Kirk Hammerton

A beautiful Yorkshire village

Kirk Hammerton is a pretty rural village in North Yorkshire, partly bordered to the North by the A59 and partly by the River Nidd to the South and East. It is situated almost perfectly equidistant between York and Harrogate and is connected to them by the A59 and the Leeds-York railway line. This website is run and maintained by the Parish Council. It is committed to understanding the concerns of villagers and acting with integrity and impartiality to promote a happy and cohesive environment for all. 

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Monday 11th March, at 7.30pm in the Chapel . Agenda can be viewed HERE  nearer the date.


Parish Council (A. Kennerley - Clerk)

Newsletter editor Village Hall Bookings

 DRAFT Minutes APM 2023

DRAFT MInutes of the January meeting can be viewed HERE 

North Yorkshire Council has replaced the eight authorities which previously provided district and county level services.

Visit to apply and pay for services, report issues and find information on a variety of topics, or call 0300 131 2 131.

You can also follow NYC on Twitter: @northyorksc 

Cllr. Townsend attended a NYC Executive Members Committee meeting on 12th December 2023 in Northallerton and read out a statement on behalf of KHPC. This concerned Maltkiln and KHPC objections to proposed use of CPO powers by NYC  regarding the Maltkiln settlement.          Statement can be viewed HERE   

Letter to Sec. of State for Environment regarding the improvement of water quality in the River Nidd

Full response can be viewed HERE

Resurrected Bites

Contributions to the Gracious Street Grocery Store can be left at Llandaff Cottage. the store is open on fridays only. Any contributions will be taken there each week.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed. 

Facebook Group

Kirk Hammerton has a great village Facebook group  FACEBOOK

In addition, Kirk Hammerton Parish Council now has its own facebook page for all current parish council issues. 


Reporting potholes    and other highways issues

North Yorkshire Highways has a special reporting form on the Internet and they encourage any member of the public to use this form to report problems on the highways. Go to: