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Welcome to Congleton

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. The town was due to represented the North West in the 2020 National Finals of Congleton in Bloom, this has been postponed, but there are still many beautiful floral displays to admire. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the normal calendar of events and activities is largely postponed. The Town Council has adapted its working environment to protect the public and staff. We are still available on the phones and online and business is continuing as normally as possible. Our priority will be doing all we can to protect and help our community through this difficult time. 

Updates on COVID-19 activities, grants, advice and support can be seen in a new COVID-19 section added to the website.


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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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 5 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

Markers Market- 19th December

Christmas themed market with stalls from local makers. In the Fairground Car Park.

Congleton Parish Online Carol Service

Join members of the community and the parish for the Congleton Town Carol Service online. Throughout the service there will be a combination of readings, carols and prayers. You wi

EPH Christmas Art Exhibition 2020

The Electric Picture House will be holding its annual Christmas Affordable Art exhibition (more…)

Lantern Making Workshops 2020


Congleton Jazz and Blues 2021

We are delighted to be a main sponsor of Congleton Jazz and Blues this August 28-29. Full details of the 50 gigs and 16 venues can be seen on the J&B Website. The event st

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