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Welcome to the Woolaston Parish Council Website


Woolaston is a rural parish in gently sloping farmland rising from the north bank of the River Severn in the west of the County of Gloucestershire in the UK.  It is on the western edge of the Forest of Dean and close to the Wye Valley on the A48 road between Chepstow and Lydney.

This website has been established and is maintained by Woolaston Parish Council as a source of local information for, and about, the local community.

Please click on one of the side links to find out more about the Village, Woolaston Parish Council and the community it serves.

If you think that there is some content that could be usefully added to this website, have noticed a broken link or have spotted an error please e-mail info@woolaston.org.uk

This website was updated on  13 July 2016. The following items have been changed:
Parish Council meeting draft minutes for June amended. Agenda for July meeting added.


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There has been another BURGLARY, this time on Woolaston Common. A rear window was forced while the property was unoccupied. Please make sure that you secure your property when leaving it unattended, and at night while you are asleep.

News and Updates

Another Road Closure

There is going to be a planned road closure at Keynsham Lane from Tuesday 30th August 2016 until Thursday 1st September 2016 18:00. There is a copy of the map showing the location here.

The location on Google Maps is 51.693412, -2.608546 (as far as I can tell). The blockage appears to be on the segment of Keynsham Lane that runs northeast from the junction of St Briavels Road and Park Hill Road.

Retaining Wall At Netherend Cresent

From Two Rivers Housing:

A “contractor, Keepmoat, has been appointed to undertake the works and are progressing the necessary Highway Dept permissions referred to below.

However we (Two Rivers Housing) have met them to discuss the traffic management plan for the works with a view to access, parking, pedestrians and safety.  It was noted this is a daily pedestrian route for the local school with parents parking along the road.  The absence of pavement on the opposite side of the road, to provide an alternate pathway, was also noted.  With all this in mind, the decision has been taken to complete the works during the school summer holiday when those issues present far less risk and can be managed more safely.

In the period between now and the school holidays we will carry out regular checks to confirm the continued safety of the area.”

There will be more information on this website when Two Rivers Housing have contacted the Parish Clerk and agreed a precise start date for the works.