Otley Town Council provide a range of varied services for the community some of which are described below.  The Town Council regularly reviews  its activities and looks for new opportunities to provide cost effective services to enhance the experience of living in Otley.  We work in partnership with other organisations to help them improve their local service delivery.  Leeds City Council are also responsible for local services in Otley.  You should contact them directly if you have concerns about bin collection, fly-tipping, potholes, car parking, pavements, street lighting and street furniture, markets, play areas and parks.

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Orchard Gate Toilets

These recently fully refurbished attended public toilets are located in Orchard Gate Shopping Centre, Otley

The Buttercross in located in Otley Market Place and is available for hire, free of charge, to all charitable organisations and community groups on Friday and Saturdays.

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Jubilee Clock

The Victorian Jubilee Clock in the Market Place is a well known landmark in Otley. Originally constructed by public subscription. It carries memorials for the Transvaal war, a memorial for Belgian refugees from World War 1, a dedication to all those from Otley who suffered in World War II and a dedication to Queen Elizabeth II to mark the Diamond Jubilee.
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Otley Town Council own the 14 acre nature area on the South Bank of the River Wharfe. The nature area consists of a variety of trees, shrubs, nettle beds and ponds that provide a variety of habitats important to birds, amphibians, butterflies and dragonflies. The site is also one of the most important breeding sites in West Yorkshire for the common toad. A voluntary organisation, Friends of Gallows Hill, manage the environmental protection of the area.


Otley Maypole

We are responsible for the small maypole located in Manchester Square. This hosts a number of celebrations throughout the year including the traditional May Day celebration.