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Salford Priors Parish Council and Community Website

Salford Hall

Welcome to Salford Priors. We are situated in the south west corner of the county of Warwickshire in England, almost as far from the coast as you can get.

The parish comprises seven main settlements: Abbot's Salford, The Bevingtons, Dunnington, Iron Cross, Pitchill, Rushford and Salford Priors. The largest of these settlements is Salford Priors.

The parish is situated almost midway between the towns of Evesham, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Redditch. The settlements are situated in open farmland where the main crops are vegetables, in particular asparagus and salad onions.

There are several Grade II listed buildings located mainly in the conservation area along Evesham Road and Station Road in Salford Priors. There are others in the parish at Pitchill, Dunnington Farmhouse, Wood Bevington Manor and Cock Bevington Farm House. St Matthew's Church in Salford Priors, originally Anglo Saxon, and Salford Hall in Abbots Salford, once a Jacobean nunnery, now a hotel and conference centre, are both Grade I listed buildings.

The parish comprises about 600 properties housing, some 1,240 adult residents and about 270 children. Many families have lived in the parish for several generations.

For visitors, in addition to the Church and listed buildings, a major attraction is the network of footpaths which traverse the parish and enable walkers to really 'get away from it all'! The Parish Council publishes a booklet showing the paths and this can be obtainabed on request from the Clerk.

What's New on this Website

  • 29/07/14: Events - Bidford and District History Society events for 2014/15.
  • 26/07/14: Events - The Other Place (TOPS) Annual General Meeting.
  • 18/07/14: Police News - Warwickshire Police newsletter for July 14.
  • 18/07/14: Planning - Council response to application 14/01126/OUT.
  • 18/07/14: Planning - Council response to application A/01206/FUL.
  • 18/07/14: Agenda - for past meetings in June/July 2014.
  • 01/07/14: Annual Reports - 2013/14 report from the Warwickshire Police and Crime Panel.
  • 01/07/14: Contact Us - communication streams for locality and partnerships in the county.
  • 02/06/14: Contact Us - contact information for the new Clerk to the Council.
  • 02/06/14: Agenda - for the Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting on 4 June 2014.
  • 02/06/14: Minutes - from May's Annual and ordinary Parish Council meetings.
  • Previous updates

This website was last updated on 29 July, 2014

Latest Notices

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