Welcome to Abingdon-on-Thames
Welcome to Abingdon-on-Thames, the historic market town set in rural Oxfordshire. Browse this website to discover more about the ancient streets and sites, riverside walks, activities and events in our town, famed for its Bun Throw, a unique tradition which 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 if you visit or to find out more about our town if you are already lucky enough to live or work here.
Abingdon Town Council – Our Vision
Abingdon Town Council’s 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
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.
Find out more about Abingdon’s history
Abingdon is one of the oldest settlements in England. Find out more about the history of our town here.
Details of your Councillors can be found here
Find out more about Abingdon-on-Thames and the history of the town council
Contact the council
For any enquiries or to report something, get in touch today
Abingdon on Thames is a designated neighbourhood planning area -find out what this means for you
Find out more about Abingdon on Thames Town Council
Information about town council meetings