Welcome to Ringwood

Ringwood, in the County of Hampshire, is the Western Gateway to the beautiful New Forest, at a crossing point of the River Avon. For centuries it has been the traditional market town of the New Forest with its market charter dating back to 1226.

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or visit our offices at Ringwood Gateway

How Can We Help?

Welcome to the website of Ringwood Town Council. We’re here to help with all things Ringwood. You’ll find information about us and the services we provide as well as links to the other local authorities serving this area and useful information. We hope you find what you came here for but if not, we are only a phone call or email away and waiting to hear from you. 

Events

Events

We organize a Fireworks Display, the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial and a Christmas Fair every year and other one-off events. There are links to other local events too.

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Meetings

Meetings

Please see the meetings page for details of upcoming meetings of the Council and its committees and the business to be discussed. Please join us and have your say on issues that affect you.

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Town Mayor

Town Mayor

Cllr. Tony Ring has been elected by the Councillors as Town Mayor. He chairs meetings of the full Council and represents the Council and the town at civic functions. His deputy is Cllr. Philip Day.

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Quick Contact

About our town

Historic Ringwood

Ringwood has a long and fascinating history. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and retains many features of interest. There is a potted history of the town composed by Tony White here. The historic map of 1872 pictured here illustrates quite how much the town has grown in recent decades. Today, much of the town centre is protected as a conservation area. The map here shows the precise extent of this.

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Ringwood Town Council News

A31 Ringwood Bridge Replacement and Widening Scheme

18

Jan

A31 Ringwood Bridge Replacement and Widening Scheme

National Highways is undertaking works to widen the westbound carriageway of the A31 to three lanes between Ringwood town centre and the B3081 Verwood Underpass, and to replace the road bridges over the River Avon and Bickerley Millstream.

Read on for further information.

Ringwood Gateway Christmas Opening Hours

23

Dec

Ringwood Gateway Christmas Opening Hours

Ringwood Gateway will be closed from 4pm on Friday 24 December until 9am on Wednesday 5 January. We wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year.

Shop Local This Weekend

16

Dec

Shop Local This Weekend

Free parking in NFDC car parks this weekend - shop local and support Ringwood businesses on this last weekend before Christmas. It’s also your last chance to vote in the Christmas window competition (deadline for entries 11am on Monday 20 December) and whilst you decide who to vote for, see if you can spot the oddity in some of the windows.