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

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.

The Towcester Town Guide provides useful information on Towcester and a comprehensive list of local services. You can access a copy of the Town Guide by clicking onto the link provided.

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 £15. For more details contact the council offices. Read the latest edition here:

Latest News

M1 Junc 14 to 15a Overnight Closure update

M1 Junc 14 to 15a Overnight Closure update

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:15 by Liz

Smart Motorway Programme: M1 junctions 13-16

Highways England will be switching the traffic management from the central reservation to the verge between junctions 15a and 14 using a full overnight carriageway closure according to the following schedule: More »

All closures will take place from 10pm to 5am
12th Aug - J14 to J15 Northbound
13th Aug - J15 to J14 Southbound
19th Aug - J15 to J14 Southbound
21st Aug - J15a to J14 Southbound
27th Aug - J14 to J15 Northbound
29th Aug - J14 to J15a Northbound
3rd Sept - J15 to J14 Southbound
24th Sept - J14 to J15a Northbound
28th Sept - J15a to J14 Southbound

They ask that drivers allow extra time for journeys and follow signed diversions and not use SatNav. See their website for diversion routes and updates. Works are weather-dependent and may have to be cancelled at short notice. Traffic conditions can be checked at

If you have any queries or concerns, please contact HIghways England Customer Support on 0300 123 5000 or » Less

Review of South Northants Polling Districts & Polling Places

Review of South Northants Polling Districts & Polling Places

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:31 by Liz

South Northamptonshire Council
Representation of the People Act 1983 – Section 18C
Review of Parliamentary Polling Districts and Polling Places
Notice is hereby given the South Northamptonshire Council is to review the Polling Districts and Places within the District of South Northamptonshire, to include the location of polling stations.
The review will seek to establish how suitably placed the polling stations are within each electoral area making specific reference to both disability and accessibility issues. We welcome representations or comments on the authority's proposals from any person or body with expertise in access for persons with any type of disability.
Electors within the authority or within a UK Parliamentary constituency which has any part in the authority may make a representation. All (Acting) Returning Officers whose Parliamentary constituencies are wholly or partly within the South Northamptonshire district area are invited to submit observations on any representations made and also to make comments relating to existing polling places. Persons or bodies making representations should, if possible, give alternative places that may be used as polling places.
The Acting Returning Officer will then comment on the suitability of polling stations within each polling district and electors will be able to make comments on the proposals.
Information about the review and the Acting Returning Officer's representations will be available for viewing on the council's website and at the council offices, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6AD.
Submissions can be made:
Via the online survey:
In writing: Polling Place Review, Democratic & Elections Team, South Northamptonshire Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6AD
The final date for the submission of representations is: 1 November 2019 More »

Timetable for review:
31 July 2019 - Publication of Notice of Review
31 July 2019 to 5pm 6 September 2019 - Consultation and Analysis period
9 September 2019 to 29 September 2019 - Review of results of the consultation and Acting Returning Officers' proposals
30 September 2019 – 5pm 1 November 2019 - Consultation of Returning Officers' proposals

18 December 2019 - Council's final decision
February 2020 - Publication of amended register

Richard Ellis
Acting Returning Officer » Less

Moat Lane road closure 19-28 August 2019

Moat Lane road closure 19-28 August 2019

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:31 by Liz

A new gas supply is being installed to a property in Moat Lane, Towcester. To complete this work safely will require that the road is closed from the 19th to 28th August 2019.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here Residential traffic within the one-way system will be controlled by the Traffic Management company.