About Us

Shipston on Stour Highstreet

This Love Shipston Website has been developed by Shipston Town Council with support from Warwickshire County Council as well as support from our local Shipston Business Group to showcase what our wonderful town has to offer for residents and visitors. Shipston-on-Stour is an historic market town, steeped in interesting stories and characters with something for everyone to love about it, so come and visit us!

The following organisations and companies have contributed to the development of the information contained on this website:


Shipston Town Council

The Town Council is an elected body of 13 councillors, including a Mayor and Deputy Mayor, who are supported by a Town Clerk and an assistant. It is the first tier of government, providing support and services on behalf of the residents of Shipston. Responsibilities include: the upkeep of seven play areas, duties as a Burial Authority looking after the cemetery grounds, the chapels and the administration of burial records, acting as consultee on planning applications, providing allotment gardens, and delegated responsibility for maintaining grass verges and town cleansing amongst other things.



Stratford-upon-Avon District Council

The Stratford-upon-Avon District Council serves the residents and businesses of the area surrounding the famous town of Stratford-upon-Avon. They are responsible for a variety of services, including waste and recycling collection, council tax, planning and building regulations, and leisure and cultural activities.



Shipston Business Group

Shipston Business Group was formed to sustain the long-term future of Shipston’s unique offering of local independent shops and services in the town centre by encouraging more engagement and more frequent visits by the local community and by promoting awareness of Shipston as a destination more widely throughout Warwickshire and beyond.


Warwickshire County Council

The website is supported by partners at Warwickshire County Council. Warwickshire County Council governs the non-metropolitan county of Warwickshire in England.



Shakespeare’s England

Shakespeare’s England is the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Southern Warwickshire.



Black Spiral Design

This website was developed using the Destination Template developed by Black Spiral Design for Warwickshire District Council. Black Spiral Design is  a hybrid agency specialising in tourism development.



K Hulse Consulting

The content on this website was curated by K Hulse Consulting to showcase the breadth of what’s on offer in and around Shipston-on-Stour.