BASINGSTOKE & DEAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

  • Housing, planning, town council management of Basingstoke, sports and leisure facilities, parks and open spaces (including the playing fields at Sherfield Park)
  • Refuse collection/recycling and “the tip”, collection of council tax and business rates
  • Elections for all layers: Parish, Borough, County, MPs and EU MEPs, Police Crime Commissioner, licensing of premises, alcohol, taxis, food hygiene
  • Burial grounds and crematoria, bus services (HCC), adult services in conjunction with HCC, and grants to local organisations

Bin Collection Information

Planning Enforcement

 

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Based in Winchester, Hampshire County Council has a much wider role and is made up of borough and district councils across Hampshire, including the Isle of Wight.

Their main responsibilities are:

  • Roads – infrastructure, resurfacing, pot holes and also pavements, schools and further education, parks and open spaces
  • Police and other emergency Services
  • Street lighting, historic buildings, libraries, footways and bridleways, adult and children services

 

SHERFIELD PARK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
The SPCA leases the Community Centre from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council for a peppercorn rent and is responsible for the management of the community centre. The Community Centre is used for a variety of purposes including youth club, meetings, various classes and private bookings. Outside trips and events are also organised for the benefit of the community. The Centre is self-funding.

 

CROUDACE
The development has not been fully adopted by B&DBC. Croudace have remedial works done to be completed to the satisfaction of the Borough before they will adopt/take over. HCC will eventually take over the responsibility for the Highways/Paths and lighting.