Other Public Services

West Devon Borough Council

Responsible for;

  • Building regulations
  • Council Tax
  • Non-Domestic Rates 
  • Elections 
  • Environmental Health
  • Housing and Housing Benefit 
  • Issuing Bus Passes and Blue Disabled Parking Badges
  • Meadowlands Leisure facilities
  • most of the town's car parks
  • Licensing
  • Local planning and development
  • Public toilets
  • Refuse collection and recycling
  • Street cleaning.

www.westdevon.gov.uk

Make a claim online - West Devon Poster

Devon County Council

Responsible for;

  • Birth, marriage and death registrations
  • Education 
  • Fire and public safety
  • Heritage services
  • Highways and highway lighting
  • Libraries
  • Road safety
  • Social Services
  • Strategic planning
  • Trading Standards
  • Transportation
  • Waste disposal (Crowndale tip)
  • Winter travel.

www.devon.gov.uk

Police Services

Devon & Cornwall Constabulary
www.devon-cornwall.police.uk

Tavistock Police Station
Abbey Rise
TAVISTOCK
Devon       
PL19 9DF

As this station is unmanned please call 101 for non-urgent crimes.

Fire Services

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service - Tavistock Fire Station, Abbey Rise, Tavistock
www.dsfire.gov.uk

Station Commander Glenn Arundel on 01822 612046 (answer phone) or contact our Local Regional Manager Danny Slay on 01752 333600.

Ambulance Services

South West Ambulance Service
www.swast.nhs.uk

Health Services

Tavistock Hospital
www.nhs.uk

Abbey Surgery 
www.abbeysurgery.co.uk

Tavyside Health Centre
www.tavyside.org

NHS Dentist - West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Rd, Tavistock PL19 0FZ
www.nhs.uk

Education Services

Tavistock College (State Comprehensive)11-18 years
www.tavistockcollege.devon.sch.uk

St Rumon's Church of England Infants' School (State) 4-7 years
www.strumons.tavistockcsf.org.uk

St Peter's Church of England Junior School 7-11 years
www.stpeters.tavistockcsf.org.uk

Tavistock Community Primary School 3-11 years
www.tavistock-pri.devon.sch.uk

Whitchurch Community Primary School 4 - 11 years 
www.whitchurch-primary.devon.sch.uk

Tavistock Library
www.devon.gov.uk

Whitchurch Mobile Library Service
www.devon.gov.uk/yourmobilelibrary

Leisure Services

Meadowlands Leisure Pool
www.1life.co.uk

The Wharf
www.tavistockwharf.com

Transport Services

Tavistock Bus Station
Plymouth Road
Tavistock

Stage Coach
www.stagecoachbus.com

Traveline South West

Over 60's Bus Pass

Parking
www.westdevon.gov.uk

Local Rail Services
Gunnislake (5 miles away)
Bere Alston (7 miles away)
Plymouth (nearest mainline station - 17 miles away)

Link to National Rail Website

Link to Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership (local rail services)

Cycling 
Local information on cycling 

Local Airports Links
Exeter Airport 
Bristol Airport

Other Services

Citizen's Advice Bureau
www.ruraldevoncab.org.uk

Tavistock Museum
www.tavistockmuseum.co.uk