Welcome to the Alcester Town Council and Community Website

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Alcester is an old market town of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne and the River Arrow in Warwickshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Stratford-upon-Avon and 8 miles south of Redditch, close to the Worcestershire border.

Find out more about the History of Alcester

Whether you are a visitor or a resident, the Alcester Town Guide is full of useful information (please note it is dated 2016). The Alcester Directory (currently being updated for online use) contains a comprehensive list of activities and organisations together with contact details. Hard copies are still available from our office, many local businesses and also at the Library.

Latest News

This week! The Town Council is delighted that Window Wanderland is returning for the third year running- 15- 22 January 2022 from 17.30 to 20.30 daily. Back by popular demand- bigger, better, brighter! Judging will be by the Mayor Mrs Kathryn Cargill and her consort on the night of 22 January 2022. Let’s make this an event to remember!

Notice of uncontested election in Alcester (Oversley) Ward. This confirms that there were 3 candidates nominated for the 3 vacancies, all of which are therefore automatically elected to the Town Council. There will be now be no need for an election on Thursday 10 February 2022.

Public Works Loan Board- Public consultationFollowing Full Council on 4 January 2022, Alcester Town Council is proposing to take out a loan of £100,000 with the Public Works Loan Board to purchase a heating and ventilation system for the Greig Hall. ATC Business case for the proposed PWLB loan. Please also see the Frequently Asked Questions

If you would like to comment on this proposal, please email the Town Clerk at clerk@alcester-tc.gov.uk or write to her at Globe House, Priory Road, Alcester, B49 5DZ. All comments to be received by 9 am on Tuesday 25 January 2022

Alcester has entered the Platinum Jubilee Civic Honours Competition. Please see our entry.

Alcester Town Centre Benchmarking Survey. SDC are are carrying out a review of Alcester town centre. Following up on the face to face work undertaken earlier in the year, they would now appreciate your help with an online survey. The results will be used in a variety of ways including; developing regeneration projects, attracting funding, measuring the impact of events and festivals, creating town centre partnerships, planning projects and promoting investment. Thank you!

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Public notice re: Covid- 19- January 2022  The Town Council offices are open between 9 am and 1 pm Monday to Friday. Visitors are only permitted by prior appointment. Please telephone 01789 766084 or email clerk@alcester-tc.gov.uk

With effect from September 2021, Town Council meetings will once again be held at Globe House with the exception of Planning Committee meetings which will generally be held by Zoom.

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Please see separate page for COVID-19 info