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 5 members of staff. The annual precept for 2022/2023 is £437,375.

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

Latest News

Honiton Town Council Surgeries 2022

Published: 13 Sep 22

Please see the attached schedule of dates that Honiton Town Council will be holding surgeries outside St Paul's Church. Surgeries will be held between 10am and 12pm unless specified otherwise. Read More...

The Beehive Honiton 2022 Survey

Published: 31 Aug 22

Please help Honiton Community Complex by completing this short survey. We'd very much appreciate your input. Read More...

Young Councillor Award Finalist

Young Councillor Award Finalist

Published: 28 Jul 22

Please find attached the latest press release from Honiton Town Council regarding the NALC Young Councillor Award. Councillor Jake Bonetta has been named a Young Councillor of the Year finalist for the National Association of Local Councils' (NALC) Star Council Awards 2022. Read More...

Upcoming and Recent Meetings

Town Council

10 Oct 22 - 19:00


Planning Committee

11 Oct 22 - 19:00


Strategy Committee

12 Oct 22 - 18:00