Local Government


New Milton   NM Information Office   NM Town Council   NF District Council   Hampshire CC


New Milton - The Town

New Milton is a market town in south west Hampshire, England. The town has a high street and holds a market every Wednesday. Situated on the edge of the New Forest, the town is about 6 miles (10 km) west of Lymington town centre and 12 miles (19 km) east of Bournemouth town centre.

New Milton dates back to Anglo-Saxon times, and encompasses Old Milton, Barton on Sea, Ashley, and Bashley.

   Link to Historical Information about New Milton

The current population is 24,170 with 21,000 on the Electorate


New Milton Information Office

There is an Information Office run by New Forest District Council at The New Milton Town Hall 2 Ashley Road, New Milton.


New Milton Town Council

New Milton Town Council is the first level tier of Local Government in our area. Responsibility for the provision of Services is divided amongst the three tiers, Hampshire County Council, New Forest District Council and New Milton Town Council. 

There are 18 elected Councillors and the Council employs 10 full time staff (3 Office Staff and 7 Ground Staff)

   The Town Hall.  2 Ashley Road.  New Milton. BH25 6AS 

   9:00 a.m.until 4:30 p.m. - Monday to Friday

   Town Clerk - Graham Flexman

   Assistant Town Clerk - Theresa Elliott

   01425 619120

   E-Mail contact with the Council

   Town Council Web Site


New Forest District Council

The second tier of local government for New Milton.  We are within the area of New Forest District Council, who provide many of the services for residents.

New Forest District Council are responsible for the collection of all Council Taxes from the Residents of New Milton and they distribute the monies as follows :-



   Appletree Court.  Beaulieu Road.  Lyndhurst.  SO43 7PA

   8:45 a.m.until 5:15 p.m. Monday to Thursday - 4:45 p.m. on Friday

    The Town Hall.  Avenue Road.  Lymington.  SO41 9ZG  (Some Services)

   8:45 a.m.until 5:15 p.m. Monday to Thursday - 4:45 p.m. on Friday

   Organisational Structure

   023 8028 5000 - Main Switchboard

   Emergency Out of Hours Service - 0844 4152211

   Contact the Council by E-Mail

   District Council - Web Site

   List of Services and Links to detailed information



Hampshire County Council

   Headquarters.  The Castle.  Winchester.  Hampshire.  SO23 8UJ

   Telephone for Departmental Opening Hours - 0845 603 5638

   01962 841841 - Main Switchboard  :  0845 603 5638 - General Enquiries

   Details of Main Contact Numbers for Services (Including Out of Hours)

   E-Mail the County Council

   County Council Web Site

   A - Z of County Council Services and Contact Information

   Web Site - Special Educational Needs (Professionals and Young People under 25 

Links to On-line Services

Councillors by Ward

Bashley & Milford and Hordle : Rice, Alan  
New Milton : Kendal, Mel