The main role of the Town Council is to represent Southam’s interests to the District and County Councils.
Southam Town Council, Stratford District Council, and Warwickshire County Council all serve different purposes. Find out more below.
Warwickshire County Council (WCC)
Based at Shire Hall, Warwick, WCC is responsible for:
Roads and Transport | Education | Social Care | Community Services | Waste Disposal | Public Health | Strategic Planning | Fire Service
Stratford District Council (SDC)
Based at Elizabeth House, Stratford Upon Avon, SDC is responsible for:
Housing | Planning Permission | Waste Collection | Environmental Health | Leisure and Recreation | Council Tax Collection
Southam Town Council (STC)
Based at The Grange Hall, Southam, STC is responsible for:
Representing Southam’s interests to the District and County Councils
Ensuring a fair share of resources for our community
Enabling planning decisions to be informed appropriately
Supporting community initiatives by providing grants to local groups
Understanding the views of as many residents as possible and acting in their best interests
Balancing current and future needs, public opinion, and available funding