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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

View the town directory to search for businesses and organisation within Amesbury. Read More...

Facilities

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

Your Council

Information and downloads on local council matters such as meetings, minutes and planning. Read More...

Visitor Information

Thinking about moving to or visiting Amesbury - visit this page for all information on local attractions. Read More...

Latest News

Amesbury Town Council Play Areas

Play Parks in Amesbury will be open from Saturday 4th July as per Government advice.  Sport and Gym Equipment can also be used from this date.

 Equipment will have been jet washed and checked for safety.  The play parks in Amesbury are not manned and it is the responsibility of parents to ensure that children use the play equipment in line with current restrictions.  The equipment will not be sanitized and the individual should wipe any surfaces as necessary.

 The Town Council has put up notices to remind users of the play parks and gym equipment of the government recommendations and would like to:

  •  promote cleaning of equipment by users, parents, guardians and carers, particularly where there are clear touch points such as swing rockers, see saws, machine handles or exercise bars
  • encourage outdoor gym users to bring their own towel and hygiene products and wipe down equipment after use
  • encourage parents to bring hand sanitiser gel or wipes to clean their children’s hands
  • encourage hand hygiene including washing/sanitising hands more often than usual, for 20 seconds using soap and water or approved gel and foam sanitiser, particularly at the beginning and end of play
  • advise users (or parents of users) not to touch their faces, and to cough or sneeze into a tissue or arm when a tissue is not available
  • remind adults and children not to put their mouths on equipment or their hands in their mouths
  • promote and remind users, parents, guardians and carers of the need for social distancing
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Amesbury Central Car Park Toilets

Amesbury Town Council will be re-opening the public toilets located in the Central Car Park as from tomorrow (Friday 21st May 2020).

Opening times-

Monday to Saturday - 8am to 5pm

Sundays & Bank Holidays - 10am to 4pm

 

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New Mayor 2020/21

At the Annual Meeting of Amesbury Town Council held on Thursday 14th May 2020 via Zoom, Councillor Rhod Evans was duly elected as Mayor of Amesbury 2020/21.  At the same meeting Councillor Philip Osment was duly elected as Deputy Mayor of Amesbury 2020/21

Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic, chains of office will be completed privately and photos taken when it is safe to meet.

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 Cllr Rhod Evans           Cllr Philip Osment

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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...

" 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."