Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Helen Thornton
2 Northgate, Baildon, Shipley
West Yorkshire BD17 6JX

Author: Admin

Find out more about Baildon and Bradford City of Culture 2025

Baildon City of Culture

Dan Bates, Executive Director for City of Culture, will attend Baildon Town Council meeting on Monday 5th December at 7pm at the Upper Room in St Johns Church to update council on the forward plan and timescales for Bradford City of Culture 2025, and consider how Baildon might contribute and be included within the district's programme.

All Council meetings are open to the public, so please come along... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:06 by Admin

Tags: Baildon, City of Culture 2025

URGENT NEWS Fire Drill at Ian Clough Hall

URGENT NEWS  Fire Drill at Ian Clough Hall

Baildon Town Council have been informed that Ian Clough Hall will used by the West Yorkshire Fire Brigade on Saturday 3rd December at 10.30am for some real world training prior to its demolition.

It is possible that smoke will be seen coming from the building as the training will be as realistic as possible. There is no cause for alarm as three fire engines will be in attendance as part of the training... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:37 by Admin

Tags: Fire Brigade, ICH, Ian Clough Hall

News From Baildon St James

News From Baildon St James

Hello All

My name is Helen Bowman and I started work as a new Community Development Worker earlier in the summer. I am based at St James's Church, often better known as 'the little white church' on the main road opposite the Halfway House.

The aim of my role is to develop services, groups and activities at the church which meet the needs of you, the local community. Several well established groups already... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:27 by Admin

Tags: Baildon St James Community

Free Bike Marking Event - Saturday 26th November in the ICH top carpark 12-2

Free Bike Marking Event -  Saturday 26th November in the ICH top carpark 12-2

West Yorkshire Police will be running a free bike marking event on Saturday 26th November in the top car park at Ian Clough Hall

The event is funded by Baildon Neighbourhood Watch.

For more information about bike marking visit

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 11:24 by Admin

Tags: Bike, Community, Crime Prevention, Neighbourhood Watch, Police



Details of this year's events are as below. Everyone is welcome.Baildon Town Council is pleased to work in partnership with Shroggs and many others to organise this important commemoration :-

1.30pm - Members of Remembrance Sunday parade and the band will gather at Shroggs (the Soldiers and Sailors)

1.55pm - Ode of Remembrance and Last Post ( Thanks to Mille for this)

2.00pm - The Pipe Band will lead... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 11:09 by Admin

Tags: Remembrance Day

Northgate Public Toilets - Temporary Closure

Northgate Public Toilets - Temporary Closure

Due to a significant increase in vandalism and anti-social behaviour Baildon Town Council will be closing the Northgate Public Toilets at 2pm from 26th October until 6th November and all day on 31st October (Halloween). We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 12:52 by Admin

Tags: Closure, Halloween, Toilets

Dog Friendly Day Postponed

Unfortunately due to the extreme weather forecast Bracken Hall Countryside Centre have taken the decision to postpone this Sunday's Dog Friendly/Friendly Dog Day at BHCC. The event has now been rescheduled the event for Sunday 2nd October, 12-4pm.

Posted: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:47 by Admin

Tags: BHCC, Bracken Hall, Dog Friendly

Baildon Carnival Needs Your Help!

Baildon Carnival is on this weekend and they need your help!

Unfortunately unforeseen circumstances have led to some volunteers having to drop out so if anyone could volunteer to help this Saturday the Baildon Carnival committee would be extremely grateful.

Road closure marshals

Marshals would need to attend a safety briefing at the Copper Beech club at 12.45. This would last approximately 15 minutes.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 09:32 by Admin

Tags: Baildon, Events Carnival Volunteers

Friends of Baildon Station Annual General Meeting


Wednesday, 18th May 2022 at 7pm

Baildon Rugby and Cricket Sports Club, Jenny Lane, Baildon

Our guest speaker is Councillor Alex Ross-Shaw, - Portfolio holder for Transport for the whole of Bradford - who will explain the future transport plans for Bradford district. How will these plans affect Baildon? Please join us and put your questions and concerns to Alex


The meeting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 11:17 by Admin

Tags: FOBS, Friends of Baildon Station

Neighbourhood Development Plan - Have your say

Do you want to have a say in how you would like to see Baildon developed in the future?

Baildon Town Council have now extended the consultation deadline for the Neighbourhood Development Plan until May 30th.

For more information visit the Neighbourhood Development Plan page and email your comments to

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 11:11 by Admin

Tags: Baildon, NDP, Planning