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.


Download Training_Development__Appraisal__Policy_2019.pdf
Download Environment__Climate_Protection__Policy_2019.pdf
Download Health__Safety_Policy_2019.pdf
Download Publication__Scheme__2019.pdf
Download Recruitment__Policy__Statement__2019.pdf
Download Data_Protection_Policy_May_2018.pdf
Download Commumication_Policy_2011.pdf
Download Market_Cross_Policy_2018.pdf
Download Vexatious_Complaints_Policy_copy_1.pdf
Download Service_Standards_2013.pdf
Download Investment_Policy.pdf
Download Variation_Town_Hall_Fees_Policy_2018.pdf
Download Financial_Regulations_Policy.pdf
Download Track__Trace_Privacy_Notice_240920.pdf
Download MTC_Equality_Policy_Oct_2020.pdf
Download Code_of_Conduct.pdf
Download Annual_Governance_Statement_2019-2020.pdf
Download Safeguarding_Policy_Oct2021.pdf
Download Standing_Orders_2022.pdf
Download MTC_Grant_Form_2023.pdf
Download MTC_Terms_and_Conditions_for_Grants_2019.pdf
Download risk_management_policy.pdf

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A wonderful place to visit with a wealth of attractions right on the doorstep.


Malmesbury is a beautiful town to visit in its own right and attractions include the jewel in our crown being Malmesbury Abbey, the fabulous Abbey House Gardens, and Malmesbury’s 15th century Market Cross.

For more than two and a half millennia successive generations have populated this hilltop, which forms the centre of the community we now call Malmesbury.


Town Hall, Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BZ

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