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Ringwood Gateway

Ringwood Gateway will re-open its doors on Monday 29 June and will be offering New Forest District Council services to customers who are unable to access these online. 

We have set up new systems so that we can operate safely, and you will be asked to follow social distancing guidelines and use hand sanitisers. There will be signs to show you what to do and we have installed a clear plastic screen. There will be a queuing system in place and access will be limited to one customer at a time.

Not all services will be available, but you will be able to pay rent and council tax, buy refuse sacks and parking clocks and bring benefits paperwork for scanning.  For details of services available, please see:

Please do not visit if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.

Opening hours have changed to:

Monday           09:00 – 12:30; 13:15 – 15:15

Tuesday          09:00 – 14:00

Wednesday     09:00 – 12:30; 13:15 – 15:15

Thursday         09:00 – 14:00

Friday              09:00 – 12:30; 13:15 – 15:15

Social Distancing Starter Packs

Ringwood Town Council is pleased to offer free social distancing starter packs to retail outlets in Ringwood town centre.

These packs contain signage, hand sanitiser, tape to mark out social distancing and more, and are available on a first come basis.

To apply, contact

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Due to the ongoing and fast changing situation with regards to CoVid-19, we are closely monitoring advice from government and will update this page with any changes to council business.

Ringwood Town Council office is closed until further notice.

Enquiries about Town Council matters (the cemetery, play areas, public open spaces, allotments, etc.) may be sent by email to

In cases of extreme urgency only please call the Town Clerk on (01425) 484720.

Please note that all staff are working from home and may take significantly longer than usual to respond to enquiries whilst the most urgent matters are given priority.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Christopher Wilkins
Town Clerk

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Welcome to the website of Ringwood Town Council.

The aim of this website is to inform the public about the Council’s work, its services, the facilities available, together with information about the town.

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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