Waterbeach Parish Council


About Waterbeach

Waterbeach is a village with a population of just over 5,166 in 2011 lying about 4 miles north of Cambridge. To see a map of Waterbeach, click here.



Parish Councillors

Waterbeach has eleven active Parish Councillors, and four vacancies currently advertised. All applications are welcome!

All Parish Councillors have email addresses in the form of . The Register of Interests can be accessed here.

Clive Rabbett Tel: 07840317883 Chairman Planning, Finance
Jane Williams Tel: 861818 Vice-Chairman Planning Chair, Finance

The Chairman and Vice-Chairman are ex-officio members of all Parish Council committees except for Employment.

All councillors are members of the Planning Committee. Other members with their telephone numbers (area code 01223 unless otherwise stated) and committee membership(s) are listed below:

Name Telephone Committees
Brian Williams 861818 Employment, Highways, Recreation Users
Mick Bavester 07754 800637 Highways, Recreation Users
Ivan Gilzean 860003Highways Chair, Employment, Communications, Cemetery
Kate Grant 511455 Employment, Finance, Cemetery
Martin Howlett 861076 Employment, Recreation Users
Nigel Seamarks 863116Employment, Highways, Communications
Michael Williamson 860899 Finance Chair, Communications
David Black Recreation Users Chair, Finance, Highways, Communications
David Smart Recreation Users, Finance, Cemetery

Clerk to the Parish Council: Belinda Westwood (Contact details)

Accessibility statement

This website is owned by Waterbeach Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. We are trying to make all areas of the website and all content accessible but we know that there are issues for instance with many older documents which are presented as PDF files but which are not accessible to a screen reader. If you find that you need access to one of these documents please contact us and we will try to remedy this or provide the document to you in another format. You can contact us
  • by email at
  • by post to The Parish Office, Old Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Cambridge Road, Waterbeach CB25 9NJ
  • by phone call to 01223 441338

    MEETINGS.Council meetings are on the first Tuesday of every month. Planning Committee meetings normally take place on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are currently held at the Baptish Church on Chapel Street starting at 7.30pm.

    Public opening hours at the Parish Office are normally between 10am - midday on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but during the Covid-19 pandemic will be by appointment only. The pavilion is situated directly opposite the skatepark.

    Privacy Policy

    In May 2018 Waterbeach Parish Council adopted a privacy policy

    Other tiers of Local Government

    Waterbeach lies in the district of South Cambridgeshire within Cambridgeshire County.

    The County Councillor is Anna Bradnam (email: ), who also represents Landbeach and Milton.

    The District Councillors are Anna Bradnam (email: ), Judith Rippeth (email: Tel:07956 528223) and Paul Bearpark (details to follow).