Welcome to the Shere Parish Council website

The civil Parish of Shere is the largest in area in the Borough of Guildford, Surrey. The Parish lies in the Green Belt, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and an Area of Great Landscape Value. It also includes three Conservation Areas (parts of the villages of Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere). The total population is approximately 3,500. Shere Parish Council serves the four villages of Gomshall, Holmbury St. Mary, Peaslake and Shere and also a large part of Abinger Hammer (excluding the village centre). For a brief introduction to each of the communities, please click on the appropriate image below.



Peaslake Farm Affordable Housing – Replies from Greenoak Housing Association and their architects
on your comments from the Peaslake Farm public consultation, have now been received. The outcome of investigations with Thames Water
regarding water & sewage is also available.  CLICK HERE for a full Peaslake Farm update

Please remember that if you are NOT on Guildford Borough Council’s housing list you cannot be considered
for one of these homes.  Registration must be renewed EVERY year, so please check now!

Invitation to Tender for Parish Maintenance and Cleaning Contracts – Please CLICK HERE  to see full details for each tender and information on how to apply.  Please read the instructions on each of the Tender documents carefully.
Failure to comply with them may invalidate your tender which must be returned by 12 Noon on Friday 22 March 2019.

For local events happening in and around the Parish please CLICK HERE


This community website has 5 main areas of focus. Click any of the images or headline links below to visit each section.

The Parish Council

The meetings, functions and archives of the Parish Council.

Latest Parish News & Information

Report a problem, monthly news reports, events, travel information, local maps and other useful information.

Community Facilities & Services

Infomation of local amenities and facilities, and detail on how to hire.

Community Organisations and Services

Details of all the local organisations in the Parish.