Welcome to Honiton Town Council

Honiton is a rural town in East Devon approximately 17 miles east from Exeter and 9 miles north from Sidmouth at the heart of the Blackdown Hills and East Devon areas of outstanding natural beauty. It has a current population of approx. 12,000. The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is centred on the Roman Road (Fosse Way). Honiton is renowned for its long history of lace making. Honiton is now a vibrant town in the country; the town retains its character and vitality remaining a friendly and popular place to live, work and visit. Honiton boasts a High Street market three days per week, many independent retailers, public art gallery (Thelma Hulbert Gallery), community venue (Beehive) and excellent communication links to the A303, A373, A375, A30 & A35 also the main line railway and Exeter Airport.


Honiton Town Council has 18 Town Councillors and 6 members of staff. The annual precept for 2024/2025 is £595,225.

Tel 01404 42957  ||  Email: towncouncil@honiton.gov.uk 

 

 

 

Latest News

High Street Weeding

High Street Weeding

Published: 21 May 24

You may have seen Neil Brown (East Devon District Council) recently, busy making Honiton a better place. Thank you to Neil , who has begun to make a significant difference to Honiton’s High Street. Here are before and after photos of some recent weed clearance from the cobbled channel in the High Street. Thank you EDDC and Neil. Read More...

EDDC Local Plan Consultation

Published: 21 May 24

EDDC would like everyone who lives and works in East Devon to share their thoughts on eight new topics for the Local Plan, the document used to make planning decisions for future developments. Get involved before the deadline of 5pm on 27th June 2024 on the East Devon Local Plan Further Consultation website. Please click on the heading to view the website. Read More...

Councillor Vacancy - St Michael's Ward

Published: 7 May 24

We have now received notice from the Acting Returning Officer at East Devon District Council that a petition requiring an election to fill the Town Councillor vacancy in St Michael's Ward has been received. An election date will therefore be notified in due course. Please click on the heading to view the notice. Read More...

Town Council Grants 2024/25

Published: 24 Apr 24

The Honiton Town Council grant process for 2024/25 will be open for applications from the end of April 2024. Application forms are available to download by clicking on the link given in the heading or by contacting the Town Council office and should be completed and returned together with the relevant documentation by the 30th June 2024. The grant policy which has recently been updated, is also available to view by clicking on the link given in the heading. Read More...

Annual Report 2023/24

Published: 22 Apr 24

Honiton Town Council's Annual Report for the year 2023/24 has now been published. Please click on the heading to view the report. Read More...

Casual Vacancy in St Michael's Ward, Honiton

Published: 18 Apr 24

We have received a notice from the Acting Returning Officer at East Devon District Council that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor in St Michael's Ward, Honiton. The period during which any ten electors can give notice requiring an election to fill this vacancy will expire on 7th May 2024. Please click on the heading to view the notice. Read More...

Declaration of Result of Poll

Published: 12 Apr 24

We have received a notice from the Deputy Returning Office for the election of a Town Councillor for Honiton St. Michael's Ward. Please click on the header for further information. Read More...

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