Committee details

Northfleet & Gravesend West Forum

Purpose of committee

Northfleet and Gravesend West Forum covers the following wards:- Northfleet North, Northfleet South, Painters Ash, Coldharbour, Woodlands and Pelham



Terms of Reference

  • Provision and performance for services provided on a statutory basis by all councils;
  • Services provided by other public bodies, including the Police, Fire and Rescue and Health Authorities where these impact upon local communities;
  • Input to, and outputs from, the Local Strategic Partnership;
  • The NF's will also be a forum for consultation between the councils and with the public on policies, plans and strategies;
  • The NF's may also review performance of services and service providers and, as a consequence, make recommendations in an advisory capacity to the Executive Bodies of the respective councils.


  • To help create a partnership for the Borough where everyone feels they belong, knows how and where to make their voice heard, make a difference and create cohesive, active and sustainable communities.
  • To enable locally elected representatives, as leaders of their communities, to engage with and respond to local communities needs.
  • To create opportunities for residents to gain a greater voice and influence over local services, to improve the quality of their lives, their neighbourhoods and the Borough.


Contact information

Support officer: Abi Jessop.

Phone: 03000 41 63 12