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Hertford Town Council COVID-19 Update

Hertford Town Council is continuing to run its services as much as possible.
The Town Council Offices at Hertford Castle are now closed to the Public.

You can still contact the Council via the telephone or e-mail.
For general enquires please ring 01992 552885 or email info@hertford.gov.uk

For specific queries, please contact:
Venue hire – customerservices@hertford.gov.uk
Castle Community Events – sophie.archer-mills@hertford.gov.uk
Town Centre Events and Initiatives - ausra.bitinaite@hertford.gov.uk
Allotments - suzie.viitmaa@hertford.gov.uk
Marketing and Events - melissa.reynolds@hertford.gov.uk
Hertford Cemetery - nick.kirby@hertford.gov.uk
Community Grants and Civic Administration - nick.kirby@hertford.gov.uk
Finance - muibat.babayemi@hertford.gov.uk
General Comments - town.clerk@hertford.gov.uk

Hertford Town and Tourist Information Centre
The Town and Tourist Information Centre is closed.
The Town and Tourist Information Centre staff will be operating solely via telephone on 01992 552885 and email tic@hertford.gov.uk between the hours of 9am and 5pm Monday – Thursday and 9am – 4.30pm on Fridays.

Castle Events
The following events scheduled to take place at Hertford Castle are cancelled;
• 75th Anniversary of VE Day – Friday 8th May
• Cars at the Castle – Sunday 24th May
• Hertford Castle Fun Day – Sunday 7th June
• Hertford Castle Open Air Theatre – Sunday 21st June
• Hertford Castle Teddy Bears’ Picnic – Sunday 19th July

Other Events & Initiatives
The following events have also been cancelled for their scheduled dates, however we hope that they will take place later in the year.
• Hertford Arts Trail
• Town Centre Easter Trail – Noah’s Ark Theme
• Love Hertford Awards

Hertford Castle and Mill Bridge Hire Bookings
Hertford Town Council have cancelled all venue hire bookings until 30 June 2020. Bookings are currently being taken for venue hire from 1st July 2020 onwards.

The Town Council apologise for any inconvenience this has caused and will be in touch with individuals and organisations affected by this announcement.

Useful Websites

Hertford Town Council provide a diverse range of services for residents in Hertford, Bengeo and Hertingfordbury village. These include responsibility for allotments at six sites, maintaining Hertford's cemetery and the closed churchyards, providing town centre CCTV cameras and the maintenance of the war memorial. 

The Council runs the Town & Tourist Information Centre in the town centre, and runs a programme of community events within Hertford Castle, its grounds and the town centre.


The Castle is home to the Town Council, and a number of its historic rooms are available to hire for weddings, family celebrations and corporate bookings.


On this website you will find further details on our services, upcoming events, information on council meetings, community grants available, new homes bonus grants available up to £30,000 and contact details for councillors and staff. 

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