Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester

Towcester Town Hall

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

Tel: 01327 350995

Coronavirus Support Line 0300 126 1000 (Option 5)

Towcester Town Council's venues, the Town Hall, The Sawpits Centre and Towcester Youth & Community Centre, are currently closed to hirers until 26th July 2021. For further information, please visit our Halls for Hire page.

The Town Clerk's Office is closed to visitors, and there are reduced levels of staffing, but emails and voicemails will be picked up on a regular basis.

Please click here for information about community support for residents during the coronavirus outbreak.

Towcester Town Council provides your local services. We strive to make Towcester a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Towcester Town Crier

The Towcester Town Crier is a magazine published by the Town Council five times a year. It includes articles by local community groups, voluntary organisations and charities as well as news from the council and upcoming community events. It is distributed by volunteers to Towcester residences. Advertising rates start from £20. For more details contact the town council offices. To read the latest edition, click on the image.

Towcester Town Guide Updated 2020

The Towcester Town Guide provides useful information on Towcester, the history of the town, map of the area and a comprehensive list of local services. Updated in 2020, you can access an online interactive copy of the Town Guide by clicking the image.

Latest News

Town Centre Public Toilets Reopened

Town Centre Public Toilets Reopened

Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:58 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Towcester town centre once again has public toilets!

The fully refurbished block with the latest automated technology can be found in Sponne Arcade car park.

WCs will be accessible from 8am to 6pm, 7 days per week (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day). More »

Cleaning and replenishment of consumables will be daily.

They provide two separate unisex WCs. The left hand WC can be accessed via coin/contactless payment (20p), the right hand WC is coin only. The middle accessible WC, which includes baby changing facilities, is accessed via coin or radar key.

The time limit is 15 minutes, after which the door automatically unlocks.

A 24/7 emergency contact number is provided on the exterior of the WCs. » Less

Can you crack the code to open the Town Hall safe?

Can you crack the code to open the Town Hall safe?

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 15:44 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt


Need to keep the kids entertained? Bored at home?

We have a quiz sheet available to buy for £2 each, raising money for the Mayor's two charities, Renew Wellbeing Cafe and Air Ambulance. More »

Pick one up at Coleman's or Co-Op, and take your completed sheet to Humbugs to claim your prize.


A43 N/bound overnight closures Brackley-Silverstone

A43 N/bound overnight closures Brackley-Silverstone

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:37 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY MAINTENANCE WORKS A43 Northbound, Northampton Road Roundabout (Brackley) to Silverstone.

Highways England will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the A43 Northbound carriageway between Northampton Road roundabout at Brackley and Silverstone including adjoining exits / entry slip roads, overnight from 26th July with completion scheduled by mid-December 2021. More »

The works are to repair and replace damaged drains, resurface the carriageway, renew damaged kerbs, refresh road markings and install road studs. Once completed, all road users will benefit from improved road safety and a smoother driving experience.

Hours of operation:
between 7pm and 6am, Monday to Thursday
from 8pm Friday to 8am Saturday
7pm Saturday to 9am Sunday
8pm Sunday to 6am Monday

Please note that all planned works are subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, such as emergency roadworks becoming necessary on the diversion routes.

How will the work affect traffic? To maintain a safe environment for the workforce and motorists, there will be a mixture of lane and full carriageway closures. Fully signed diversion routes have been agreed with the Local Authority. All carriageways will be open, as usual, outside working hours. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained wherever possible.

If you'd like more information regarding the different phases of our work or a copy of the diversion route drawings, please feel free to get in touch with Highways England.

Please see the full notification letter and map for further info and contact details. » Less