Planning – covering the Local Plan and Building and Development Control, Car parking and local Land Searches

Engineering – car parking, highways and traffic management
Environmental Health – refuse collection and recycling, dogs, food hygiene, health and safety, pollution control, street cleansing

Housing – strategy, homelessness and grants and benefit (the Council has no council houses, they were sold to Russet Homes).

Licencing – including temporary street markets, alcohol and entertainments, taxis and street trading

Leisure – indoor and outdoor facilities, parks, tourism, sport and arts development
Miscellaneous – collection of council tax, electoral registration, co-ordination of sundry joint bodies etc.

The Website is

We have two Borough Councillors:
Mr M R Rhodes
27 Hawden Close
Hildenborough TN11 9BP
Tel: 01732 833125

Mr N Foyle
29 Farm Lane
Tonbridge, TN11 9DP
Tel: 07860 444217

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL is responsible for:

Education and Career Guidance
Social Services
Strategic Planning – covering structure and land use planning
Emergency Services – fire police etc
Highways and Transportation – public transport, traffic management, the  planning, design and structure of road, highways (including lighting)
Waste Disposal and Recycling (including refuse tips)
Libraries, Museums and Archives
Economic Development

The Website is

Our County Councillor is:
Cllr H Rayner
Above Bridges,
Wrotham, Sevenoaks TN15 7RA
Tel: 01732 885200


Our member of Parliament for Tonbridge & Malling is:
Tom Tugendhat MP
House of Commons
London SW1A 0AA