Brixton Parish


The next monthly meeting of Brixton Parish Council will be held virtually on Wednesday 28th October at 7pm


The meeting will be held via zoom and the details to join the meeting will be published with the agenda.


 There is a vacancy for a co-opted member on Brixton Parish Council

Closing date 13th November

 Information on the vacancy 



Brixton Parish is the first parish in the South Hams on the A379 on the outskirts of Plymouth and is steeped in history. The landscape of the parish is mainly agricultural and the area to the south of the A379 is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty bordered by the River Yealm and Cofflete Creek. There are two main settlements in the parish – Brixton Village and Carrollsland, along with the hamlets of Brixton Torr and Spriddlestone.  Building of the new town of Sherford started in 2016.

The electorate for Brixton Parish in May 2016 was 1401.  Located within Brixton village there is a church, primary school, village shop and post office, pub, fish and chip shop, restaurant and a residential/nursing home.  Close to the village is a garden centre, camp site, garage with car sales and small industrial estate.  At Carrollsland there is a garage/supermarket and Plymstock Albion Oaks Rugby Club.

Brixton Parish is a very active community and full details can be found on the Brixton Parish website.



For updates and news of what's happening in the village please visit Brixton Devon and Facebook to find out more.

 Brixton Parish Council, Brixton Feoffee Trust and Brixton Community Association are funding a brand new website for Brixton Parish.
The new website address is

Coronavirus / COVID 19 updates

Updates from DCC and SHDC regarding COVID 19

DCC update - 23rd October
DCC update including don't cause a Halloween nightmare, half term travel advice and Exeter case numbers broadly back to national average. 

DCC update - 16th October

DCC update including COVID case numbers changing in Exeter, local COVID alert levels introduced and support for active travel measures. 

SHDC update - 16th October
SHDC Council news update 

SHDC Press Release - 15th October 2020
Test and Trace Support Grant  

DCC update - 14th October 2020
DCC update - COVID19 update 

DCC update - 2nd October 2020
DCC update - COVID19 update

DCC update - 25th September 2020
DCC update - COVID19 update

SHDC update - 25th September 2020
SHDC update including coronavirus update

SHDC update - 18th September 2020
SHDC update - Council News

DCC update - 18th September 2020
DCC update to include testing numbers rise in Devon

DCC update - 11th September 2020
DCC update to include an appeal to reach our younger residents, access to testing in Devon and our Social Care Re-ablement team to go the extra mile.


Latest News

Useful Information 

Brixton Parish Council has a Community Emergency Plan.

The Traffic Management Committee meet every quarter to discuss any issues effecting the Parish.

Please find information regarding the Sherford development.

Ivybridge Recycling Centre opening times and information regarding acceptable materials.

Brixton Parish Council have declared a Climate, Environment and Biodiversity Crisis.

Alliance Agreement 


Steer Point Quarry Update

Traffic Management Plan as agreed by Devon County Council for the restoration of Steer Point Quarry, Brixton. Any concerns about any breach of this plan should be reported the clerk of Brixton Parish Council.

September 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
August 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
7th May 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
20th May 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
April 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
March 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
February 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
January 2020 Steer Point Quarry report
December 2019 Steer Point Quarry report
October 2019 Steer Point Quarry report
September 2019 Steer Point Quarry report
July 2019 Steer Point Quarry report



BPC ha a presentation from the Environment Agency at their September meeting. 
Environment Programme - Sept 2020





Keeping parishioners updated

Brixton Parish Council would like to keep all parishioners updated with the production of an annual newsletter and a quarterly news bulletin.   

All residents will have received an annual newsletter:
BPC Annual Report 2016/2017
BPC Annual Report 2017/2018
BPC Annual Report 2018/2019
BPC Annual Report 2019/2020

The 2019/2020 annual report can also be read in conjunction with the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 27th May 2020

News Bulletins

Weekly news bulletins were produced by BPC during the coronavirus pandemic, these can be found under Coronavirus.

BPC News Bulletin September 2020
BPC News Bulletin June 2020
BPC News Bulletin December 2019
BPC News Bulletin August 2019
BPC News Bulletin April 2019
BPC News Bulletin January 2019

Brixton Parish Council now have an App for your smartphone or tablet. 

Just visit the App store and download it for FREE. 

This website and the App will be updated on a regular basis and if you have any comments or suggestions please contact Kirstie Aldridge, Clerk to Brixton Parish Council 



Brixton Parish Council are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the Quality Award under the Local Council Award Scheme.

QualityLogo Blue

Traffic Orders

Road Closure - Essential work in relation to the construction of Sherford Main Street

The proposed works will see sections of “Sherford Main Street” connected into the existing road network in and around the area of the closures. Upon completion of the works a small section of the new highway will be open to public traffic although work on the remainder of the scheme will continue until Summer2020.

Please see the enclosed plans which shows the proposed closures and the intended closure dates. The works are weather dependent and therefore the programme is subject to change. In the event of a change to the programme, we will aim to inform the public, neighbouring properties and businesses as early as possible.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) for Road Closures

In the interests of safety for residents, the travelling public and the workers on-site, a road closure between 19:00 – 05:00: 10th August – 14th August is required for approximately four nights to reconstruct parts of the existing highways. A temporary diversion route will be in place during periods of road closures. The road will be open as usual outside of the times state

Sherford Main Street phase 2 - Traffic Regulation Orders

The Devon County Council website shows details of the Sherford Main Street phase 2.

Advertised on this page are important Traffic Regulation Orders and Plans, this includes the removal of the weight restriction from Deep Lane end when Main Street for Sherford is open.

The consultation period closes on 4th September 2020