Bildeston is a thriving village of a thousand or so which sits in the heart of south Suffolk’s lovely countryside. We enjoy unspoilt rural surroundings combined with a remarkably high level of services for a village of this size. Bildeston is within easy reach from Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Hadleigh and Sudbury. Why don’t you explore our web site and find out exactly what we have to offer.
Bildeston's Development Questionnaire about the future of housing, conducted by the Neighbourhood Plan Working Group on behalf of the Parish Council, has discovered a large degree of unanimity about how villagers want Bildeston to develop. Distributed to all 480 homes in Bildeston, 277 completed questionnaires were returned. The key findings are:
In 2007 Bildeston residents were invited to take part in a survey to help plan the future ofour village. There was a great response with 617 responsents from the 297 households. After much analysis, a detailed report was produced and the Bildeston Parish Plan can be downloaded HERE
Bildeston Parish Council has vacancies for 2 councillors. If you are interested please contact the clerk or have a chat with any member of Bildeston Parish Council. With council elections due in May 2019, why not come along now and get a feel for how the council works and how you could make a difference.
Bildeston will follow county model for street lighting times, lights will go off in Bildeston between midnight and 5.30 A.M. every night.
Bildeston Community Speedwatch needs your help! It is an important initiative that promotes safer driving through education rather than prosecution. With limited resources available, Speedwatch relies upon the participation of volunteers like you who want to improve road safety and reduce the risk of accidents for everyone.