Hankelow Parish Council

The purpose of this website is provide citizens of Hankelow with information about their Parish Council

Parish Council membership

The current members of Hankelow Parish Council (listed in alphabetical order of surname) are as follows :-

  • Carol Fitzsimons - 811347
  • Gin Foster - (Chairman) 811558
  • Ian Jones - 812555
  • Tony Lee - 811574
  • Derek Smith - 811256

To email the Parish Council, use the following address :- The email address to be used for Hankelow Parish Council

The Clerk to the Parish Council is Paula Cottrell. Her telephone number is 07837 592752.


The Parish Council has cancelled all its scheduled meetings until further notice, owing to the Coronavirus Pandemic. However, the Government has introduced new regulations under S.78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and this allows local councils (town and parish councils) to hold meetings remotely, using various platforms. The Parish Council will be making arrangements to meet remotely on an ad hoc basis when there are decision items to be considered. The agenda and supporting papers will be displayed on this website and instructions for observing the meeting or joining in to make a comment will be made available along with the meeting agenda.

The Calendar of Meetings for the period May 2019 to May 2020 can be found here.

General information about Parish Council meetings can be found here.

Parish Council Audits

The 2016 - 2017 Audit documents consist of the Annual Return and the Conclusion of Audit.

Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan

The Hankelow Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted to Cheshire East Council. The Submission Notice can be viewed here.

The outcome of the second consultation by the Neighbourhood Planning Group on the subject of a village hub/pub

In 2018, the Neighbourhood Planning Group consulted the citizens of Hankelow about a village hub/pub following the loss of the White Lion and Brookfield Golf Club

There was an exceptionally high response rate of 79%.

A summary of the results of the consultation can be found here.

Assets of Community Value

The Parish Council has registered Hankelow Methodist Church with Cheshire East Council as an Asset of Community Value.

Further information about Assets of Community Value can be found here.

Rural Housing Needs Survey 2013

In 2013, Hankelow Parish Council, in conjuntion with Cheshire East Council, undertook a Rural Housing Needs survey of Hankelow Parish.

The result of this survey can be found here.

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