The Town Council is responsible for:
1. Managing 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 the Town Clerk’s office 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 the Town Clerk’s office for availability and hire charges.
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 the Town Clerk’s office 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 currently there is a waiting list of 48. For further details, contact Faringdon Town Council office, The Corn Exchange, Faringdon, tel 01367 240281.