Environment Committee

The Environment Committee’s aim is to produce the best environment for the residents of Workington. This includes maintaining some of the town's parks, open spaces and planted features, managing allotment sites and the restoration of back lanes (in liaison with Allerdale Borough Council and Cumbria County Council). The Committee also works alongside Allerdale Borough Council to deliver the Workington Nature Partnership. The partnership oversees the conservation of designated landscapes and nature reserves and promotes and enables outdoor learning with the local community.

The Environment Committee oversees the Workington in Bloom Working Group, to authorise funding for entries and prepare Workington’s application into the Cumbria in Bloom competition.

The Environment Committee oversees the Allotments sub-committee.

The Chair of the Committee sits on the Nature Partnership Steering Group, along with the Town Clerk.

The Chair of the Environment Committee is Cllr Hilary Harrington.  The Vice Chair is Cllr Will Wilkinson.


Other members of this committee are:  Cllr Carole Armstrong, Cllr Herbert Briggs, Cllr Ryan Briggs, Cllr Ged Glaister, Cllr John Hunter, Cllr Paul Scott, Cllr Stephen Stoddart and Cllr Lynda Williams. 

Minutes published here remain draft until approved by the next available meeting. 

Some meetings in 2020 were cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Available recordings of meetings are available to view on our YouTube channel - 

Viewing on a mobile device will show only recent documents. Please visit the desktop version of our website to view an archive of agendas and minutes.

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Please contact us for further details. Our meetings are currently taking place via Zoom, please e-mail office@workingtontowncouncil.gov.uk for joining instructions if you would like to attend. 

14 january 2021

12 NOV 2020

3 Sept 2020

11 june 2020

21 January 2020

14 November 2019

12 September 2019

25 July 2019

6 June 2019

For previous agendas and minutes, please visit the Environment committee archive page.

About Workington Town Council

 Workington Town Council is the grassroots council for the civil parish of Workington.  It is served by 25 councillors drawn from the whole town community.  The Chairman of the Council is The Mayor of Workington.

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