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Dawlish Town Council

The Town Council of Dawlish


Dawlish Town Council's authority covers the whole area from Cockwood north of Dawlish to Holcombe south of Dawlish.
The Council has existed since 1974 before the council existed as Dawlish Urban District Council.
Sixteen Councillors which stand for election every 4 years are the Council's decision makers.


The Council's duties

  • Crime and Disorder Act 1998 Section 17
  • The Data Protection Act 1998
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Freedom Of Information Act 2000
  • Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000


The Council's functions

  • Advice on planning, highways, public areas, environmental issues, local facilities
  • Advocacy
  • The Manor House
  • Grants
  • Waterfowl

Devon County Council and Teignbridge District Council provide most of the local council services


The Manor House

Dawlish Town Council is based at the Manor House in the Manor Gardens located between Old Town Street and Barton Terrace. The Manor House was built in 1811 and was a private residence until 1946 when it was bought by Dawlish Urban District Council. Main article about the Manor House


Manor House



The Town Council gained QUALITY COUNCIL STATUS
in 2004 and gained reaccreditation in 2008.

Phone Number: 01626 863388

Address: The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9AP, United Kingdom