Local Information Centre

Come and meet our friendly and knowledgeable team at Bingham House in Dyer Street.

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The Local Information Centre has a wide range of information on places to visit, events, Town Council projects and services, community groups and volunteering.  

Our Information Centre also sells a range of items including: Cirencester souvenirs; local books; walks and maps; greetings cards by Cirencester based artists; and eco-bags.

Get in touch in advance of your trip or simply drop in once you arrive. Our friendly staff will have plenty of suggestions of things to see and do, as well as practical advice on travelling, car parking, and ensuring you allocate enough time to see everything.

 

Local Information Centre
Cirencester
Bingham House
1 Dyer Street
Cirencester
GL7 2PP
T: 01285 655646
E: info@cirencester.gov.uk

Opening hours : Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30 pm

Saturdays 10am to 2pm August and September


Queries and Issues

The team at the Local Information Centre is your first point of contact if you have a query, issue or problem relating to the services we provide.


Community Information

The Local Information Centre is a great place to see what’s on in Cirencester. You can pick up our events leaflet that tells you about the activities and events happening over the coming month.

You can also bring in information for our poster displays and let us know about local community events and activities that we can help you publicise. We can take up to 12 A4 posters for our noticeboards around town (space allowing), and add details of your event to the what’s on section of this website.

Noticeboards
South Way
London Road
St. Michael’s Park
St Lawrence’s Church Hall, Chesterton
Thistle Park, Chesterton
Chesterton subway
Cheltenham Road , Stratton
Jack Gardner Memorial Gardens
Market Place by the Parish Church
Beeches Road
Kingshill, Mulberry Court
Bingham House
Cirencester Local Information Centre


FAQ'S

Cirencester Town Centre - Frequently asked Questions and Answers

Who do I speak to with regard to Housing and Council Tax Benefits?
Contact Cotswold District Council, T: 01285 623000 for Council Tax Benefits and Housing Benefits or visit www.cotswold.gov.uk

There is a street light not working, who do I contact?
Contact Amey Gloucestershire highways, T: 08000 514 514 or report the fault online at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk, under Travel, Road and Parking

Who do I speak to regarding a proposed extension to my house?
Contact Cotswold District Council, Planning Department, T: 01285 623000 or visit www.cotswold.gov.uk

I would like a stall on the Farmer's Market and /or Charter Market in Cirencester. Who Do I speak to?
The regular markets are managed by Cotswold Markets Ltd on behalf of the Town Council. There is currently some limited availability for both Charter and Farmers markets.

Applications for a market stall should be made via Cotswold Markets Ltd. For all new trader enquiries please contact Dave Joynes, Managing Director on 01608 652662 or via email at trade.cotswoldmarkets@gmail.com. 

I would like to register the birth of my son/daughter. Who do I contact?
Contact Gloucestershire County Council, Registrar of Births, T:01242 532455 or book an appointment online at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

My mother recently passed away and I need to register her death. Who do I contact?
Contact Gloucestershire County Council, Registrar of Deaths, T: 01242 532455 or book an appointment online at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

I need at copy of my marriage certificate. Who do I contact?
Contact Gloucestershire County Council, Registrar of Marriages, T: 01242 532455 or buy a copy online at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

I would like to put my name on the Housing list for Cirencester. Who do I contact?
Contact the Housing Advice Service at Cotswold District Council, T: 01285 623000 or visit www.cotswold.gov.uk

 I am planning a visit to Cirencester in the summer and would like accommodation. Who do I contact?
Contact Visitors Information Centre, T: 01285 654180 or E: cirencestervic@slm-ltd.co.uk

I would like to report a pothole near my house. Who do I contact?
A10. Contact Amey Gloucestershire highways, T: 08000 514 514 or report the fault online at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk, under Report It.

 I am disabled and need to renew my blue badge. Who do I contact?
Contact Gloucestershire County Council - Blue Badge Team, T: 01242 532302 E: bluebadge@gloucestershire.gov.uk or visit  www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

 I would like to know what day my dustbin is collected. Who do I contact?
Contact Cotswold District Council, Waste Management, T: 01285 623000 or visit  www.cotswold.gov.uk

Who do I contact about events at the Corn Hall?
Visit www.cornhallcirencester.com or contact Augusta Wreay  T:07970859703 or E: info@cornhallcirencester.com

I would like to volunteer in the Cirencester area - Who do I contact?
The Local Information Centre in Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PP - T:01285 655646 E: info@cirencester.gov.uk or www.do-it.org.uk

How can I book a street banner in the Town and display posters about local events?
Contact Cirencester Local Information Centre, T: 01285 655646, Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PP. E: info@cirencester.gov.uk

How do I find financial information related to Cirencester Town Council?
Details of all expenditure items which are approved by the Council at each meeting are included on an item by item basis in the Minutes. Minutes of all recent Council meetings can be viewed via the following link Minutes In addition, the Council’s monthly bank reconciliation statements which include details of the income that the Council currently has can be found via the following link Financial Information.  For further information please email  info@cirencester.gov.uk

How do I report litter, fly-tipping, graffiti or dog fouling ?
To report issues in the Parks and Green Spaces or the Market Place please contact Cirencester Town Council info@cirencester.gov.uk

For all other areas please report it to Cotswold District Council via this link.