Chipping Campden Town Council

Serving the people of Chipping Campden

Quintessential Cotswolds Copyright Betty Stocker

Clerk: Mrs Jo Harrigan
Old Police Station, High
Street, Chipping Campden
Gloucestershire GL55 6HB

  • The Town Shields on the High Street with The Market Hall in the Background

    High St Copyright Betty Stocker

  • The Market Hall showing the interior with cobbled floor and open roof trusses

    Market Hall Copyright Betty Stocker

  • Sheep in the Coneygree with St James Church and Lady Julianna's Gateway in the background

    Quintessential Cotswolds Copyright Betty Stocker

  • Quintessential Chipping Campden Cottage in Cotswold Stone with herbacious border in full bloom in front.

    Cotswold Splendour Copyright Betty Stocker

Chipping Campden is a small market town nestling in a fold in the hills in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is often referred to as "the Jewel of the Cotswolds". Our High Street is famous for its elegant terraced houses made from honey-coloured Cotswold limestone.

The architecture of the High Street dates from the 14th to the 17th Century and the entire centre of the Town is a Conservation Area. Administratively, we are situated in the Campden Vale Ward of Cotswold District Council in Gloucestershire. The Town Council is responsible for providing a number of facilities within the Town including the allotments on Aston Road and the cemetery at West End Terrace. It is also responsible for the maintenance of St. James' churchyard and as the Sole Managing Trustee of two of the town's trusts it is responsible for the Grade II* listed Town Hall, the War Memorial Green (designed by the famous architect F.L. Griggs), the Town Square car park and The Playing Field and Recreation Grounds at George Lane and Castle Gardens.

We are also a statutory consultee on planning applications that are made to Cotswold District Council and our team of Councillors and Volunteers are currently working on our draft Neighbourhood Development Plan.

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End of Zoom Council Meetings

End of Zoom Council Meetings

Following the recent court judgement, from May 7th 2021 all meetings of the Council must be held as physical, face to face meetings.

Therefore, the May meetings of Chipping Campden Town Council and the Planning Committee will take place in the Upper Town Hall, High Street, Chipping Campden on May 18th at 1800 for the Planning Committee and 1930 for the Town Council.

As always, members of the public are invited to attend and listen to the meeting and ask questions during the period of public participation. However, due to the need to limit numbers in the room to comply with social distancing requirements we would request that organisations and interested groups only send one representative. More »

In addition, due to the fact that the Council has been instructed to make the physical meetings as short in time as possible (up to one hour), we have been advised to restrict public participation to items on the agenda and to ask members of the public to submit their question in writing prior to the meetings. Questions should be emailed to the Clerk (clerk@chippingcampden-tc.gov.uk) before 12 noon on the day of the meeting.

In order to comply with the "track and trace" legislation we must also ask members of the public who physically attend the meeting to complete a contact form (please see link below) and bring it with them to the meeting.

We hope that the government will reconsider its decision to disallow virtual meetings of the Council as we have been extremely heartened by the increased interest, participation and support from the public which the Zoom meetings have facilitated. We hope that the public will continue to take an active interest in the Council now that we must return to physical meetings. » Less

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 08:16 by Jo Harrigan

Annual Assembly

Annual Assembly

The Mayor, Cllr Allchin would like to invite the residents of Chipping Campden to the Annual Assembly which will take place on Tuesday 27th April 2021 at 7.30pm. The meeting will include an update on current topics from the Mayor and short presentations from Campden Home Nursing and Campden Community Trust as well as an open forum for residents to raise any issues or concerns.

Cllr Michael Allchin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. More »

Topic: Annual Assembly
Time: Apr 27, 2021 07:30 PM London

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Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:37 by Jo Harrigan

Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Wreath

Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Wreath

Mayor and Chairman of the Council, Cllr Michael Allchin accompanied by Cllr Teresa Newman and the Town Clerk laid a wreath in memory of His Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on the War Memorial Green at 12 noon today.

The placing of the wreath was followed by a minute's silence which was also observed by members of the public who had attended the socially-distanced event.

It is hoped that the wreath will provide a focal point for residents who wish to pay their own respects and may wish to leave flowers. More »

A book of condolence has been provided in the Court Room of the Old Police Station for residents to leave their comments. » Less

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:32 by Jo Harrigan

Statement by the Chairman of the Council following the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Statement by the Chairman of the Council following the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that Chipping Campden Town Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts go to the Queen and Royal Family during this sad time and we offer our deepest sympathies.

As a mark of respect, we will be flying the Union Flag at half-mast on the War Memorial Green as soon as possible and a book of condolence will be opened in the Court Room of the Old Police Station from mid-day on Monday. More »

The Mayor, Councillor Michael Allchin, accompanied by Councillor Teresa Newman and the Clerk of the Council will be laying flowers in remembrance of his Royal Highness on the War Memorial Green at 12 noon on Monday.Members of the public are invited to lay floral tributes to his Royal Highness on the green in the following days but please remember to remove them from any plastic packaging first. » Less

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:00 by Jo Harrigan