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.

Mayor Ben Smith and Deputy Mayor Graham Steady lead an organisation 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.

Council Office

The Town Council Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 1.30pm.

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

01206 303535

Latest News

Coffee with cops

Brightlingsea's Local Community Policing Team will be available for questions and concerns from residents at a 'Coffee with Cops' event in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place on Tuesday, December 11 from 10.30am to 11.30am.

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 the links below to see reports on these areas.

Meetings

Meetings of the full Town Council are held on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and can ask questions at the beginning of the meeting.

Next Meetings

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

Full Council – 13.12.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 13th December 2018 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey Pulford Tracey Pulford...

Planning – 13.12.18

Apologies for Absence: Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting held on 29th November 2018 To receive the Minutes of the Meeting held on 29th November 2018 and to confirm as a correct record.   Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests Members are reminded of...

Finance – 06.12.18

You are hereby summoned to attend the Meeting of the Finance & Property Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 6th December 2018 at 7.30 pm, for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford...

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.

Mayor Ben Smith and Deputy Mayor Graham Steady lead an organisation 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.

Council Office

The Town Council Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 1.30pm.

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

01206 303535

Coffee with cops

Brightlingsea's Local Community Policing Team will be available for questions and concerns from residents at a 'Coffee with Cops' event in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place on Tuesday, December 11 from 10.30am to 11.30am.

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

Meetings of the full Town Council are held on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and can ask questions at the beginning of the meeting.

Next Meetings

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

Full Council – 13.12.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 13th December 2018 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey Pulford Tracey Pulford...

Planning – 13.12.18

Apologies for Absence: Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting held on 29th November 2018 To receive the Minutes of the Meeting held on 29th November 2018 and to confirm as a correct record.   Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests Members are reminded of...

Finance – 06.12.18

You are hereby summoned to attend the Meeting of the Finance & Property Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 6th December 2018 at 7.30 pm, for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford...

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.