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Desborough is a rapidly expanding and changing town situated in Northamptonshire, with 8045 electors (1st February 2016). An additional 700 homes are planned to be provided over the next few years as identified in the Rothwell & Desborough Area Action Plan 2009 produced by Kettering Borough Council. Key sites within the town have also been identified by the Borough Council for regeneration as detailed in the Desborough Urban Design Framework 2004. In addition Desborough "Greenspace" is 22 hectares of land designated as a public open space.Desborough is one of the founding 12 members of the Charter of European Communities and through this has links with 26 other EU members. Through the Desborough and District Twinning Association the town is twinned with Neuville de Poitou in France and with Bievre in Belgium.

Desborough Town Plan Website

Desborough Town Council has committed, on behalf of the town, to the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for Desborough (known as Desborough Town Plan). This plan will help local people shape development within their community and establish general planning policies for the development and use of land in the town.

Community Grant Scheme

Desborough Town Council has a small budget for the award of grants which are awarded to local groups annually in May and October.

Latest News

Road Closure Due: Brampton Wood Lane

A planned road closure for a section of the Brampton Wood Lane is expected to be closed for one day on the 5th October 2017, this is to allow for BT to safely undertake works to an underground structure.

It is expected that the road will be closed between 09:30 and 15:30.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=176842

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:12 by James McKechnie

Ise Valley Protest Walk

A protest walk in the Ise Valley concerning the proposed development will take place on Sunday 8th October 2017 at 10:30am starting at the car park at St Giles Church

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:51 by James McKechnie

Desborough Definitive Map

The Definitive Map Modification Order was made on the 14th July 2017 and the footpaths designated as Public Footpaths and added to the County Council's Definitive Map and Statement.

Below is a copy of the map showing the new footpaths.

Phill Conaty would like to thank the following who provided evidence to enable the footpaths to be adopted.Ben Dunkley, Emrys Davies, Christina Kingsnorth and family, Veronica and Rob Price, Alan Hall, Sharon Hall, Richard Smith, David Bayliss, Stuart Prince, Heather Gould, Lynda Wilson, Adrian Joss, Julia Joss, Belinda Humfrey, John Kemp, Ann Kemp, Richard Coe, John Page, Isobel Bingham, Yvonne Starkey, Rita Perry, Jennifer Helliwell, David Helliwell, David Rayson, Beverley Weeks, Pauline Ethrington, Marylin Mc Goldrick, John Mc Goldrick, David Ginns, Keith Shortland, Michael Maguire, Richard Turner, Ruth Brown, Richard King, Michael Moore, Douglas Reid, James French, Jayn Collins, Alan Collins, Susan Murray, Christopher Murray, Anthony Murray, Elizabeth Adcock, Christine Green, June Golding, Ashley Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Robert Walmsley.If I have missed anyone out please accept my apologies. More »

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:46 by James McKechnie