“The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.”

Dymchurch Parish Council

The Parish of Dymchurch comprises of the village of Dymchurch and its adjacent rural areas. A civil parish in the Shepway district of Kent.The village is located on the coast of Romney Marsh five miles south-west of Hythe. [see Parish Boundary Map]

The Parish covers nearly four miles of coastline, most of it a award winning sandy beach which attracts thousands of holidaymakers in the summer.

It is steeped in, with it once being the headquarters for law and order on the Marsh and its name derives from Deme, mediaeval English for judge or arbiter. Childrens amusements and rides, accessed via the seawall and High Street, together with eating establishments and essential shops are waiting to help you enjoy your visit in the village.

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Index Icon Beach Advisory Group                                     Dymchurch Wall
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Index Icon Contacting The Parish Council                        St Peter & St Paul Church


Dymchurch Parish Map

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The Parish Council

The current (October 2017) Parish Council is:

Cllr Roger Wilkins* Chairman
Cllr Russell Tillson  Vice-Chairman
Cllr Richard Blackwell
Cllr Arron Harvey
Cllr Denise Meyers
Cllr Ian Meyers*
Cllr Merlin Redding
       *Shepway District Councillors
Mrs G Smith Parish Clerk
contacting the council
At the Annual General Meeting held on Monday 18 May 2015, councillors were elected and appointed to represent the Parish Council in various capacities.

Parish Council Offices in Orgarswick Road
Parish Council Offices in Orgarswick Road

KCC Cllr Martin Whybrow represents Dymchurch at Kent County Council.

Code of Conduct for Members

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, this parish council adopted the new Code of Conduct on 6 August 2012. You can read the code here. You can view individual council members Register of Interests here.

Parish Council Meetings

The full Parish Council meets once a month on Monday evenings at 7.00pm in the Parish Council Offices in the council offices at 13 Orgarswick Avenue. There is a public session at the beginning of each meeting.

Minutes of Council Meetings

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Aerial VIew of Dymchurch
Aerial View of Dymchurch High Street and Beach