Southborough War Memorial

Southborough Cemetery Chapel

Southborough Common

Pennington Grounds

Frank Weare Play Area

Community Centre

Holden Pond


Agendas and Minutes


Contact the Clerk


Contact the Mayor

Southborough Town Council has moved to a temporary address to allow the progression of the Hub Development.

Until further notice our address will be

Southborough Town Council
c/o Tunbridge Wells Town Hall
Mount Pleasant Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN1 1RS

        Contact number 01892 529176

       (Office opening hours 9am – 1pm) 

All other contact details remain the same.

Website Accessibility Statemen


Southborough Town Council Committee Meetings

All Committee meetings – All face to face committee meetings cancelled until further notice.

Virtual Meetings will be announced as arranged and displayed on the website.

Southborough Town Council Elections – Thursday 7th May 2020 – Deferred until May 2021.

Community heroes leaflet


Please see the following links for advice surrounding use of Allotments at this current time.

National Allotment Society 








Residents may find the following links useful.

Please see the links to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. These links contain advice for local vulnerable residents, and where to report this for assistance.


Do you need help?

A local helpline has been set up to support people who need urgent help, supplies or medication as a result of the Coronavirus. The number is 01892 554497. Please call this number now if you do not have friends, family or neighbours looking after you.

Dear Resident,

We are writing to let you know that advice and support is available if you need it. Please check the Council’s website at for information on our services, for help and advice or to see how you can help others.

Help, Advice and Wellbeing

You can register for free Wellbeing calls for yourself or someone you know by calling 01892 554497. If you are struggling to cope and need more urgent help you can talk to someone on the 24-hour ‘Release the Pressure’ helpline on 0800 1070160, or you can call the Samaritans on 116 123.

For tips on how to look after your mental wellbeing during the outbreak you may like to visit the ‘Every Mind Matters’ website at

Protect yourself against frauds and scams by email, text or in person, by visiting

Financial Advice

Please contact 01892 526121 if you are struggling with Council Tax payments or housing costs. If your income has reduced, contact the Department of Work and Pensions and ask about making a claim for Universal Credit on 0800 328 5644 or at

Support and Advice for Businesses

There are a range of schemes to help businesses at There is also a business advice line run by the Kent and Medway Growth Hub on 03333 602 300.

If you believe you are eligible for support but have not been contacted by our Business Rates team, please email

Coronavirus Advice

Advice on the symptoms, what to do if you think you have contracted the virus, and how you can help stop the spread is at

Significant breaches of the Government’s coronavirus measures can be reported at Please do not call 999 except in an emergency.

Community Fundraising

During this time charities and organisations across the borough need your support more than ever. You can help them by visiting

Council Services

We are working hard to keep Council services running but some are suspended or reduced due to prioritising key services. Full details can be found on our website.


Please look after yourselves and those you care about by following Government guidance and staying at home. Thank you for your continued support and understanding at this difficult time.


Cllr Alan McDermott, Leader of the Council

William Benson, Chief Executive

Cllr Ben Chapelard (Liberal Democrat Group Leader)

Cllr Dianne Hill (Labour Group Leader)

Cllr David Hayward (Tunbridge Wells Alliance Group Leader)


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