Dartford Borough Council Councillor
Avtar Sandhu MBE
Avtar was born in Punjab which is one the most affluent parts of India, but moved with his family to Dartford in 1969, attending St Albans School, York Road School following on to The Downs School Dartford. After leaving school he began to run the family business which was set up by his late father Darshan Sandhu MBE.
Avtar lives with his wife and their daughter & son. He has been involved in community work since the age of 20. Enhancement of community relations is something very close to my heart, its something my late father Darshan Singh Sandhu MBE was keen on and I'm very privileged to be in a position to be able to continue in his footsteps. He has always had a special passion for youth facilities and was was involved with a varied range of organisations.
Listed below are just some of the organisation in which he has played a very active roll over the years:-
- public Governor - NHS, Darent Valley' as well as something to do with being a member of Dartford Lions, 'Past Mayor of Dartford' and 'Lead Member for Business & Enterprise Dartford
- Director Of Dartford Football Club
- Member of the Dartford Lions Club
- Parent governor of St Albans School,
- Vice Chairman of Duke of Edinburgh Awards,
- Vice Chairman of Temple Hill & Highfield Youth Centres,
- Lead Member For Business And Enterprise Dartford - Avtar is available to provide advice on a range of business matters in Dartford.....
- Mayor Of Dartford - Avtar Sandhu MBE was sworn in as Mayor of Dartford on Wednesday 7th May.....
- Deputy Mayor Of Dartford 2013 - Avtar has been announced Deputy Mayor for Dartford.....
- A long term member of the Conservative .Association and Vice Chair .