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Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Civic Offices London Road Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 4AH

01256 844844
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Covering about 245 square miles of northern Hampshire, the borough council serves 174,000 residents and 7,580 businesses. Taking a commercially-minded approach, the council works closely with the private sector to drive further investment in and development of the borough.
The borough includes the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, plus the beautiful real-life setting of Richard Adam’s novel Watership Down and Highclere Castle, probably now best known as Downton Abbey.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for:
•Promoting economic development and tourism in the area
•Local planning and development control
•Street cleaning, household waste and recycling
•Administering council tax and housing benefit locally
•Providing social housing and generally promoting good quality housing provision
•Environmental health and safety
•Parking enforcement
•Providing parks and leisure facilities
There are three levels of local government in Basingstoke and Deane:
•Hampshire County Council
•Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
•Town and parish councils
Monday: 8.30am to 5pm
Tuesday: 8.30am to 5pm
Wednesday: 8.30am to 5pm
Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed