Welcome to Brightlingsea Town Council

On our website you’ll find information about the facilities and services the Council maintains for Brightlingsea, a town with a population of around 8,500, located on the Essex coast at the mouth of the River Colne. It’s in the Harwich and North Essex Parliamentary Constituency.

Brightlingsea Town Council is made up of 12 Councillors, most of whom have responsibilities for specific areas within the town. Brightlingsea returns three representatives to Tendring District Council, and has one representative on Essex County Council.  The Mayor for 2021-2022 is Councillor Jayne Chapman and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Mick Barry.

Council Office

The office is open on weekdays from 9am until 1pm. 

For enquiries outside of these hours please call 01206 303535 or e-mail : Town Clerk or Admin.

Brightlingsea Town Council, The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP

 

Latest News

Closure of Victoria Place for roadworks

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1) Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Victoria Place, Station Road, Brightlingsea Please click on the following link https://one.network/?tm=121269022 to find details of the intended closure of Victoria Place, Station...

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Minutes and Reports

Find the minutes from council meetings and reports from councillors by clicking the links below.

Special Areas

The council has eight Special Areas covering amenities, locations and services in Brightlingsea. Click the links below to see reports on these areas.

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Meetings

Due to Covid restrictions and limited numbers attending the Parish Hall, if any member of the public would like to attend a meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by telephone on: 01206 303535, or e-mail on: townclerk@bseatc.org.uk no later than 2pm on the day of the meeting, to ‘book’ your seat at the meeting (if room allows), or request zoom log-in details.

Next Meetings

Click the links below to see the agenda for forthcoming meetings.

Full Council – 21.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a Meeting of the Council to be held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 21ST October 2021 at 7.30p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public...

Planning – 20.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  remotely on Wednesday 20th October  2021 at 6.30pm  for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Finance – 14.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to an on-line  meeting of the Finance & Property Committee to be held  on Thursday 14th October 2021 at 7.00pm for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Contacts

Councillor Surgeries

Councillor surgeries provide an opportunity to discuss issues with a Town Councillor and are held as and when required. Please contact the Council Office to arrange an appointment.

Welcome to Brightlingsea Town Council

On our website you’ll find information about the facilities and services the Council maintains for Brightlingsea, a town with a population of around 8,500, located on the Essex coast at the mouth of the River Colne. It’s in the Harwich and North Essex Parliamentary Constituency.

Brightlingsea Town Council is made up of nine Councillors, most of whom have responsibilities for specific areas within the town. Brightlingsea returns three representatives to Tendring District Council, and has one representative on Essex County Council.  The Mayor for 2021-2022 is Councillor Jayne Chapman and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Mick Barry.

Council Office

The Town Council Office is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Brightlingsea Town Council, The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP

01206 303535

Latest News

Closure of Victoria Place for roadworks

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1) Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Victoria Place, Station Road, Brightlingsea Please click on the following link https://one.network/?tm=121269022 to find details of the intended closure of Victoria Place, Station...

read more

Minutes and Reports

Find the minutes from council meetings and reports from councillors by clicking the links below.

Special Areas

The council has eight Special Areas covering amenities, locations and services in Brightlingsea. Click to see reports on these areas.

Meetings

Due to Covid restrictions and limited numbers attending the Parish Hall, if any member of the public would like to attend a meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by telephone on: 01206 303535, or e-mail on: townclerk@bseatc.org.uk no later than 2pm on the day of the meeting, to ‘book’ your seat at the meeting (if room allows), or request zoom log-in details.

Next Meetings

Click the links below to see the agenda for forthcoming meetings.

Full Council – 21.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a Meeting of the Council to be held at the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 21ST October 2021 at 7.30p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public...

Planning – 20.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  remotely on Wednesday 20th October  2021 at 6.30pm  for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Finance – 14.10.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to an on-line  meeting of the Finance & Property Committee to be held  on Thursday 14th October 2021 at 7.00pm for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Councillor Surgeries

Councillor surgeries provide an opportunity to discuss issues with a Town Councillor and are held when required. Please contact the Council Office to arrange an appointment.

Report Potholes

Essex County Council is responsible for highways in and around Brightlingsea. Report potholes directly here.

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FixMyStreet

FixMyStreet directs reports of problems with your street, such as failed streetlights, to the correct local authority department.

Discover Brightlingsea

Read the annual town guide produced by the Town Council. 

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