About Us

The Town Council is a service provider and facilitator for the community. We work for and in partnership with local people and organisations.

There are three tiers of local government that provide services in Saffron Walden:

·        Saffron Walden Town Council

·        Uttlesford District Council

·        Essex County Council

We provide the following services:

Activities through the year, many of which are free


Car parking



Christmas Lights/Christmas Trees and events

Civic Events

Consultee on all matters relevant to the town

Crime Prevention Initiatives

Grants to voluntary organisations

Gardens (Bridge End Garden, Close Garden, Dorset House Garden, Jubilee Garden)

Hall Hire

Hanging Baskets, Planters, Flower Beds, Trees


Monthly meetings (Council; 2nd Monday of the month, Planning and Transport (twice monthly on the 2nd and 4th Thursday), Finance & Establishment (3rd Monday of the month), Assets and Services (4th Monday of the month)

Planning Matters (acting as a statutory consultee)

Publicity/Information: Annual Report, Website, Facebook, Twitter

Promoting the Town

Recreational areas (at The Common, Golden Acre, Anglo American, Little Walden)

Tourist Information Centre


Apiary at Bridge End Garden

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