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Local Council information


Wisbech Town Council

Wisbech Town Council is the Parish Council for Wisbech. It has four members of staff: Town Clerk, Mr Terry Jordan; Deputy Town Clerk, Mrs Susanah Farmer; Asset Supervisor, Mr Michael South and Administrative Assistant Mrs Tracy Bidwell-Hazell. There is also a Mace Bearer for use at civic occasions. For any enquiries, please use the Contact Us link on the left-hand menu.


Wisbech Town Council manages allotments, Wisbech Market, and the public toilets in Wisbech Park and Exchange Square.

Wisbech Town Council organise Festivals in the town each year - watch the website and local press for details.


Scroll down for information regarding works contracted by Wisbech Town Council




Fenland District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council are the two local authorities covering Wisbech with responsibility for services.

Some areas of Walsoken within Wisbech are in the Borough of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk.

Please see below for contact details and links to websites (Wisbech Town Council is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites)


Fenland District Council



( 01354 654321 (main switchboard)

Based in March but with an office next to the main Post Office in Wisbech

FDC is responsible for:

·        Refuse and re-cycling; street cleansing; public toilets; environmental health; and the dog warden;

·        Housing advice; housing and council tax benefits; council tax collections;

·        Tourist information;

·        Elections;

·        Sports, park, open spaces and play areas, The Hudson Sports and Leisure Centre;

·        Refuse and re-cycling; street cleansing; public toilets; environmental health; and the dog warden;

·        Fenland @ Your Service (One Stop Shop), Exchange Tower, and the Boathouse Business and Conference Centre;

·        Energy efficiency & grants; economic development; and community development;

·        Licensing; planning & building control and CCTV management.

Cambridgeshire County Council 


(0845 045 5200 (main switchboard)

Based in Cambridge with local offices in Wisbech for Social Services etc

CCC is responsible for:

·        Archaeology, arts, libraries & archives;

·        Schools & colleges, the Queen Mary Centre & community development;

·        Social Services for children, young people & families, adults, older people, and carers;

·        Highways, street lighting, roads and paths maintenance, and traffic management.



Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk






( 01553 616200

Adjoining local authority under Norfolk County Council covering parts of Walsoken, and areas East of Wisbech


 South Holland District Council


( 01775 761161

Adjoining local authority under Lincolnshire County Council covering areas North West of Wisbech





Wisbech Town Council currently, regularly uses services as listed below.

If you wish to provide any of these services, please contact the Council for details of available works.

Office cleaning

Market/street cleansing

Public toilets cleansing

Window cleaning

General maintenance

Electrical works

Fire/Security alarm servicing and maintenance

Grounds maintenance (including tree and hedge works)

Payroll services

IT services and supplies

Internal audit

Newsletter printing

For details of contracts offerred by local councils please see the Source Cambridgeshire portal CLICK HERE