About The Council

Barnstaple Town Council operates from its head office at Barum House, The Square and its staff and 24 volunteer councillors are constantly striving to make the town a better place to live and to work.

Unsure of which Council can help you? You can search the services area of the website to find a list of responsibilities and activities covered by the Town Council, and those covered by North Devon Council and Devon County Council

The Town Clerk, Robert Ward, is the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer for the Town Council. He is supported by Heads of Service and approximately 22 members of staff. View our staffing structure.

More information is available in our Annual Reports.

Barnstaple Guildhall
Rock Park
Guildhall Main Chamber
Barnstaple Longbridge at Dusk