Council Initiatives

Manningtree has a small council but it is busy and proactive. Here are some of the councillors' initiatives that have been achieved over the last few years:


  • Community Engagement Award;
  • Emergency Plan (with Lawford and Mistley Parish Councils);
  • Floral Manningtree and Love Where You Live Campaign;

Capital & Maintenance projects

  • Cycle racks in the High Street;
  • New Council website;
  • New lighting units;
  • New seating areas at Market Place, Brook Street, Station Road and Market Cross;
  • New town sign at The Walls;
  • Purchase of CCTV cameras in Brook Street via local sponsorship;
  • Purchase of sand for the beach;
  • Refurbishment of the Town's noticeboard;
  • Refurbishment of the War Memorial.

Highway projects

  • Condensing the town's road signage onto fewer posts currently being considered by ECC Highways;