Welcome to Burcot and Clifton Hampden Parish Council

Serving the village of Burcot and Clifton Hampden in Oxfordshire.

UPDATE - In December 2020, the chair of the Neighbourhood Plan (NP) and Neighbourhood Development Order (NDO) Steering Groups wrote to thank you for your responses to the Initial Parish Consultation on the Burcot and Clifton Hampden Neighbourhood Plan and development proposals.

At the Parish Council meeting on 25 January 2021, the Parish Council agreed to pause the process pending consideration of a petition and concerns raised by a group of residents. We have written to those residents addressing their concerns and are now restarting the process by re-opening the consultation for a further four weeks from 1-28 March 2021.

Why do we need a Neighbourhood Plan and development?

Neighbourhood Plans and Neighbourhood Development Orders are an initiative from central government, enabled by legislation and backed up with public money, to give communities increased influence over development that affects them. Parishes within the Green Belt, like ours, have been given direct powers to control development....
February 2021

Find out the latest on the Neighbourhood Development Order – 21 March 2022Improving transport for Didcot and the surrounding area: Click here for more information

Please contact us if you have questions concerning the work of the Parish Council, if you have any concerns that you feel the Council should be aware of or where it can help or support you. And do, please, let us know if you have any news, event or other item of interest.

The Parish Council

What we do...

The Parish Council duties include:

  • Management of recreation ground, hall and facilities and specific land within the Parish.
  • Review and comment on planning applications within the Parish.
  • Liaise with relevant authorities regarding infrastructure /policing/community issues to represent your views and get the best advantage for the local area.
  • Engage with all interested parties regarding current and future shape of life in the local area.
Who we are

The Parish has Councillors elected by the residents every four years. For more information on your Councillors see Contacts. For more details on the dates, times and venue of Council meetings see What’s on.