Cllr Dan Beauchamp

Mayor of Wallingford

Councillor Daniel (Dan) Beauchamp has been elected Mayor of Wallingford for the 2023-2024 Municipal Year.

Born locally, Dan attended school in the town and with his partner is now raising two children here.

Dan is a proud member of the Sinodun Players and regularly performs with them.   He also contributes through other voluntary activity including with the 1155 Litter Pick and Bunkest.

He is a big football fan including our own Crowmarsh and Wallingford Football Club.

Before becoming Mayor, Dan served as Deputy Mayor for two years.

The Mayor is a volunteer role and elected by the 16-strong Town Council.


You can contact Dan in the following ways :

  • Email : mayor@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk
  • Telephone :  01491 835373 (leave a message at the Council Office)
  • or write to the office : Wallingford Town Council, 8a Castle Street, Wallingford, OX10 8DL

Town Mayor's Chosen Charities

The Mayor of Wallingford, Councillor Daniel Beauchamp, will choose two charities to support during his mayoral year. Any monies raised will be given to the charities at the end of his term of office.

Claire Holford

Deputy Mayor of Wallingford

You can contact Councillor Claire Holford in the following ways :

Email : cllr.claire.holford@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

Telephone : 01491 835373

or write to the office : Wallingford Town Council, 8a Castle Street, Wallingford, OX10 8DL

Upcoming Events

A list of upcoming events and fund raising will be posted in the coming months. If you have any suggestions or would like to invite the Mayor of Wallingford to your event, please email senioradmin@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

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Civic Duties

The Town Mayor is elected annually each May and is the Chairman of the Council. The Mayor presides over Full Council Meetings and represents the Town Council in their civic role. The Deputy Mayor provides civic support to the Town Mayor and will often be able to attend functions when the Mayor is unavailable. The position of Town Mayor is ceremonial and non-political and confers no additional advantage on the post holder, other than the honour of representing Wallingford. Taking on the role of the Mayor is a significant voluntary undertaking and he / she may be required to attend events on a daily or sometimes several events in one day.

If you would like the Mayor to attend a formal engagement, please send as much detail as you can to the

Mayor’s Secretary, Tracey Collins – email: senioradmin@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk 

Please let us know : the exact time your event starts as well as a finish time ; where your event is ; what your event is in aid of ; if you’d like the Mayor to say a few words at the event. The Mayor’s Secretary, will then contact you to let you know whether the Mayor is able to accept the invitation or to advise if the Deputy Mayor is available.

The current Town Mayor’s Chaplain is :
Rev Kevin Beer
The Mayor’s Cadet 2023/2024 is : 
Cdt Cpl Callum Mackenzie, ATC
Cdt Jasper Robinson, Rifles