The Sandgate / Sangatte Annual Petanque / Boules Tournament 2018

On Saturday 16th June Sandgate hosted this years annual Petanque tournament in Sandgate Park on Military Road. Once again a very successful day was had by all. There were over 50 French and 45 English competitors, competing for the honour of winning the coveted title of Petanque Champion. After a good day’s Petanque, with 40 […]

Public Rights of Way natural surface vegetation clearance

From: East Kent Public Rights Of Way & Access Service You will be aware that we run large scale surface vegetation clearance contracts through the spring and summer months, to keep the network of paths open and available. This year we were due to procure new contracts and this has been taking place over the winter, […]

Sandgate Escarpment Consultation

Last night the Parish Council considered the report of the Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer and passed the following resolution: to seek the approval of the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to apply for a fixed rate PWLB loan of £500,000 up to 50 years for the land purchase on […]


Notice is hereby given that KENT COUNTY COUNCIL intend to make the above Order under sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 3(2), 4(1) and (2), 32(1), 35(1), 45, 46, 49 and 53 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the chief officer of police in accordance […]

Sandgate Escarpment Referendum Information Leaflet

There will be a referendum held on the proposal to buy Martello Towers 6 & 7 and the surrounding Sandgate Woods on the Escarpment on Wednesday May 9th from 9am-9pm. An information leaflet, as below, giving details of the proposal will be delivered to every household in Sandgate Parish over the next week.

Proposal from Sandgate Parish Council to Buy Martello Towers 6 and 7 and Surrounding Woodland: FAQs

There will of course be many questions raised over the coming weeks and during the consultation with local residents on the potential purchase of Martello Towers 6 and 7 and Surrounding Woodland (the Sandgate Escarpment). Below we try to answer some of them, but if there are other questions please send them to Deputy Parish Clerk […]

Sandgate Parish Council to Consult Residents Over Plans To Buy Martello Towers 6 and 7 and Surrounding Woodland

Sandgate Parish Council has decided to consult residents on an exciting opportunity to purchase woodland on the escarpment, including two Martello Towers, to protect it from planned development. Martello Towers 6 and 7 sit in woodland above Sandgate Village and are subject to planning consent to develop part of that woodland for housing and to […]

Extended Opening Hours for Sandgate Library – Now Open to 5pm Tuesday and Thursday

Since taking over the day-to-day running of Sandgate Library from Kent County Council in 2016, the Parish Council has aimed to extend the hours of the hours of the library and the accessibility to users. At that time the opening hours were mornings only Monday to Saturday (closed Wednesday) – there was no afternoon opening. […]

Sandgate Parish Council Action Plan

The Sandgate Parish Council Action Plan 2015-2018 has been reviewed and updated to check on progress.
You can find a copy of the reviewed and updated plan at