Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

Clerk: Alison Moses
20 High Street, Brackley
Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

Frequently Asked Questions

Bins, Food Caddies & Bulky Waste

West Northamptonshire Council is responsible for all waste collections in Brackley. Any queries relating to missed collections, repairs to wheelie bins, lost wheelie bins, food caddy queries or to arrange collection of bulky waste should be directed to SNC. Access is also available on-line.

On-line reporting to West Northamptonshire Council where you can also check the collection calendar.

or telephone 0300 126 7000

Litter & Fly-Tipping

Who is responsible for litter collection?

Open Spaces & Play Areas - Brackley Town Council call 01280 702441 or email: operations@brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk

Burgess Square - Collected by local shops and business owners as this is private land.

Market Place, High Street, Piazza - South Northants Council call 0300 126 7000 or visit https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bins-recycling-and-street-cleaning/report-litter-or-street-cleaning-issue to report an issue.

All other litter bins within Brackley, pavements, hedgerows and road - South Northants Council

How to report Fly Tipping

Fly-tipping in the area should be reported to South Northants Council either by phone: 0300 126 7000 or on-line by visiting https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bins-recycling-and-street-cleaning/report-fly-tipping

Social Housing

West Northamptonshire Council is responsible for all Social Housing issues in Brackley. The housing department can be contacted by telephone on 0300 126 7000 or on-line by visiting https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/housing

Who looks after grass cutting of public spaces?

Grass cutting in Brackley is undertaken by an external contractor, managed by Brackley Town Council. Please contact us with any issues, queries or comments:

Email: operations@brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk

Questions relating to Council Tax?

Council Tax for Brackley is the responsibility of West Northamptonshire Council. The department can be contacted by telephone: 0300 126 7000.

Most Council Tax queries can be managed on-line by visiting:
https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/council-tax

Ownership of Land and Trees

Tree ownership
Brackley is re-knowned for it's tree-lined High Street, in addition there are hundreds of trees around the town on open spaces, pathways and housing developments. The issue of ownership is divided between Northamptonshire Highways and Brackley Town Council. Issues and concerns relating to any trees within the town should, in the first instance be directed to Northamptonshire County Council via 'Fix My Street' an on-line reporting system.

Northamptonshire County Council FixMyStreet - https://fixmystreet.northamptonshire.gov.uk/

Land ownership
The majority of open space land within in Brackley is owned/managed by Brackley Town Council. There are exceptions: for instance, open spaces on new developments remain under the ownership and management of developers until adoption takes place. Brackley Town Council Officers can assist with information relating to public land ownership. Private land ownership issues should be directed to Land Registry.

Brackley Town Council email address: operations@brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk

Land Registry website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry

Can I get married in Brackley? If so, where?

Yes you can!
Both Brackley Town Hall and Egerton Hall, Juno Crescent are licensed wedding venues.
See our Weddings page for more information or call Brackley Town Council on 01280 702441

Dogs
Reporting of strays, dog fouling, noise issues

Brackley Town Council manages collection of dog waste from over 60 dog waste bins located throughout the town each week. Despite the amount of bins available along with dog waste bag dispensers, some owners still persist in not bagging up after their dogs. Repeat offenders can be reported to South Northants Council and receive a fine should they be caught. It is the responsibility of ALL dog owners to clear up after their pet.

Reports to West Northamptonshire Council can also be made about stray dogs and noise nuisance.

Contact West Northamptonshire Council on 0300 126 7000 or report on-line by visiting:
https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/bins-recycling-and-street-cleaning/dog-fouling