Terry Westgate

Title: Lord Mayor

Party: Conservative

Ward: St Stephen's

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

No set surgeries held. Mutually convenient appointments are arranged at such times as members of the public make contact.

Contact information

Home address: 
32 St Michael’s Road

Phone:  01227 760 780

Email:  terry.westgate@councillor.canterbury.gov.uk

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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 06/05/2011 - 07/05/2015
  • 08/05/2015 - 08/05/2019
  • 08/05/2019 - 08/05/2023

Additional Information

Conservative Councillor for St Stephen’s Ward.


I have lived in St Stephen’s since moving to Canterbury in 1975 to manage a shoe shop in the city centre.  I am married to Sue and between us we ran our own business, a fancy dress and dance wear shop in Northgate, from 1986 to 2006.  We have one married daughter.


I have been involved in politics and the Conservative Party since 2006 and was elected as Canterbury City councillor for St Stephen’s Ward in 2011 and

re-elected in 2015.


I am Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the St Michael’s Road Area Residents’ Association, I am also the Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator for the St Michael’s Road Area.  I am Chairman of the Friends of Westgate Parks and a member of the Student Community Working Group.