Town Council Property And Assets

Town Council Property And Assets

The Town Council is responsible for the following assets:

The Corn Exchange, a Grade II Listed building and the Town Council’s office

The Guildhall, a Grade II* Listed building

The Pound

A Memorial Clock in the Square

The cemetery, including a lychgate and chapel, and a cemetery field currently used for allotments










The Memorial Hall, the town’s museum

Other assets include:

  • Linden Lodge
  • The Gaskell Recreation Ground
  • 10 High Street and 2 Burgage Way
  • Two bus shelters
  • 134 street lights and other street furniture

Tangible assets include civic regalia and some fine furniture, including a 17th century cabinet, and a herbarium containing a collection of 324 pressed and dried botanical specimens which belonged to the late Dr. William Penny Brookes.