About the Parish Council

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to actively engage with the people of Rendlesham to build a safe, vibrant and thriving community of which everyone can be proud.

We are a forward-looking, professional council who will always seek to provide a framework to support improved facilities, communications and well-being of the Parish whilst delivering value for money.

Rendlesham Parish Council, is a tier of local government for the parish of Rendlesham and is committed to working together with the residents of Rendlesham for the benefit of the parish. It is a statutory body and has wide ranging powers and interests, one of which is to ensure that any development within the parish complies with the current Suffolk Coastal District Council Local Development Framework and the County Council Structure Plan.

It acts a focus for action and lobbying on:

Parish Facilities
The environment and other issues that may arise


The Council has 11 councillors and four part time employees:

Parish Clerk, Heather Heelis
Administration, Deborah Chappell
Village Handyman, Michael Bone
Park Keeper, Roger Messenger