Welcome to the Crawley Down Village Website

Crawley Down Village Sign

Crawley Down Village, together with Copthorne form Worth Parish Council and is situated in the northeast corner of West Sussex close to the borders of Surrey and Kent. Crawley Down is handy for the M23 and only about a ten minute drive from Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges and East Grinstead railway stations.

Until 1967 the village was served by Grange Road railway station on the Three Bridges to Tunbridge Wells Line which was closed as a result of the Beeching Axe. The old track bed has been revitalised as a linear Country Park called the Worth Way which now offers a haven for wildlife and a valued trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The Worth Way extends to Crawley in the West and East Grinstead in the East.

This website is a community project run by the Crawley Down Village Website Association. The Association is funded by a number of local businesses. This funding is then used to provide much need grants for local Crawley Down organisations. For further information about grants that we have given go to "The Association" page and follow the link you will find there.

This site provides a wealth of information about the village and its surrounding areas. So, if you want to know about the local schools, churches, transportation, amenities, sports facilities and much more, you should find all you need here.

This site also has an extensive photo gallery featuring up-to-date as well as historic photographs. The gallery is updated frequently. The most recent addition to the gallery being a number of photographs taken from Crawley Down Cricket Club archives. We have provided sub-domains for the Parish Church of All Saints' and also the Residents Association (CDRA).

   Cala Homes Wychwood Place

Wychwood Place brings to Crawley Down a collection of stylish 3, 4 & 5 bedroom new homes, set off Turners Hill Road. The development is ideally located for local amenities and has excellent road and rail connections, with the M23 just 3 miles to the north. Homes benefit from well thought-out kitchen/breakfast rooms, fitted with A-rated Siemens appliances, master bedrooms furnished with fitted wardrobes and contemporary en suite shower rooms and a single garage.

The showhome is open Thursday to Monday, 10am to 5pm and we’d love to show you around. For further information, visit www.CALA.co.uk or call 07973 952115.

CALA Homes is an award winning house builder and we aim to create beautiful homes that people love to live in. Customer care is at the heart of everything we do and we are proud to have received the maximum five-star rating in an independent customer satisfaction survey for seven years running.

   Crawley Down Neighbourhood Plan

The result of the referendum is:

Yes - 1359
No - 56
The turnout was 33.1%

Click Here to View the Neighbourhood Plan website

   Save The Royal Oak

As readers of local publications and websites will be very aware, the current owners of the Royal Oak have applied for planning permission to change the use of our pub to a convenience store. This is planning application DM/15/1275.

There are many good reasons why this should not happen and very few reasons why change of use should be permitted.

Mid-Sussec District Council will be hearing the application on Thursday 27th August. The meeting will start at 7:00pm and the public are invited to attend. The more people that can get along the better as this helps to show the level of feeling in Crawley Down.

Please see the website for more information www.savetheroyaloak.org

   Latest News

9/4/16 New Site Sponsor - Maplecraft Windows

We are delighted to announce that Maplecraft Windows are now on this website. Click here to view their page on this site.

17/2/16 New Site Sponsor - Bliss Cleaning

We are delighted to announce that Bliss Cleaning, a carpet and upholstery cleaning specialist, is now a sponsor of this website. Click here to view their page on this site.

12/5/15 Worth Parish Council page updated

The page for Worth Parish Council has been updated with the latest line-up of Councillors and with information about their planned move into new offices. Click here to view the Worth Parish Council page.

14/4/15 New Website

New Website launched. We have removed a few sections, and are updating the Local Clubs & Local Traders sections.

   Village Diary for the next 6 weeks.

Date Event Location Contact

28/09/2016 RSPB East Grinstead Group: AGM followed by Penny Green - "Knepp Wild Land - a naturalistic grazing system" Main Hall, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead. 7:45 pm for 8:00pm start Mark Roberts: 01342 843190.
26/10/2016 RSPB East Grinstead Group: Bruce Fowkes, Senior Conservation Officer RSPB -> Operation Turtle Dove - Saving a Bird on the Brink Main Hall, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead. 7:45 pm for 8:00pm start Mark Roberts: 01342 843190