Council Services in Keynsham

Keynsham Town Council Services

The Town Council is responsible for numerous services and amenities on a local level, that benefit the town and residents including:

  • Keynsham Cemetery

    Including chapel and burial grounds
  • Allotments

    128 plots at the end of Park Road
  • Street Furniture & Bus Stops

    Including some notice boards, benches, bins and bus shelters
  • Play Areas & Play Equipment

    Upper Memorial Park, Park Road, Lower Memorial Park, Downfield, Kelston Road, Teviot Road, Holmoak Road, Manor Road
  • Basketball Facilities

    Teviot Road, Manor Road, Park Road and Kelston Road
  • Football Pitches & Pavilion

    Manor Road Playing Fields
  • Memorial Park Floodlit Multi-Sports Court

    Including tennis, football and netball facilities
  • Skate Park

    In Memorial Park
  • Grants to Help Local Organisations

    £20,000 for general grants and £10,000 for environmental projects
  • Consultation on Neighbourhood Planning

    The Town Council has the opportunity to comment on planning applications within the Keynsham area before they are considered by the Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Planning Committee
  • Events

    Including the Keynsham Winter Festival, Bandstand Concerts and Keynsham Business Forum
  • Youth Service

    The Town Council offers a full programme of centre based and outreach sessions for young people aged 11-19
  • Neighbourhood Development Plan

    The Neighbourhood Development Plan provides the opportunity for Keynsham residents and employees to identify what they want Keynsham 'to be' for the next 15-20 years.

    Read more about the Neighbourhood Development Plan

Find out more information about the services and amenities offered by the Town Council by calling the office or visiting in person:


  • 07904 161097

Visit Us

15-17 Temple Street*
BS31 1HF
Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm

Follow us

  • Twitter @KeynshamCouncil
  • Facebook @KeynshamCouncil

*Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Town Council office is currently closed. Staff are working from home and the Council can still be contacted by phone or email. Post is still being regularly collected from the office.

Bath & North East Somerset Council services

Keynsham is under the jurisdiction of Bath & North East Somerset Council which is responsible for many of the council services in the town, including:

  • Parking & Travel

    Including applications and renewals of blue badges and parking fines
  • Rubbish & Recycling

    Including rubbish collections
  • Planning & Building Control

    Including planning permissions, enforcement and applications
  • Schools, Colleges & Learning

    Including admissions, school closures, term dates & SEND Partnership Service
  • Council Tax & Benefits

    Including paying council tax, tax bands, benefits and welfare support
  • Library & Information Services

    Including reserve library items, print services, room hire and exhibition space
  • Streets & Highway Maintenance

    Including roadworks, street lighting, pavements, public rights of way, highways drainage, litter, street care and cleaning
  • Housing

    Including finding a home, energy advice and landlords
  • Birth, Marriages & Deaths

    Including citizenship, copies of certificates and register offices
  • Adult Social Care & Health

    Including substance abuse, disability, mental health and available support
  • Children, Young People & Families

    Including adoption, fostering and help with SEND
  • Leisure & Parks

    Including most of Keynsham Memorial Park and other Green Spaces in Keynsham (not including play areas, Memorial Park Tennis and Football Courts and Manor Road playing fields)
  • Trading Standards

    Including business advice, consumer advice, health & safety at work and food standards
  • Tourism & Heritage

    Including museums & attractions, Discovery Card and visitor information
  • Public Health

    Including the latest health messages and One You health help
  • Environment

    Including asbestos, flooding, pest control, climate emergency, pollution, trees and woodlands, ecology and biodiversity and green infrastructure

Find out more information about the services and amenities that B&NES offer by visiting their website, calling Council Connect or going to the One Stop Shop and speaking to an adviser in person:


Call Council Connect

01225 394041

Visit a One Stop Shop

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the One Stop Shop in Keynsham Library will be running a reduced service and will only be open from 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday until further notice. For more information visit

Ground floor
Keynsham Library
Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
(4.30pm on Fridays)