Local Council

The Town Council is involved with the following:

  • Maintenance of various footpaths/seats in and around Newton Abbot.
  • Use and maintenance of the Town Quay, off Brunel Road.
  • Use and maintenance of Victoria Gardens, Victoria Place
  • Maintenance of and the planting at the War Memorial in Queen Street.
  • Marketing, operation and maintenance of St Leonards Clock tower (including the bells) Wolborough Street.
  • Britain in Bloom entry in the regional competition and Organisation of the local Newton in Bloom floral competition.
  • Maintenance and provision of bus shelters.
  • Provision of allotment areas through the Newton Abbot & District Allotments Association
  • Statutory consultee to the District Planning Authority on Major and all other planning applications.
  • Consultee on all applications for naming of streets and numbering of houses and various services provided by the District Council.
  • Pavement Cafe License
  • Maintenance of the ancient Vicary's Mill Leat, Bradley.
  • Newton Abbot  Town & GWR Museum
  • Use and maintenance of Golden Lion Square

Organisation of various events including:

  • Victorian Evening
  • The Historic Cheese and Onion Food Fayre
  • Band Concerts
  • Town Criers Competition
  • Remembrance Service & parade
  • Christmas Lights Switch-on
  • Christmas Late Night Shopping
  • Mayor's Carol Service
  • Lantern Parade

Newton Abbot Town Council

Town Hall

Great Western House,

9 Devon Square,

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2HN

Tel: 01626 201120

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Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday

08:30am - 01:00pm and

02:00pm - 04:30pm 

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