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 

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


Last updated about 4 years ago