Friends of Chesworth Farm


  • There is a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in place across the Horsham District. The Order came into effect on 1 April 2018.  As of 1 April 2021, the Order has now been extended for a further three years (ending on 31 March 2024) and includes additional prohibitions.You may see PSPO signs when you are out and about. Even if you do not see a sign, the Order is still in place.What is a Public Spaces Protection Order for?
    Public Spaces Protection Orders are intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a particular area that is detrimental to the local community’s qualify of life. The Order imposes conditions on the use of that area which apply to everyone. They are designed to ensure the law-abiding majority can enjoy public spaces, safe from anti-social behaviour.

    The conditions in force across the whole of Horsham District are:
    Clean up dog fouling.
    Keep dogs under control.
    No anti-social use of vehicles.
    No nuisance behaviour relating to alcohol.
    No racing of, conducting time trials with, or exercising of a horse and horse-drawn vehicle on any dual carriageway.
    No intoxication or possession of psychoactive substances

    There are additional conditions relating to Horsham town centre.

    What is the penalty for breaking a PSPO?
    Failure to comply with the Public Spaces Protection Order is a criminal offence. Offences carry a maximum penalty upon conviction of a fine (Level 3) of up to £1,000. Offences may also be dealt with by a fixed penalty notice.

    For more details see the HDC webpage.

    Fungi Foray Species Lists

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  • Chesworth Farm Nest Box Study 2016
  • Chesworth Farm Nest Box Study 2015
  • Chesworth Farm Nest Box Study 2014
  • To read an article on Skylarks, click here.
  • Read an article on the history of Chesworth Farm by clicking here.
  • Find Chesworth Farm in relation to other HDC countryside sites click here
  • See map of Chesworth Farm showing field names and main paths ChesworthFarm-FieldNames
  • A list of plants found on Chesworth Farm’s wetland area
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