Services

Faringdon Town Council Services

The Town Council is responsible for:
1. The Corn Exchange.

This is a large function hall located in the town centre which is available for meetings, charity events, private parties and wedding receptions. The hall is equipped with a large kitchen and fully stocked bar.
The fire limit of this facility is 200. Please contact Faringdon Town Council office, The Corn Exchange, Faringdon, tel 01367 240281 or email liz@farinodtowncouncil.gov.uk for availability and hire charges.

2. The Pump House, Market Place, Faringdon.

This Georgian Grade II listed building is located in the town centre. Rooms are available to hire for meetings and small private functions. Please contact Faringdon Town Council office, The Corn  Exchange, Faringdon, tel 01367 240281 or email liz@farinodtowncouncil.gov.uk for availability and hire charges.

The council now donate the theatre space at the rear of the Pump House to The Pump House project who organise a variety of activities for all, particularly young people.

3. Faringdon War Memorial/Old Town Hall

The Council are sole trustee of this town centre building, which is available for small meetings. The fire limit of this building is 50. Please contact Faringdon Town Council office, The Corn Exchange,
Faringdon, tel 01367 240281 or email liz@farinodtowncouncil.gov.uk for availability and hire charges.

4. Open Spaces:

(a) Oakwood Park, Ash Close Faringdon
A small open space with play equipment suitable for small children.
(b) Tucker Park, Park Road, Faringdon
The Council are sole trustee of this large recreation ground which accommodates the Faringdon Town
Football Club pavilion and Faringdon Judo Club hall. There is also a small play area with equipment
suitable for small children which is managed by the Town Council.
(c) Town Park, Gloucester Street, Faringdon
A small park situated behind the Library, which also serves as the entrance to Faringdon Junior
School.
(d) Land adjacent to Willes Close, Faringdon
This area is currently awaiting development proposals.
(e) All Saints Churchyard
(f) Highworth Road Layby, Highworth Road, Faringdon
(g) The Elms Tennis Court
This is located within the Faringdon Junior School playing field (h) Christmas Lights – The Council is responsible for the erection, maintenance and removal of the
Christmas Lights and work in conjunction with the Faringdon Retailer Group and Faringdon Rotary
Club who organize the annual Festive Faringdon event.
(i) Allotments – The Town Council has 32 plots situated in Lechlade Road, Faringdon. These are very popular and there is a waiting list. For further details, contact Faringdon Town Council office, The  Corn Exchange, Faringdon, tel 01367 240281 or email liz@farinodtowncouncil.gov.uk
(j) Bus Shelters
(k) Portwell Pump

5. Youth Services

The Council provides this service which includes employing Youth Workers and providing sessions contact: youth@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

6. Faringdon Information Centre

The Council provides an Information Centre for the use of both residents and visitors. Contact 01367
242191 or email tic@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk

7. Faringdon Community Cinema

The Regent. The council offer a community cinema. There is a blockbuster movie once a month as well
as a Wednesday Matinee. Lottery and County Council funding have enabled the purchase of equipment
to ensure the long term success of this facility.  Contact 01367 242191 or email
regentcinema@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk for details

Two other Councils provide the main services  to Faringdon and surrounding area. They are Oxfordshire County Council and the Vale of the White Horse District Council please click below for further information:

OCC  Vale of White Horse DIstrict Council