Council Responsibilities


Facilities Provided

The Llantwit Major Town Council wishes to advise members of the community of the various facilities provided and properties owned by the Town Council.


Recreation Ground
Boverton Road, Llantwit Major – 9.63 Acres
  • Two Play Areas
  • Three Rugby Pitches
  • Open Space with seat and trees
  • Tennis Courts
  • One Bowling Green
  • Two Pavilions

Seaview Park
Colhugh Street, Llantwit Major – 4.64 Acres

Open Space


Lorna Hughes Park – 0.78 Acre

Open Space landscaped to provide a small park


Cenotaph and Steps
Church Street, Llantwit Major

Base of War Memorials Grade II Listed


West Street Pool
West End Town, Llantwit Major

Ornamental Pond


Allotments
Llanmaes Road, Llantwit Major – 2.5 Acres

Currently 63 allotment Plots


Cemetery
Boverton Road, Llantwit Major -12.64 Acres

(Stillbirth and Children’s Memorial Garden
with Burial Space)


Old School
Wine Street, Llantwit Major Community Building
  • Grade II Listed Building
  • Classrooms available for hire for community and recreational purposes
  • Permanent facilities provided:
  • Council Chamber, Welsh Scout Council,Nursery/Playgroup

Llantonian Hall (Old Pensioners Centre)
Off Boverton Road, Llantwit Major
    • Available for hire for community and recreational purposes.
    • Public Entertainment Licence in Operation.

Town Hall
Church Street, Llantwit Major – Grade II Listed Building
    • Main Hall and rooms available for hire for community and
      recreational purposes.
    • Public Entertainment Licence in Operation: 150-dancing/close seating, 75 with tables and chairs.
    • Heritage Centre open to members of the public to view photographs and local history information, as provided by the local History Society.

Council Powers


List of Legal Powers

The List below is an indicative list of powers and activities, applicable to community and town councils, to help you
appreciate the wide range of activities covered by the Acts of parliament. It is a useful reference when you need to know if the Council can act.

Allotments
Powers and duties
  • Powers to provide allotments.
  • Duty to provide allotment gardens if demand unsatisfied.

Statutory provisions

  • Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908, ss.23, 26 and 42
Baths and wash houses
Powers and duties
  • Power to provide public baths and washhouses
Statutory provisions
  • Public Health Act 1936, ss.221, 222, 223 and 227
Burial grounds, cemeteries and crematoria
Powers and duties
  • Power to acquire and maintain
  • Power to provide
  • Power to agree to maintain monuments and memorials
Statutory provisions
  • Open Spaces Act 1906, ss.9 and 10; Local Government Act 1972, s. 214; Parish Councils and Burials Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1970, s.1
  • Power to contribute towards expenses of cemeteries Local Government Act 1972, s.214(6)
Bus shelters
Powers and duties
  • Power to provide and maintain shelters
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953, s.4
Bye-laws
Powers and duties
  • Power to make byelaws in regard to pleasure grounds
  • Cycle parks baths and wash houses
  • Open spaces and burial grounds
  • Mortuaries and post-mortem rooms
Statutory provisions
  • Public Health Act 1875, s.164, Road Traffic Regulation, Public Health Act 1936, s.223, Open Spaces Act 1906, s.15, Public Health Act 1936, s.198
Charities
Powers and duties
  • Duty to receive accounts of parochial charities
Statutory provisions
  • Charities Act 1960, s.32
Clocks
Powers and duties
  • Power to provide public clocks
Statutory provisions
  • Parish Councils Act 1957, s.2
Closed churchyards
Powers and duties
  • Power as to maintenance
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government Act 1972, s.215
Commons and common pastures
Powers and duties
  • Powers in relation to enclosure, as to regulation and management, and as to providing common pasture
  • Enclosure Act 1845; Local Government Act 1894, s.8(4): Smallholdings and Allotments Act 1908, s.34
Conference facilities
Powers and duties
  • Power to provide and encourage the use of facilities
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government Act 1972, s.144
Community centres
Powers and duties
  • Power to provide and equip buildings for use of clubs having athletic, social or educational objectives
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, s.19
Drainage
Powers and duties
  • Power to deal with ponds and ditches
Statutory provisions
  • Public Health Act 1936, s.260
Education
Powers and duties
  • Right to appoint school governors
Statutory provisions
  • Education (No 2) Act 1986, s.4
Entertainment and the arts
Powers and duties
  • Provision of entertainment and support of the arts
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government Act 1972, s.145
Gifts
Powers and duties
  • Power to accept
Statutory provisions
  • Local Government Act 1972, s.139

LATEST NEWS

Update on Llantwit Major Tennis Courts

Courts Painted & Ready For Action At last the courts have been painted and are available for play from Monday 15th April 2019.The Courts have been refurbished and repainted over the last 6 months as part of a successful Grant Application obtained from the Welsh...

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Citizen of the Year Awards 2019

Llantwit Major Town Council wish to congratulate all the Winners and Runners up of the 2019 Awards Ceremony held on the 6th April 2019 in Llantonian Hall.An evening of laughter and tears celebrating our unsung heroes of our town. Detailed below are all our worthy...

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Town Hall,
Llantwit Major,
Vale of Glamorgan,
CF61 1SD
Tel: 01446 793707