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Welcome to Congleton

Coming into Congleton you’ll know something special is happening. See the hand-painted heraldic flags hanging above shops, the medieval-style banners flying on Mountbatten Way and the special floral plaque in the park. Congleton is dressed to impress! 

As part of the town’s 750 charter year celebrations, the council has appointed it’s new Ale Taster – Benedict Goodale! Visit the 750 web page under ‘Discover Congleton’ to find out more about the exciting medieval themed events and activities taking place throughout the year.

The FREE Medieval Festival fun day in Congleton Park is taking place on Saturday 13 August. Gates open at 11.30am, the fun starts at 12 noon and continues until 6pm. The event is expected to attract thousands, free tickets are are available online via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk or they can be collected from the Information Centre in the Town Hall.

Working with our Community 

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. 

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 2023) 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.

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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 Congleton Information Centre on: 01260 270350 ext. 1 to check on availability. If you book an event and would like it advertised here please send a photo and details to info@congleton-tc.gov.uk

Medieval Festival Day (13 August)

750 Beer Festival (29-30 October)

750 Medieval Banquet (30 September)

Find more events in the Town Hall