About Hook

  • Crocuses at the War Memorial

Hook is situated in the district of Hart, in north east Hampshire. It is a large village (in 2011 the population was 8,334) lying astride the A30, just to the north of the M3 at Junction 5, about six miles from Basingstoke.

The village is bounded on the east side by the picturesque valley of the River Whitewater, and to the south by two areas of common land – Hook Common and Bartley Heath.

Bartley Heath is an area of wet heathland designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is particularly remarkable for the presence of the rare Marsh Gentian.

Bartley Heath and Hook Common are easily accessible from the village and are a great place to enjoy wildlife. For more information visit the Hampshire Wildlife Trust‘s website.

Hook has a busy community life – find out more from the links on the About Hook menu to the left of the page.

Hoppa LogoThe new Hook Hoppa bus service started on Monday 5th September, replacing the previous Taxi Bus service

The extended route reaches most of the village. The Hoppa can take you to meet a friend at one of Hook’s fabulous coffee shops, or a trip to the local supermarket, additionally you could try one of the many activities at the Hook Village Halls.  Read More >>

Fix My Street

Issues relating to roads, streetlights, footpaths, verges, potholes, fly tipping etc. should be reported to Fix My Street, as this will be passed on to the correct authority.

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‘Keep Calm and Talk to a Councillor’ next informal get together on Tuesday 24 Jan in Hartletts Café from 6-7pm – just turn up we would love..

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Parish Council meeting next Wednesday

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Don’t spend Christmas on your own this year. Join in the fun of the community Xmas. Reserve your space by ringing 01256 768687 or email clerk@hook.gov.uk

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Please spread the word – Santa is coming to Hook. Join in the children’s tea party fun at Hook Community Centre. Tickets available at Hook Village..

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Neighbourhood Plan

neighbourhood_plan_logoThe Hook Neighbourhood Plan is being prepared. The Neighbourhood Plan will guide the future development of Hook, in conjunction with the Hart Local Plan. See the Hook Neighbourhood Plan website for more information and to find out how you can be involved.