Services We Provide
Local services for the local community
Ludlow Town Council is responsible for making land available, where practiable, for allotments. There are currently two allotment sites in Ludlow at Wigleys Field and Lower Mill Street. Details of membership (both have waiting lists) are available from Town Council offices at The Guildhall, Mill Street, Ludlow
Twelve open spaces are provided and maintained by Ludlow Town Counci and the Council's Direct Labour Force. Major recreation areas include the Linney Riverside Park and Wheeler Road play area, football pitch and skate park . Both areas are currently subject of development programmes to improve the facilities availalble.
Ludlow Town Centre Christmas lights are provided and put up each year by the Town Council. The lights are switched on by the Mayor at 5:00pm on the last Saturday in November. The lights were changed to low energy LED in 2010 and are being extended and improved each year. Visit Santa in his grotto between 2-4pm, music, entertainment, performances by local choirs and more. This is a free event on Events Square (in front of Ludlow Castle) Following the town's light switch on the Ludlow Rotary Tree of Light in Castle Gardens is switched on following a Torch Lit Procession led by St. Laurences Church.
Communication & Tourism Services
Town Council websites include:
Ludlow Town Council also produces a quaterley print & digitial newsletter, the Buttercross Bulletin - follow this link for current and archive copies
The Town Council publishes the Ludlow Calendar of Events.
is able to assist local organisations to contribute to community objectives by giving appropriate grants. Follow the 'Grants' link above to get a copy of the criteria and download an application form
The Town Council
H e n l e y R o a d C e m e t e r y, L u d l o w
Ludlow Town Council is responsible for management of Henley Road Cemetery.
The cemetery dates from 1914 and public records are available on request .
The cemetery is open for new burials, although Councillors are currently considering a project to extend the area availalble for new graves because it already contains over 2000 burials and cremated remains.
Leaflet now available click here to view it
Lu d l o w M a r k e t is a thriving and popular venue for a variety of everyday goods, local produce, plants, books and antiques.
Market Street Lights
Ludlow Town Council is responsible for the 13 street lights on the Market Square and Events Square outisde Ludlow Castle.
Faults can be reported on 01584 871970 or email@example.com
All other street lights in Ludlow are the responsibility of Shropshire Council - 0345 678 9000
Ludlow Town Council receives occasional requests from families who would like to commemorate a loved ones in a practical and public way with a bench. Benches also provide a service to the wider community offering a chance for rest, and if the location permits, quiet reflection.Memorial Bench Application Form
Ludlow town Council is a statutory consultee on planning matters relating to Ludlow. The Town Council makes its views known to Shropshire Council, who are the authority responsible for granting or refusing planning applications and enforcing building control. Shropshire Council can be contacted on 0345 678 9000.
Castle Street, Smithfield, The Linney & Henley Road Cemetery
From 1 April 2011, Town Council has cleaned and maintained the public toilets at Castle Street Car Park, and Smithfield Car Park, Lower Galdeford, in Ludlow.
In addition to toilets provided at The Linney Riverside Park & Henley Road Cemetery. As always it is our aim to provide a high quality service - please report any faults or problems on 01584 871970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ludlow Town Council is the street trading authority in Ludlow.
LUDLOW TOWN PLAN 2010 - 2015
'is a living document that will be reviewed twice a year' - Click here download a copy
Policy & Budgets
Creating Policy & Budgets for Council Services and listening to and representing the views of the local community. Including involvement with a wide range of local organisations, both by direct representation and by responding to consultation papers from Shropshire Council.