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Our Services

grounds maintenance

The following information can be found within the map below:

  • Allotments
  • Dog Bins
  •  Litter Bins
  • Play Areas
  • Skate Park
  • Schools
  • Highworth Cemetery
  • Public Toilets
  • Community Centre
  • Conservation Area Boundary
  • Parish Boundary

Room Hire

Our Community Room is available to hire along with an adjoining kitchen. If you are interested in holding your meeting or party with us then please get in touch at admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

https://highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/COUNCIL-OFFICES-Room-Charges-2022-2023.pdf 

Allotments

We currently have have three allotment sites in Highworth, providing essential outdoor space to grown and cultivate.  Located at Park Avenue, alongside the A361 Swindon Road and one a little further back from the A361 site near the Golf Course/ Recreation Centre field.

 The allotments are very popular, we currently have 234 plots an although there are currently no vacancies, to register your interest please email admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk you will be contacted as soon as one does become available.

The allotments rent runs from 1 February 2022 to 31 January 2023 and  is £30.00 annually.  The payment can be made by cheque, cash or bacs transfer,  Cheques should be made payable to Highworth Town Council and any cash payments put in an envelope with your name and plot number on. 

If you wish to pay by bacs, our bank details are
Sort Code: 08-90-12
Account Number: 61580271

If you do pay by bacs, then please use your plot number as the payment reference.

 

highworth Cemetery

Highworth Cemetery is a local green space situated along the Cricklade Road on the western side of the Town. This is a tranquil area with a small Chapel and commanding views over the Thames valley. The Cemetery is open to public at all times.

Highworth Cemetery is available for cremated remains into ashes plot or full burial plots. If you are not a Highworth Parishioner the cost is elevated. The Exclusive Rights of Burial are sold for 100 years with the ability to transfer ownership within that time, should this be required. Please call 01793 762377 or email admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk for more information.

A full burial plot can hold 2 full interments and up to 6 sets of ashes which are interred on top following the second full burial.  Cremation plots can hold up to 2 sets of ashes.

If you wish to find a friend or relative within Highworth Cemetery please email with as much information as possible to enable us to locate the correct plot number.

Highworth Town Council is pleased to be part of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

highworth Saturday charter Market

Highworth is an ancient hilltop Market Town and has a population of approximately 8000 residents. In 1206 Highworth was granted a charter for its Market which is still held weekly and can be found in the Market Square on Saturday mornings 8:am-2:00pm where you will find a variety of stalls including fresh produce, confectionary, freshly baked cakes and breads, olives and nuts, woollen supplies, knitted garments, cards and much more.

We are looking at expanding our Market and currently have 3 casuals pitches which are allocated on a rota, to register your interest in becoming a pitch holder please complete the form below and email to admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk alternatively please phone the Council Offices at 01793 762377 for more information.

 

 

play areas

Barra Close Park

Northview Park

Jubilee Park (The Rec)

Highworth Town Council is looking into  upgrading the Play Areas within the Town and potential schemes are being drawn up.  To tell us what YOU would like please complete the short  Play Area Survey.  The survey will run until the end of September 2021.  Watch this space for more information.

highworth skate park

Following many years of wishing, hoping and fundraising, our skate park, located at the Lower Rec, is now a reality. Completed ahead of schedule in under six weeks by specialist contractor Maverick Skateparks, the handover to Highworth Town Council took place in early December 2021. It was great to see it immediately being enjoyed by wheeled sports enthusiasts. Watch this space for the official opening later in the year.

public toilets

The Public Toilets are open between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm and cost 20p. Each toilet is cleaned on a daily basis, if they are found to be unsatisfactory please contact our offices during working hours 01793 762377 or email admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Cycle Paths