King's Somborne & Michelmersh Ward Profile


Ward profiles have been developed for each of the 24 ward areas in Test Valley. The profiles aim to provide consistent information about local communities across the borough. It is hoped that these profiles will allow a greater understanding of your local area and help to identify priorities for the community.

Below you will find a detailed ward profile for King’s Somborne & Michelmersh. If you would like further information about a specific area or data set, please contact the Policy Team on 01264 368000 or and we will work with you to provide a more detailed profile.

Parish profiles are currently being developed for the 59 parishes in Tesat Valley. Those profiles that have so far been completed for Kings Somborne and Michelmersh's parishes can be found below. If you are interested in a profile for your parish, please contact the Policy Team using the details above.

'Ward' is a term used by the Council and other public sector bodies to define an area. Each ward has at least one Borough Councillor who has been elected by the people who live in that ward to represent their views.


The ward of King’s Somborne & Michelmersh covers 5,412 hectares on the eastern edge of Test Valley. The ward is bordered by the River Test to the west and Winchester City Council to the east.

The ward is rural with the area’s residents living in villages and hamlets scattered throughout the countryside. King’s Somborne to the north and Michelmersh & Timsbury to the south are the largest villages with other settlements including Ashley, Brook, Up Somborne and Little Somborne.


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  • King's Somborne & Michelmersh
  • King's Somborne & Michelmersh within Test Valley