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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.

Your Town Council

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.

Your Town Council

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

Latest News


Favourite Front Garden

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Congleton Traders Group Meeting

Congleton public realm consultation plans, the summer activities programme, gas

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Congleton Public Realm

Congleton Town Centre Improvements – have your say! Congleton’s desire to ha

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Congleton’s Annual Town Meeting

Public realm improvements to Congleton Town Centre, an update on Congleton’s N

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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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Town Hall Events

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 ex 6 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

Blood Donor Sessions in the Grand Hall, Wednesday 11th May 1.45pm - 4.05pm & 5.20pm - 7.35pm (more…)

Tea Dance

Love to Dance- Tea Dance in the Town Hall on Sunday 5th June (more…)

Gin Jamboree

With more than 80 different Gins with hundreds of tonic/garnish combinations to try (more…)

Congleton Choral Society

Congleton Choral Society will be performing a concert at Congleton Town Hall on Friday 20th May 2016. (more…)

Beartown Patchwork & Quilters

Beartown Patchwork and Quilters present a two-day free ‘Exhibition of Quilts’ from 10am – 4pm at Congleton Town Hall on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th June (more…)

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