The Town Council incurs expenditure to run the services it provides and cover operational costs. These include:

  • Corporate management
  • Democratic representation and management
  • Central services
  • Personnel costs
  • Village green recreation ground and pavilion
  • Parkside recreation ground and pavilion
  • Tithe Farm recreation ground and pavilion
  • Orchard Close recreation ground and pavilion
  • Moore Crescent recreation ground and pavilion
  • Moore Crescent Bolwing green
  • Windsor Drive recreation ground
  • Houghton Regis Cemetery
  • All Saints Churchyard
  • Dog Kennel Down public open space
  • Play areas x 5, multi use games areas x 2 & skate park
  • Street furniture (public seats, some bus shelters, notice boards)
  • Outside services
  • Community events
  • Childrens playschemes
  • Community services
  • Town Centre public toilets
  • Residents newsletter (Town Crier)
  • Town Council website
  • Town guide
  • Pride of Houghton Awards
  • Community Grants scheme
  • Community Safety
  • Christmas lights 

For more detailed budget information for the current financial year please follow this link

The Town Council finances are managed under the approved Standing orders and Financial Regulations.


Last updated about 2 years ago