for the community, regularly making her appearance at events in the area.

  

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Latest News

Creative Placemaking in Chilmington Green

Published: 4 Jul 22

New Community Arts Projects this summer and autumn coming to residents of Chilmington Green and surrounding areas. Read More...

Are you at risk of flooding?

Published: 30 Jun 22

The Environment Agency have made an improvement to the Flood Alerts issued on the River Beult. Please click on this news item for more information. Read More...

Vegetation Information Letter

Published: 17 May 22

A letter from Kent County Council explaining the responsibilities of residents in relation to vegetation on their properties Read More...

Upcoming Events

August Activity Day

Singleton Environment Centre

27 Aug 22 - 11:00 to 13:00

Our August Activity Day held at Singleton Environment Centre

Autumn Photo Competition

14 Oct 22

Submit a photo of 'Colours' to our competition

Scarecrow Trail

Great Chart with Singleton Parish

30 Oct 22

Back for the 3rd year, our Scarecrow Trail

Pop Up Cafe

14 Dec 22

Monthly event for local residents - click for more info and dates

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