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 2020-2021 is Councillor Graham Steady and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Jayne Chapman.

Council Office

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

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

01206 303535

Latest News

Members’ Allowances – July 2020

P U B L I C  N O T I C E PARISH INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL REVIEW MAY 2020 This is to confirm that the 2020 - 2021 Members’ Allowances for Brightlingsea Town Council has been set at £552.00, with the Mayor’s Allowance set at £696.00. This amount is different to...

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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

Due to the current restrictions in place due to Covid-19, the Town Council is unable to meet in person, so all meetings will be held virtually, via Zoom.  If any member of the public would like to join a meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by e-mail on:townclerk@bseatc.org.uk for the log in details.

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 2020-2021 is Councillor Graham Steady and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Jayne Chapman.

Council Office

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

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

01206 303535

Latest News

Members’ Allowances – July 2020

P U B L I C  N O T I C E PARISH INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL REVIEW MAY 2020 This is to confirm that the 2020 - 2021 Members’ Allowances for Brightlingsea Town Council has been set at £552.00, with the Mayor’s Allowance set at £696.00. This amount is different to...

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 the current restrictions in place due to Covid-19, the Town Council is unable to meet in person, so all meetings will be held virtually, via Zoom.  If any member of the public would like to join a meeting, please contact the Town Clerk by e-mail on: townclerk@bseatc.org.uk for the log in details.

Next Meetings

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

Planning – 06.08.20

Brightlingsea Town Council The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to an on-line  meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  on Thursday 6th August 2020 at 6.30pm  for the...

Planning – 23.07.20

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to an on-line  meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  on Thursday 23rd July 2020 at 6.30pm  for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Full Council – 16.07.20

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to an on-line Meeting of the Council to be held on Thursday 16th July 2020 at 7.30p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to attend. Due to the current...

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.

Text-to-speech

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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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Site designed and maintained by Big Red Web Design. Webmaster.