Council Links

Links to some of Cheshire East’s services are listed below.

Bin Collection days:

Website: Bins Collection Day

Benefits entitlements –

Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support , Discretionary Housing Payment, Emergency Assistance, Second Adult Rebate

Website: Housing Benefits


Business and Business Rates

Website: Business and Business Rates

Care and Support – Children and adults

Website: Care and Support for Children

Council Tax

Website: Council Tax

Councillors representing Handforth:

Barry Burkhill 01625 524646 (Mayor of Cheshire East 2019-2020)

Julie Smith 07 967 210007

Health, Wllbeing and Support

Website: Health, Well-Being and Support


Website: Housing Services


Making payments to the council

Website: Making payments online to the Council



Website: Planning

Local Plan Strategy 2010-2030

Website: Local Plan Strategy 2010-2030

Handforth Neighbourhood Plan

Website: Handforth Neighbourhood Plan

Planning Applications (Search for specific application)

Planning Applications (Search for specific application)

Planning Applications for Major Sites in Handforth:

Clay Lane / Sagars Road Development

Application Website: 19/1797M

Cypress House – Redevelopment

Application Website: 19/3218M

The Sanctuary, off Coppice Way (Care Village): There are numerous applications for this site – only the most recent is listed here.

Application Website: 19/5804M

. Handforth Parish Council

. Handforth Parish Council (“HPC”) Website


Handforth Parish Councillors

East Ward (broadly, the Spath Lane estate)

Cynthia Samson 01625 250427

John Smith 01625 523330

West Ward (broadly, the Knowle Park and “Lakes” estates)

Aled Brewerton (Vice-Chair) 01625 532349

Susan Moore 01625 251625

Jean Thompson 01625 251069

South Ward

Barry Burkhill 01625 524646

Brian Tolver (Chair) 01625 522342

Parish Clerk

Ashley Comiskey Dawson 01625 523330