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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

Desborough Town Council Election - Notice of Result

Desborough Town Council Election - Notice of Result

Desborough Town Council are delighted to announce the following declaration of result of poll; Gil Holmes is duly elected as Councillor for Desborough Town Council Loatland Ward.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:24 by Administrator

Desborough Christmas Gala Night

Desborough will be holding its Christmas Gala on Friday 24 November, from 6pm to 8pm, Station Road and the top of High Street.

Join the festivities as the Mayor of Kettering Cllr Scott Edwards will be turning the lights on at 6pm.

Celebrations include hog roast, ball up jugglers, cyclists, Father Christmas appearance in the Desborough Optician, Heritage Centre open, loads of stalls and lots of fun.

The Christmas Tree Festival will take place at St Giles on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. More »

Anyone wishing to have a stall at this year's gala can contact Pamela Tomlinson on 01536 760244 » Less

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:42 by Administrator

Road Closure Due: Station Road

Road Closure Due: Station Road

A planned road closure for Station Road will be closed on 24th November 2017 between 1800-2000, this is to allow for the safety of all during the Christmas Gala.

A plan showing the extent and the diversion route can be viewed here roadworks.org.

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:51 by Administrator