The Mayor of Bath

Contacting Us


Mayor's Office

Tel:   01225 477411
Fax:  01225 477408


(01225 477411)

Mayor's PA: Ms Elizabeth Mence (01225 477438)


To request the presence of the Mayor at an event, please complete a Mayor's Attendance Request Form, giving as much notice as possible, and return it to the Mayor's Office.  You may wish to telephone in advance to check availability. 

To download a Mayor's Attendance Request Form, Click here

Once the Mayor has confirmed her attendance please complete the Protocol Form and return it to the Mayor's Office
two weeks before the event, if possible. 

Frequently Asked Questions

by Event Organisers

How do I address letters to The Mayor?

The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath
(Councillor ian Gilchrist)
Mayor's Parlour

Dear Mr Mayor  /   Yours sincerely

When speaking to The Mayor

Mr Mayor (no matter how well he is known personally)

The Mayoress: Mrs Gordana Gilchrist

Deputy Mayor: Councillor Rob Appleyard

Deputy Mayoress: Mrs Amanda Appleyard

Further Reading

Renaissance Bath

The visit of Bishop Oliver King from Wells in 1499 began a transformation of the Bath Priory. The monastic establishment was judged to be morally lax and the medieval church was decaying rapidly.

History of Bath

Tracing the evolution of Bath from its origins to the present day

Children's Portraits of the Mayor 2011

Pictures of the Mayor by children visiting the Parlour during Heritage Week 2011

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish