Regulations, Procedures & Policies

The work and scope of the Town Council is governed by Standing Orders and Financial Regulations. These documents are the cornerstone of our activity. Additionally there are policies and other standards in place which are detailed below. In line with sections 26 & 27 of the Local Audit & Accountability Act 2014.

In addition to the working within the policies made available below, Councillors are required to register any interest HERE.


  • DownloadTraining Development Appraisal Policy 2019
  • DownloadEnvironment Climate Protection Policy 2019
  • DownloadHealth Safety Policy 2019
  • DownloadPublication Scheme 2019
  • DownloadRecruitment Policy Statement 2019
  • DownloadData Protection Policy May 2018
  • DownloadCommumication Policy 2011
  • DownloadMarket Cross Policy 2018
  • DownloadVexatious Complaints Policy copy 1
  • DownloadService Standards 2013
  • DownloadInvestment Policy
  • DownloadVariation Town Hall Fees Policy 2018
  • DownloadFinancial Regulations Policy
  • DownloadTrack Trace Privacy Notice 240920
  • DownloadMTC Equality Policy Oct 2020
  • DownloadCode of Conduct
  • DownloadAnnual Governance Statement 2019 2020
  • DownloadSafeguarding Policy Oct2021
  • DownloadStanding Orders 2022
  • DownloadMTC Grant Form 2023
  • DownloadMTC Terms and Conditions for Grants 2019
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    Town Hall, Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BZ

    The Council Office is open for Council business from 9am until 5pm Monday to Thursday & Friday 9am to 4.30pm, except for Bank Holidays.

    Please call us on 01666 822143, or visit our contact page here to contact a specific councillor or member of the council staff directly.