The Town Mayor

The Mayor is elected by members of the Council at the Annual Meeting each year in May and serves for twelve months. The Mayor presides over Full Town Council meetings and is responsible for ensuring all Councillors are encouraged to partake in discussions and that meetings are conducted properly, with the aim of producing clear, lawful decisions.  The Mayor is legally entitled to a casting vote.

The Mayor is the first citizen of Chepstow and represents the Council at civic and ceremonial functions, in the Town and the wider community and is entitled to an approved allowance to meet expenses of their office.  

The Mayor represents the Council and promotes the decisions and views of the Council and not themselves and cannot legally make a decision on behalf of the council.

The Mayor for the Civic year 2023/2024 is Cllr Margaret Griffiths and the Deputy Mayor is Cllr Tudor Griffiths.

Cllr Margaret Griffiths, Town Mayor 2023/2024  

 Cllr Tudor Griffiths, Deputy Town Mayor 2023/2024



Mayor's Board 2023/2024

Mayor of Chepstow, Cllr Margaret Griffiths, helping to send charity Wales Coast Path cyclist, Leighton Stanley, from Glyn-Neath, on his way at the pebble sculpture at the start of the path on Wednesday 12th July 2023. Leighton said he is raising funds for Community Life Designs.

Photo of Mayor meeting cyclist at Wales Coast path 

On Friday 7th July 2023, Cllr Margaret Griffiths, Town Mayor welcomed two student members of the Monmouthshire County Youth Forum to gain an insight of how Chepstow Town Council operates as the grass roots level of the three tiers of government in Wales. The students from Chepstow School and Wydean School were introduced to the roles and responsibilities of the Town Councillors and the Town Council as a whole.

Photo of Mayor with students 

Cllr Margaret Griffiths, Town Mayor attended the Youth Service transition event at Caldicot Castle. It was a very good event with the young people thoroughly enjoying the games and challenges.

Photo of Mayor at Youth Service event 

Cllr Margaret Griffiths visited Hayley Miles at Pig and Pip on Chepstow High Street to find out about winning Retail Business of the Year at the 2023 Torfaen & Monmouthshire Business Awards held on 8th June 2023 at Abergavenny Market.

Photo of Mayor at Pig and Pip