About Us

There are three tiers of local government that provide services in Sawbridgeworth:

The Town Council is the first tier of local government, designed to be the voice of the people. Town Councils only have limited power, but work with other authorities to address problems and provide services.

Sawbridgeworth Town Council provides the following services: 
(Tel: 01279 724537)

East Herts District Council provides the following services for Sawbridgeworth: 
(Telephone: 01279 655261) 

  • Recreational Facilities (Vantorts Road, The Old Bowling Green and Edens Mount)
  • Refuse & Recycling collection inc. Trade Waste
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Health
  • By –laws
  • Clean Air
  • Elections
  • Bus Passes
  • Council Tax Collection
  • Environmental Health
  • Grants for various activities
  • Home Safety Housing
  • Local Licensing
  • Markets
  • Building regulations
  • Planning
    • Advertisement Control
    • ​Building Preservation Notices
    • Conservation Areas
    • Development Control
    • Listed Building Control
    • Local Development Framework
    • Tree Preservation
  • Transportation
    • ​Off-street parking
    • ​Car parks

Hertfordshire County Council provides the following services for Sawbridgeworth: 
(Telephone: 01438 737555)

  • Education
  • Children & Lifelong Learning
  • Fire & Rescue Service
  • Footpaths/Bridleways
  • Libraries
  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • Police
  • Refuse Disposal
  • Social Care & Health
  • Emergency Planning
  • Youth Services
  • Consumer Protection
    • Trades Description
    • Food & Drugs
    • Trades Description
  • Transportation
    • Highways
    • Highways Lighting
    • Footway Lighting
    • Public Transport
    • Road Safety
    • Transport Planning
  • Planning
    • Local Development Framework
    • Minerals & Waste Policies