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). For a brief introduction to each of the communities, please click on the appropriate image below.


Tanyard Hall Drop-in Mornings

The Drop-In Centre will be open on Thursday 29th July between 10.30am and 12.30pm.

Please join us for a coffee, a cake and convivial conversation.

Become a Parish Councillor – Councillor Vacancy at Shere Parish Council  

Statement of Persons Nominated

Mike Keeble – Personal Statement

Paul Davies – Personal Statement

Phil Warren – Personal Statement

The election will be held on Thursday 29th July 2021


To apply for a postal vote you may download an application form by clicking the following link: Voting By Post

To vote by proxy please click on the following link: Voting By Proxy

To find out more about getting involved and helping your community go to our Become a Councillor page

Coronavirus – Covid-19 

Please CLICK HERE for the latest Government guidance 

Please CLICK HERE to view the Shere Surgery Website, for local information regarding the vaccine roll out.

Surrey County Council have installed some temporary barriers in Middle Street and in part of The Square, in Shere to help with social distancing.
This will mean that cars will not be able to park in those areas while social distancing is still necessary.
The parish council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause and hope that residents and businesses will support the actions being taken, for your safety.  Thank you

CLICK HERE for Help & Information during the Coronavirus Crisis

CLICK HERE for Information on the Local Shops

CLICK HERE for Community Advice & Support

Please be aware of scammers, no one should be asking to enter your house, volunteers from the parish council should be showing their identification.
Call the police on 101 if you have any concerns.

This community website has 5 main areas of focus. Click any of the images or headline links below to visit each section.

The Parish Council

The meetings, functions and archives of the Parish Council.

Latest Parish News & Information

Report a problem, monthly news reports, events, travel information, local maps and other useful information.

Community Facilities & Services

Infomation of local amenities and facilities, and detail on how to hire.

Community Organisations and Services

Details of all the local organisations in the Parish.