Telephone: 01793 751 394

The Council Office
Ockwells, 113 High Street
Cricklade  SN6 6AE
Opening Hours
10am-4pm Mon - Fri
closed for lunch 12.45pm to 1.45pm

WELCOME TO CRICKLADE - First Town on the Thames

 Photograph Courtesy of Steve Edwards

Click the image on the right to view our new Town Guide!

Video - To see more about why Cricklade is popular with visitors see here

Cricklade In Bloom 2016
Councillors will be judging the Cricklade in Bloom competition between 18th and 29th July. The categories are:
Best Hanging Basket, Best Front Garden, Best Container, Best Front Door, Best Florally Decorated Public House, Best Florally Decorated Shop.
If you would like an area judged (eg. back garden or individual property) that is not visible from the road, please contact us and we will add your details to the itinerary.

Children’s Gardening Competition
Cricklade Town Council would like the children of Cricklade to grow the BIGGEST sunflower they can. Please collect your sunflower seeds and competition entry forms from the Town Council offices. You can also view the links below for more information and an entry form to download.
Judging will take place in the week commencing
 Monday, 5th September.
Competition details           Entry form

Photography Competition 2016
Cricklade Town Council would like to see what you have all been up to during 2016 when attending Cricklade Community Events.  Photographs can be submitted anytime before 31st January 2017 and will be judged by Councillors every three months, cut-off dates below:
30th April 2016
31st July 2016
31st October 2016
31st January 2017
Details of our competition, the rules and how to submit your entries can be found here.

Big Pledge 2016 ‘Road to Rio’
4th June -29th July 2016
Wiltshire Council invite everyone to take part in the 2016 Big Pledge. You can walk, run , cycle and swim the ‘Road to Rio’. Take part individually or enter a team.
Find out more details here and further information for teams wanting to enter is here.

Badger Excavations affecting part of the Old Railway Line between Cricklade and the River Thames
Cotswold Water Park Trust have issued the following statement regarding the badger excavations affecting part of the old railway line north of Cricklade.
Please click here to view the statement and, for further information, please visit their website.

Cricklade Campus
Wiltshire Council is reviewing the status of the Campus programme in Wiltshire and Cllr John Thomson, the deputy leader of the Council, is carrying out this task.
The Town Council is urgently seeking clarification from Wiltshire Council on the possible implications for Cricklade, both at Stones Lane and Ockwells.
We will provide more information when it is available.

Neighbourhood Plan
The results are now in from the housing questionnaire that was distributed to all households before Christmas. To read the report click here.
If you would like to read the report on the 2013 consultation, which also contains a lot of useful background information about neighbourhood planning, then please click here.

Wiltshire Council Smartphone App
Wiltshire Council have developed a smartphone app so you can report local issues on the go and receive progress updates. Please see this link for the full details.
Alternatively, if you wish to speak to someone, please call
0300 4560105.