Local Council

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Local Council

The Town Council is involved with the following:


  • Maintenance of various footpaths/seats in and around Newton Abbot.
  • Use and maintenance of the Town Quay, off Brunel Road.
  • Maintenance of and the planting at the War Memorial in Queen Street.
  • Marketing, operation and maintenance of St Leonards Clock tower (including the bells) Wolborough Street.
  • Britain in Bloom entry in the regional competition and Organisation of the local Newton in Bloom floral competition.
  • Maintenance and provision of bus shelters.
  • Provision of allotment areas through the Newton Abbot & District Allotments Association.
  • Newton Abbot Town and GWR Museum (See separate Museum page *link*?)
  • Organisation of various events including:
    • Victorian Evening
    • The Historic Cheese and Onion Food Fayre
    • Band Concerts
    • Barham Cup
    • Town Criers Competition
    • Remembrance Service & parade
    • Christmas Lights Switch-on
    • Christmas Late Night Shopping
    • Mayor's Carol Service
  • Statutory consultee to the District Planning Authority on Major and all other planning applications.
  • Consultee on all applications for naming of streets and numbering of houses and various services provided by the District Council.
  • Pavement Cafe License
  • Maintenance of the ancient Vicary's Mill Leat, Bradley.

Local CouncilFor further information please contact:

Newton Abbot Town Council
Town Hall, 9 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2HN

TEL. 01626 201120 FAX: 01626 369674

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Town Hall, Great Western House,
9 Devon Square,
Newton Abbot
TQ12 2HN

Tel: 01626 201 120
Email: info@newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:30am - 01:00pm
and 02:00pm - 04:30pm
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