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This postcode is located in the electoral ward of Welshpool Gungrog and the community area of Welshpool.

Powys County Council

The County Council is responsible for highways, education, social services, waste and regulatory services. It is funded by Welsh Government, council tax and other income.

The county councillors for the community of Welshpool are:

Welshpool Town Council

Your Town Council looks after local issues such as green spaces and benches. These vary from place to place. It is funded by council tax and other income.

The annual precept request for Welshpool Town Council in 2023/2024 was approximately £699,055. For the 2023/2024 financial year, there are approximately 2,789 properties in the community.

Did you know? In your area, the most common council tax band is Band C with 38.7% of houses in that band.

Welshpool Town Council is made up of 15 councillors.

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  Council Tax

Council Tax is a local tax made up of 3 precepting authorities - the county council, community or town council and Police & Crime Commissioner. The current breakdown for a Band D property in 2023/24 is shown below.

Powys County Council

A comparison between 2023 and 2018 is shown below.


Element paid to Powys County Council

Up £335.25 per year.


Element paid to Welshpool Town Council

Up £93.12 per year.


Element paid to Police & Crime Commissioner

Up £88.09 per year.

During this current administration (2022), council tax for this community has increased by 6%, or £127.05 per year / £2.44 per week.

Since 2018, council tax for this community has increased by 25%, or £516.46 per year / £9.93 per week.

Facts about this postcode
  • The ward of Welshpool Gungrog includes 240 postcodes.
  • Ward: Welshpool Gungrog (W05001173)
  • Community: Welshpool
  • Senedd Constituency: Montgomeryshire
  • National Park: Non-National Park
  • LSOA: Powys 003B (W01000499)
  • MSOA: Welshpool (W02000099)