Welcome to Mattishall

Mattishall is situated in the very heart of Norfolk, just 11 miles west of Norwich. It is the largest village in Breckland and one of the largest villages in Norfolk.


There are many facilities that serve this thriving and active community.  Among these include: a primary school, doctors’ surgery, several churches, many clubs and societies, sports facilities, a variety of local shops, a café, an enterprise and training centre with gym and restaurant, and a pub.

The Parish Council

The Parish Council is made up of 9 councillors who represent the village on various matters.  We are one of three tiers of local government: the others being Norfolk County Council and Breckland District Council.


We meet at 7 pm usually on the first Monday of the month at the Memorial Hall, South Green, Mattishall but due to the current situation with COVID-19 we are meeting virtually. Please see the agenda for joining details.  The public is very welcome to attend our meetings. 

We're responsible for:

  • The upkeep of the Burgh Lane Cemetery, Memorial Garden and All Saints Churchyard

  • All Saints Church clock

  • The children’s play area 

  • The allotments

  • The upkeep of the Village Green

  • Bus shelters and seating

  • Litter bins and dog bins

  • Providing general maintenance around the village

  • The Friday night youth club

James Ellis joined our October meeting and gave a very interesting talk on broadband in the village. He (and his family) are campaigning for a faster and more reliable service. They are asking for your support, by completing a form, to help demonstrate that there is a need for action to be taken. If you would like to find out more please read the broadband letter from James.

The playground and outdoor gym are now open. Please note the new rules for use. These are on the playground gates and the fence next to the outdoor gym. Playground rules. Outdoor gym rules.  If you have any comments or concerns, please contact the clerk

Covid Update - the Parish Council is responsible for a number of facilities and events that have been impacted by the lockdown. As we come out of lockdown these facilities and events are slowly coming back to use. The Parish Council have issued a statement that reflects the current position of the play area, youth club and events. Covid update statement.

We currently have 2 vacancies on the Parish Council and we are looking for individuals who want to become part of our team. For more information see our vacancy poster or contact the clerk

Following on from the resignation of Terry Wilkins, Mike Nunn has been elected as Chairman with Richard Turner being elected as Vice Chairman.

If you are self-isolating and require help with shopping or picking up a prescription from the Mattishall pharmacy, please contact Helen Brook of The Mattishall Volunteer Hub on 07940 764588.  She is coordinating a number of volunteers. Also contact Helen if you are able to volunteer.  
Breckland Council has written to all households in the District with information about support available to residents and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the letter from Breckland Council.

Mattishall Parish Council

Lorraine Trueman (Clerk)


07894 562003



c/o 17a Dereham Road



NR20 3AA