Cllr Richard Welton

Cllr Richard Welton

Richard Welton was elected to Dronfield Town Council in May 2015 to represent Gosforth Valley Ward. In 2017 he was the Deputy Mayor. He is a DTC appointed Foundation Governor at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School Foundation Trust and a DTC appointed trustee of 'Dronfield Relief in Need' charity. He sits on the Finance and Neighbourhood Plan committees and is Chair of the Personnel Committee. He was also elected in May 2015 to represent Gosforth Valley Ward at NEDDC where he sits on the following Committees, Licensing, Organisation Scrutiny and Standards. Richard is also a Non-Executive Director of Rykneld Homes which manages NEDDC's housing portfolio. A resident of Gosforth Valley, Richard came to Dronfield in 1968 and attended William Levick and Dronfield Henry Fanshawe schools before attending Durham University where he has a law degree and a MBA. Qualifying as a barrister and then in a career as a company adviser and investor, he is now retired. Richard is also a member of Dore and Totley Golf Club.

He prefers to meet constituents face to face, if possible. Please either e-mail him, text or telephone and leave a voice message with your contact details to arrange to meeting in person'

5 Melbourne Avenue
Dronfield Woodhouse
S18 8YW

2019 - 2023

2015 - 2019