Welcome to The Raynhams


Raynham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, consisting of the villages of SouthEast and West Raynham. It covers an area of 16.75 km2 (6.47 sq miles). 


There are many facilities that serve this community.  Among these include: a primary school, several churches, a village hall which runs social and community events, and a childrens play area. 

The Parish Council


The Parish Council is made up of 6 Councillors who represent the village on various matters.


We are effectively the third tier of local government, the other two being Norfolk County Council and North Norfolk District Council.


We meet at 7pm usually on the last Tuesday of every other month at the West Raynham Village Hall, The Street, West Raynham.


The public is very welcome to attend our meetings. 

We're responsible for:

  • The upkeep of the green spaces behind and adjacent to West Raynham village hall.

  • The children’s play area 

  • The upkeep of the village green & village sign

  • Benches and seating

  • Street lighting

  • Bus shelters

  • Litter bins and dog bins

  • We also make comments on all planning applications, although the District Council or County Council make the decision

  • Providing general maintenance around the village



Notice from our local Police Constable
Parish Newsletter - May
Older newsletters can be found on the Documents page.