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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 represented the North West in Britain in Bloom in 2016, gaining GOLD standard. The town will be competing in the 2017 North West in Bloom Competition.


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’s Annual Town Meeting 2019

More than 100 people attended this year’s Annual Town Meeting in Congleton Tow

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Children plant-up to help Congleton In Bloom this Summer

Twenty-two green-fingered children and helpers from six local schools have been

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Congleton Paddling Pool Opens for Summer 2019

The Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May sees Congleton Paddling Pool o

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All change at the Town Council

Congleton Town Council would like to thank all the councillors who served from 2

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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

CTC Planning Committee- 30th May

Planning Committee Meeting - Starts at 7pm

Annual Council Meeting & Mayor Making- 23rd May

Congleton Town Council - Meeting starts at 7.00pm in the Grand Hall

NHS Blood & Transplant- 5th June

Blood Donor Session at the Town Hall- book your session online, see varying time slots.

The Congleton Food & Drink Festival 2019

The Annual Congleton Food & Drink Festival The events in the Town Hall run from 10.00am - 4.00pm See for more information

Civic Service Reception- 2nd June

Civic Parade, followed by service and then a reception in the Town Hall for the newly elected Congleton Town Mayor.

Find more events in the Town Hall