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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


Moody Street Sensory Garden


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Brass on the Grass 2017

Friends of Congleton Park- 4th Annual Brass on the Grass- a free concert in Cong

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Congleton Jazz & Blues Festival 2017

This year’s Congleton Jazz and Blues festival is across 20 venues with 67

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2017 Teddy Bears Picnic- 13th June

Due to damp grounds and forecasted weather of heavy clouds, the picnic will be r

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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- 30th June

Blood Donor Session

Congleton Youth Orchestra- 8th July

Congleton Youth Orchestra Concert

Civic Service Reception- 25th June

To follow Civic Parade and Church Service at St Peter's Church

Congleton Choral Society- 15th July

A Summer Concert of English Music including Vaughan Williams- Five Mystical Songs, Stanford- Songs of the Fleet, Elgar- From the Bavarian Highlands. Conductor Chris Cromar, Bariton

The Houghton Weavers

Concert Tickets now on sale at Congleton Tourist Information Centre, Congleton Town Hall, High Street, CW12 1BN, tel: 01260 271095

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