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.

If you have a couple of minutes have a look at this lovely short film showcasing Alcester- Just Alcester

Latest News

📢Date for your diary! Money Advice Market coming soon! Friday 11 November from 2-6pm at the Eric Payne Community Centre. Repair Cafe and children’s activities will also be running that afternoon.

By signing the Civility and Respect Pledge, Alcester Town Council has agreed that it will treat councillors, clerks, employees, members of the public, and representatives of partner organisations and volunteers with civility and respect in their roles. There is no place for bullying, harassment, and intimidation and we are committed to standing up to poor behaviour across our sector and to demonstrating positive changes which support civil and respectful conduct.

Election of a Town Councillor for Alcester West Ward – by-election Result. Congratulations to Councillor Gavin Smithers!

National Association of Local Council’s Star Council Awards. We are delighted to be named as a Council of the Year finalist for @NALC #StarCouncilAwards! This year the winner has been decided by a public vote with the result announced to be at on online ceremony at 12 noon on 13 October 2022 on NALC’s YouTube channelOpen to everyone to watch and celebrate the winner’s achievements.

These are the only awards in England that recognise local (parish and town) councils’ contributions to their communities. The long-running awards celebrate the positive impact local councils, councillors, young councillors, clerks and county associations make on their communities.

Apart from our mandatory service provision, Alcester Town Council either runs or supports the Repair Cafe, Well Connected Computer Club, two holiday lunch clubs, Cook and Eat Your Tea, Gone Fishing, Crafty Lunch Club and the very popular Get a Move On. 


Did you know about the Community Fridge at Alcester Baptist Church? For further info or to volunteer please email: alcesterfridges@gmail.com. Up to date information about opening times will be posted regularly on social media.




The Town Council offices are open between 9 am and 1 pm Monday to Friday. Alternatively, please telephone 01789 766084 or email clerk@alcester-tc.gov.uk