Welcome to Potton Town
Potton is a thriving town of approximately 5000 residents in the heart of rural Bedfordshire. The Town has an historic Georgian Market Square which is the heart of the Town. There are many busy local shops in and around the Square including a hair salon, fish and chip shop, estate agents, florist, a barbers, a gift shop, beauty salons, food store, post office, Chinese takeaway, butcher’s shop, a traditional hardware store, pharmacy, bakery, a public house, dental surgery, two small supermarkets, a car showroom, hotel, newsagent and a veterinary surgery as well as several other small businesses. In the centre stands the Clock House in which is located the Town Library watched over by the Town Clock. There are also many small businesses situated in and around the town providing local employment.
Potton is a friendly town with strong artistic community. There are many theatre groups and choirs, sports clubs, community groups and social organisations for both young and old.
The Town celebrates every Christmas with a switching on of the Christmas Lights Ceremony and the Market Square is a dazzle of lights for the festive season.
St Mary’s Church in Hatley Road dates back to 1094AD. There is a Baptist Church in Horslow Street and a Salvation Army Chapel in Chapel Street and the Potton Vineyard Church meet at various venues around the town.
Potton Town Council consists of fifteen Councillors who meet on the first Tuesday of every month except August.
The Town Council nominates four representative trustees on the board of Potton Consolidated Charity.