All Town Council meetings will be held in the Town Hall. Numbers are limited due to Covid-19 social distancing considerations.

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Important Information for Allotment Tenants here

Parish Lengthsman Required

Fordingbridge Town Council requires the services of a Parish Lengthsman to work on village upkeep duties across 12 parishes: Breamore, Damerham, Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley, Fordingbridge, Godshill, Hale, Hyde, Martin, Rockbourne, Sandleheath, Whitsbury and Woodgreen.

Some of the duties of the Parish Lengthsman include such tasks as:
• Clearing drainage grips, channels and outfalls
• Cleaning and making minor repairs to road signs and removing flyposting
• Clearing ditches
• Cleaning and minor repairs to bus shelters, noticeboards and benches
• Reporting defects and breakages
• Clearing footways and verges, including removing soil, and cutting back overgrown grass, weeds and hedges

The Lengthsman will be given a list of tasks to be done in each parish, spread over the year which will average out at approx. 6 days per month.

The Parish Lengthsman will be self-employed and need to have their own means of transport and tools to carry out the work. The lead parish is Fordingbridge, who will be the overall supervisor and make payment for this fixed term/contract.

The contract starts on the 1st October 2021, will run for one year and may be extended. The Lengthsman will be given introductory training in working safely, together with a half-day course in working safely near roads.

If you are interested in tendering for the contract, please write, email or telephone as detailed above, for the full documentation.

Closing date for applications, Tuesday 31st August 2021

Covid-19 Roadmap to Recovery

Details setting out the roadmap to recovery

Fordingbridge Open Spaces Survey Results

Survey Report | Summary

Fordingbridge Information Office has now resumed it’s normal opening hours.

From Monday 12 April 2021 we will be open Monday to Fridays from 10am until 4pm (excluding Public Holidays)

Services available include:

New Forest District Council:

Sales of Parking Clocks and refuse bags.

Payment of Council Tax, Rents, Garden Waste Scheme, Bulky Household Waste arranged collections.

Housing and Council Tax Benefits and advice

Homesearch advice

Town Council matters

Visitor Information.

Sign posting to other services

We would ask that only one customer enter the office at a time in order to minimise the risks associated with the transmission of Covid-19.

Hand sanitizer is located at the entrance to the office and all customers are required to wear a facemask unless exempt.

Email us on :

Telephone: 01425 654560

Report a Problem with Pavements

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Fordingbridge Town Council response to NFDC’s draft waste strategy consultation

Click on the button opposite to view details of planning applications with links to find out more.

Foodbank - Important Information

If you or anyone you know is in need of a Foodbank Voucher please contact Fordingbridge Information Office on Tel: 01425 654560 or email

The red vouchers are no longer being handed out so we will be taking customer details over the phone or by email in order to secure Foodbank supplies to those in need.