Wisbech Town Council

Serving the people of Wisbech

Wisbech Town Council Chamber, 1 North Brink

Town Clerk: Terry Jordan
1 North Brink, Wisbech
Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR

Wisbech Town Centre Committee

Wisbech Market Place (and activity at that location)

Discharging the functions of the Council in relation to the operation, management and development of Wisbech Market Place and the council's Markets service/function, including:

  • producing plans in relation to the operation, maintenance and enhancement of Wisbech Market Place; working/liaising with appropriate partners/stakeholders as necessary
  • developing and submitting applications for funding necessary to achieve the enhancement of Wisbech Market Place
  • producing plans in relation to the operation and development of the council's Markets service/function
  • setting the terms and conditions for the rental of space at Wisbech Market Place, both in terms of market trading and attendance by sellers at the council's community events and festivals which take place on the Market Place
  • determining the charges for the rental of space (pitch fees) at Wisbech Market Place
  • overseeing the advertising and promotion of Wisbech Market Place, both as a trading area and a community space
  • overseeing the issue of market licences
  • recommending the annual budget for Wisbech Market Place and the council's Markets service, via the Resources Committee, to the Council.

Wisbech Castle

Overseeing the functions of the Council relating to the operation, management and development of Wisbech Castle, including:

  • operating a Wisbech Castle Working Party, including the members of the Wisbech Town Centre Committee, selected non-councillor volunteers, experts and interested parties as well as council staff where necessary. The Working Party and council staff to be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of projects and schemes, answering in all respects to this committee
  • working with the Wisbech Castle Working Party, producing plans in relation to the refurbishment, maintenance, development and enhancement of Wisbech Castle and other assets within its grounds
  • developing and submitting applications for any funding necessary to achieve the refurbishment and development of Wisbech Castle and other assets within its grounds
  • ensuring Wisbech Town Council's compliance with the lease between Wisbech Town Council and Cambridgeshire County Council (dated 2 February 2018)
  • ensuring re-payment to Cambridgeshire County Council of the loan (£150,000) provided by that council for refurbishment of Wisbech Castle

Wisbech Town Centre Committee 2022/2023

Councillor Hoy

Councillor Human

Councillor Maul

Councillor Oliver (Vice-Chairman)

Councillor Prest

Councillor Tierney (Chairman)

Councillor Wallwork

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