Tuesday, July 25 2017

Contacts & Information


Great Bowden Allotment Site
Located off Leicester Lane. The site consists of 8 plots.
Mr John Parrott,
Council Offices
Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough
LE16 7AG

Telephone  01858 821282, Fax  01858 821002 or email: j.parrott@harborough.gov.uk




Dog Warden

Further information on the Dog Warden Service



Environment Agency – Flood Map

The link below shows the areas of flood plane, which currently lie within the Separation of Settlements land between the village of Great Bowden and Market Harborough.




The council has responsibility for acting on reports of flytipping to both remove the waste and to locate and prosecute the offenders.  Where the waste is hazardous the council has a responsibility to ensure public safety until such time as the waste can be removed. 

Email: customer.services@harborough.gov.uk

Telephone: 01858 82 82 82




This Search link allows you to view all the footpaths in and around Great Bowden

Footpaths around Great Bowden



Harborough District Council Planning Page


alternatively view all application on an interactive map at Leicestershire Villages

Harborough District Council - Main page

Harborough Mail

9 Northampton Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9HB
Tel: 01858 436000


Harborough Museum

Harborough Museum, Council Offices, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough LE16 7AG
Telephone: (01858) 821085 or E-mail: harboroughmuseum@leics.gov.uk



Mobile Library - A Valuable Service

Free book loan including bestsellers for all ages. Talking Books (hire charge).
Every other Tuesday, The Green, Great Bowden 3.00pm – 3.30pm

For further details contact: Harborough Library, 0116 305 3627
Mobile 3 : Tuesday Week 3


Mobile Library web page

Main Library in Market Harborough is
Pen Lloyd Library, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT
Tel: 0116 3053627, Fax: 01858 821265
Email: marketharboroughlibrary@leics.gov.uk
Market Harborough Library web page

For further information please contact 0116 3053627


Mobile Library Great Bowden  Great Bowden Mobile Library

Open Access Great Bowden


Call (0116) 222 2222 to speak to the police about a matter not covered
by the 999 services.
Henry Whatley – Police Community Co-ordinator – 0116 248 3875

Harborough-and-the-Bowdens link

Leicestershire Police - www.leics.police.uk

Crime Commissioner   - www.leics.pcc.police.uk

Political Representatives for Great Bowden & Arden Ward

Councillor Phil Knowles
Email: philknowlesassoc@aol.com

Councillor Dr Sarah Hill
Tel: 01858 431993
Email: s.hill@harborough.gov.uk
Website: marketharboroughlibdems.org.uk

Councillor Barry Champion


Edward Garnier - MP - Conservative




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Recreation Ground

The recreation ground is a central part of the village with a well equipped playground for children as well as fitness apparatus. It is home to Bowden Cricket Club and the Market Harborough Lawn Tennis Club . It is also used by many dog owners and dog litter bins are provided around the perimeter.



Great Bowden Recreation Ground

Tree Warden

Paul Terry - Tel: 01858 46219
Oldest Trees Map 1998
(please note 14a - Madeline Close - Cedar of Lebanon has been removed)



Village Design Statement

The Village Design Statement was created to set out guidance and principles for the design of any future development, ensuring the distinctive character of the village is retained.

Copies are available from John Panter on 01858 435819 or email John for further information.

Village Design Statement View

Please note this is a 22 page document and may take a moment to download.


Great Bowden village



Village Map

Google Maps





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