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Your Council & Services

The Council Offices are situated at Quay House, Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1DZ. The offices are open from 0930 – 1300 hrs each weekday. You can contact the Council by: telephoning or faxing on 01548 853296, or email: reception@kingsbridge.gov.uk

Local Information

Contact reception with your query. We know the answers to lots of questions but if we do not know the answer to your particular question we will do our very best to put you in touch with someone who does. Try us!

Recycle and waste bags

We have supplies of Blue and Clear recycle bags which you can collect any weekday morning from 9.30am to 1.00pm. We also sell the bio-degradable waste bags for the kitchen caddy at £3.00 a roll of 50 and for the large wheelie bin £3.25 a roll of 5.

Civil Marriage & Partnership Ceremonies

Quay House is registered to hold Civil marriages, our Council Chamber holds up to 50 people and makes a lovely venue for a happy occasion.

For information about Civil Marriage’s at Quay House contact us on 01548 853296 to check your date is available here, then contact Devon Registration Office on 0345 155 1002 to book a registrar.

Quay House rooms for hire

Rooms in Quay House are available for hire, for modest rentals, by community and other groups for one off or regular use. Please contact reception for details.

Walk in, phone or fax in on 01548 853296, or email us on reception@kingsbridge.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau run a drop in clinic at Quay House every week on a Tuesday morning. No need to book an appointment, you are welcome to just turn up any time between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

Citizen Advice can also be reached by telephone Monday-Friday 9am-5pm on 03444 111 444 or check out their website to see if you can find the answer to your question at adviceguide.org.uk.

Planning Enquires

If you need advice on a planning application or pre-application matters you can phone the Duty Planning Officer on 01803 861122, or visit Follaton House in Totnes to speak directly, each weekday morning between 9.00am and 1.00pm.

Planning Applications

Planning Applications for Kingsbridge and South Hams area can be viewed on the South Hams District Council Website southhams.gov.uk. Once on their website follow their guide to planning Applications.

Town Square and Bandstand

The Bandstand may be booked for events and activities. Contact reception for details and regulations. The Town Square may be booked for events through South Hams District Council by contacting Tel: 01803 861218

Allotments

Plots are available for use on land behind Trebblepark. The rent is currently only £23 per year for a half plot. There is sometimes a waiting list for these plots. Please ask at reception for details.

St Edmunds Churchyard and Embankment Road Cemetery

The Council maintains these two areas. If you have any suggestions, comments or complaints about these particular places please contact reception.