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What does Milford-on-Sea Parish Council do?IMG_0013

Milford-on-Sea Parish Council is responsible for many village amenities, including:

  • The Village Greens at Milford-on-Sea and Keyhaven
  • Carrington Lane Play Park
  • Barnes Lane Recreation Ground and Pavilion, sheds and maintenance equipment
  • The Bowling Club Green and Pavilion (managed by the bowling club)
  • The Old Putting Green (Hurst Road)
  • Dance Studio building in Sea Road car park (managed by the VCCC)
  • Bird Hide at Sturt Pond Nature Reserve
  • The Boltons public open space
  • Swallow Drive/ Grebe Close public open spaces
  • Basket’s grazing field, Keyhaven
  • The Pleasure Grounds (woodlands) – Local Nature Reserve
  • Sharvells Copse (Shorefield Close) – Local Nature Reserve
  • Centenary Copse – Amenity Wildlife Garden
  • Barnes copse – Local Nature Reserve
  • Studland Common – Local Nature Reserve and Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC)
  • Studland Community Orchard – Local Nature Reserve and SINC
  • Studland Meadow Grazing Field – Local Nature Reserve and SINC

Download the Studland Common Management Plan to find out more.

The Parish Council appoints contractors to maintain all the above land and property (except where indicated).  The Parish Council also manage Hordle Grazing Field and the Sea Front (Hurst Road) play park which is leased from New Forest District Council.

In addition, Milford-on-Sea Parish Council make valuable observations to the local planning authorities (New Forest District Council and the New Forest National Park Authority) on every planning application and tree work order within the parish boundary.