Services


Services provided by West Bedlington Town Council

West Bedlington Town Council was formed in 2009 to provide Services at the most local level of government.

The very local services that the Council provides are governed by the Councils own Services Committee.

The Services Committee generally meets monthly (usually on the fourth Thursday of each month at Bedlington Community Centre starting at 6.30pm) the Committee meeting is open to the public.

The Services Committee administer and govern the following services on behalf of the full West Bedlington Town Council.

Allotments

The Council is the owner of two allotment plots within West Bedlington.

Both allotment sites are self managed by their respective allotment association, who look after the day to day maintenance and management of the allotments, including the allocation of vacant plots and the administration of any waiting lists.

Contact details for each of the Allotment Associations

Dr Pit Allotments – you can contact the Allotment Association Secretary
Mr Brian Freeman
E Mail: biffafreeman@btinternet.com

Tel: 01670 820469

 

Ridge Terrace Allotments – you can contact the Allotment Association Secretary
Mr Russell Hogg
E Mail: russell.hogg.rta@live.co.uk
Tel:01670 825420

 

Bus Shelters

The Council provides and maintains 28 bus shelters within West Bedlington.

See the location of our current bus shelters

If you would like to report a problem with an existing bus shelter or request a new bus shelter please contact us – each existing bus shelter should have an asset number label displayed upon it to help identify its location.

The cleaning and sweeping of bus shelters is undertaken monthly on our behalf by Northumberland County Council under a Service Level Agreement.

 

Childrens Play Areas

The Council provides and maintains two Play Areas within West Bedlington at Meadowdale and Westlea.

Westlea play area is unlocked and available for use at all times.

Meadowdale play area has locked gates to prevent unwanted vandalism and anti social behavior.

The gates are open from 8.00am to 6.00pm during the summer months and daylight hours during the winter months.

If you find the gates locked at a time it should be open or you are unsure as to when the play area will next open please contact us for further information.

 

 

Public Seating

The Council provides and maintains 49 public seats throughout West Bedlington.

See the location of our current public seats

If you would like to report a problem with an existing public seat or request a new public seat please contact us – each

existing public seat should have an asset number label displayed upon it to help identify its location.

The cleaning and sweeping of areas underneath public seats is undertaken monthly on our behalf by Northumberland County Council under a Service Level Agreement.

 

Litter Bins

The Council provides and maintains 118 litter bins throughout West Bedlington.

See the location of our litter bins

If you would like to report a problem with an existing litter bin or request a new litter bin please contact us – each

existing litter bin should have an asset number label displayed upon it to help identify its location.

The removal and disposal of litter bin waste is the responsibility of Northumberland County Council.

Report a problem with an overflowing litter bin or street cleansing issue here.