Welcome to Wivenhoe Town Council

On our website you’ll find information about the facilities and services we maintain for Wivenhoe. With a population of approximately 12,000 located on the Essex coast on the banks of the river Colne, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south east of Colchester, we are in the Harwich and North Essex Parliamentary Constituency.

Wivenhoe Town Council consists of 12 elected members to promote and watch over the interests of the town. We are the most local level of government but not affiliated to any particular political party. The next tier up are your Ward Councillors who sit on various committees at Colchester Borough Council. The tier above them is the County Councillor who represents the town at the Essex County Council meetings. 

Wivenhoe Town Mayor and Consort for 2021-2022 is Cllr. Andrea Luxford Vaughan and Dan Luxford. Deputy Town Mayor for 2021-2022 is Cllr. Glyn Evans.

Latest News

25th November 2021
Wivenhoe Town Council- Job Vacancy

Wivenhoe Town Council have a vacancy for a public toilet cleaner and public pontoon keyholder […]

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17th November 2021
St Nicholas Visits Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe Quay Saturday 4 December at 11.00am followed by Welcome Ceremony at St Mary’s Church with a […]

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17th November 2021
Volunteer as a Community Special Constable in Wivenhoe

Make a real difference in Wivenhoe by volunteering as a Community Special Constable and play […]

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Minutes & Reports

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

Services & Facilities

We provide services and facilities in Wivenhoe sometimes in partnership with Essex County Council and Colchester Borough Council. You can find out more by clicking on the links below.

Council Office

Office opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30 midday.
⦿  77 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex CO7 9AB
☎︎ 01206 822864

Council Meetings

Meetings are held on a monthly basis. Full Council meet on the 3rd Monday, Planning Committee on the 1st Tuesday and Estates Committee on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Meetings start at 7.30pm and are advertised on our website and notice board. You are welcome to attend and if you would like to speak at a meeting, contact the council offices.

The Annual Council Meeting usually takes place on the 3rd Monday in May in the Council Chamber.

The Annual Town Meeting usually takes place on the 2nd Wednesday in May in the William Loveless Hall.

 

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Contacts

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Report potholes directly here.

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