Bawdeswell Parish Council

Parish Council for the village of Bawdeswell, which lies about half-way between Norwich and Fakenham.

Bawdeswell is in the Upper Wensum ward of Breckland District, in the Elmham and Mattishall division of the County of Norfolk and in the Mid Norfolk parliamentary constituency.

You can find useful links and details of events in Bawdeswell and surrounding parishes further down this page.



Next Meeting of the Parish Council


Bawdeswell Parish Council are holding a special meeting on Monday 1st February at 6.30pm in the Church to give residents the opportunity to receive information about and discuss the Local Plan Consultation. A Breckland Planning Policy Officer will be in attendance.

Local Plan Preferred Directions Consultation 11th January to 22nd February 2016

Breckland Council is consulting on the Local Plan and is inviting comment on the key issues and priorities that should be considered when shaping planning policy in Breckland in the next 20 years. This policy has a direct impact on Bawdeswell as the village has been designated as a Local Service Centre Village and therefore suitable for further housing development.

Residents are urged to view the preferred directions documents on the Breckland Council website There is the opportunity to view the emerging sites which have been submitted to the council for allocation. Residents are urged to submit their comments directly to Breckland for consideration before 4pm on the 22nd February.

The Parish Council will consider its response to the consultation at its meeting on Monday 1st February 2016 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.

Bawdeswell Parish Council Meeting

Monday 1st February 2016 at 19:30 – in Bawdeswell Church (following the Local Plan meeting)

Members of the public are welcome to attend

Meeting dates for the next 4 months are as follows

  • There is usually no meeting in January
  • 7th March 2016
  • 4th April 2016