Mayor of Spelthorne

Councillor Vivienne Leighton was elected as the Mayor for Spelthorne at the Council meeting on Thursday 18 May 2017

Since being first elected to the Council in May 2003 representing Shepperton Town, Cllr Leighton has held a number of Cabinet positions over nine years which included becoming Leader of the Council in 2011. As well as serving on several internal committees including the Planning and Licensing Committees, she has represented the Council on outside bodies, notably Surrey Supporting People Commissioning Body, and also chaired Spelthorne Neighbourhood Watch.

She is a retired bank officer and has lived in Spelthorne for 31 years. Living alongside the Thames, the new Mayor has a keen interest in all aspects of river life having also represented Spelthorne on the flooding inquiry in 2003 and the Management Committee of River Thames Alliance since 2006.