About your Council

Nailsea Town Council is made up of twenty volunteers who live or work in Nailsea; they are all invested in the town and passionate about making Nailsea a great place to live.

They represent different backgrounds, ages and skillsets – from teachers and firefighters to stay-at-home dads and TV producers – all working alongside local organisations to serve the community in the best way they can to shape the future of our town.

The Council has many responsibilities in the town, including making sure residents’ voices are listened to when making decisions. They must hear from you and listen, so please get in touch with any ideas you have for the town. There are a few things that are just not in the control of the Town Council.

What your Town Council help with:

  • Reviewing planning applications, but North Somerset Council has the final say
  • Managing and maintaining our towns green spaces including allotments, village green, Lion’s green, Glassworks, Golden Valley Bridle Way and Spilsbury Wood
  • Maintaining Hannah More Park (all other parks are maintained by North Somerset Council)
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of Nailsea Skate Park
  • Providing grants to local organisations
  • Managing dog waste and employing an Orderly to improve the cleanliness of the town
  • Maintaining bus shelters, benches, Grove sports fields and the Garden of Rest
  • Funding the town’s CCTV
  • Maintaining No 65 High Street and Nailsea Tithe Barn
  • Supporting local markets and Nailsea in Bloom
  • Town noticeboards

Outside of Nailsea Town Council’s control are taxes, benefits, housing, refuse collection, waste and recycling, grass cutting (except for areas owned by the Council), the majority of streetlights, and potholes. These