The Town Council works with Dorset Council to provide a range of services for Beaminster residents.


Town Council’s direct responsibilities are:

  • Care, maintenance and hiring of The Public Hall
  • Care and maintenance of the Memorial Playing Field and Pease Hill
  • Care and maintenance of Beaminster Cemetery and hold a record of burials
  • Beaminster Allotments – currently leased to the Allotment Association
  • The Square – Car park currently leased to Dorset Council
  • The CB3 Community Bus – Operated on Saturdays between Bridport and

Dorset Council’s direct responsibilities are:

    • Building Regulations
    • Car Parks
    • Concessionary Bus Fares
    • Council Tax and Council Tax Benefit
    • Economic Development
    • Education
    • Elections
    • Emergency Planning
    • Food Safety and Hygiene
    • Highways and Road Safety
    • Libraries and Museums
    • Licensing
    • Local Plans and Planning Applications
    • Markets
    • Pest Control
    • Refuse Collection
    • Rights of Way
    • Social Housing and Housing Benefit
    • Social Services
    • Sports Centres
    • Street Cleaning
    • Trading Standards
    • Tree Preservation
    • The Environment, Waste Disposal and Mineral Sites

For further information on Dorset Council visit Dorset for you

Inside Beaminster council, you will find a tablet which celebrates the coronation of

King Edward VII

August 9th, 1902