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Nash Mills is a small parish of some 3,000 acres situated on the South/Westerly edge of Dacorum Borough Council (DBC). The Parish has rural boundaries on two sides, the third is the Grand Union Canal and the fourth is residential. Historically the Parish was a mixture of rural, industrial and residential. With the conversion of the SAPPI site into Nash Mills Wharf the Parish is now effectively just residential. There are a small number of industrial units and over 160 acres of wonderful countryside. The parish council held its first meeting on Friday 15th June 1973, the area was originally governed by Abbots Langley Parish Council prior to the enactment of the  Local Government Act 1972. Our boundary was further amended by the Dacorum and Three Rivers (Areas) Order of 1985.  117 electors were transferred from Bedmond ward to Nash Mills ward on 1 April 1985.

The Parish is situated a couple of miles from Hemel Hempstead town centre and locally is serviced by The Denes shopping centre, a regular bus service into the town centre and London is only forty minutes via Apsley Station. The aim of this site is to provide you with all the information you need to know about the local community, amenities and history.

Please note that meeting details and agendas are ordinarily posted on the website and on the Parish noticeboard at The Denes, however we are currently using the Nash Residents Association noticeboard at The Denes until our new noticeboard arrives.

Parish Council

Click on the Parish Council tab – where you can find details of your Parish Councillors and how to contact them or our Parish Clerk/RFO as well as information on Full Council meetings and Committees and what a Parish Council actually does. The clerk can be contacted by email on or call 07493519458 during office hours.Please note that the office is closed Wednesdays and Fridays.


Please see our meeting information tab for further details on how to attend or participate. Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of each month (except August) at Nash Mills Village Hall, Lower Road.  Our agenda tab shows the business due to be discussed, or alternatively please see the diary on the right side of this page where the links are provided. Full minutes detailing business transacted can be found here

Facebook Page

Our Facebook page has regular news and updates and can be accessed by clicking on the Facebook icon on the top right of this page. This is accessible even if you are not a regular Facebook user. Please contact the clerk should you require assistance with this.

News and Events

Find out what is going on in and around the Parish by checking on our Facebook page using the icon on the top right of this page.

Residents Associations

There are already several Residents’ Associations in the Parish area -If you would like support for your existing Residents’ Association or  if you would like to set a new one up please contact our clerk. We have listed local RA’s under the local information section which can be found here