Sandgate Parish Councillors 2015-2020

Sandgate is made up of two wards; Village and Valley.

Sandgate Councillors – Village Ward

Robert Bliss – Chairman of the Council (Committees: *)


Tim Prater – Vice Chairman (Committees: Environment, Planning, Finance & Library)

Tim Prater

  • 98A Sandgate High Street, Sandgate CT20 3BY
  • 07956 276118 / 01303 210300

Nina Bliss – Finance Chairman (Committees: Environment, Planning & Finance)

Marjorie Findlay-Stone – Environment Chairman (Committees: Environment)


Michael Fitch (Committees: Environment & Planning)

Gary Fuller – Planning Chairman (Committees: Environment & Planning)


Jan Holben (Committees: Finance, Library & Personnel)


Adrian Watts (Committees: Environment, Planning, Finance & Library)

Sandgate Councillors – Valley Ward

Kurt Stephens (Committees: Environment , Planning & Personnel)


Nabin Siwa (Committees: Planning, Environment  & Library)


Guy Valentine-Neale (Committees: Environment, Planning & Personnel)




Committees: (*) The Chairman is an ex-officio member of all committees and advisory working groups.

Sub-Committees, Advisory/Working Groups:

  • Land Assets Management (LAM) – Chairman Jan Holben. Members: Robert Bliss, Nina Bliss, Tim Prater, Adrian Watts.
  • Beach Advisory Group (BAG) – Adrian Watts
  • Business & Tourism advisory group – Kurt Stephens
  • Transport and Parking advisory group – Kurt Stephens

Further membership of Advisory/Working Groups will include co-opted members from groups such as the RRRA, Sandgate Society and Beach Management Committee.

Councillors are often representatives for community groups such as the Chichester Hall Committee, Sandgate Society, Sandgate Heritage Trust, Sandgate Community Trust, Sandgate Primary School, Sea Festival Committee, etc.

If you would like to contact your Councillor please use the contact details provided or email the Parish Clerk. Your enquiry will then be passed on to the appropriate Councillor or sub committee.