Cllr. Bryan Sweetland

Kent County Councillor for Gravesham Rural Division and Vice President of Gravesham Conservative Association.

Bryan is a candidate for Central Ward in the Gravesham Borough Council elections on 2nd May 2019

Bryan is an experienced local councillor having served as a Gravesham Borough Councillor from 2007 until 2015, representing Higham and Istead Rise and at Kent County Council where he represents residents in Rural areas in Gravesham (from 2009 until now). At KCC, Bryan has been responsible for Highways, Recycling, Environment and Business. He often visits local schools and is regularly seen supporting Ebbsfleet Utd.

​​​Bryan has lived in a Gravesham for the last 40 years. Over the last ten years he has secured over £150,000 in grants for local voluntary organisations. He has led the fight in Gravesham to protect our countryside against inappropriate development and is a member of CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England). For the last ten years he fought against government plans to build the new Lower Thames Crossing through our precious countryside.

Now retired, professionally Bryan was a senior manager in the telecommunications industry. He has served as a non executive director on the board of a number public organisations (NHS) and commercial companies.

Bryan attempts to play golf, enjoys walking his dog (Henry) and enjoys being a grandad.

You can follow Bryan on Twitter @bryan_sweetland


Read Bryan's pledges for Central


Repair and improvement programme for Kent’s footpaths

An extensive repair and improvement programme to clear vegetation from Kent’s footpaths has begun.

Kent County Council look after trees, hedges, shrubs, flowers and grass verges in the county and deals with weeds on roads and pavements. 

See Also

Cllr. Alan Michael Ridgers

Cllr. Ridgers is a member for Istead Rise ward in the Gravesham Borough Council and County Councillor for Gravesend East at Kent County Council.


Cllr. Diane Marsh

Diane Marsh is a member for Singlewell Ward at Gravesham Borough Council and represents Gravesend East at Kent County Council.

She is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and also a KCC Gravesend East County Councillor, Deputy Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health.