About Towns’ Management

Batley & Dewsbury Towns’ Management Team is part of Kirklees Council. We work with local businesses and partners to:

  • Bring vibrancy and vitality to both towns
  • Make them better places in which to live, learn, work, visit and invest
  • Encourage and initiate enterprising activity
  • Raise the perception of the area as cleaner, safer, brighter and better than “before”
  • Achieve a sustainable community that is:
    • active inclusive and safe
    • well run, connected and served
    • environmentally sensitive
    • a thriving diverse economy
    • well designed and built
    • fair for all now and in the future
    • changing for the good of its residents.

The team is made up of Towns’ Manager Andrew Sloman and Viv Edmonds, Deputy Towns’ Manager.

We run a number of networking events throughought the year, fill in the box to the right of this page to receive details of these by email.