SERVICES WE PROVIDE


Town and Parish Councils  are legally entitled to take responsibility for a wide range of local services, although actual services provided are largely dependant on the size of the Town Council and budget available. 

MUSEUM AT THE BUTTERCROSS


Our Museum at the Buttercross was opened on 12 August 2016 and houses artwork, pieces of local interest and archaeological and historically important artifacts. For more information click the link below.


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Allotments



Ludlow Town Council is responsible for making land available, where practiable, for the provision of allotments. There are currently two allotment sites in Ludlow, the first is on Lower Mill Street and is privately owned and has an extremely long waiting period, the second is Wigley Field Allotments near the Cliffe Hotel just over Dinham Bridge. Full details of the sites, membership, fees etc. are available from Allotments Assocation secretaries. For more information click the link to the Allotment Association below.


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Amenity Area



There are twelve areas of public open space provided and maintained by Ludlow Town Council and the Council's Direct Labour Force. These range from small areas of green space for the benefit of residents, to floral gardens and large play areas with play equipment. Major recreation areas include the Linney Riverside Park and Wheeler Road Play Area, Football Pitch and Skate Park. For more information click the link below


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Christmas Lights



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.

 



Civic Events


For more information about the civic events of Ludlow please press the link below.

 

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Newsletter



Ludlow Town Council also produces a quaterley print & digitial newsletter, the Buttercross Bulletin. For more information please press the link below.


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Grants 


The Town Council is able to assist local organisations to contribute to community objectives by giving appropriate grants. For more information please press the link below.

 

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Henley Road Cemetery


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. For more information please press the link below.

 

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Ludlow Market



Is a thriving and popular venue hosting traders selling a wide variety of everyday goods, local produce, plants, books and antiques. For more information please press the link below.

 

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Memorial Benches 


Ludlow Town Council receives occasional requests from families who would like to commemorate a loved one in a practical and public way with a bench and/or memorial plaque.  Benches also provide a service to the wider community offering a chance for rest, and if the location permits, quiet reflection. The Council currently has benches in several locations throughout the town, including Castle Gardens, St Johns Road, the Linney Riverside Park and Henley Road Cemetery and will make every effort to accommodate memorial bench requests where possible. For more information regarding Memorial Benches, Relevant charges and the application process, please press the link below.


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Planning Applications



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.

 

 

 

Public Toilets


The Council provides and maintains four toilet blocks across the Town. For more information about the public ammenities we maintain in Ludlow please press the link below.

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Street Trading



Ludlow Town Council is the street trading authority in Ludlow.For more information please press the link below.

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Annual Project



Each year Ludlow Town Council undertakes a range of ongoing and new projects. For more information please press the link below.

 

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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. Link to Data Transparency. Link to Docuemnts, Link to Policy & Finance Committee

 

 

Community Led Plan



Ludlow Now ... Ludlow Next

Ludlow's residents and businesses are going to have the opportunity to shape the future of their town and have a say in how it operates for the next five years under the new Community Led Plan

OUR SERVICES

 

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