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Droitwich Spa Town Council

Welcome

"As Town Mayor of Droitwich Spa, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Droitwich Spa Town Council website. The site provides useful information about the town council, our councillors and the facilities we are responsible for. The majority of our council meetings are held in the Council Chamber, situated in St Richard's House; details of which can be found on the Council Calendar. I hope you find it useful but in case you should not find what you are looking for or require further information please don’t hesitate to contact our Town Clerk, Mark Keld".

 

Councillor George Duffy, Mayor of Droitwich Spa

'Picture Courtesy of The Droitwich Standard'

 

Introduction to the Town Council

Droitwich Spa Town Council is at the first tier of local government providing services for the people of Droitwich. The Town Council is a statutory consultee regarding planning and reports its recommendations to Wychavon District Council the Local Planning Authority. It also provides financial support for various organisations and festivals in Droitwich as well as other projects. The Town Council distributes grants to various local organisations; application forms are available by clicking here. The Town Council's remit is shown below together with that of the District and County Councils.

The Council is made up of 18 elected councillors representing the seven wards of Central, Chawson, Copcut, East, Tagwell, West & Witton and a small team of officers led by the Town Clerk.

The Town Mayor, a position that has existed in the town since it was awarded its Charter in 1604, chairs council meetings. Council and committee meetings are held at the Council Chamber at St Richard's House and are open to the public to attend.

 

Opening Times

The Town Council Offices at St Richard's House are open from

 

10.00am - 1.00pm  Monday to Thursday

 

Heritage Centre (TIC & Museum) is open from

 

10am – 4pm Monday to Thursday

 

CLOSED - Friday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Town Council

Within the Civil Parish of Droitwich Spa the Town Council is responsible for:-

Droitwich Coat of Arms

St Richard’s House
in Victoria Square

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsTourist Information & Heritage Centre
includes Salt Museum & Radio Room

 

Droitwich Coat of Arms

The Community Hall
in Heritage Way

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsAllotment Sites at:
Vines Lane, Chawson Lane, Copcut Park and Westwood Lodge

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsOpen Spaces
Copcut Park and Spring Meadow

District Council

Wychavon District Council is responsible for:-

 

• Collection of council tax and non-domestic rates

• Environmental health

• Housing

• Leisure centres

• Local plans and planning applications

• Public conveniences

• Waste collection

Worcestershire County Council

Worcestershire County Council is responsible for:-

 

• Birth, marriage and death registration

• Education

• Fire

• Highways – including on-street parking, traffic management, and street lighting

• Libraries

• Recreation, arts and museums

• Social care

• Strategic planning

• Trading standards

• Transport

• Waste disposal