Lavant Parish Council


Lavant is a rural parish with an electorate of approximately 1347 in 750 households and at present a precept of £27,420. The parish is just north of Chichester on either side of the A286 Midhurst Road.


Further details about the village can be found in the Lavant Neighbourhood Plan

The community is a vibrant one served well by its pubs, restaurants, schools, churches and village hall. The closeness of Goodwood adds to the activities in the parish.


Lavant is to be found in a beautiful part of West Sussex and yet is within easy reach of major urban centres on the coast from Brighton to Southampton. The close proximity of Chichester means access to both mainline trains and buses with direct links to Gatwick Airport and London, Brighton and Portsmouth and also across country to the West, the Midlands and the North.


Parishioners can, of course, use the varied commercial, leisure and entertainment facilities of Chichester with ease. The coast is also very close at Bosham and the Chichester Harbour area, the Witterings, Selsey and Bognor Regis.



New Councillors for Lavant Parish Council


Lavant Parish Council welcomes Ms Jenny Goldsmith and Ms Susan Ings who have been elected on to the Council.




There will be fireworks at Goodwood House on Friday 2nd November between 9pm - 9.30pm. Please protect all noise-sensitive animals and livestock.



Cold Alert is a special service for Sussex residents. For more information click here


Pook Lane development (football field) by Sunley Homes

A planning application has been submitted by the developer for the 18 homes on the current football field. Lavant Parish Council will be holding an information/consultation session on Thursday 8th November between 5 - 8pm in the Lavant room at St Mary's church. Come and have your say - all welcome!



Latest News


26/10/2018 - South Chichester County Local Committee


The next public meeting is on 30th October at County Hall.

For more information click here


24/09/2018 - New Newsletter out now!


Read all about it! Lavant Parish Council newsletter can be read under "village information" tab.


22/05/2018 - Lavant Parish Council Open letter re A27 sent to MP, WSCC, CDC, SDNP


Lavant Parish Council has sent an open letter signed by three Parish Councils and 2 residents' associations concerning the A27 consultation. To read the letter click here


07/03/2018 - Eastmead Industrial Estate plans for development


For residents who were unable to go to the presentation at Lavant Memorial Hall please find the information here

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