Our Offices are now Closed

Please note that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in line with Government advice, our offices are now closed for the foreseeable future.

However, we are still operating and our staff are working remotely. Please contact us via or website, email customer.services@swdevon.gov.uk, or call 01803 861234

We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this difficult time.

Our offices are located in Totnes, Devon, at the following address:

South Hams District Council

Follaton House

Plymouth Road




Telephone: 01803 861234

Opening hours

Monday - Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday and SundayClosed
Bank HolidaysClosed
ChristmasTo be published on 24 Dec 2020


In an emergency and out of hours, the telephone number is 01803 867034

By car, on foot or by public transport

You can see the location of our offices and obtain driving or walking directions from your location on Google Maps.

Bus services run through Totnes from many surrounding towns.

On weekdays Bob the Bus runs from the town centre to the council offices.

By rail

The closest rail station is Totnes and is on the main line between London and Penzance. The offices are approximately 0.9 miles or about 20 minutes walk from the station. A taxi rank is available adjacent to the westbound platform.

By air

Exeter Airport is the closest and has scheduled services from many regional and European airports. The airport is approximately 30 miles from the council offices and there are car hire facilities as well as regular links to Exeter St. Davids railway station.

Please note that as of 1 Apr 2018 we no longer accept cash or cheque payments at our offices.