Kingskerswell Parish Council Mission Statement

Kingskerswell Parish Council will engage and represent the local community. Managing and developing Kingskerswell's assets and amenities; in order to protect, enhance and build a beautiful safe and welcoming place, for all residents to thrive.

The village of Kingskerswell is situated part way between Torquay and Newton Abbot; the village straddles the main A380 road linking the two towns. There are two very different sections of the village, the old and the new, with a railway line separating them.

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Do you need assistance

Please should you be alone and need assistance throughout the current Coronavirus outbreak we will do our best to put you in contact with the necessary help.

Here is a list of useful contacts all in one place should you require them

Kerswella Care assisting with vulnerable/isolation mobile 07554667037 email kerswella.care@nhs.net

Clerk of the Council - Mobile 07427 145320 to assist with getting Councillors for your emergency needs.

NHS Online - https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19 to assist with your main symptom

NHS 111 ring if you have a high temperature/fever - new continuous cough

Kingskerswell Surgery - 01803 874455

Co - op 7am - 10pm 01803 407423

Aller Vale Garage 01803 872125 until 9pm

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Local News & Updates

The Parish Council has been speaking to the Post Office representative for this area. The Parish Council realises the seriousness of the situation. If you have suitable premises in just the short term or the long term and are interested in running a Post Office or for further information please use the link below:

Consultation Hub – Kingskerwell TQ12 5HT


Planning Applications

Kingskerswell Parish Council Planning Committee would like to remind residents that they can view and comment on planning applications on the Teignbridge Planning Portal, which is on the Teignbridge District Council website.  An advanced search allows you to view all the applications currently live in Kingskerswell you can click on each application to view and add your comments.

Parish Council Zoom Meeting - Monday 22nd February 2021 at 7pm

To discuss:

20/02395/MAJ - Devon Garden Machinery, Newton Road, Kingskerswell

Outline planning application for General Industrial (Class B2) and Storage and Distribution (Class B8) uses. Teignbridge District Council only 

To comment on this part of the application on the Teignbridge District Council planning portal:

Planning application details - Teignbridge District Council 

P/2020/1298 - Devon Garden Machinery, Newton Road, Kingskerswell

Demolition of existing buildings and construction of discount supermarket, drive through coffee shop, drive through fast food restaurant and replacement retail building for Devon Garden Machinery with associated parking, access, and hard/soft landscaping.  Torbay Council only.

To comment on this part of the application on the Torbay Council planning portal:

Planning Application Details - Torbay Council 

Please see the Parish Council meetings and agendas page for further details 

Kingskerswell Parking Scheme 

Devon County Council (Kingskerswell) (Control of Waiting) Amendment Order Proposal available to view at http://devon.cc/tro 

 Connecting to Nature

Devon Wildlife Consultants is looking to gather views for a project called Connecting to Nature which Teignbridge District Council has commissioned as part of work associated with Newton Abbot Garden Communities.  

We would like to find out what existing areas of green space in the local area you value and why. We would also like ideas for areas of new green space which could be created for communities and wildlife, and the reasons why you have suggested these areas. Responses can be submitted via the online survey which opens on 15th January and runs until 15th February 2021.

The survey link is: www.teignbridge.gov.uk/connectingtonature

Precept 2021/2022 

The Parish Council have requested a precept of £81,800.00 for the year April 2021 to March 2022.

A breakdown of the figures can be viewed on the 7th December 2020 minutes.

Use this link to read the accompanying precept statement. 


Quotes and Tenders 


The Parish Council are seeking quotes for the replacement of a fence and gate 

Details can be found by clicking this link 

Closing date: TBA


Please send your quotes to the Parish Clerk Mrs J Thompson - details on the Contact Us page 


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Rogue Traders - South Devon

Do not agree to work offered by unsolicited doorstep callers. If you want work doing in your home or garden, take time to get three quotes from reputable businesses you trust and make your decision on who to use in your own time.  Get business recommendations from fiends or via Buy With Confidence:


If you are concerned someone is at risk, always call the Police.  If you are concerned rogue traders are operating in your area, always report it.  If someone knocks on your door and you are not sure, don't open the door.

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