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.

Chipping Campden Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

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Public Consultation

Gloucestershire County Council has been working closely with Chipping Campden School on a scheme for a new rear access road, new rear car park, space for a new surgery. If you didn't manage to view the consultation in the Town Hall, all the information can be found here:

Land at Aston Road, Chipping Campden - Gloucestershire County Council

Including a response form for you to make your views known to GCC.

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 09:14 by Jo Harrigan

Notice of Vacancy to be Filled by Co Option

Notice of Vacancy to be Filled by Co Option

1st November 2021

NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR ONE TOWN COUNCILLOR TO BE FILLED BY CO OPTION.

The Returning Officer of Cotswold District Council has confirmed that the regulation 10 requests from electors have not been fulfilled and the Council can now fill the casual vacancy by co-option.

If you are interested in serving as a Town Councillor, please contact the Clerk for a short questionnaire for you to complete to confirm your eligibility to stand for the position. It includes a section for a short statement giving the reasons why you are interested in joining the Town Council and what skills and experience you feel you can bring to the role. More »

The questionnaire can be found here:

https://www.chippingcampden-tc.gov.uk/uploads/co-option-form-1.doc

The closing date for the written submission of interest is Tuesday 4th January 2022.

Town Councillors will consider submissions at the meeting to be held on Tuesday 11th January 2022.

Email: clerk@chippingcampden-tc.gov.uk.

Mail: Town Clerk, Old Police Station, High St, Chipping Campden GL55 6HB

Tel: 01386 841298. Please leave a message on the answer machine, including your contact numbers and I will return your call.

Joanna Harrigan

Town Clerk

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Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 14:59 by Jo Harrigan

Notice of Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANCY in the office of Councillor Chipping Campden Town Council

NOTICE is given that, due to the resignation of Simon Cluley, a vacancy has arisen for a Councillor for the Town Council.

The vacancy will be filled by election if a request from 10 local government electors for the Town is received within 14 days of the date of this notice.

The request must be received by 28 October 2021.

Requests should include each electors' name and address and should be sent to the Chief Executive at the address below or by email to elections@cotswold.gov.uk More »

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 5 January 2022.

If 10 signatures are not received by the date given, the Town Council may fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated 8 October 2021

Robert Weaver

Chief Executive

Cotswold District Council

Trinity Road

Cirencester

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Posted: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 10:30 by Jo Harrigan

Lockwood and Co Filming

The Town Council has been in further discussions with Type3 Productions about the proposed filming in Chipping Campden. The letter to residents and businesses is below that will be distributed over the next few days in the High Street, Leasbourne, Lower High St, Sheep Street, Park Road, Back Ends and Calf Lane including Peelers Close. The letter explains the proposal and what is being done to mitigate any disruption. The intention is for Type3 to make personal contact with as many people as possible. More »

Let us know your thoughts and comments below in the comments box below this article.

Your feedback is important to the Town Council's Decision Making Process:

19/08/2021

Dear Resident or Business owner,

As you may be aware, Type3Productions are producing an action adventure series for a major online streaming service. We had planned to film scenes in Chipping Campden Market Square Car Park earlier this year but unfortunately had to postpone filming for covid-related reasons beyond our control. We are very excited to feature Chipping Campden in the show and are in discussions with Chipping Campden Town Council and Chipping Campden Town Trust about our proposal to film on the Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th of September between 12:00 until 20:30. I am writing to you to make you aware of these proposals and to detail a timeline of the proposed activities. We wish to garner any feedback you may have in order to ensure that, on gaining approval, the project runs as smoothly as possible for all parties.

Traffic Management Due to the dressing and equipment we would be bringing into the Market Square, and to facilitate our shoot in the safest possible way for residents and crew alike, we are proposing a temporary road closure along the High Street. This would be in place from 05:00 AM on Tuesday 28th September until 05:00 AM Thursday 29th September. We have sought approval from Chipping Campden Council and the local highways authority. We would of course also grant access to business owners, customers, residents, deliveries, bus and emergency services. If filming was to commence, we would only be taking up parking immediately around our Location in the Market Square Car Park in order to keep the continuity of our show. The road closure would be undertaken by our traffic management company and we will endeavour to minimise traffic and disruption, please see our proposed traffic management plan attached to this letter.

We would also like to cordon off 8 to 10 spaces within the Market Square Car Park in order to erect our set dressing ahead of our shoot on Monday 27th September. We would provide overflow parking free of charge at the rear of the Kings Arms hotel and this will be marshalled by our own stewards.

During our shoot days on Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th September we would provide free parking at Pans Place, Back Ends, Chipping Campden GL55 6AU. We will have a cut through the Cotswold House Hotel to the High Street, and this will be signposted. We would also have a shuttlebus active across the duration of our shoot to bring less abled visitors into the High Street from our overflow parking area.

Timings & Scenes Filming would commence from approximately 12:00 to 20:30, however there could be activity around the square from 08:00 AM in order to set up. Our action primarily takes place on the pavement outside the Kings Arms hotel, the Market Square car Park, and some inside the Old Police Station. All on set crew will wear headsets to communicate from 19:00 in order to keep noise levels down. We will take every precaution possible, to create safe diversions around equipment, and will endeavor to keep disruption to you to an absolute minimum. We will of course allow pavements to free flow and may only request public to wait for two minutes at a time during takes to keep the continuity of the scenes. Please see full breakdown of our proposed activities overleaf.

Technical Vehicles Our technical vehicles would be parked with the permission of a landowner 1 mile out of town and we would use pickups and smaller vans to bring the equipment into town. We would store items in our allocated kit areas off of the high street. We will have an ultra-silent generator situated nearby to set which will be operated by qualified technicians and this is essential to ensure we have the power necessary to facilitate our shoot. Technical equipment on the pavement will be kept to a minimum, and we will not obstruct Public walkways.

We do of course hold fully comprehensive public liability insurance and all filming activity is risk assessed to ensure we are conducting our filming safely. We will make every effort to ensure the minimum disruption to surrounding residents and businesses. Filming on location cannot take place without the ongoing support of local residents and businesses, and for this we are extremely grateful. Throughout our filming members of my team will be on site to ensure smooth running and that our presence in the area does not cause any undue disruption. Please see details of how to contact us with any concerns or queries overleaf.

Thank you reading and I look forward to perhaps meeting some of you during our filming.

Yours faithfully,

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Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 09:42 by Jo Harrigan