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 has 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 2018-2019 is Councillor Ben Smith and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Graham Steady.

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

Bateman Road closed for up to 21 days following sewer collapse

The closure of Bateman Road, Brightlingsea, which commenced on 8th April 2019 and is in force for up to 21 days (It is estimated to be completed on 17th April 2019, however, please check www.roadworks.org for the most up to date information on duration of the...

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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.

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.

Annual Meeting – 25.04.19

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL STATUTORY MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE PARISH HALL, VICTORIA PLACE, BRIGHTLINGSEA ON THURSDAY 25TH APRIL 2019, AT 7.30P.M. AGENDA: Mayor to open meeting   Minutes of the last annual meeting   Report of the Town Council...

Planning – 18.04.19

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to the Planning Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 6.30pm for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey...

Full Council – 18.04.19

You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford Tracey Pulford (12th April 2019) Town Clerk C O U...

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 has 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 2018-2019 is Councillor Ben Smith and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Graham Steady.

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

Bateman Road closed for up to 21 days following sewer collapse

The closure of Bateman Road, Brightlingsea, which commenced on 8th April 2019 and is in force for up to 21 days (It is estimated to be completed on 17th April 2019, however, please check www.roadworks.org for the most up to date information on duration of the...

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.

Annual Meeting – 25.04.19

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL STATUTORY MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE PARISH HALL, VICTORIA PLACE, BRIGHTLINGSEA ON THURSDAY 25TH APRIL 2019, AT 7.30P.M. AGENDA: Mayor to open meeting   Minutes of the last annual meeting   Report of the Town Council...

Planning – 18.04.19

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to the Planning Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 6.30pm for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey...

Full Council – 18.04.19

You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford Tracey Pulford (12th April 2019) Town Clerk C O U...

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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