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 hold 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.



Fund Raising

Fund Raising

Published: 31 Oct 23

Join the Friends of Bidborough Play Park for an evening of music and fun! Read More...


Published: 30 Oct 23

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2023

Christmas Toy Appeal 2023

Published: 30 Oct 23

The Mayor of Tunbridge Wells Christmas Toy Appeal 2023. The Mayor’s Toy Appeal is a charitable Appeal that provides Christmas presents to children of families in crisis, referred to us by Social Services, schools, churches and other agencies, allowing the children to experience the magic of Christmas, whilst enabling their parents/carers a valuable respite from the pressures of the season. We are asking for people to donate gifts for the children from ages 0 to 18 years. Please follow link for website details and how to donate. Read More...

RoSPA Safety Inspection Report 2023

RoSPA Safety Inspection Report 2023

Published: 31 Aug 23

Safety Inspection Report


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...

TWBC Community Support Fund

Published: 5 Jan 23

To provide for those most in need.

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