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For all comments, feedback, suggestions and enquiries in relation to the activities performed by the Lenham Parish Council, please contact the Parish Council Clerk, Mrs Margo McFarlane:

01622 859682 (9am – 1pm Monday to Friday)

13 Mercer Drive
ME17 1AY

The Clerk will respond to you directly, or will pass your comment/ enquiry to an appropriate councillor, who will then respond and do their upmost to resolve any concerns you may have.

Additionally, everyone is welcome to attend Parish Council committee meetings.  All meetings begin with a Public Participation period where you can express your views and ask the Councillors questions on matters that are important to you.

All meetings are held in the Lenham Community Centre from 7.30pm:

Full Council Meeting: First Wednesday of each month (except September)

Finance & General Purposes Committee: Third Wednesday of each month

Planning Committee: First Monday of each month (except bank holidays) Third Wednesday of each month

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group: During Planning Committee

Minutes for all meetings are posted on this website and in the Parish Council Notice Boards.


The following Councillors sit on the Lenham Parish Council.  All Councillors are members of specialist committees and/ or spokespersons on specific matters of importance to the Parish. 


Cllr. Richard Greenwood

Tel. 01622 858475

Chairman of the Parish Council

Chairman of Finance & General Purposes

Planning Committee. Neighbourhood Plan

Cemetery, Open Spaces, WCs, KALC, CPRE & Education, Meadows Trust Representative

Cllr. Alastair Walmsley

Tel. 01622 859032

Vice Chairman of the Parish Council

Chairman of Planning Committee

Finance & General Purposes member Neighbourhood Plan Group member

Highways & Speed Indicator. FC & Sports liaison.

Cllr. Paul Culver

Tel. 01622 851343     Mob. 07843 344410

Neighbourhood Plan Group member

CCTV, Law & Order & Education Representative.

Cllr. Colin Huggens

Tel. 01622 851414

Planning Committee member

Finance & General Purposes member

Parking & Allotment Representative.

Cllr. Nick Osborne

Tel. 01622 859069      Mob. 07900 585733

Neighbourhood Plan Group member

Finance & General Purposes member

Picnic site, Meadows Trust, Nursery provision,

Cross & Christmas Lighting Representative.


Cllr. Paul Scrivens

Tel. 01622 853546     Mob. 07841 611201

Highways, Speed Indicator Device & Parking Representative.

Maidstone Road Car Park Representative.

Lock Up key holder.

Cllr. Suzanne Knowles

Mobile. 07905 928247

Play areas inspections, Trees, and Hamlets Representative.


Cllr. Marino Michaelas

Tel 01622 850658   Mob. 07827 016534

CCTV, Parking, Cemetery, and Business link Representative.

Speed watch & CCTV equipment keeper.

Cllr. Michael Ballard

Tel. 01622 851409     Mob. 07780 665996

Neighbourhood Plan Group member

Planning Committee member

Finance & General Purposes member

Douglas Alms Houses, Glebe pond,

S106/CIL monies Representative.

Transport South East trains.

Cllr. Michael Cockett

Tel. 01622 858422

Planning Committee member

Finance & General Purposes member

Neighbourhood Plan Group member

Meadows Trust, KALC & CPRE Representative.

Cllr. John Britt

Mob. 07973 207521

Hamlets, Health & Welfare & Nursery project.

Lorry park Representative.


Cllr. Andy Ratcliffe

Planning Committee member

Neighbourhood Plan Group member

Hamlets,  Nursery project, Parking, Representative.

Cllr. Bill Ryan

Tel. 01622 851826   Mob. 07748 714504


Margo McFarlane

Parish Clerk, Responsible Financial Officer,

Burial Clerk.

Tel. 01622 859682