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Are you aged 7-16 and living in (or close to) Hadnall? We need your input! Complete our survey about plans for recreation facilities:

Survey closes Sunday 4th April 2021. 


Update: The purchase of the car park (and associated loan application) is not now going ahead. This is from the minutes of 9th November 2020: 

Car park purchase – The RICS valuation came in at £120,000. Shopshire Council are still willing to provide £100K, so the loan would be for £20,000. The formal offer at the lower price* has been submitted to the vendor who has turned it down. The vendor being present at this meeting, a discussion took place of various ways forward. ACTION: The vendor is going to seek a second valuation (possibly via District Valuer Services) and report back.

*The original discussions with the vendor were based on an estimated verbal valuation, but the Parish Council's current offer is based on the RICS 'red book' valuation. The Parish Council's funding is from Council Tax and so every effort must be taken to ensure that purchases are made with due care. 

The vendor has not provided a second valuation. 


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If you have any further questions, please contact the Clerk. 


It has been suggested by a resident that it would be a good idea to have a couple of benches installed on the Moat area. If you would like to sponsor a bench (in memory of a loved one perhaps) please get in touch with us. We’re planning on purchasing ones made from recycled materials as they are very comfortable and hard-wearing, and need little maintenance.


Attached in the files on this page is a document showing a summary of data from our two vehicle-activated speed signs in the village. The data shows that the number of vehicles exceeding the 30mph speed limit were as follows:

Camera to north of village centre         Apr 2020 to June 2020 = 2220 vehicles (0.52%)          Nov 2020 - Jan 2021 = 867 vehicles (0.2%) 

Camera to south of village centre        Apr 2020 to June 2020 = 1567 vehicles (0.37%)          Nov 2020 - Jan 2021 = 1177 vehicles (0.28%)

Data from West Mercia Police is as follows:

Period from June to October 2020   28 hours of enforcement activity   66 offences

Data monitoring and enforcement will continue, especially once lockdown restrictions are lifted. 


The Local Plan is now going through Regulation 19 pre-submission draft stage. Hadnall Parish Council's response to the draft Plan is attached below.  


New rules were announced on 4th January 2021. Please visit for more information. 

Under the rules, children's playgrounds are allowed to remain open. Please follow the existing rules about social distancing, handwashing afterwards, etc. Also please remember that you will not be allowed to meet up with more than one person from outside your household. 


At the Hadnall Parish Council meeting of 14th September 2020, it was RESOLVED to seek the approval of the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government to apply for a PWLB loan of £50,000 over the borrowing term of 30 years for the purchase of the land know as Saracens car park. The annual loan repayments will come to around £2414.

It is not intended to increase the council tax precept for the purpose of the loan repayments.

A report on the proposed purchase and loan application is filed below. 

If you have any views or opinions you wish to feed in, please contact the parish council directly, via the Clerk.


Following the popular reopening of our young children's play area on the village green, we are now turning our attention to the recreational needs of older children.

We are setting up a working group to come up with ideas and suggestions. If you would like to be involved, please contact the Clerk who will put you in touch with the working group. We need young people too! Please take part and tell us what you really want. 


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The Parish Council is a consultee in the planning application process, not a decision maker.

When a planning application is submitted to Shropshire Council, they ask for the Parish Council's comments and give a deadline by which to submit them. The Parish Council's Planning Committee then considers the application carefully and applies the "material planning considerations" that are set out in the National Planning Policy Framework. Any opinions from the occupants of neighbouring properties are also considered. The final comments are sent in to Shropshire Council but they alone make the decision on whether or not to grant permission for an application, not the Parish Council.

The Parish Council is impartial at all times and never applies personal views or opinions in the decision to either support or object to any application.