Welcombe Ward

Kevin Taylor

Lib. Democrat  for Welcombe since 2019

Councillor Kevin Taylor was born in Willenhall in the West Midlands and moved to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2005.


Kevin was appointed to the Town Council in May 2019 and serves on the General Purposes Committee, Mayoral , Civic , Ceremonial & Events Committee and Planning Consultative Committee. Kevin is also a member of a number of sub-groups.

Career History

Kevin, after a very short spell at Art College, decided to pursue a career in manufacturing and he has now worked in the Automotive Component Industry for 35 years recently joining the 125 year old Nedschroef Fasteners Limited as their Regional Sales Manager for the UK. Kevin also has a number of years experience in the Hospitality Industry where he worked for Whitbread PLC.

Community Interests

Kevin is actively involved in the development of Table Tennis in the Midlands region working closely with Table Tennis England. He has introduced many new table tennis activities around Stratford-upon-Avon working closely with Bell Court, Foundation House and Stratford Leisure Centre.More recently he has created the very popular Stratford-upon-Avon Table Tennis Club. He is also the  project leader for PING Stratford-upon-Avon a joint venture between Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council and Table Tennis England providing a free outdoor activity to the Town.

Kevin also spent two years as Secretary & Membership Secretary for the Stratford Society, an organisation that aims to protect the heritage of our historic market town.

Leisure Activities

Kevin’s interests include all sports, travel, fine dining and theatre - he has been a regular visitor & supporter of the RSC since 2005.