Sunday 22 April 2018
Newquay Council Cornwall

Facilities and Environment Service

The Facilities and Environment Directorate provides and maintains premises and land to allow the efficient delivery of services by the Council. It works to understand individual directorates' needs and provide their accommodation through proactive asset management and by working with others both internal and external to the Council.


                  Facilities Staffing Structure                     


Environment Service Staffing Structure 


 What we do

  • Asset and estate management: actively managing the Town Council's estate, reviewing the use and allocation of land and in conjunction with the Town Clerk's directorate; discharges the Council's responsibilities of ownership, landlord/tenant issues and providing public conveniences which are cleaned and managed through this directorate, Footpath Maintenance and Weed Control
  • Maintenance: undertaking planned and reactive maintenance works in order to protect the value of the Council's property and the health and well being of occupiers
  • Capital programme: improving facilities and Open Spaces with long-term strategic projects
  • Health and safety: ensuring high standards of health and safety are maintained in any work carried out on behalf of the Council
  • Energy and management: protecting the environment and reducing energy wastage by active management and proactive intervention


Key priorities

  • Improve the quality and effectiveness of the Council's property assets by managing property corporately
  • Investigate all alternative procurement routes to improve value for money in construction procurement
  • Put in place a plan to consider the future property needs of the Council and service delivery linked to the potential options for future local governance, local influence and delivery of services
  • To seek continuous improvement in the quality of all areas of property services


Further information

  • Corporate asset management plan
  • Property service plan


Land and property ownership queries

We can inform you if land belongs to the Council.

Please contact the Town Clerk's Office to determine if land is owned by the Council.

Land Registry are also able to provide information about land ownership.

Footpath Maintenance & Weed Control

Footpath Maintenance 2016-17

For the 2016-17 financial year Newquay Town Council currently undertakes Footpath Maintenance for a select number of paths in Newquay. This is carried out under the Local Maintenance Partnership (LMP) Scheme with Cornwall Council. Please find below a link to the schedule of Footpaths cut by Newquay Town Council. Any queries regarding the maintenance of the footpath itself should still be directed to Cornwall Council.

Footpath Maintenance Schedule


Weed Control 2016-17

Newquay Town Council also undertakes Weed Control on certain Highways within Newquay. Please find below the areas and streets covered under the contract. 

Weed Control Schedule


If you wish to report a footpath or highway listed in either of the schedules above please contact us on 01637 878388 or by Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Conveniences

Newquay Town Council are responsible for the following Public Conveniences:

  • Narrowcliff
  • Watergate Bay
  • Chester Road
  • Pentire Headland
  • Killacourt
  • Fore Street
  • Esplanade Road 
  • Porth Beach
  • Beach Road
  • Trenance 
  • Railway Station

Please see the attached link to view the Summer/Winter Opening Times of our Public Toilets - Opening Times 


Please see the attached link to view the Councils decisions regarding Newquay's Public Toilets - Council Resolutions 


The following Public Conveniences are not the responsibility of Newquay Council:

  • Fistral/Towan Headland 
  • Harbour 
  • Bus Station