Cam Parish Council

Serving the people of Cam

Parish Office

Clerk: Mrs Jenny Walkley
Parish Council Office, 4 Noel
Lee Way, Cam, Gloucestershire
GL11 5PS

  • Cam Parish Councillors - 2021

    Cam Parish Councillors - 2021

Cam is a large village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, situated in the Cotswolds close to the town of Dursley, north of Bristol and south of Gloucester.

The first written record of Cam is in the Doomsday book 1086-90. The original spelling was "Camma", Celtic and pre-Christian in origin, possibly meaning river in the valley. It is thought to have been the oldest village in the district.

Its history is closely associated with the woollen industry, with several old mills still in existence. There has been considerable residential development from the middle of the twentieth century and Cam is now a thriving community with a population of approximately 8,500 people, represented by a Parish Council with 16 members.

The Cotswold Way runs less than a mile from the village and it is proud to be the home of Cam and Dursley station.

Cam Parish Council assists to provide your local services. Our website includes much information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

JUBILEE PLAYING FIELD

Cam Parish Council is aware that the situation at Jubilee Playing Field escalated over the weekend and are working through the necessary legal processes.

Please report any incidents of a criminal or anti-social nature to the police, quoting reference number 581/18072022.

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:59 by Jo Lewis

WORK STARTS ON NEW PLAY AREAS AT JUBILEE PLAYING FIELD

WORK to create two exciting new children's play areas at Jubilee Playing Field in Cam is due to start on Thursday 7 July.

Play designers Proludic will be on site for five weeks building a fenced play area for toddler aged children and an unfenced area with equipment for older, junior aged children.

Jubilee Playing Field will remain open to the public while the play areas are installed but there will be restricted access and limited parking during the construction works. Heavy vehicles will be delivering equipment to the site along Everside Lane, which is the restricted by-way leading to Jubilee Playing Field. The play designers will be using a section of the car park to hold its equipment and machinery and may need to cone out an area of the public parking at the entrance to the site. More »

Cam Parish Council has commissioned the works. Jon Fulcher, chair of the council, asked users of the playing field to be extra careful when using the site while this worthwhile project is delivered and to even consider avoiding the area for a while.

He said: "We would ask residents neighbouring Jubilee Playing Field and all users to be aware of lorries and workmen coming to and from the site and working in and around the main car park and entrance. All users should heed the signage instructions displayed and the installer safety barriers for their own welfare. Parents of young children and pet owners are particularly advised to exercise extra caution around the works area."

"Cam Parish Council would appreciate users finding alternative green spaces in the area for the first week of activity or to access the site with care by foot rather than risking issues at Everside Lane with parking, etc."

He continued: "We apologise to all users for the inconvenience the works will cause in the short term while our efforts to improve facilities for many younger members of our community and their families at Jubilee Playing Field continue."

Cam Parish Council is investing £100,000 in the project to create the play areas as part of a five-year plan to improve the 16-acre playing field. If any users of the site have queries regarding the works, Cam Parish Council can be contacted at 4 Noel Lee Way, Cam, or by telephoning: 01453 548884. » Less

Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 11:01 by Jo Lewis

Overnight Closures - TTRO 3602 A4135 Draycott, Cam

Please be advised of the following temporary overnight road closures:

A4135 Draycott, Cam

This road will be closed (as per the attached plan) from the 23rd August 2022 to the 25th August 2022, between the hours of 20.00hrs and 06.00hrs each night.

Emergency and pedestrian will be maintained.

If you require any further information regarding this closure please email streetworks@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 09:22 by Jenny Walkley