King’s Stanley Parish Council

The Parish of King’s Stanley is made up of three villages; King’s Stanley, Middleyard and Selsley and is bounded by the River Frome to the north and Selsley Common, part of the Cotswold Ridge and a Site of  Special Scientific Interest, to the south. The Parish also borders an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Cotswold Way runs through the Parish and there is footpath access to the Woodland Trust’s Penn Wood.

In addition to the varied and interesting architecture of the housing, mills and churches there are thriving communities with access to local shops, primary school, village hall, recreational areas, three churches and two pubs. The villages have a wide range of groups and activities, including a silver band, Cubs, Scouts and Brownies, Cricket Club, Sports Club, Stanley Players, fitness classes, indoor bowls, Tea & Chat group, playgroups, Gardening Club, craft groups and Selsley Community Group.

The Parish Council is responsible for the Village Greens, allotments, play area equipment, MUGA, Outdoor Fitness equipment, bus shelters, war memorials, adopted phone kiosks, benches and noticeboards.

Latest News-

Co-option seats

We have 2 vacant seats on the parish council and council have decided to extend the deadline until the 23rd July. If you would like an application pack please contact Please note all applicants will need to be available on Thursday 29th July at 7 pm to talk to council about themselves and a vote will take place shortly after.

Blister Packs-

Councillor Vigar has agreed to collect Empty blister packs and take them to Superdrug to be recycled.

There are collection boxes for your empty blister packs in the Red phone box and at The bell at Selsley.

Please contact the Clerk  for any more information required.