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

Following the latest Government Guidelines, Brightlingsea Town Council  office staff will be working from home.

For assistance please telephone

01206 303535 or e-mail townclerk@bseatc.org.uk

Thank you for your co-operation during this time.

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

 

Latest News

Council meetings posponed

The Full Council Meeting of Brightlingsea Town Council, which was arranged for 15th April 2021, has been postponed due to the official period of national mourning for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  The Planning meeting scheduled for Thursday 22nd April has...

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.

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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.

Full Council – 15.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a Meeting of the Council to be held remotely on Thursday 15th April 2021 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...

Finance – 08.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Finance & Property Committee to be held  remotely on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 4.00pm for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Planning – 08.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  remotely on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 6.30pm  for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to attend....

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 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

Council meetings posponed

The Full Council Meeting of Brightlingsea Town Council, which was arranged for 15th April 2021, has been postponed due to the official period of national mourning for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  The Planning meeting scheduled for Thursday 22nd April has...

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.

Full Council – 15.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a Meeting of the Council to be held remotely on Thursday 15th April 2021 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...

Finance – 08.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Finance & Property Committee to be held  remotely on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 4.00pm for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to...

Planning – 08.04.21

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Planning Committee to be held  remotely on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 6.30pm  for the transaction of the business stated below.  Members of the press and public are welcome to attend....

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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