Henfield Parish Council’s Climate and Environment Emergency Declaration, adopted in June 2019.

Henfield Parish Council joins the UK Government, and many other parish, town and county councils in declaring a Climate and Environment Emergency. This will mean we always consider the climate and environmental impact of our decisions in the Parish Council’s areas of operation and influence.

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HPC Local Climate and Biodiversity Action Plan

Monitoring the HPC Local Climate Plan

Terms of Reference for HPC Biodiversity Oversight Group


  New Project  - Henfield Habitat Survey 2021

In conjunction with Sustainable Henfield 2030 - A phase 1 survey of the wildlife habitats that  determine the natural character of Henfield. Conducting a habitat survey is one of the first steps in taking action to conserve out local environment.

Henfield Habitat Surveys 2021 - Training video

                                      Surveying on the Common                    Surveying on the Common


Henfield Parish Council is committed to reducing its climate and environmental impact

Examples of recent Parish Council environment actions

  • New Bike shelter at Leisure Centre to encourage more cycling
  • Lights in cemetery replaced by lower LED lighting
  • New toilets in High St Bus Shelter have reduced lighting/energy therefore reduced carbon emissions
  • New toilets in High St Bus Shelter use less water /power
  • Biodiversity, Bee Corridor and pollinator action on Borrer Bank
  • Commissioning of a new Flooding report for the Upper River Adur
Who we are


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How we work


Find the Parish Council Policies and Henfield Parish Council's Public Open Data

Our responsibilities


Find out about the role of the Parish Council and the other Local Authorities, Horsham District Council and West Sussex County Council