Which council is Poole?

Poole Borough Council was the unitary authority responsible for local government in the Borough of Poole, Dorset, England….

Poole Borough Council
Type Unitary authority
Founded 1 April 1974
Succeeded by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

How do I contact BCP council?

Call our helpline. The dedicated helpline is 0300 123 7052 and will be open 9am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. This number is for those who urgently need help and have no-one else. Please do not call if you have a local support network already in place.

Is BCP a Tory council?

No single political group has overall control of the Council, however, the Council is run by a minority Conservative administration.

Which council is Broadstone?

and Poole Council
Broadstone is a ward in Poole, Dorset. Since 2019, the ward has elected 2 councillors to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, one of which is the former council leader, Vikki Slade.

Is Poole posh?

Poole is an incredibly desirable place to live and, with all of its amenities and attractions, it’s easy to see why. For shops and restaurants, the Quay should be your first port of call, but there are also plenty of great stores and eateries dotted around the town. For eating and drinking, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Is Poole worth visiting?

Poole and Poole Harbour is a pleasant resort to visit. It is located on the Dorset Coast, South West of England, and attracts much sunshine during summer months, though any time either side of peak season can be very enjoyable for a holiday break.

Is Poole council open?

The Poole Civic Centre is open. We politely request that on entering the building you wear a face covering and continue to practice social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Please do not enter the premises if you are displaying COVID-19 symptoms.

Is Poole council open today?

Customer service centre opening hours Monday to Friday: 10am to 4pm by appointment only. At this time we can only accept card payments at the payment kiosk – no cash.

Who is the leader of BCP council?

Cllr Drew Mellor

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Leader of the Council Cllr Drew Mellor, Conservative since 1 October 2020
Deputy Leader of the Council Cllr Philip Broadhead, Conservative since 1 October 2020
Chief executive Graham Farrant since 21 May 2019

Who is the leader of Dorset Council?

Cllr Spencer Flower
Dorset Council (UK)

Dorset Council
Leader of the Council Cllr Spencer Flower, Conservative since 16 May 2019
Chief executive Matt Prosser since 1 October 2018
Seats 82 councillors

What is the population of Poole?

Poole had an estimated population of 151,500 (mid-2016 census estimates) making it the second-largest town in the ceremonial county of Dorset. Together with Bournemouth and Christchurch, the conurbation has a total population of nearly 400,000.

What does BCP council stand for?

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) replaced the previous borough councils: Bournemouth Borough Council.

What is the name of the new Dorset Council?

The new ‘Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council’ (BCP) replaces the previously separate Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Councils and the new ‘Dorset Council’ replaces East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland Councils.

When was Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council created?

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is unitary local authority for the district of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole that came into being on 1 April 2019. It was created from the areas that were previously administered by the unitary authorities of Bournemouth and Poole and the non-metropolitan district of Christchurch.

What do I need to know about Poole Council?

Includes licensing, business rates, trading standards and starting a business. Includes Family Information Directory, child care, fostering and adoption. Includes antisocial behaviour, hate crime, emergencies and abuse. Includes find your Councillor, the Mayor, elections and voting and consultations.

What kind of services do we have in Poole?

Includes adults and older people, carers, children and family care. Includes beaches, sports centres, tennis courts and parks. Includes roadworks, bridges, bus passes and public toilets. Is there something wrong with this page? This is just for feedback on our website, not comments or questions about our services.