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Higham Ferrers Town Council


Welcome to Higham Ferrers Town Council, the successor Council to Higham Ferrers Borough Council 1251-1974.

The Town is an interesting blend of old and new and has expanded rapidly in the past 10 years whilst retaining a good sense of civic pride and community spirit.

The centre of the Town around the Parish Church and Market Square has a unique set of buildings with several owing their existence to Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was born in the town and founded Chichele College, The Grammar School (now the Chantry Chapel) and the Bede House. Add to these the magnificence of St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church and the wonderful set of buildings clustering the Market Square and these make up a unique visitor experience.

Within this website you will find information on the Council and its' activities, town twinning, parks and open spaces and much more.

Whether you are a resident or a prospective visitor we hope that you will find this website useful and more information can be obtained either by telephoning 01933-312075 or by email to .