Important Notice

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 clerk@penkpc.co.uk 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.

Upcoming Events

Jan
28
Thu
2021
Haling Dene Management
Jan 28 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Agenda

 

Recreation and Amenities
Jan 28 @ 20:30

Agenda

 

Feb
11
Thu
2021
Full Council
Feb 11 @ 19:00
Planning Submission
Feb 11 @ 19:00 – 19:30
Mar
11
Thu
2021
Full Council
Mar 11 @ 19:00
Planning Submission
Mar 11 @ 19:00 – 19:30
Mar
25
Thu
2021
Haling Dene Management
Mar 25 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Agenda

 

Recreation and Amenities
Mar 25 @ 20:30

Agenda

 

Play Areas
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.

Kempson Road
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.

Horsefair
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.

Heron Drive
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.

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