Bishop's Stortford Tourist Information Centre

 

Bishop's Stortford Tourist Information Centre will be open as follows for Christmas and the New Year

Saturday 22nd December 9.00am - 3.00pm

Sunday 23rd December CLOSED

Monday 24th December 9.00am - 2.00.pm

Tuesday 25th December CLOSED

Wednesday 26th December CLOSED

Thursday 27th December 10.00am—4.00pm

Friday 28th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

Saturday 29th December 9.00am - 3.00pm

Sunday 30th December CLOSED

Monday 31st December 9.00am - 2.00pm

Tuesday 1st January CLOSED

Wednesday 2nd January Open as normal

Vacancies

We are recruiting for two varied and interesting posts in our Tourism, Events and Markets Team.  See our vacancies page for fukll details.

Christmas Fayre 2018- Parking

All Car parks within Bishop's Stortford will open as normal on the day of Christmas Fayre, Saturday Saturday 1 December.  

Additional parking is available this year. Windhill21 Primary School (CM23 2NE) and St Michael’s Primary School (CM23 3SN), both located only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre.  These schools have kindly offered the use of their car parks for Christmas Fayre visitors. A small fee for the schools will be requested. 

Road Closures
Road closures will be in force on 1 December from 06.00 to 18.00 on North Street, Potter Street and South Street up to the junction with Station Road, High Street up to Basbow Lane and Market Square with access only available to pedestrians. Ingress and egress will therefore be limited to pedestrians and emergency vehicles only. Apton Road will be available to vehicles for access only.

During the same period the ‘One Way’ system will be suspended on certain roads, allowing for vehicles to drive in both directions. This will apply to Church Street, Water Lane and Barrett Lane.

Also during the same period Church Street, Apton Road, Newtown Road, Water Lane and Barrett Lane will have a weight restriction of 7.5 tons.

Diversions will be in effect to divert traffic around the closed area.

Christmas Fayre 2018- Road closures

Road closures will be in force on 1 December 2018 from 06.00 to 18.00 on North Street, Potter Street, South Street up to the junction with Station Road, High Street up to Basbow Lane and Market Square with access only available to pedestrians. Ingress and egress will therefore be limited to pedestrians and emergency vehicles only. Apton Road will be available to vehicles for access only.

 

During the same period the ‘One Way’ system will be suspended on certain roads, allowing for vehicles to drive in both directions. This will apply to Church Street, Water Lane and Barrett Lane. Also during the same period Church Street, Apton Road, Newtown Road, Water Lane and Barrett Lane will have a weight restriction of 7.5 tons. Diversions will be in effect to divert traffic around the closed area.

Notice of Poll for the Election of a Town Councillor for Bishops Stortford - Meads

A poll for the election of one Town Councillor for Bishops Stortford - Meads will be held on Thursday 6 December 2018, between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm.  

The Notice of Poll and Notice of Elections attached provide information about the candidates nominated for election, postal votes, votes by proxy and the situation of the polling stations.

For more information, viist the East Herts District Council webpage: https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/35594/Current-Elections

Bishop’s Stortford’s Installations and Art Work to Commemorate the Centenary of Armistice Day

Local groups and organisations have collaborated with Bishop’s Stortford Town Council and The Royal British Legion, Bishop’s Stortford Branch to create amazing art work and poetry in honour of those who lived, fought and died during the First World War.

A leaflet, which includes details of the location of the art work around the town as well as information on who has designed the items, can be obtained from The Tourist Information Centre at 2 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford CM23 3UU. Tel: 01279 715001 or you can contact tic@bishopsstortford.org and we will be happy to email you a copy.

The art work is being installed now and in the lead up to Remembrance Day on 11 November 2018. 

A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed.

 

Notice of Election - Meads Ward

A by-election will be held in the Meads Ward of Bishops Stortford Town Council on Thursday 6th December 2018.  

Key dates in the election timetable are as follows:

Notice of Election - publication deadline - Thursday 1st November 2018
Candidate Nominations Open - Friday 2nd November 2018
Candidate Nominations Close - 4.00pm on Friday 9th  November 2018
Electoral Registration Deadline - Tuesday 20th November 2018
Postal Vote Application Deadline - 5.00pm on Wednesday 21st November 2018
Proxy Vote Application Deadline - 5.00pm on Wednesday 28th November 2018

A nomination pack and advice for prospective candidates is available here

If you wish to discuss the work involved in being a Town Councillor please feel free to call the Chief Executive Officer on 01279 715000.

Town Centre office available to let, easy in easy out terms

An individual office (unfurnished) is available immediately for rent on the second floor of the Old Monastery, Bishop’s Stortford.

Location:               Room 5, The Courtyard, Windhill, CM23 2ND

Size (sq ft):            83            

Monthly rental:       £200

Key Features:

Town Centre Location
Easy In /Easy Out Arrangement
Inclusive Rent
Free Wi-Fi
Private parking space available by separate negotiation

For more information contact the Town Council offices tel: 01279 715000 email: enquiries@bishopsstortfordtc.gov.uk;