What does the Town Council do?

  1. We are the burial authority and manage Atherstone Cemetery on Sheepy Road, and deal with enquiries regarding burial and ash plots
  2. We own and manage the Shopping Arcade at 71/73 Long Street
  3. We manage the Market Square; there are weekly markets on a Tuesday and Friday, as well as special markets and events throughout the year
  4. We manage two allotment sites at Gypsy Lane (off Sheepy Road) and Merevale (off Bracebridge Road)
  5. We have two play areas at St Marys Road and Westwood Road
  6. For CCTV, we are in Partnership with NWBC for the provision and maintenance of the CCTV System which was upgraded in 2020/21
  7. We maintain the Town floral displays
  8. We recognise member(s) of our community each year with an Honorary Citizen Award
  9. We award funding grants to Local Community groups
  10. We plan the Town Christmas lights

What we don’t do

The following services are provided by North Warwickshire Borough Council:

  • Planning
  • Housing
  • Bins and recycling
  • Leisure
  • Street care and cleaning
  • Borough care lifeline
  • Elections and voting
  • Public Health (Noise pollution, lost dogs, food licensing)

North Warwickshire Borough Council
The Council House
South Street

NWBC opening hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Contact: 01827 715341 during opening hours or 0300 303 5573 out of hours


Website: https://www.northwarks.gov.uk/site/

Services provided by Warwickshire County Council

The following services are provided by Warwickshire County Council:

Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall
Market Place
CV34 4RL

Contact: 01926 410410

Website: https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/