Wallingford Town Council is the parish authority for Wallingford, which has a population of approximately 7,500. The Town Council is dedicated to representing the people of Wallingford, providing statutory and non-statutory services, civic functions and community events.
A team of 16 councillors and 13 members of staff work in partnership with the local community to improve the quality of life for people living in Wallingford and enhance the attractiveness of the town as a place for people to live, work, visit or invest.
More information about the Councillors can be found here.
How the council is funded
The council's responsibilities
Wallingford Town Council is responsible for a number of services in the local community. The Town Council also work in partnership with South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) and Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) to provide many key local services. Below is a list of the services provided by the three councils.
You can contact any of our local elected representatives, including our local MP and MEPs via the 'Write to Them' website.
- Well-being of the town and the inhabitants
- Running and maintaining the Town Hall and Regal Centre
- Maintenance of the Kinecroft, Bullcroft and Castle Gardens
- Providing floral displays around the town
- Town Information Centre
- Management of allotments and moorings
- Keeping local people informed of local developments
- Coordinating responses to District or County Council initiatives
- District Council car parks
- Council tax and benefits
- Electoral services
- Environmental services
- Recycling and waste
- Sports, leisure, tourism and business support
- Street cleaning
- Education and schools
- Fire services
- Highways inc. potholes, public rights of way
- Disabled parking and bus passes
- Libraries, recreation, arts and museums
- Public transport
- Social services
- Trading standards
- Youth services