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Welcome To The Amesbury Town Council Website

We hope the site helps you to find the information you need on the Town Council, Amesbury, and its surrounding area. Do feel free to send your comments or questions to us and we will do our best to help you further.

 

Amesbury is situated 8 miles north of Salisbury, with Salisbury Plain further to the north. The town is surrounded by an ancient landscape. The parish boundary of Amesbury encompasses the Neolithic site of Stonehenge - a world heritage site which attracts over a million visitors a year.

 

Amesbury is steeped in history. It is an older settlement than Salisbury, founded in 979 when an Abbey was built.

 

Over the past 30 years the town has seen major housing developments to the south, with Kings Gate the most recent, still under construction.

Directory

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Facilities

Information and booking facility for council facilities, such as the Bowman Centre. Read More...

Your Council

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Visitor Information

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Latest News

Urgent Closure of A360 (Part), Tilshead and Orcheston

Urgent Closure of A345 (part), Figheldean and Netheravon

THE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 20th May 2017, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Wiltshire Council to carry out surface dressing, stud replacement, road markings and associated works.

A345 (part) Figheldean and Netheravon: from a point approximately 130m south of it junction with High Street, Figheldean in a northerly direction for a distance of approximately 1.8km to a point adjacent to The School of Infantry.

Alternative route: via A345 (unaffected length) - A303 - A338 - A342 - A345 (unaffected length) and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs and access will be maintained for residents throughout the works period.

These works will commence on 20th May 2017 between 0700 and 1800 and are anticipated to be required until 21st May.  This Notice will have a maximum duration of 5 days.

For further information regarding these works please contact Steve Hawkins (Eurovia) on 07834 503477

To view the full notice including alternative routes please click here

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Mayor's visit to the Larkhill Welfare Office

Following an invitation received during a previous visit to the Larkhill Garrison the Mayor of Amesbury, Councillor Mrs Paddy Allen and her consort Councillor Richard Allen met a number of the staff <p>during the Welfare Office’s coffee morning on Wednesday, 3rd May 2017. Sgt Sian Haigh introduced them to Major Ian Coulson, Bdr Chris Hirst and other members of staff and they spent a very interesting <p>morning learning about the work of the Welfare Team. They both look forward to future visits.

 

Cllr Mrs Paddy Allen, Mayor of Amesbury 2016/17

 

Photo 1 (left to right) Sgt Sian Haigh, Major Ian Coulson, Cllr Mrs Paddy Allen and Bdr Chris Hirst

Photo 2 (left to right) Sgt Sian Haigh, Major Ian Coulson, Cllr Mrs Paddy Allen and Cllr Richard Allen

 

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Presentation to Home Start

On Wednesday 10th May 2017 the Mayor of Amesbury, Councillor Mrs Paddy Allen presented cheques totalling £2,823.13 to the Chairman of Home Start South Wiltshire, Mrs Lisa Helks. The Mayor chose Home Start as her Charity for

the year 2016/17 and the money was raised by holding events during her tenure including a BBQ, skittles evening and a Gala Charity Dinner.On Wednesday 10th May 2017 the Mayor of Amesbury, Councillor Mrs Paddy Allen presented

cheques totalling £2,823.13 to the Chairman of Home Start South Wiltshire, Mrs Lisa Helks. The Mayor chose Home Start as her Charity for the year 2016/17 and the money was raised by holding events during her tenure including a

BBQ, skittles evening and a Gala Charity Dinner.

 

Cllr Mrs Paddy Allen, Mayor of Amesbury 2016/17

 

 

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Mayoral Function

Many Mayors hold a Civic Service towards the end of their Mayoral year and mine was held on 1st April this year.

It is a fitting event, helping to keep Amesbury in the pubic eye by bringing together fellow Councillors, Mayors from around the County with other guests as well as family and friends in a spirit of community. It is also a time of reflection 
and assessment of the year which is coming  to an end as well as a time of anticipation as in May the position is handed to the next Mayor.

Cllr Mrs Paddy Allen, Mayor of Amesbury 2016/17

 

 

 

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Temporary Closure of A3028 (Part) Bulford

Wiltshire Council

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Closure of A3028 (Part), Bulford (Ref: TTRO 4776)

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:

A3028 (Part), Bulford; from it junction with C32 Salisbury Road for a distance of approximately 150m in an easterly direction.

To Enable:  Wiltshire Council to carry out construction of a new ramp for the cycle/foot path between Amesbury and Bulford and to widen the existing footway.

Alternative route: West to East via C32 Salisbury Road - C32 Tidworth Road - A303 - C11 Amesbury Road - A3028 (unaffected length) and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

This Order will come into operation on 30th May 2017 and it is anticipated that the closure will be required until 7th July 2017.  It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending on weather conditions.  Access will be maintained for residents and businesses, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works.  The Order will have maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Kevin Bishop (Atkins) on 01454 663431

Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JN

To view the official order here
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Army Basing Programme

 

To view the March newsletter please click here

To view the May newsletter please click here

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Map

 

Amesbury is located in southern Wiltshire, eight miles north of Salisbury on the A345. It sits in the River Avon valley on the southern fringes of Salisbury Plain.

Historic Amesbury The Home Of Stonehenge...

View the embedded image gallery online at:
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" Recent discoveries confirm that Amesbury is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Britain and has been home to people since just after the end of the Ice Age."