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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 has previously enterted both North West and Britain In Bloom competitions, gaining Gold standards. The town will be competing in the 2019 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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Latest News


Congleton Bonus Day 2020

Saturday 29th February 2020 will be a bonus day for all with it being a leap yea

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Padgbury Lane traffic calming update 2nd March

Local people have the chance to find out more about the planned highway changes

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Congleton’s Fiver Fest

Congleton’s independent shops and businesses are joining in with the Total

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Congleton In Bloom- New Bin Stickers

Unleash your Creativity! Design a new poster for Congleton’s Bins! Local peopl

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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

NHS Blood & Transplant- 3rd March

Blood Donation Sessions Session Start at 1.45pm and finish at 7.45pm

Paranormal Investigation Evening- 7th March

Knight Paranormal Investigation Event (more…)

CTC Planning Committee- 5th March

Congleton Town Council - Meeting starts at 7.00pm

Macclesfield Symphony Orchestra- 15th March

Macclesfield Symphony Orchestra (formerly KEMS Orchestra) will be giving a concert of popular music. (more…)

Congleton Youth Orchestra- 28th March

Annual Rotary Concert, starts at 7.00pm

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