Shere Parish Council

15th century hall house now the offices of Shere Parish Council.  Photo - Colin Smith

Tanyard Hall

15th century hall house, now the offices of Shere Parish Council in Gomshall. Available for hire - contact 01483 203431.

Photo - Colin Smith

Welcome to the Shere Parish Council website

The civil Parish of Shere is the largest in area in the Borough of Guildford, Surrey.

The Parish lies in the Green Belt, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an Area of Great Landscape Value.  It also includes three Conservation Areas (parts of the villages of Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere). The total population is approximately 3,500.

Shere Parish Council serves the four villages of Gomshall, Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere and also a large part of Abinger Hammer (excluding the village centre).

Contact Details

Clerk/Finance Officer: Joy Millett

Tanyard Hall
30 Station Road


Telephone: 01483 203431

New website

New website under construction, expected autumn 2015

Meeting of SPC and the Peaslake Protection Group held on 29/6/15

Notes of a jointly sought meeting between representatives of Shere Parish Council and the Peaslake Protection Group (PPG) held on 29 June 2015 to discuss, without prejudice, the ongoing Land Registry title dispute (whereby the PPG had made an application to the Land Registry for an 1819 restriction to be placed on the Council's currently registered title of ownership of Peaslake Farm). Click here.

Prudential RideLondon Cycling Race: Sunday 2 August - Road Closures

Several roads in the Parish will be closed for this major cycling event. Please click here for details and timings of closures.

For any queries, please call the Prudential RideLondon helpdesk on 0345 894 9773.

Parish Election Results May 2015

Click here for the Parish Election Results.

Peaslake Farm

Click here for the presentation made at the Peaslake Farm Meeting

Housing and Community Needs Survey

Housing and Community Needs Survey (Adobe Reader document).

Reports of Theft

Based on recent police reports there seems to have been an increase in thefts from sheds and garages in the locality.

We therefore urge all residents to ensure that their sheds, garages and other out-houses are properly secured at all times.

Petition for a 7.5ton HGV ban through Shere Village

A Petition has been made to Surrey County Council to impose a 7.5ton HGV ban through Shere Village.

The petition aims to protect pedestrians and preserve our beautiful village and listed buildings from damage caused by large articulated trucks.

The petition has now been presented to the Guildford Local Committee and is currently under consideration.

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