A view of Church Fenton A view of Church Fenton A view of Church Fenton A view of Church Fenton

Welcome to Church Fenton

Church Fenton is an historic North Yorkshire farming village with a thriving community near to the market towns of Tadcaster and Selby. The location offers the benefits and tranquillity of a rural community, as well as being within easy travelling distance of the commercial and cultural opportunities of the nearby cities of Leeds and York, as well as great places of historical interest and heritage.

Church Fenton has a solid, friendly community spirit, having its own primary school and nursery, Jigsaws day care and out of school club. Church Fenton also has it's own Community Shop, as well as two churches, a popular public house offering food and an Indian restaurant within the mainline railway station.

Village life within Church Fenton has much to offer with football, cricket and bowls clubs, and for children rainbows, brownies, cubs and scouts.

The Village Hall is well used and is a meeting venue for a variety of local community groups and a place for regular evening entertainment.

All in all, there is a lot to enjoy in and about Church Fenton!


Church Fenton News

Following is the latest news regarding the village.


Post Office Service Resumes

The Post Office Service has resumed. You can access a variety of Post Office services at the Community Shop on Wednesdays 9:30 - 11:30.
If this is well used, it is hoped to be able to offer a Monday service as well.


Coronavirus Help & Advice

A new page has been set-up containing help and advice to help get us all through this difficult period ... Coronavirus Help (UPDATED 05/08/2020).

Council News

Following is the latest news received from the Church Fenton Parish Council. For more detailed information regarding the Parish Council just check out the Parish Council web page.


Temporary Bridge at Great Brigg, Main Street

Area 7 NYCC Highways Dept have been in contact with the Parish Council to let us know that the repairs to the bridge are planned for November this year. The works will take in the region of 5 weeks and there will be a road closure and diversion in place during this time. Please direct any concerns or if the temporary lights are not working, to the Clerk at clerk.churchfentonpc@gmail.com Thanks, Georgina Ashton, Clerk to the Council.


Temporary Bridge at Great Brigg, Main Street

Update - 10 November 2020
Highways Dept have contacted the Parish Council to say that work will now not start on the new bridge until January 2021. As soon as a "work schedule" is available, we will update residents. Thanks, Georgina Ashton, Clerk to the Council.