The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website


Mayor's Young Citizen Award

The Mayor (councillor Paul Crossley) has launched his search for a 'Mayor's Young Citizen'. To enter, youn people must live in Bath, or attend a school/college in the city or belong to a bath-based group.

The individual award is for a 16, 17 or 18 year old who has made good progress at school or given service to the local community.

To request an application form please contact the mayor's office at or call on 01225 477 411.


Accounts Inspection

Commencemt of Period for the Excercise of Public Rights for the Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016

Please click here to see the Annual Return, Notice and Declaration.

This website provides an introduction to the role and function of the Mayor of Bath and the rich history that surrounds this ceremonial position.

The Mayor plays a significant ambassadorial role within the City, including welcoming visitors and maintaining links with international partners. The Mayoralty is separate from the Council and has no political power.

The current Mayor, Councillor Paul Crossley (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 4 June 2016.

For information on how the Mayor is elected, please refer to the section 'Election of Mayor and Mayoral Duties' (under 'The Mayoralty' in the menu on the right).

If you would like the Mayor to attend an event, please Click here for more information.  


Further Reading

Civic Dates:

Medieval Bath

Bath became a city of trade and prospered from the woollen industry. It was ideally situated as drovers could bring their sheep in from the edge of the Cotswold Hills, the River Avon powered the mills and proximity to the port of Bristol helped the trader

Arms of The City of Bath

An explanation of the Arms of the City of Bath

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish