Thame Town Council strives to maintain the vibrancy and vitality of our thriving little town, and is keen to work with and support the businesses who choose to base themselves in it. We hope the information provided here is useful to you, but if there is anything else that would be useful to have on our site, please let us know. Contact details can be found on the ‘Support for your Business’ page.


Support for your Business

Whether a newly established start-up or long established business, find out about services, training, support, and funding that you may have access to.


Business News

Latest news for and about businesses in Thame. Sign up to receive it into your inbox.


Business Forums & Networks

Details about local Business networks & forums


Business Directory

A full, searchable, list of businesses in Thame. Add yours for free.


Jobs Board

Search or list local jobs, volunteering, internships and apprenticeship opportunities.


Promote Yourself

Opportunities to promote your business in Thame.


Corporate Social Responsibility

Time, finance, or gifts: choose to support one of the charity and Community Groups in Thame.


Do business in Thame

Discover why Thame could be the perfect place for you to do business.

Parking for your Staff

Discover the different parking options for your staff, including permits and ‘park on my drive’ schemes.

Festivals & Events

From fun-filled festivals to traditional market days – there is always something going on in Thame.

Our Responsibilities

Thame Town Council is responsible for a number of services in the local community, however, we also have a strong working relationship with other tiers of authority who provide additional services such as recycling, highway repairs and benefits. Below is a list of the services provided by your local councils and who is responsible for what should you have an issue.

Thame Town Council

  • Allotments
  • Annual events e.g Remembrance
  • Bus shelters and street furniture
  • Green and open space maintenance
  • Planning application recommendations
  • Fair management
  • Grants
  • Town Council facilities hire
  • Markets
  • Upper High Street and High Street car parks
  • Publications
  • Recreations areas
  • War memorials and gardens

South Oxfordshire District Council

  • District Council car parks
  • Community advice and support
  • Council tax and benefits
  • Electoral services
  • Environmental services
  • Business support
  • Housing
  • Planning
  • Recycling and waste
  • Restaurant inspections
  • Sports and leisure
  • Street cleaning
  • Tourism

Oxfordshire County Council

  • Education and schools
  • Fire services
  • Highways inc. potholes
  • Disabled parkinag and bus passes
  • Libraries, recreation, arts and museums
  • Public rights of way
  • Public transport
  • Social services
  • Trading standards
  • Waste recycling centres
  • Youth services