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


After the recent very bad weather KKPC will be conducting work within Kingskerswell Down woodland to ensure as many of the paths remain open.  This work will be signed, however, due to a number of fallen trees and broken branches in and around pathways, the Parish Council would ask that visitors take great care when walking through the wooded areas, and they do so at their own risk.

Planning Applications

KKPC 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.

For example

20/00285/MAJ- Land to the Rear Of Mount Pleasant Road. Approval of details for 28 dwellings pursuant to outline planning permission 16/01961/MAJ. Please do take a look and comment on Teignbridge Planning Portal. 

Kingskerswell Parish Council are only consultee's with Teignbridge making the final decision

Kingskerswell Parking Scheme 

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

 Greater Exeter Strategic Plan

 To view the plan click here. For information concerning land at Kingskerswell click on the tab titled Evidence, then under the title Housing click on the link for Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment - Appendix F - Site Assessments. Page 367 and 426 are relevant to Kingskerswell. 

Notice of Casual Vacancy

The Parish Council currently has two vacancies 


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. 


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Devon Climate Emergency

The consultation of the Interim Devon Carbon Plan is now live! We would love as many people in Devon to be excited about the launch of the consultation and share their views 

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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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