Public Services

Downham Market is supported by a range of service providers, everything from rubbish collection to street maintenance. Here you can find out who is responsible for what, and how you might deal with any issues you have.

Our Local Councils

The County Council

Norfolk County Council works very hard delivering the more costly and strategic services within the county. These services include:

• Trading Standards
• Fire & Rescue
• Social Services
• Education
• Transport

If you would like to contact them you can do so by several means, all of which you can find on the Norfolk County Council website.

District (Borough) Council

There are seven district, city and borough councils in Norfolk, Downham Market falls into the constituency the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk.The King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council is responsible for:

• Housing
• Refuse Collection
• Street Cleaning
• Economic Development
• Environmental Health
• Leisure Facilities

If you would like to contact the Borough Council of you can by several means, all of which you can find on their website.

Parish or Town Council

Each of the seven districts in the county are further divided into parish or town councils. The town council deals with local problems and services at a detailed level, it also acts as the Town’s voice at Borough/district council meetings.

Regular Town council meetings are an excellent way to speak to the local Councillors face-to-face. Councillors are always keen to hear the opinions and ideas of community members. These meetings are open to all members of the public should anyone like to attend.

Contact details for the Downham Town Council are on their website.

Norfolk Green

Norfolk Green is the local bus service that regularly runs from King’s Lynn, through Downham Market then to either Southery or Ten Mile Bank.

They offer great rates and a reliable service, for a timetable CLICK HERE.

There are many other great Services in our area, you can find a detailed directory of them on our business listings page.