Covering St Martha and North Chilworth, between Guildford and Dorking in Surrey, St Martha Parish is an active Parish Council serving the local community.

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St Martha Parish is one of the smallest of the 24 parishes in the Borough of Guildford in Surrey. There are fewer than 300 dwellings and a population of just over 600.

The Parish, which is semi-rural, is situated within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and boasts some splendid views and wonderful scenery.

Two major rights of way, The Downs Link and The North Downs Way, cross the Parish and intersect on St Marthas Hill next to St Marthas Church, which is situated at the summit. There are many footpaths and bridleways, all of which are well used for recreation by walkers, horse riders and cyclists.

The Parish of St Martha is in the village of Chilworth and is bordered by the parishes of Albury to the east, Wonersh to the south, Shalford to the west and Holy Trinity to the north. To the south of St Marthas Hill is the beautiful Tillingbourne Valley.

Sample Oak Lane - Closures

Following consultation, Guildford Borough Council will be bringing in new parking controls in Dorking Road on Monday 28 November 2016.

Please click on this link to view a full size map showing where controls will be implemented.

The works associated with the introduction of the revised signs and lines will be commence on Thursday 17 November 2016. It is possible that the council may use parking cones and formal suspensions to try to ensure that our contractors are able to undertake the work.

If you have any queries, please contact Andy Harkin, On-Street Parking Co-ordinator, Operational Services

Telephone: 01483-444535 Fax: 01483-301391 Guildford Borough Council The Parking Office Laundry Road Guildford Surrey GU1 4PX

Sample Oak Lane - Closures

November 27th to November 29th : Sample Oak Road will be closed by the level crossing for 2 nights (between 22.00 and 06.00 hrs) for work to take place. Pedestrians and unmounted cyclists will be able to pass, but road traffic will be diverted via Sample Oak Lane, Dorking Road, New Road, Wonersh Common, Blackheath Lane and Sample Oak Lane or this route in reverse.

Gunpowder Mills

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The Chilworth Gunpowder Mills were established in 1626.

The works closed in 1920. Much of the site is now protected as a Scheduled Monument.

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St Martha

The next Ordinary meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Thursday 8th December 2016 at 7.30 pm in Chilworth C of E School. AGENDA

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