Church Stretton Town Council seeks to provide excellent services at best value; to meet the needs and improve the well-being of all the residents of the town; to protect and enhance the amenity and environment of the town in respect of its buildings and landscape; to ensure a sustainable and vibrant community for the continuing benefit of residents, visitors and businesses.
Boundary Map Composition
Church Stretton is the second largest Market Town in South Shropshire with a total population of around 4,200 and an electorate of around 3,600.
It is located within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and a significant proportion of the town is in a Conservation Area.
The Town Council boundary extends beyond the limits of Church Stretton, extending to the summit of the Long Mynd and encompassing a number of nearby communities and isolated properties.
Church Stretton has four Wards (or electoral district) with councillors representing each ward.
- Little Stretton (including Minton & Hamperley)
- All Stretton
- Church Stretton North
- Church Stretton South.
Information about Church Stretton
Shropshire Council provides a definitive map on their website that shows:
- Town and Parish, Shropshire Councillor and Members of Parliament Boundaries
- Rights of Way by type (footpaths, bridleways etc.)
- Conservation Areas
- Locations of importance, e.g. Doctors Surgeries, Libraries,
- School Catchment areas etc.
For comprehensive statistics and descriptive information about Church Stretton, see Shropshire Council’s Church Stretton Market-Town profile.
Shropshire Council is responsible for Planning decisions and the Town Council reviews and comments on all local planning applications to ensure conformance with the Town Design Statement and other policy documents.
Grants and Donations
The Town Council makes grants/donations to support the work of voluntary groups within the town and the villages of All Stretton Little Stretton and Minton.