madeley village

Welcome to the new Madeley Parish Council website. We would love to hear your comments and feedback and ways you think we could improve it. We are always happy to receive high quality photos of Madeley Parish on the site – If you have any to share please contact the Parish Clerk.

This site aims to collect all of the village information together in one easy to find reference, as well as providing a place for the village news and events to be posted!

Madeley is a village just inside Staffordshire, between Crewe and Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is on the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire (and close to the Shropshire border too!) It is closest to Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is within the Staffordshire council area and with Stoke-on-Trent area codes (01782), yet it has Crewe (CW3) postcodes!

Parish Council EGM - Monday 1st August 2022

Madeley Centre, New Road, Madeley

EGM Notice 


HS2 Advanced Notice of Works Bar Hill

7-11th March

Please follow the link to view further information about works relating to overnight road closures on Bar Hill 7-11th March

HS2 Advanced Notice of Works

10-24th March

Please follow the link to view further information about works relating to Den Lane, Mill Lane and Checkley Lane

The Meadows Early Years Open Morning Drop In

Thursday 24th February 9am-12pm

Please follow the link to view further information about a drop in open morning

HS2 Online Community Event

Please follow the link to view further information about a virtual community event to be held on Monday 28th February at 7:00pm. All attendees must pre-register prior to the event.

HS2 Advance Notice of Works

Please follow the link to view dates for anticipated road closures in Manor Road

HS2 Invitation to one to one Virtual Meetings 2022


Please follow the link to view dates that can be booked with HS2 for one to one virtual meetings

Casual Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

Madeley Parish Council wishes to appoint a Parish Councillor.


Enquiries and application forms available from the Clerk via e-mail on

or download a form by clicking the button below

Tel: 07563660298

The closing date is 5:00pm, Monday 17th January 2022

Public Consultation on the draft Parish Council Budget 22-23




HS2 Notice of Advance Works A51 Nantwich Road/ Manor Road

Please follow the link in the button to see the latest advance notice from HS2 re works in A51 Nantwich Road/ Manor Road

HS2 Notice of Advance Works Manor Road

Please follow the link in the button to see the latest advance notice from HS2 re works in Manor Road

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Follow the progress of this exciting development

The Neighbourhood Development Plan is currently at Regulation 17 stage where the independent external examiner looks at the proposed plan and makes comments and recommendations.

Please follow the link below  to keep up to date with all of the latest developments.

Regulation 17 Examination – madeleynp

Vacancy for a Parish Clerk

Salary Scale LC2 (SCP 18 £24,983-SCP 23 £27,741) pro rata 60 hours per month.

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to Madeley Parish Council which will become vacant on 18th March 2022 due to the retirement of the current Clerk.

It will be a great opportunity for an experienced administrator to work for a Parish Council focussed on local delivery of support and services.


The Parish Clerk is responsible to the 13-strong Parish Council and receives a precept of approximately £65K and a budget of approximately £79K. The post is part-time and the Parish Clerk will be required to work from home. Some evening and out of hours work is required. The Parish Council, meets regularly at The Madeley Centre, New Road on the first Thursday of every month, although this may be subject to negotiation.


The successful candidate will be computer literate (including Word, excel etc) and confident in using e-mail and the internet. A laptop and printer will be provided. Knowledge of the workings of Local Government is essential and it would be helpful if there was prior knowledge of the law, procedures and financial workings of a Parish Council. It is highly desirable that applicants have relevant qualifications such as the Certificate of Local Council Administration (CILCA) but this is not essential. However, applicants must be willing to undertake further training as necessary to achieve the CILCA award in the near future and must be willing to undertake the Introduction to Local Council Administration. (ILCA)

Training will be offered as appropriate and remuneration will be based on models drawn up by the National Association of Local Council and the Society of Local Council Clerks and dependent on experience and LGPS pension.


A Job Description and Person Specification can be viewed here Clerk Job Description Nov 21        Person Specification                or by contacting the Clerk by email at


If you wish to apply, please send a letter of application, summarising your strengths and experience in relation to this role, together with a current CV and details of two references to or by writing to Janet Simpson, 10 Freebridge Close, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. ST3 5XQ. Please note that references will be taken up prior to any appointment being confirmed.

The closing date for applications, which must be accompanied by a CV, is noon on the 23rd December 2021.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 10th January 2022

HS2 Notice of Surveys

Junction of A51 Nantwich Road to A525 Newcastle Road and Manor Road 29th November-1st December 21

Please follow the link for further information.

Kier AWN -Madeley and site 6 final_ (003)

HS2 Online Community Event

Introduction to Phase 2a Environmental Programme.

HS2 will be hosting an online community event on Thursday 25th November 6pm-7pm as regards the environmental programme in Phase 2a and what mitigations will be in place.

Everyone is welcome but places have to be booked in advance by following the link below.

HS2 in Focus: An introduction to the Phase 2a environmental programme – High Speed 2

Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council-Local Plan-Issues and Options

Have your say

Please express your views by going to Consultation Home – Keystone (

The consultation ends on 13th December 2021

You can book onto one of the consultation events. This must be done in advance.

HS2 Invitation to One to One Virtual Meetings

Please follow the link to view dates that can be booked with HS2 for one to one virtual meetings

HS2 Notice of Ground Investigation Survey Work

Please follow the link to view the Notice of Ground Investigation Work to commence in September 21

14 day notice – Bar Hill

Madeley Neighbourhood Development Plan

Draft Plan out to consultation-please have a look at it.

Madeley Parish Council have submitted a draft Neighbourhood Development Plan to Newcastle Borough Council. There will now follow a six week period of consultation. Please follow the link below and make any representations to The Borough Council no later than 5pm, 11th October 2021

Notice of Submitted Plan Proposal

Notice Under Local Government Act 1972 (Section 87 (2))

Vacancy for a Councillor Public Notice is Hereby Given

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Madeley Parish Council following the resignation on 1st February of Danielle Rebecca Riley.

Rule 5(2) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the Parish in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy[1].   That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules[2], of the date of this notice.  The fourteen day period ends on Friday 26th February 2021


Regulation 6 of The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 currently defers an election (if called) until Thursday, 6th May 2021.

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?

Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply.  The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.


The Returning Officer’s address is:


Electoral Services, Castle House,

Barracks Road, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 1BL


The telephone number for further guidance is 01782 717717


This notice is dated Monday 8th February 2021


Janet Simpson.

Clerk, Madeley Parish Council,

10, Freebridge Close,




[1] There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the (Ward of)….Parish, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the (death)(resignation) of….”.  It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses.


[2] In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date of this notice; a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice.  Rule 5(2) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

Budget Consultation 2021-22

Please come along to the start of the next virtual regular meeting on zoom on Thursday 7th January 2021 to look at the draft budget for 2021-22 and make your views known.

Please follow the link below for the meeting details including how to access the meeting.

bUDGET 2021-22

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Please click on the button below to find the latest information and advice from the UK Government about the Coronavirus pandemic.