Otley Town Partnership (OTP) is a voluntary organisation, led by a Board of Directors, which undertakes a broad range of community based activities. OTP works with local organisations to promote Otley for the benefit of the town.
What we do
OTP is a local body whose membership is open to individuals, businesses, voluntary and community groups as well as representatives of both Otley Town Council and Leeds City Council.
- runs Farmers’ Markets (Otley, Harrogate, and Wetherby), the Otley Victorian Fayre in December, and the Otley Food and Drink Festival in the summer
- manages the Visit Otley and Yorkshire Farmers Market websites, and distributes information about activities happening locally
- sponsors community-based activities such as the Science Festival at the Courthouse and recently the Tour de France in Otley
- has two established Monthly Working Groups that include community representatives.
Development and Environment
- Its purposes are to monitor major developments within Otley
- help preserve the unique historic character of Otley
- influence the provision of a high quality and safe environment.
- The Transport Group assesses the traffic and transportation needs of the town. This includes all modes of transport, including pedestrians, and ranges from to highly aspirational policies to addressing short-term issues that arise.
We also have a Business Group that oversees the various events that provide the income source for the Partnership to operate.
If you live in the local area please get in touch with us if you are interested in joining any of these groups.
1A Mercury Row, Otley, LS21 3HE