Welcome to Brightlingsea Town Council

On our website you’ll find information about the facilities and services the Council maintains for Brightlingsea, a town with a population of around 8,500, located on the Essex coast at the mouth of the River Colne. It’s in the Harwich and North Essex Parliamentary Constituency.

Mayor Ben Smith and Deputy Mayor Graham Steady lead an organisation made up of 12 councillors, most of whom have responsibilities for specific areas within the town. Brightlingsea returns three representatives to Tendring District Council, and has one representative on Essex County Council.

Council Office

The Town Council Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 1.30pm.

Brightlingsea Town Council, The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP

01206 303535

Latest News

Remembrance Day commemorations in Brightlingsea

Remembrance Day commemorations in Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea will be taking part in the Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute event at  the War Memorial in Victoria place on Remembrance Day, November 11. The timetable is as follows: 18.50 : The Tribute to the Millions To be read by the Mayor of Brightlingsea,...

read more

Minutes and Reports

Find the minutes from council meetings and reports from councillors by clicking the links below.

Special Areas

The council has eight Special Areas covering amenities, locations and services in Brightlingsea. Click the links below to see reports on these areas.

Meetings

Meetings of the full Town Council are held on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and can ask questions at the beginning of the meeting.

Next Meetings

Click the links below to see the agenda for forthcoming meetings.

Planning – 18.10.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to the Planning Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th October 2018 at 6.45pm for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey...

Finance & Property – 11.10.18

You are hereby summoned to attend the Meeting of the Finance & Property Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 11th October 2018 at 7.30 pm, for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford...

Full Council – 20.09.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey Pulford Tracey...

Contacts

Councillor Surgeries

Councillor surgeries provide an opportunity to discuss issues with a Town Councillor and are held as and when required. Please contact the Council Office to arrange an appointment.

Welcome to Brightlingsea Town Council

On our website you’ll find information about the facilities and services the Council maintains for Brightlingsea, a town with a population of around 8,500, located on the Essex coast at the mouth of the River Colne. It’s in the Harwich and North Essex Parliamentary Constituency.

Mayor Ben Smith and Deputy Mayor Graham Steady lead an organisation made up of 12 councillors, most of whom have responsibilities for specific areas within the town. Brightlingsea returns three representatives to Tendring District Council, and has one representative on Essex County Council.

Council Office

The Town Council Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 1.30pm.

Brightlingsea Town Council, The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP

01206 303535

Remembrance Day commemorations in Brightlingsea

Remembrance Day commemorations in Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea will be taking part in the Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute event at  the War Memorial in Victoria place on Remembrance Day, November 11. The timetable is as follows: 18.50 : The Tribute to the Millions To be read by the Mayor of Brightlingsea,...

read more

Minutes and Reports

Find the minutes from council meetings and reports from councillors by clicking the links below.

Special Areas

The council has eight Special Areas covering amenities, locations and services in Brightlingsea. Click to see reports on these areas.

Meetings

Meetings of the full Town Council are held on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and can ask questions at the beginning of the meeting.

Next Meetings

Click the links below to see the agenda for forthcoming meetings.

Planning – 18.10.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE You are hereby summoned to the Planning Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 18th October 2018 at 6.45pm for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey...

Finance & Property – 11.10.18

You are hereby summoned to attend the Meeting of the Finance & Property Committee of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 11th October 2018 at 7.30 pm, for the transaction of the business stated below. Tracey Pulford...

Full Council – 20.09.18

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL You are hereby summoned to a meeting of the Council to be held in the Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 7.30 p.m. for the transaction of the business stated below.   Tracey Pulford Tracey...

Councillor Surgeries

Councillor surgeries provide an opportunity to discuss issues with a Town Councillor and are held when required. Please contact the Council Office to arrange an appointment.