Market Bosworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Far Coton and Market Bosworth

Bosworth in Bloom 2016

Clerk: Cathy Monkman
Parish Council Office, Parish
Hall, Park Street, Market
Bosworth, Nuneaton
Warwickshire CV13 0LL

  • Market Place

    Market Place

  • Market Place

    Market Place

  • Market Place

    Market Place

  • Market Place

    Market Place

Winner of many Britain in Bloom awards and well known for its characterful Market Place, interesting shops and popular eateries, Market Bosworth is a small market town that can trace its history back to a settlement in the Bronze Age. The Battle of Bosworth took place to the south of the town in the village of Upton in 1485. If you take a walk around the town you will find shields and Tudor roses as well as street nameplates decorated with Henry VII's dragon and Richard III's boar in recognition of the Battle. There are also three schools and three churches and with the Country Park, Water Park and Battlefield Line Railway within walking distance there is plenty to do for all ages.

The Parish of Market Bosworth includes the village of Far Coton as well as the settlement of Market Bosworth. Market Bosworth Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Market Bosworth a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search engine or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Professional external assessment of the Market Bosworth Town Centre Redevelopment proposals

The safety audit / external assessment of the proposed town centre traffic scheme is available to view in the document below.

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:53 by Cathy Monkman

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order, Tinsel Lane

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location. An emergency road closure is required on Tinsel Lane until February 2019 due to the carriageway being unsafe for vehicle traffic caused by heat damage. The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to complete coring, carriageway surfacing and any other associated works. The proposed alternative diversion route will be signed on site. Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leicestershire County Council Highways Tel: 0116 305 0001

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:37 by Cathy Monkman

REMINDER: Public Consultation: Market Place Redevelopment Scheme

REMINDER: Public Consultation: Market Place Redevelopment Scheme

Public Consultation: Market Place Redevelopment Scheme

Market Bosworth Parish Council invites you to two public consultation events that outline an exciting opportunity to redevelop the centre of Market Bosworth. The events will be held in Market Bosworth Community Library, Station Road on Friday 26th October between 3.00 pm and 7.00 pm and Saturday 27th October 2018 between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm.

An increase in the number of residents, visitors, through traffic, school children, their parents and staff, has put a strain on the infrastructure of this historic town centre environment which has limited scope for change. The proposal has already passed independent road safety audits and gained support from the police and other statutory authorities. Concerns identified by residents (captured in the Neighbourhood Plan), visitors, businesses, traders and the wider community are addressed by: More »

  • Improving pedestrian safety at road crossing places - road and footpath layout
  • Creating extra car parking spaces - one-way system / echelon parking
  • Increasing footfall for shops - time restricted parking / parking strategy
  • Reducing the speed of traffic - road layout / 20 mph limit
  • Improving the market place environment - surface finish / street furniture / lighting

The public consultation events are for people who live, work or carry out business in Market Bosworth. You will be able to vote 'Yes' or 'No' on the proposed Market Place Redevelopment Scheme and to make written comments about flexible elements of the scheme, such as street furniture. Maps, diagrams and models will be on show to demonstrate how the proposal would be implemented. You will have the opportunity to talk with councillors who have been involved in this project throughout the early stages and ask questions to find out how a practical solution to a very complex requirement evolved. The next stage of the project, following a positive outcome at consultation, would be to identify costs and seek funding to implement the scheme. Further details can be found in the Parish Council Autumn 2018 Newsletter which will be distributed to all households and businesses in early October with the October edition of The Graphic.

The project is taking place thanks to a Developing Communities Fund grant awarded by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, with the remit to prepare a town centre redevelopment proposal for approval by the residents and businesses of Market Bosworth.

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:46 by Cathy Monkman