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.

For more on the History of Alcester, click here

Whether you are a visitor of a resident, the latest Alcester Town Guide is full of useful information. A new Alcester Directory has also been compiled containing activities and information. Hard copies can be found in many local businesses and also at the Library.

Latest News

Planning Committee – please note that the Planning Committee is meeting on 21st January 2019 not 14th January as incorrectly advertised.

New Town Councillor- At Full Council on 8 January 2019, Kirsten Forbes was co-opted as a new councillor to fill the vacancy on Alcester West Ward.
Kirsten has lived in Alcester all her life and is currently working for Warwickshire County Council as a Project Support Officer.

Alcester Neighbourhood Development Plan– Thank you for your responses which are being evaluated prior to submission of the NDP to Stratford on Avon District Council in 2019.

This week!

15- 16 January- Temporary road closure Birmingham Road between A435 / B4089 Birmingham Road (Roebuck island) and junction with School Road and Station Road from 09.30hrs and 15.30hrs. The closure is required to facilitate structural patching works.

16- 21 January- Temporary road closure Seymour Road, Alcester. The closure is required to facilitate works for the renewal of a water pipe.

Upcoming dates in 2019

25 January- Mayor’s Traditional Burns Night  – Tickets selling fast! Contact the Mayor, Cllr Andrew Foster

31 January- Part of the footpath along the old railway track at the rear of Aspen Close/Plover Close/Springfield Road will be closed for essential tree work

5 March- Annual Pancake Races- Temporary road closures will apply