1680 The Burough of Chipping Sodbury

Welcome to the Sodbury Town Council website. We are a Town Council within the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire with a population of 5000 people. The Town Council includes the Wards of Old Sodbury, South West Chipping Sodbury and North East Chipping Sodbury.

News & Events

Annual Parish Meeting

To be held at Chipping Sodbury Town Hall on Tuesday 4th April at 7.30pm.  Refreshments available from 7pm with Speaker David Shipp on “The Ridings – Past, Present & Future”.  In addition, there will be an opportunity to register an interest with regard to the 800th Anniversary of Chipping Sodbury Market Charter.  Celebrations are due to take place on 11th/12th August 2018.

The minutes of the last meeting can be found here: 050416 Annual Parish Minutes

The formal notice can be found here: APM Poster

Mop Fair Dates 2017 

31st March – 1st April

22nd – 23rd September

Town Council

The Town Council administers many of the local facilities in Sodbury.  Full details can be found in the ‘Town Council’ section but include floral displays, CCTV, grass cutting and Children’s Play Areas.  The Town Council employs two staff, the Town Clerk and an Assistant Clerk.


Sodbury has a wealth of history dating back to 1227 and this can be accessed here.  We wish to thank Jim Elsworth of Sodbury & District Historical Society for his research and Heritage Guides for allowing us to use information taken from the Town Guide.


The Town Council has 15 elected Councillors who work on a voluntary basis to represent the people of Sodbury. All Councillors are governed by a Code of Conduct to ensure residents are represented in an appropriate manner.

Contact us

The Council welcomes comments from the public and this can be done in person, by telephoning 01454 321336 or by opening our contact form. The email address of the Clerk is enquiries@sodburytowncouncil.gov.uk


The Town Council has an office at The Old Reading Rooms, 26 High Street in Chipping Sodbury and employs the Town Clerk, Mrs Cate Davidson who manages the day to day running of the Council with her assistant Ms Jackie Stallard. The office is normally open from 09.30-12.30 Monday to Thursday.