Welcome to Wheatley Parish Council’s official website

Despite filling several recent parish council vacancies two more Parish Councillor  are still needed!

Click on the vacancy page above to find out more

Parish Office and Surgery Wed 7 Feb.

Due to training the parish office will be closed on the above date. This means there will be no parish surgery. If you would like to speak to the Parish Clerk, please contact the parish office through email, phone or letter. She will respond back to you as soon as possible.

About Wheatley

Wheatley is a large village of about 4,100 people six miles south east of Oxford, near Shotover.

Wheatley grew substantially in the 20th century, and is fortunate to have retained its shops in the village centre.  It also offers:

– shops and a post office

– a health centre and dentist

– a number of pre-school groups

– a nursery, primary and special needs school

– open spaces including, play areas, recreation areas, allotments

– community buildings

– two churches


The comprehensive school (on an exceptionally scenic site) and part of Brookes University Campus are both in neighbouring Holton.

There is an excellent bus service to Aylesbury, Oxford and Thame.  The 280 bus service connects with both Haddenham and Oxford stations.

There are fifteen councillors serving on the Parish Council.

The Clerk to the Council is Michelle Legg.

The five main committees:

The Parish Council meets every month on first Monday (except when a Bank Holiday, then it is the second Monday).

The Finance Committee meetings are every two months, February, April, June, August, October, December (on the third Monday).

The Open Spaces Committee meetings are every two months, January, March, May, July, September and November (on the third Monday) to discuss the recreational areas and allotments.

The Planning Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss planning applications within the village.

The Staffing Committee will meet quarterly, meeting dates to be confirmed.

Advisory committees are:

Flood Alleviation and Holton Pavilions (meeting dates to be confirmed).

We produce a newsletter six times a year, which volunteers deliver to households in Wheatley and Holton.

The Parish Office is open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9.30am and 11.30am.

OCC & SODC Councillors Surgery take place every 2nd Saturday of the month, 10.30-11.30am in the Parish Office.

How to get in touch


The Parish Office,
The Merry Bells,
89 High Street,
OX33 1XP


01865 875 615


01865 875 615

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