Welcome to the website for Abingdon, the historic, modern market town set in rural Oxfordshire. Browse our pages to discover the ancient streets, the riverside walks, the gourmet delights, and the annual festivals of the town famous for its Bun-Throwing, a unique tradition that dates back over 250 years and is our way of celebrating major royal occasions.
This website contains all the information you need to discover this beautiful, lively market town for yourself. It’s also your one-stop resource to find out all you need to enjoy community life to the full if you are already lucky enough to live here, or work here.
Abingdon Town Council – Our Vision
Abingdon Town Councils vision is to develop an inclusive community so that Abingdon is the place where everyone wants to live and where the wellbeing of residents is prioritised. In developing this community, the town will be one which is environmentally sustainable, vibrant, resilient, and safe.
Our key objectives
The key objectives of the Council are:
1. To respond effectively and speedily to the climate emergency.
2. To develop a resilient, sustainable town that will provide a home for residents now and in the future.
3. To manage the Council’s assets efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of the community now and in the future.
4. To work with community partners to support those who are vulnerable and in need and to create opportunities to increase social inclusivity.