Welcome to our community website.

This is the official site for Sherfield English Parish Council, and all village community groups.

Sherfield English

hatchet_sign_01 Church_from_Church_Lane_02 st leonards SE Drs hill spring lane P1030957

SERP History


History of events-summary


1995-initial idea put forward by Stan Goodyear.


1996-committee voted in.


1997-site agreed. Ray Dixon offered to use his company (MFD) to commission a site survey and obtain planning permission for change of use of the site.


1998- Full planning permission finally received.


1999-School Trust purchased the land.


2000-SERP2000 gains charitable status.


2001-levelling & drainage completed. Croquet pitches being used by WI.


2002- Land transferred to SERP2000.


2003-100 Club started. Sherfield English Under 18 football team started.


2004-cricket square completed. Bowls club now active.


2005-tennis courts/netball court constructed.


2006 onwards-continual improvements to landscaping and facilities. Bowls & croquet club have had to limit members to 100. Football pitches in regular use by up to 5 teams. Tennis courts used on ad-hoc basis. Playground for children.


2016 the long-held dream of having a pavilion on the Sportsfield finally came to fruition. The shell of a pavilion was constructed and internal fitment will occur as funds allow.


Hosts annual village events: Rounders Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Bowls Club events,  Funday, Football Tournament, Bonfire night,