Suffolk County Council

Employer Information


Endeavour House
Russell Road





Suffolk County Council is the administrative authority for the county of Suffolk, England. It is run by 75 elected county councillors representing 63 divisions. It is a member of the East of England Local Government Association.

The authority is led by it's CEO Nicola Beach who has been in this role since June 2018.

The Council is split into 4 distinct areas each of which has responsibility for a range of services and statutory requirements.

The areas known as 'Directorates' are as follows:

  • Adult and Community Services (ACS)
  • Children and Young Peoples Services (CYP)
  • Resource Management (RM)
  • Public Health and Protection

County Council Responsibilities

Suffolk County Council is responsible for major services which are provided countywide. These include:

  • Business and trading standards: enforcing fair trading laws, protecting consumers and giving advice.
  • Education and learning: schools, evening classes for adults, youth clubs and higher education grants.
  • Environment: conservation of the countryside and public access to it, waste disposal and archaeological services.
  • Leisure and culture: archives and support for arts and museums.
  • Public safety: fire fighting, rescue and emergency services, safety advice.
  • Registration of births, marriages and deaths.
  • Social care: care for older people who are physically or mentally infirm, or have a mental health problem, those with physical or learning disabilities and children and families who need protection and support.
  • Transport and streets: maintaining and improving Suffolk's roads, footpaths and public rights of way, road safety, public transport co-ordination.


Main Contact

Duncan Crow

General Enquiries Email Address

Address for postal application

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