Welcome to the Heath and Reach Parish Council Website
The Parish of Heath and Reach
Heath and Reach is a village in South-West Bedfordshire with approximately 620 homes lying just two miles north of Leighton Buzzard, four miles south-east of Woburn and ten miles south of Milton Keynes Central Shopping Centre. There is easy access to the A5 trunk road and the newly built link road to the M1 Motorway.
The village is centred around a mix of thatched cottages and period properties. The village, highly sought after by house buyers, has continued to expand as people seek to move here, keen to join the community spirit. Here you find new build homes alongside former artisan cottages, Grade 2 listed buildings, together with open fields, footpaths and bridleways around our nationally known sand quarrying sites.
It is the role of the Parish Council to ensure Heath and Reach remains a desirable place to live.
The village boasts a lower school with an outstanding Ofsted result.
If you are just here to learn a little bit about our village, please feel free to browse. If you are thinking of moving here, please see our Local Businesses and Village Amenities page to find out what else the village has to offer. You may also wish to read through the Parish Council minutes and agenda to obtain a feel for what life is like.
Clicking on the ‘Find out more’ buttons will let you view what the Parish of Heath and Reach has to offer. Clicking on a ‘Visit the Website‘ button will open a new window displaying their Website.
Members of our Facebook group often proudly display photographs of the parish, taken at different times of the year to demonstrate how beautiful our locality is. We think these photographs should be shared with a wider audience and have added a Photo and Drone Gallery to this site and invite anyone who has photographs they wish to share to send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We would also be interested in receiving any archive snippets about Heath and Reach or any old newspaper cuttings or anything else of interest and we will be more than happy to display them.
Is there something we should know about, or you’d like to write about? Let us know by clicking on ‘‘Contact Us’‘ at the bottom of this page.
Over time we hope to expand the information provided by our website, and if you have any thoughts or comments, please do contact us.