Great Dunmow: Coat of Arms Great Dunmow Town Council Great Dunmow Town Hall


The following facilities and services are provided directly by the Town Council:

  • Great Dunmow: Dourdan PavilionDourdan Pavilion
  • E.T. Foakes Memorial Hall
  • Allotments
  • Bus Shelters
  • Cemetery
  • The Lock-up, North Street
  • Hanging Basket Scheme
  • Street Furniture
  • Tennis Courts: Talberds Ley
  • Playing Fields: Recreation Ground
  • Play Areas: Lower Millfield, Oakroyd Avenue, Recreation Ground and Talberds Ley
  • Public Open Spaces: Braintree Road Picnic Area, Chelmer Valley, Harp Mead, Lower Millfield, Parsonage Downs, Talberds Ley, The Downs (including Doctors Pond) and Threaders Green


The Town Council, as an elected statutory authority representing the local community, is consulted by Government Departments, the County Council, the District Council and a wide range of official and voluntary organisations to give the views of Great Dunmow on matters such as:

  • Footpaths
  • Health Services
  • Licences
  • Planning Applications and Policy Documents
  • Public Transport
  • Road Schemes

The Town Council also makes representations on behalf of the community, taking into account the views received from individuals and organisations.