Powys County Council
Tel: 01597 826000
Fax: 01597 826230
About Powys County Council
At just over 2,000 square miles, Powys is the largest county in Wales.
The population of Powys was 132,642 in 2015.
With just 26 persons per square kilometre, Powys is the sparsest county in Wales.
The council is responsible for 5,500km of roads and we look after 5,348 council houses.
Powys has 99 schools, 17 libraries and 5 museums.
The council is the county’s largest employer, with 6,100 staff.
Our priority areas are:
Economy: developing a vibrant economy
Health and care: leading the way in effective, integrated rural health and care
Learning and skills: strengthening learning and skills
Residents and Communities: supporting our residents and communities
Our staff values:
Professional: whatever role we play in the council, we act with professionalism and integrity.
Positive: We take a positive attitude in all we do.
Progressive: We take a proactive and responsible approach to planning for the future.
Open: We keep each other informed, sharer knowledge and act with honesty and integrity
Collaborative: We work constructively and willingly on joint initiatives.