Thatcham Town Council

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  • Thatcham Town Council, Brownsfield Road, Thatcham RG18 3HF
  • Office hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Thu / 8.30am - 4.30pm Fri

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Freedom of Information

Thatcham Town Council welcomes the Freedom on Information Act and its purpose to promote greater openness by public authorities.    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives you the right to access recorded information held by public sector organisations.

Anyone can request information – there are no restrictions on your age, nationality or where you live, however, some sensitive information isn’t available to members of the public.

Your request will be handled under different regulations depending on the kind of information you ask for, such as the:

  • Data Protection Act if you ask for information an organisation holds about you
  • Environmental Information Regulations (EIRs) if you ask for environmental information

How to make an FOI request

Contact the Town Council in writing to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. This can be by letter or email.

What to include

You should give:

  • your name
  • a contact address
  • a detailed description of the information you want

You can ask for information in a particular format, such as:

  • paper or electronic copies of information
  • audio format
  • large print

When you’ll get a response

You should get the information within 20 working days.



Most requests are free but you might be asked to pay a small amount for photocopies or postage.


Before submitting an FOI request, please see details of Thatcham Town Council’s publication scheme below, you may be able to find the information you require.

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Council Meetings

Monday, 20th Apr 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Finance and General Purposes Committee

Tuesday, 21st Apr 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Monday, 4th May 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Full Council

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 27th Aug 2020 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fun on The Broadway

Saturday, 10th Oct 2020 - Sunday, 18th Oct 2020 All Day

Thatcham Festival

Sunday, 8th Nov 2020 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Remembrance Day