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About Wychavon

Wychavon borders the Malvern Hills district to the east and is the largest of the six Worcestershire districts. It contains the three towns of Droitwich Spa, Evesham and Pershore and nearly 100 hamlets and villages including Broadway, the gateway to the Cotswolds.

The district covers 256 square miles and is home to about 123,000 people, living in 52,000 households. Wychavon employs approximately 250 people, predominantly based at our main council offices in Pershore.

The current political makeup of the Council is as follows:

  • Conservative 36
  • Liberal Democrat 6
  • Green Party 2
  • Independent 1

Councillor Bradley Thomas is the Leader of the Council.

At Wychavon we have a long and proud record of investing in and delivering exciting projects that benefit the communities we serve. This ambition is reflected in  our corporate strategy which is refreshed every four years. Previous strategies have seen us build supermarkets to support town centre regeneration, a hospital to fill a gap in local healthcare provision and invest in a hydro-electric plant to help lower our carbon footprint.

Our current corporate strategy runs from 2020 to 2024. Its purpose is to make sure we continue to be a leading, responsive and innovative council, working to improve people’s lives. It has three main priorities:

  • Supporting people; reducing homelessness and delivering affordable homes, improving health and wellbeing and supporting people most in need, improving access to local transport
  • Strong economy and places; growing the local economy, transforming and revitalising our town centres, improving links between places, encouraging well designed, distinctive and sustainable developments
  • Sustainable environment; tackling climate change, reducing crime and helping people feel safe, minimising waste and keeping the district clean, improving the natural environment