Town Council website was last updated on 25/11/14
is a popular market town on the River Fromus at the centre of Suffolk's
Heritage Coastal region, providing an excellent base for tourists
wishing to visit the many attractions in the area. This website
is run by Saxmundham Town Council and is intended
for both residents and visitors. We hope that you find what you
are looking for and that you drop by again soon.
featured on the website relies on the various groups and bodies
updating us with any changes. If you wish to notify us with a change,
please contact the Town
- Saxmundham Town Council
are looking for a musician for the Wednesday Markets. Please contact
the Town Clerk, Maddie Gallop, for further information.
- Electronic copies of
Saxmundham News can be found here.
- St George's Weekend
Celebrations 2015 - Please click
here for further details.
support Saxmundham's Wednesday market - click
here for more information.
the Friday Farmers Market located in the Market Hall has now finished.
The Town Clerk would like to thank everyone who supported the market.
Much of the produce will be available from Catch & Crop fishmonger
& greengrocer, 1 High Street, Saxmundham. Opening hours will
be 9am. to 4pm. on Wednesdays to Saturdays.
Saturday 6th December - Saxmundham
Christmas Fair (click for details)
Town Council are not involved in the Saxmundham Christmas programme
this year we do, however, wish the Businesses of Saxmundham Christmas
Committee a successful event.
May 2015 the number of Suffolk Coastal District Councillors will
be reduced from 55 to 42. The Local Government Boundary Commission
for England has now reviewed the ward boundaries. Their proposal
is for a two-member Saxmundham ward comprising the four parishes
of Saxmundham, Kelsale-cum-Carlton, Benhall and Sternfield. Their
final recommendations were published on 29th July 2014. View the
for Council Services
area of Saxmundham has a population of about 4000 and prior to local
government re-organisation in 1974 had its own Urban District Council
carrying out the majority of functions and services for their community.
Saxmundham Town Council has succeeded the Urban
District Council for minor functions such as managing the Market
Hall, the Memorial Field, and now the Wednesday street market. Services
such as refuse collection and street cleaning are administered by
Coastal District Council. The various strategic services
e.g. highways, education, fire service, etc, are the responsibility
of the Suffolk
County Council. Domestic water is supplied by Essex
and Suffolk Water Company and Anglian
Water Authority is responsible for sewage disposal
Agency data for the River Fromus
weather forecast for Saxmundham