Lancaster City Council

Lancaster City Council
Town Hall
Dalton Square

Telephone: 01524 582 000


What does Lancaster City Council do?

Lancaster City Council is a district council responsible for providing services and making many important decisions on behalf of local people. Our district comprising of Lancaster, Morecambe, Heysham, Carnforth and the surrounding areas.

We employ 60 elected Councillors who make decisions about the provision of important public services such as planning, housing, waste and recycling, street cleaning, leisure and culture and approximately 770 officers to give advice, implement its decisions and manage the day-to-day delivery of Council services.

The Council's Main Services

1. Chief Executive

  • • Office of the CEX
  • • Democratic Services
  • • Legal Services

2. Communities and the Environment

  • • Environmental Health
  • • Council Housing
  • • Public Realm
  • • Community Involvement & Leisure

3. Economic Development and Regeneration

  • • Development Management
  • • Regeneration and Policy
  • • Property
  • • Regeneration
  • • Building Cleaning

4. Corporate Services

  • • Human Resources and Organisation Development
  • • Finance
  • • ICT
  • • Information Governance

Staff Wellbeing and Inclusion

At Lancaster City Council our mission is to put Staff Wellbeing and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do and to ensure that it’s importance is understood, valued, and recognised by all. We want Lancaster City Council to be a place where everyone feels they can be themselves, where they feel supported, that they belong and that they have a voice.

We are comitted to:

  • • Growing a culture of continuous learning where staff have the opportunity to lead and expand their own learning in relation to health & wellbeing
  • • Helping create a support offer for staff to ensure we are able to connect them with support they may want or need for themselves or others. This includes support for physical, mental, emotional, spiritual & financial wellbeing
  • • Working with staff to ensure we have ongoing conversations and provide safe spaces in order to become a more inclusive employer, where everyone feels they are valued, belong, and have their voice heard
  • • Creating a culture where staff are supported to raise issues and bring about change
  • • Ensuring we are providing equality of opportunity in both our recruitment practices and our development of staff so as to attract and retain a diverse workforce at LCC

We understand our standard method of application or interview process may not be suitable for applicants with a disability. Therefore, we would encourage you to contact us so that we can arrange an alternative way in which you can apply and/or make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview.


Lancaster City Council delivers a range of services and activities that impact on the lives of children both directly and indirectly. Safeguarding children, ensuring their welfare, safety and health is of paramount importance. We are committed to providing safe and supportive services that will give children the opportunities to achieve their full potential.

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