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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 Medieval Banquet

On Friday 21st September from 7.00pm, Congleton Town Hall is hosting a Medieval

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St. Peter’s Bell Silenced for a Year

The bells of St. Peter’s Church in Chapel Street will have to remain silent un

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35th Congleton Half Marathon

Entries are open now for the 2018 Congleton Half Marathon! Organised by Congleto

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Listen to Bear Necessities

Congleton’s Talking Newspaper will be recording Bear Necessities, starting

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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 Council Meeting- 20th September

Congleton Town Council - Meeting starts at 7.00pm

Medieval Banquet- 21st September

As Congleton Town Council celebrates 700 years of Mayoralty, there will be a Medieval Banquet organised for Friday 21st September in Congleton Town Hall, 7pm until late. With Me

NHS Blood & Transplant- 19th September

Blood donation session

Close Encounters UK

Paranormal Investigation 9.30pm - 2.30am Call/Text Michelle: 07921 611 850 Tickets £30

Congleton Heritage & Antiques Festival

Town Hall Tours and Treasures As part of the Heritage and Antiques Festival, Congleton Town Hall will be opening its doors for a rare chance to view the town treasures and go on

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