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

New free Cook and Eat Your Tea course designed for young people-starts November. Contact Wendy on 01789 766084 for more information.

Facilities Committee meeting Tuesday 21 September is cancelled.

South Warwickshire Council Public Consultation– Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils are considering a proposal to merge, creating a new District Council covering the whole of South Warwickshire (the areas currently covered by Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils). The public consultation which runs until Sunday 24 October 2021. You can view the consultation documents and complete the online questionnaire
at www.southwarwickshire.org.uk


There is a vacancy on the Town Council due to the resignation of Cllr Kathryn Soares.  An election has not been called so the Town Council is entitled to fill the vacancy by co-option.

If you would like to be considered for co-option, or for further information, please email the Town Clerk, Vanessa Lowe at clerk@alcester-tc.gov.uk by noon on 24th September 2021.

All candidates for co-option will be invited to make a brief presentation to Full Council at its meeting at 7 pm on 5th October 2021 with a view to the successful candidate being co-opted at that meeting.

Well Connected Computer Group– Now looking for volunteers with IT skills!

New Warwickshire Care Services Directory 2021/22A free guide to help people looking for care and support in Warwickshire. The Directory contains plenty of useful information about accessing social care, funding care, staying independent and moving to a care home etc. Hard copies are available from the office or phone 01789 766084


Alcester Town Council would welcome nominations for road names suitable for roads on the southern section of the Allimore Lane housing development.  The roads on the northern section have already been named after late Mayors of Alcester. Nomination forms, including nomination guidelines, are available online or from the office. The consultation is open until Friday 8 October 2021.


Public notice re: Covid- 19 at 29 March 2021 We are pleased to announce that the Town Council offices have reopened. Our opening hours are 9 am to 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 1 June 2021, Full Council meetings will be held at the Eric Payne Community Centre.  Committee meetings will be held as advisory committees with decisions ratified at Full Council and will be held by by Zoom.


Please see separate page for COVID-19 info