The Town Council is actively involved in running the Whitworth Centre as they are the sole member of the Whitworth Centre which means that ultimate control vests with DDTC.
The Whitworth Centre is run by a Board of Trustees consisting of Councillors and members of the public who each bring key skills to the management of the Centre.
The full Board as at June 2019 consists of 5 Councillors and 5 lay members. The Chair is always a Councillor and the Vice Chair a lay person.
In addition there are 5 lay members each possessing key business skills to help safeguard the Centre for the future.