Welcome to

Blockley Parish Council 

We serve the communities of Blockley, Aston Magna, Paxford, Draycott, Ditchford and Northwick Park. We’re here to represent parishioners and deliver local services, as well as improve quality of life and community cohesion for everyone who lives and works here.

Latest Updates

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in St Georges Hall,  Thursday 20th May, time TBC. Remote access will also be provided for parishioners, joining details will be published on the agenda.

There are currently three vacancies on the parish council.  Read More 

For the latest contact information for help during Lockdown, please see the COVID-19 page of this website

Our Services

We support our community in a number of important ways. These include maintaining common areas and facilities, representing local views on key issues and more besides.


We review and give opinions on all parish planning applications, as an important consultee for the District Planning Authority.


We help make arrangements for parish burials, and also maintain Blockley’s churchyard and cemeteries.

Village Halls 

Our five excellent village halls across the parish are well maintained and available for private hire.

Meetings & events

We meet monthly and welcome all parishioners to attend. We also publish meeting agendas and minutes.


About our Parish

Blockley Parish is located in a beautiful part of the North Cotswolds within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. At about 12 square miles, it is also one of the largest parishes in England by area.


With a long and influential industrial history and significant ongoing commercial activity, the parish is home to a thriving community with a strong sense of identity, while remaining relatively tranquil and unspoilt.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know more about what a parish council does and its wider role in local government? Browse our FAQs to find out more about what we do, our monthly meetings and more.