Welcome to Vale Parish

This is the official website for Guernsey's Vale Parish. Here you will find essential information about the district and regularly updated news and material to help you make the most of living in the beautiful and ancient Paroisse du Valle, which is administered by the Vale Douzaine.


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Following government advice, the office will remain closed for the duration of the current outbreak. We are, however, monitoring emails, post and calls and would advise anyone wanting to make contact to do so via email at [email protected] or by writing to The Constables’ Office, Maraitaine Road, Vale, Guernsey, GY3 5QE.

For more urgent matters, the Constables or individual Douzeniers can be contacted. Their details are here.

From the Constables - Latest Updates

Yes, it's time to cut those hedges and clear streams please...

Fri 29 May 2020

With June almost here, it's time to plan to trim any hedges you may have and ensure that douits or water courses are cleared and the water able to flow freely.

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What road would you close for a car-free Sunday?

Tue 26 May 2020

Vale parishioners are being asked by the head of Environment and Infrastructure which road, street or lane they’d like to close on a Sunday for community use.

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More than 1,000 homes planned for North, official figures show

Fri 15 May 2020

More than 1,000 new properties could be provided in the North of the island as Planners blitz the Vale and St Sampson's with new build approvals and other developments, official documents show. And an independent assessment has shown that roads and junctions could be overloaded with traffic as a result.

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Please don't close Hougue Jehannet – a parishioner's plea

Tue 12 May 2020

An invitation to parishioners to comment on a proposal that Hougue Jehannet, the road running behind the island's power station, be closed permanently on security grounds has triggered a detailed response from one regular user who says he will be seriously affected if the thoroughfare is gated off. Here, he sets out the impact on his business – and suggests that the value of the land sought by Guernsey Electricity Ltd (GEL) is around £25m.

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150-home Saltpans development permission criticised by Northern Parishes

Mon 11 May 2020

A decision recently announced by Guernsey's Development & Planning Authority (DPA) to clear the way for up to 150 new homes to be built in the Saltpans area has been robustly criticised by both the Vale and St Sampson's.

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