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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 2023) to serve on the Council.

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

Latest News


Notice of Audit 2018-19

Congleton Town Council publishes the Notice of Public Rights and Publication of

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Paddling Pool CLOSED

Due to a technical fault, we have had to CLOSE the Paddling Pool this afternoon

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Councillor Sally Ann Holland becomes new Mayor of Congleton

Cllr Sally Ann Holland was elected as Mayor of Congleton for 2019-2020 at the To

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Congleton’s Annual Town Meeting 2019

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

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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 Community, Environment & Services Committee- 27th June

Congleton Town Council - Meeting starts at 7.00pm

NHS Blood & Transplant- 26th June

Blood Donor Session To book an appointment telephone Phone: 0300 123 23 23 or visit their website at

CTC Finance & Policy Committee- 4th July

Congleton Town Council - Meeting starts at 7.00pm

Congleton Youth Orchestra- 13th July

Concert - 7.30pm

Congleton Choral Society- 20th July

Concert Starts at 7.30pm

Find more events in the Town Hall