Forest Governance

The Board of Conservators was set up in 1885 and is regulated by the Ashdown Forest Act 1974.  There are sixteen members on the Board with representatives from East Sussex County Council, Wealden District Council and local Commoners who live on and around the Forest.

Please click here to read Board Biographies 2023.

The Board and committees meet regularly throughout the year.  These are public meetings, and the dates, agendas and minutes of these meetings are below.

Meeting Dates 2023:

BoardFinance & Regulatory CommitteeProgramme Committee
19 June – Agenda05 June 22 May 
20 November 30 October 02 October 

Agenda June 2023 :

The agenda(s) will be displayed in the week before the meeting.

Board AGM Meeting – 19 June 2023

Statement of Accounts

Board and Committee Minutes