Local Government Information and Agencies


Like most other English towns and villages, Stow-on-the-Wold has many levels of government.

Level 3 (Local)

At the local level, Stow-on-the-Wold has a Town Council to represent the residents of the parish. Contact details for Stow Town Council can be found here

The Town Council is responsible for grass verges, allotments, churchyard & cemetery maintenance, play & leisure facilities at King George’s Field, the wells, the fountain, town noticeboards & the cross.  It represents Stow to other decision making bodies at district & county level. Council liaises & co-operates with other local organisations such as Stow Civic Society, Stow 2020 (local volunteers working for improvements to the town).


Level 2 (District)

The next level of local government is Cotswold District Council.  Stow-on-the-Wold is in the Beacon-Stow Ward.

Our District Councillor is Mr Barry Dare (01386) 700457  email :barry.dare@cotswold.gov.uk

The District Council is responsible for, amongst other things:-

Level 1 (County)

At the third level is the Gloucestershire County Council, and our County Councillor is Mr Nigel Moor .

Tel  (01386 700240).      email :  nigel.moor@gloucestershire.gov.uk     

The County Council is responsible for, amongst other things:-



Our Member of Parliament is Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown. He represents the Cotswold constituency, which includes many of the towns and villages surrounding Stow-on-the-Wold.

Tel: 020 7219 5147     email :  cliftonbrowng@parliament.uk 



Stow on the Wold falls into the United Kingdom's South West Region for the European Parliament, you can find details of our MEPs here.