Your Parish Council

Becoming a Councillor

Becoming a Councillor

There are 17 town and parish councils across Wokingham borough. The number of councillors required to sit on a parish council depends on the size of the parish and is determined by the borough council. Swallowfield Parish Council has nine councillors

Anyone applying to become a parish councillor must live or work in, or within three miles of, the Parish boundary.

Further information on the eligibility criteria and on becoming a councillor is available via Wokingham Borough Council’s website or Alternatively, please contact us.

Located in Berkshire and part of the borough of Wokingham, the parish of Swallowfield consists of the villages and settlements of Swallowfield, Riseley, Farley Hill and Stanford End. Swallowfield Parish Council has nine councillors.

Our Community

The Parish of Swallowfield is home to around 2,200 residents and is a welcoming and friendly place to live or work.