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Services we provide

Services that the Holyhead Town Council provide to the community through the Town Precept due to the money raised through the Empire, Left Luggage, Town Hall hire the Town Council is able to keep the Precept low and invest the money raised through these projects for other commuity services like the toilets in Swift Square,CCTV and Play Areas for the Children. the following is what you pay if you live in a band 'A' property £1.08 per week; for a band 'B' it is £1.27 per week; for a Band 'C' it is £1.45 per week; for a band 'D' it is £1.63 per week. The Town Council does not receive any Finance from the Business Rates.

These are some of the services provided:

  1. Finance 87% of the cost to run Maeshyfryd Cemetery 13% financed by Trearddur Bay Community Council.
  2. Town Hall including hall hire, Chamber hire and office hire
  3. Empire Cinema
  4. Empire Play centre
  5. Cenotaph
  6. Partly responsible for the Town Clock
  7. Dutch commemorative Plaque at Newry Beach
  8. Public toilets at Swift Square in town
  9. New CCTV system for the town
  10. Manage the six bungalows (Penrhos Alms-houses) in Kingsland for the elderly
  11. Newry Beach play area
  12. Kingsland play area
  13. London Road play area
  14. Llanfawr Road play area
  15. Old School Road play area Llaingoch
  16. Lon Newydd play area Llaingoch
  17. Cut the grass in Treseifion play area to help the Residents' Association
  18. Carry out checks on the play equipment in Gwelfor Community Centre
  19. Left luggage office in the Port
  20. Most of the information boards around town
  21. All the bus shelters around Holyhead
  22. Litter pick the Celtic Gateway Bridge and also clean the steelwork on contract to the Anglesey County Council
  23. Produce and distribute the Holyhead Town Guide and assist visitors who call into the Town Hall for information on interesting places to visit.
  24. Give donations to local charitable causes including the Holyhead Leisure/Maritime Festival;
  25. Provide 22 sustainable jobs in the town
  26. 75 Allotments in Plas Road
  27. Christmas lights in the town
  28. Hire of Laser Quasar for offsite hire in Anglesey and Bangor/Caernarfon areas
  29. Provide office space at the Town Hall including the NHS and the County Council's Revenue and Benefits service
  30. The Town Council has been requested to take over the Park in New Park Road Holyhead. If the Town Council does not take it over, it will be closed next year
  31. The Town Council is consulted on Planning Applications for the town but the final decision is taken by the County Council's planning committee
  32. The 16 Town Councillors give up their time and do not get paid any allowances
  33. The Town Council will continue to work closely with all developers who wish to come to Holyhead to ensure that local people are given priority for the jobs created and for wherever possible, community benefit for the town
  34. Meetings are open to the public. Minutes are on the Council web site for information
  35. Each Primary School Child going up to High School is presented with a Dictionary by the Town Council

All of the above services would be at serious risk if the Holyhead Town Council was dissolved.

The following services are not the responsibility of the Holyhead Town Council.

Please contact the county council or your County Councillor for the following services.

  1. Grants to Businesses or Individuals
  2. Highways Including Parking and Yellow Lines
  3. Housing
  4. Final decisions on all Planning Applications.
  5. Social Services
  6. Street Lighting
  7. Waste disposal