About Us

Throughout England parish and town councils work towards improving community well being and providing better services at a local level. They are the tier of local government below the level of the unitary council, here in Ampthill this is Central Bedfordshire Council. Town and parish councils are the tier of local government closet to the people.

Ampthill Town Council (formerly Ampthill Urban District Council) has been a successor Town Council since April 1974, pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972. Ampthill is situated in Mid Bedfordshire, with a population of approximately 7,500 and 3,400 households. The Town Council was awarded Quality Gold status in April 2015 and will seek renewal in 2019. Ampthill Town Council was the first Council in the country to achieve Quality Gold.

The Council comprises 12 members and meets regularly at the Council Chambers. The Mayor/Chairman of Ampthill for 2018/19 is Councillor Stephen Addy and the Deputy/Vice Chairman is Councillor Ian Titman.

Opening Hours: 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to to 4.00pm on Friday. Closed for lunch from 12.30pm to 1.30pm - Monday to Friday. Our offices are situated at Park Lodge, Ampthill Great Park (central car park entrance), Woburn Street, Ampthill, MK45 2HX.