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Stondon is a thriving village situated in mid Bedfordshire.
Like many villages there is a lot more to Stondon than you might think!
The village includes areas known as Lower Stondon & Upper Stondon - we prefer to call it Stondon.
Stondon lies 5 miles to the North of Hitchin just within the administrative area of Central Bedfordshire Council and just north of the border with Hertfordshire. Stondon has a population of approximately 2000 residents.
We need your help as a resident of Stondon in developing the Neighbourhood plan. Can you help?
Do you have a few hours a month to spare?
The purpose of our website is to collate on a single web site, all relevant information in connection with both Stondon Parish Council and the local community. The following website www.stondon.net has more detailed information on groups in the local community.
The name "Stondon" derives from the Saxon word meaning Stone Hill with Upper and Lower Stondon.
Stondon History - Click here
The menu on the left takes you through to more information on the agenda for a proposed meeting along with dates. We also provide copies of minutes from previous meetings.
Included is a range of local information such as local walks, village hall, schools and other local groups.
If you can not find anything drop me a line.
We also send out information on meetings and events via our newsletter.
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The A600, which links Bedford & Hitchin, runs along the Eastern edge of the village.
Station Road connects us to Henlow and Shillington and runs through the middle of the village crossing the A600. The village is about 6 miles from the A1 (M). The A1(M) a road that provides a direct route from London to Edinburgh. We are approximately 11 miles from the M1 motorway which connects London to Leeds.
Stondon is approximately 10 minutes by car from Hitchin Railway Station and approximately 5 minutes by car from Arlesey Station. Both Hitchin & Arlesley stations provide fast rail links to Stevenage, London, Cambridge and Peterborough.
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The Stondon Parish Council website is maintained by James Stirling, current Clerk, along with support and input from the whole council.
Please note any information, links or related information on this site are not an endorsement by the Parish Council and we take no responsibility for the validity or quality of the information provided by these external sites.
We will endeavour to keep the information provided on our own site accurate and up to date.
If you spot any errors or omissions please contact us by email, so that we can investigate and correct.
You can also contact the Clerk to the Parish Council
Clerk and RFO for Stondon Parish Council
telephone: 01462 887521
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