We continue to follow the Government advice regarding COVID-19 and the Haling Dene Centre remains closed to the public.
Our Caretaker will be undertaking a scheme of redecoration to give a fresh look to the building. We respectfully ask that you do not visit the centre at the current time to ensure that our staff are not put at risk and are able to maintain social distancing.
The Haling Dene Centre may be closed to visitors but the Administration staff will continue to work where possible during office hours. For any queries, issues or concerns within the community please contact the Parish Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01785 714157
The list of Parish Councillors and their contact details are also on our website, Haling Dene Notice Board and front door of the Centre.
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.
Hire a room for any Occasion
We have a large function room with dance floor and stage, leading to a marquee,
which can take the atmosphere of your wedding/party out into our wonderful gardens.
Our fully equipped kitchen can be used by your chosen caterers to prepare your ideal buffet.
A fully licensed Bar is available if required.
The Parish Council currently has four Play Areas
Wolverhampton Road Play Area
This 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.
This Play Area can be accessed from either Kempson Road or a small alley way from Haling Road. There is a Modular Timber Fitness Trail, Pod Swing, Wide Slide, Bobbin Basket Swing and Goal Posts. There is a large kick-about area at the rear of the Play Area. The Play Area borders the grounds of Marshbrook First School with the equipment designed for children between the ages of 3 to 12.
This Play Area has two access points one from Bellbrook and the other from Teddesley Road. There is a wide range of equipment with various seating around the area. There is a small car park is adjacent to the Play Area for public parking. The Play Area equipment is for ages 3 to 12.
The Parish Council were awarded a Playbuilder Grant in 2011 to provide the Play Area off Heron Drive on the St Modwena Way estate. The Play Area is built with all natural materials to be in-keeping with the surrounding open space. The age range is 8 to 13 years.
Penkridge Parish Council NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2)) VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the North East of Penkridge Parish Council following the death...read more
Remembrance Sunday – Due to COVID-19 There will be no act of remembrance on Sunday 8th November. The Rev Greg Yerbury and Royal British Legion have recorded a tribute service which can be viewed on St Michael and All Angels Church Website or Facebook...read more