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Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester

Towcester Town Hall

Town Clerk: Mrs Elizabeth Cox
The Town Hall, 86 Watling
Street, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

Tel: 01327 350995

Recreation & Leisure Committee

Jubilee Flags in the Town Centre

Recreation Ground and Open Spaces
Purchase and Maintenance of Play Equipment
Supply and Maintenance of Seats and Bins
Litter Control on Open Areas Owned by the Town Council
Dog Bins
Trustees for Towcester Community Centre
Environmental Works

Chair
Cllr Martin Johns

Vice Chair
Cllr Richard Dallyn

Committee Members
Cllr Carol Blake
Cllr John Burrows
Cllr Peter Conquest
Cllr John Godwin
Cllr Jim Lynch
Cllr Sharon McMurray
Cllr Lisa Samiotis
Cllr David Tarbun

Play Areas in the Town

Sandyhome Road Play Area

Recreation Ground
The Recreation Ground on Islington Road provides an equipped play area for children up to 12 years old, include seats and picnic benches. There is open space for games i.e. football and basketball and a fully equipped skateboard park for wheeled activities.

Sandyholme Road
A play area for young children to interact and challenge themselves in a safe environment.

Belle Baulk
There are two play areas on Belle Baulk. An equipped toddler's play area and an adventure play area with a log cabin, balance beams and a tyre walk.

The Shires - Northampton Road
There is one equipped play area on The Shires for children aged 2 - 12 years old.

The Riverside Walk

The Riverside Walk
The Riverside Walk runs from Bickerstaffes Road to the Leisure Centre on both the north and south sides of Silverstone Brook. The footpath network has been extended through Belle Baulk along the River Tove to the A5 junction with Old Tiffield Road and links up with the footpath system in the Northampton Road development.

Open Areas
The Town Council is responsible for mowing open areas in the Town and the Highway Verges on behalf of Northants County Council.

Litter
The council employs 3 litter pickers to regularly litter pick all the open areas in their ownership.

Street Furniture
Litter bins and seats are considered for areas when requested by the Public.

Dog Bins
The Town Council is responsible for the supply of over 60 dog bins and disposal of dog waste in Towcester.

Towcester Youth & Community Centre
The Community Centre is situated in Islington Road, Towcester, and is available for hire at a competitive rate. Please contact Dianne Isaacs or Elizabeth Cox on 01327 350995 for booking enquiries.

Best Kept Garden Competition
Every year, the Town Council runs a Best Kept Garden Competition. Entries are invited from residents of Towcester via the May issue of the Town Crier.

Towcester in Bloom
The Town Council works in conjunction with Towcester Business Club to environmentally improve the town during the summer months by organising colourful floral displays for the town centre and again in December with the Christmas trees and lights.