38 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG | 01223 834 050

Leisure Offices

Challis House

68 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG

Museum and archive closed


Challis Garden

Behind 68 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG (entrance between Green Weigh and Billsons Opticians)

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Sunday: 1pm to 3pm November to March, 2pm to 4pm April to October.

Museum and archive closed


Sawston Library

41 New Road, Sawston, CB22 3BP | 0345 045 5225

Monday: 2pm to 6pm
Tuesday: 3pm to 7pm
Wednesday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Thursday: closed
Friday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm,
Saturday: 10am to 1pm

Friends Of Sawston Library website

Mobile Library

Second Monday of month:
Chapelfield Way 2.25pm to 2.50pm
Uffen Way 3pm to 3.30pm.

C17 third Wednesday of month:
Pampisford Recreation Ground, Brewery Road 10.30am to 11am.



For South Cambridgeshire: Anthony Browne (Conservative): / 01954 211 444 /

Details of his voting record at They Work For You


Cambridgeshire County Council

Offices in Wisbech, St Neots, March, and Ely | 0345 045 5200

For Sawston:
Maria King 07764 609 061 /
Brian Milnes: 07971 886113 /

The county council is responsible for:

  • care services
  • children’s services
  • disabled parking (blue badges)
  • library
  • roads (highways) including kerbs, verges, public rights of way, road markings, traffic signs and traffic signals
  • schools
  • social services
  • trading standards.

South Cambridgeshire District Council

South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Great Cambourne, Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6EA | 0345 045 0500

Monday to Friday: 8am to 5.30pm

For Sawston:
Clare Delderfield: 837742 /
Brian Milnes: 07971 886113 /

The district council is responsible for:

  • Bin collection and recycling waste
  • Building control
  • Council housing
  • Environmental health – for example, preventing dog fouling, graffiti, noise nuisance and fly-tipping
  • Planning (including giving planning permission)
  • Some trees, roads, verges, pavements and road signs in Sawston

Sawston Parish Council

Link Road, Sawston, CB22 3GB | 01223 832 470 |

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.30am to 1pm
Thursday: closed

Clerk: Jo Keeler
Assistant Clerk: Clare Speed

Councillors: David Bard, Kieran Cooper, Kevin Cuffley (Chair), Tony Fell, Colin Groves, Beck Laxton, Mike Mallows, Jayne Merrick (Vice Chair), Brian Milnes, Tony Orgee, Anand Pillai, Ian Reeves, Neil Reid, Paul Smith, Sue Whitney.

The parish council is responsible for the:

  • allotments in London Road
  • annual bonfire and firework display on Huckeridge Hill
  • benches, bins (for litter and for dog poo) and bus shelters around the village; hanging baskets in the high street, and lights at Christmas
  • cemetery and chapel in Cambridge Road, and the grass-cutting in St Mary’s churchyard
  • clock in the tower of St Mary’s Church
  • open spaces around the village, such as in Broadmeadow, Church Lane (Hall Crescent), Teversham Way, and between Princess Drive and Woodland Road
  • parks, play equipment, sports pitches and pavilions – in Deal Grove, Lynton Way, Millennium Copse, Mill Lane, Orchard Park, and at Spicers sports field
  • Sawston Timebank.

The parish council is partly responsible for:

  • street lighting
  • footpaths in some parts of the village
  • some grass verges, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council.

The council employs a clerk, an assistant clerk, a groundskeeper, an assistant groundskeeper, a village litter-picker, and a Timebank co-ordinator.


Lotus House

Chinese takeaway

73 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG | 01223 835 165
Car park at rear

Monday: closed
Tuesday to Thursday: noon to 1.30pm, 4.30pm to 9pm
Friday: noon to 1.30pm, 4.30pm to 9.30pm
Saturday: 4.30pm to 9.30pm
Sunday: 4.30pm to 9pm

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Restaurants Takeaways

Jade Fountain

Chinese restaurant and takeaway

42–46 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG | 01223 836 100

Monday to Sunday: noon to 2pm, 5.30pm to 11pm

Jade Fountain on Facebook

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