What do you think of the newly proposed Google Data Centre at North Weald Airfield?

We want to hear your views on the proposed Data Centre on North Weald Airfield - good OR bad. Please complete this 1 minute survey to help us understand how our residents feel about the idea. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DataCentreNW

There are two public consultation events being held as follows:

  • Friday 12th July - 3-7pm at Thornwood Common Parish Hall, Weald Hall Lane, Thornwood 
  • Saturday 13th July - 11am-3pm at Bantham & Ongar Bowls Club, Weald Bridge Road, North Weald


Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) - External Audit 2023/2024

Each year the Councils Accounts and Practices (known as the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 
- AGAR) are reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd.  Click HERE to view the doucments, and understand what your rights are. 

Annual Report 2023/2024
Click HERE for view a copy of the latest annual report, a copy of which has been delivered to each home in the Parish.

Opening Times

The Parish Council has changed it's office opening times to the public.  Click HERE for full details. 


The Parish Council has issued a position statement regarding the upcoming development in the Parish of North Weald Bassett, a copy of which can be found HERE.


Image of the proposed North Weald Bassett Masterplan Site

Click HERE for the latest news about the North Weald Bassett Development Site of 1,050 new homes.



Norwegian Stone

The Annual Act of Remembrance took place on Sunday 12th November. Click HERE to view pictures of the event.




Harlow and Gilston Garden Town sketch
Click HERE for information on the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town Latton Priory Design Code consultation  


Tree Image


Click HERE for latest News about the Weald Common Tree Project





Airfield MasterplanNorth Weald Bassett Airfield Employment Masterplan

On 13th March 2023, Epping Forest District Council approved the Masterplan for part of the Airfield site East of the runway allocated in the Local Plan for employment uses and development.  Click HERE for full details of what was proposed, and to view the masterplan.  You can also view a copy of the Parish Councils response to the last consultation on the proposals held Nov 2021 - Jan 2022 by clicking HERE.


Parish Office Opening Locations and times

As of 1 January 2024, the Parish Council will have drop in Centres at Thornwood Common Parish Hall, Weald Hall Lane, and the Queens Hall Community Centre, School Green Lane, as follows:

  • Mondays - 9.15am to 12pm at Thornwood Common Parish Hall
  • Wednesdays - 10am to 12pm at Queens Hall Community Centre
  • Fridays - 9.15am to 12pm at Thornwood Common Parish Hall
The Parish Office is located at the end of the main corridor on the right.   Alternatively, please contact the Clerk directly on 07572 507591 or clerk@northweald-pc.gov.uk 

Village Sign

The Parish has an area of 2279 hectares, and a population of 6449 people (Census 2021).

Click HERE to view the locations of the Parish Notice Boards.





Contact Information


07572 507591

Thornwood Common Parish Hall, Weald Hall Lane
CM16 6NB