Welcome to the Penkridge Parish Council website
Penkridge is a lively village that boasts many amenities. It is well known for its twice weekly market and monthly fine food and craft market.
The main village street – Market Street – has a number of small shops, some of which are housed in buildings dating back to the 15th and 16th century.
The community itself is vibrant with a large number of organisations and societies including:
Bowls Club, Bridge Club, Craft Club, Flower Club and Running Club to name but a few.
South Staffordshire Citizens Advice – Penkridge
Haling Dene Centre, Cannock Road, ST19 5DT
Drop in session every TUESDAY 9.30 am – 12.00 noon from 9 January 2018
Advice line tel: 03444 111 444
| What's on at the Haling Dene Centre
The Haling Dene Centre is a Grade II listed building, built in 1841 and set in picturesque grounds. It is home for a number of community organisations and is ideal for your wedding ceremony, reception or a birthday celebration.
The Parish Council have two allotment sites – one adjacent to the rear of the Haling Dene Centre with its entrance in Francis Green Lane and the other is just off Wolgarston Way [which has its own small car park]. If you require further information please call the Haling Dene Centre on 01785 714157.
Best Kept Village Competition
The Civic Society and Penkridge Parish Council have once again entered the Best Kept Village competition.
Wolverhampton Road Play Area can be accessed from the small access path that runs between the houses and A449/Wolverhampton Road. It has a rocking horse, roundabout, witches hat, junior and cradle swings. There is a large kick-about area with goal posts. The Play Area has a new 1.5m ornamental fence erected around the boundary. The Play Area equipment is for ages 3 to 12.
Kempson Road play area can be accessed from either Kempson Road or a small alley way from the Bellbrook side of Haling Road. There is a Modular Timber Fitness Trail, Pod Swing, Wide Slide, Bobbin Basket Swing and Goal Posts.
Horsefair play area has two access points one from Bellbrook and the other from Teddesley Road. There is a wide range of equipment for the ages of between 3 and 12 years of age.
Skatepark. The Skatepark is located within the grounds of the Monckton Recreation Centre off Pinfold Lane. There are numerous ramps on the site and two grind boxes. The ramps can also be utilised for BMX bikes.
Heron Drive. The Adventure Play Area is off Heron Drive on the St Modwena Way estate. It is built with all natural materials to be in-keeping with the surrounding open space. The age range is 8 to 13 years.
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At the Haling Dene we can offer a range of rooms to hire for that special occasion.
Weddings, Anniversaries or special Birthdays are all catered for. A kitchen and Bar are also available
and in the summer months a marquee is ideal for outdoor events...........Hire a Room