Welcome to Bidborough Parish Council

Bidborough is situated about five miles from Tunbridge Wells (click here to view map) and has a population of approximately 970. The village has a primary school, a church, a pub and restaurant, a garage and a shop. It also has a village hall that is very well used by many clubs and societies including the dramatic society, woodland group, nursery group, W.I., gardening society, brownies and badminton.

 The Parish Council has been running for over 125 years and holds in trust the Arthur Nicholson Recreation Ground.  This provides sports and recreation facilities including cricket, tennis, bowls and play areas for younger and older children.

 The services the Council provides to the community include overseeing the maintenance of Birchwood and Brookhurst Field and the issue twice yearly of the Parish magazine.   The Parish has been active in initiating projects like the Village of the Year competition, Speedwatch, Neighbourhood Watch and Bidborough in Bloom.




Published: 27 Jun 24

Public Rights Notice 2023 - 2024

SpeedWatch Appeal

Published: 10 Jun 24



Published: 1 Feb 23

Initiative to gain service for all households in Bidborough Read More...

TWBC Street Scene Enforcement Team

Published: 24 Jan 23

A description of services this team are responsible for. Read More...

KCC Roads and Travel

KCC Roads and Travel

Published: 2 Nov 22

If you wish to report a highways non-urgent issue, please click on the header above to do so. Read More...

Kent Fraud Alert System

Published: 6 Sep 22

With the cost of living concerns dominating the news, it is no surprise that fraudsters are keen to capitalise on this opportunity to scam you out of your hard earned money. Read More...

Citizens Advice Scam Call

Published: 1 Sep 22

Residents Targeted By Citizens Advice Call Scam