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Poynton Civic Hall

Welcome to the Poynton Town Council website. Here you can find all about the council, the latest community news, meeting minutes and publications as well as youth initiatives, clubs and societies and local events.

Poynton Heritage Garden

The garden situated between the Civic Hall, Library and Priorslegh Medical Centre was the successful transformation of what was a little used public area into a colourful and tranquil space.

More photos here.

In and Around Poynton

A picturesque park with a pool, ancient trees and wildlife, including great crested grebes, mute swan and tufted duck, dragon and damselflies.


Welcome to Poynton

Find all about the town council, the latest community news, meeting minutes, adult health and wellbeing initiatives, clubs and societies and local events.

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Coronavirus Guidance

Guidance for Poynton's Community Response to Covid-19 for ‘volunteers helping neighbours’ and for ‘residents who are self-isolating’. Click here for more details.

Coronavirus - Vulnerable Residents

If you have concerns about a vulnerable resident, including those who might not have internet access, contact the Town Council on 01625 872238. Click here for more details.

Happy to Chat

‘Happy to Chat’ benches invite residents to say ‘hello’ or signal that they will talk to other people. There are now 2 dedicated benches near the Civic Hall. Click here for more details.

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Flooding/Weather Advice and Links
Who’s responsible for managing flood risk?

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The Flood Hub has put together a pictorial guide showing who is responsible for main river, surface water and groundwater flooding and also highway gullies and drains, private drainage, public sewers and utility pipes. There is also a list of contact details for the relevant authorities. You can view it in full size here: bit.ly/2OygL8a

Flood Recovery Booklet

The Flood Hub have produced a Flood Recovery booklet, which includes what to do and expect to happen, in the weeks and months following a flood, in the form of a timeline.
It also includes re-entering a property and cleaning up tips. You can download the booklet at: https://bit.ly/2ThNAEX

CEC Emergency Planning - Emergency Accommodation

If as a result of the flooding you are unable to return to your home and your insurance company doesn't cover you for alternative accommodation, CEC emergency planning say you can contact Housing Options on 0300 123 5017 for assistance. Their out of hours number is 0300 123 5025

Citizens Advice – Recovering after flooding

Citizens Advice can provide free, impartial, independent and confidential advice on flooding issues as well as employment, benefits and housing difficulties. They are based at the Civic Hall and open at the following times:

  • Tuesday 9.00am —10.00am Appointments only, contact 01625 432847
  • Tuesday 10.00am —1.00pm Drop-in
  • Wednesday 6pm – 8pm Drop-in
  • Thursday 9.00am —11.00am Appointments only, contact 01625 432847
  • Thursday 11.00am —1.00 pm Drop-in


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