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Welcome to Cheshire’s Historic Market Town of Congleton

This site has been provided by Congleton Town Council to inform residents and visitors about events, news, businesses, community groups and activities happening in the town as well as to provide information on the workings of the Town Council and its committees.

Congleton is a market town with a population of around 26,900 located in south east Cheshire. The town is about half way between Manchester and Stoke and is part of the beautiful Cheshire Peak District. Congleton is well known for its festivals, flowers, ribbons, beers and bears! It has over 150 local organisations and groups, a bustling shopping centre, its own theatre, fantastic park and paddling pool. The town won North West in Bloom in 2015 and will be representing the North West in Britain in Bloom in 2016.


A council for the people

Congleton Town Council was created in 1980 to represent the people of Congleton town. 20 Councillors, representing two wards, are elected every four years (next election May 2019) to serve on the Council.

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To find out more about the council and please click on the links.

Latest News


Congleton Neighbourhood Plan Call for Site

Congleton Neighbourhood Plan Call For Sites The preparation of the Congleton Nei

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Congleton’s Triathlon

Sunday 23rd April 2017 has been “reclaimed for sport” for Congleton’s 1st

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Congleton Gyratory- Total Road Enhancement Improvements

Cheshire East Council are working to improve the A34 Manchester Road / A536 Macc

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Congleton in Bloom- National Ambitions for 2018

In 2018 Congleton in Bloom will be celebrating 20 years of work to improve Congl

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Town hall hire

For your business and pleasure

Congleton Town Hall is an impressive, imposing Victorian Gothic style building at the heart of Congleton town centre. Inside is equally impressive, with three great rooms available for you to hire. Whatever the function you are organising, we’re confident that you’ll be delighted with the Town Hall as a venue.

An amazing venue for your wedding

Having your special day in this majestic historic building licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships will be a lifetime memory.

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The Perfect Venue for You

If you are organising an event – take a look at what Congleton Town Hall can offer. We are confident that we will have a room to suit you, and that you will be delighted with the grandeur of the rooms and our helpful staff and events team. The Grand Hall itself is big enough to hold concerts, dances, private parties, exercise classes and exhibitions. The Bridestones Suite is a smaller more intimate space ideal for smaller gatherings of up to 80 such as wedding ceremonies and christenings.

If you are interested in holding an event at the Town Hall please call Andrea or Sue on 01260 270350 ext 1 to check on availability. We will then pass you over to our excellent commercial partners ‘Congleton Town Hall Events & Parties’ who will answer any questions you may have. If you book an event and would like it advertised here please send a photo and details to

National Blood Service- 27th March

Blood Donor Session: 1.45-4.15pm & 5.30-7.45pm

Congleton Youth Orchestra- 25th March

The Rotary Club of Congleton proudly presents Congleton Youth Orchestra Concert. Music will include "An American in Paris", "Hootenanny", "The King and I", "Greensleevs", "Nimro

Annual Town Meeting- 27th April

Congleton Choral Society- 1st April

Concert- St John Passion by J S Bach. Tickets £15.00 (Adults), £12.00 (Concessions) and £2.00 (Students)- available from Congleton Tourist Information, Town Hall, High Street

Gin Jamboree- 31st March

Congleton Gin Jamboree 2017- 80 different Gins with a variety of tonic/ garnish combinations to try with Louisiana style Jambalaya supper. Tickets include Jambalaya Supper, Gin

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