Welcome to the Marks Tey Parish Council website


Marks Tey Parish Council includes the villages of Marks Tey and Little Tey.

Both are situated approximately six miles west of Colchester.



The Council provides recreation facilities, including a children's playground, skateboard park, basketball court, football pitches and the Parish Hall complex. For a list of clubs and associations that regularly use our hall, please click here

The Parish Hall has three halls available for hire and information about them (and hiring enquiries) can be found on the Parish Hall Hire page of this website. 



Marks Tey Parish Council are pleased to introduce a 


Friday 29 December 2017 

Marks Tey Parish Hall and Playing Fields 

12.00 to 3.00

Come along - Everyone Welcome 

Hot and cold drinks provided - bring a picnic

The Recreation hall will be open with toilet facilities available   

A Bouncy Castle will be availbale together with crafts and games  




A120 / A12 ROADWORKS 2017 

The A120 through Marks Tey and the A12 south slip road at Marks Tey are being resurfaced starting on Monday 9th January 2017. The roadway, footpaths, streetlights, signs, and fences will be worked upon between 20.00 and 06.00. Please see the attached for details of roadworks. 

Register of works drawings - click here.    Link to actual works drawings - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByhCurDOusOBNzZvQWhuTHJ3NEk 

Further information will be posted as it becomes available 

Highways Engalnd update in relation to A120 roadworks between 13 November 2017 and 18 December 2017 - click here 

Highways England update 30 October 2017  click here


Office Opening Hours 

Collection of CBC Waste Collection Materials - Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 1pm 

Parish Clerk - Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 to 15:30

Premises Manager & Assistant Clerk - Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 14:00 

Parish Council meetings

Agenda for next meetings:-

Full Council Meeting -  Monday 8 Janaury 2018.   Agenda to follow 

All meetings are held in the Council Room, Parish Hall, Old London Road starting at  6.30pm (unless stated otherwise) and members of the press and public are warmly invited to attend.  



Emerging Local Plan and Local Development Plan

August 2017  Marks Tey Parish Council response to the CBC Local Plan Consultation click here

 Nov 2017. The Local Plan has been submitted by CBC for Government Inspection which will take until summer 2018. The Parish Council have asked to make submissions at any Inspection in Public. CBC are also consulting on a Local Development Plan giving more detail on the Garden Community proposed next to, and around us one of which is known locally as West Tey and straddles the Colchester and Braintree district borders. Information is available on the North Essex Garden Communities website http://www.ne-gc.co.uk

The ‘Issues and Options Consultation’ is live and runs until Monday 22th January 2018.  This consultation is the first of 3 separate opportunities to comment on the proposals as they progress.

The document can be viewed on Braintree District Council’s website (hosting all of the garden communities consultations) http://braintree-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/negc where you can also respond on line.

If you would prefer to respond in paper format please click here to print 


Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group 

Are you interested in what your local village will look like in the future? 

Have you a particular interest area? 

Would you like to help? 

You are very welcome to attend the local Neighbourhood Plan steering group meeting on alternate Wednesdays in the Parish Hall at 7.30

 Next meeting dates are :   

  • 22 November 2017 
  • 6 December 2017 

 Please also see the Neighbourhood Plan Tab on this web site for further details 

Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=mtnp

Or contact the steering group Chairman Gerald.wells@talktalk.net

Let your council and your M.P. know what you think about your village development.

 Borough Councillors:




 MP: Priti Patel withammp@parliament.uk 


From time to time Marks Tey Parish Council is looking for new Parish Councillors – Would you like to join the Parish Council?  click here












Contact Information

Parish Hall, Old London Road,
Marks Tey


01206 213250