Todmorden is a market town in the Upper Calder Valley in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England. It is about 17 miles from Manchester and has a population of just over 15'000 people. Todmorden is at the confluence of three steep-sided Pennine valleys and is surrounded by moorlands with outcrops of sandblasted gritstone.


About the Council

The full Council meets in Todmorden Town Hall. The council offices are located in Todmorden Community College on Burnley Road


About Todmorden

Todmorden is situated in West Yorkshire, close to the Lancashire border. It nestles deep in Calderdale, at the convergence of three steep valleys...


Todmorden community

Lectures, folk festivals, choral societies and the town's Incredible Edible project are manifestations of how this town is lived in by warm, community-minded people.


From the Mayor's Parlour

About ten years ago a postgrad student handed me a translation text for approval in which a doctor attempted to describe for civil servants the demographic problems facing Germany as far as the health service was concerned.  His predictions were centred around 2050. He pointed out the need for volunteers; otherwise the system would collapse, he said. For a country that believes so much in specialist qualifications this was quite a controversial conclusion.

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Meet your councillors

Andy Hollis
Town Mayor
David Tattersall
Chair of General Purposes
Michael Hatfield
Chair of Development
Diana Tremayne
Chair of Amenities

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