The Mayor of Bradford on Avon

Find out who is your current Mayor and what they do.

The Mayor is the figurehead of the council and is elected by their fellow councillors for a one year term. Mayors may be re-elected at the discretion of the council.
The Mayor of Bradford on Avon actively promotes and develops opportunities for the town. This involves developing and maintaining extensive individual and community networks, and performing an important social and ceremonial role as leader of the community.  In their absence, the Deputy Mayor takes on duties.

In addition the Mayor:

  •  provides guidance to councillors about what is expected of them
  •  acts as the principal council spokesperson and articulates council policies and positions fairly and accurately
  •  supports good working relations between councillors
  •  represents the council in civic and ceremonial duties

If you would like to send an invitation to the Mayor of Bradford on Avon please CONTACT US at the Town Council office.

The Mayor of Bradford on Avon

Cllr Alex Kay is your current Mayor.

Alex was elected Mayor of Bradford on Avon in May 2018 having served as Deputy Mayor in 2017-18.

Alex is active in the BoA Women’s 100 group and, as a member of the BoA Rowing Club, can often be seen kayaking up and down the River Avon.

She is passionate about action on Climate Change and environmental issues.

Dave Garwood

Deputy Mayor of Bradford on Avon

Cllr Dave Garwood served as Mayor in 2017-18, and was elected Deputy Mayor of Bradford on Avon in May 2018.

A keen photographer, Dave also has an interest in matters relating to tourism. He also volunteers at the Wilts Online Computer Clinic, which gives free advice on use of PCs, laptops, tablets and other technical assistance for those in the community who need it.