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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.


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


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

Vacancy - Maintenance Manager

Amesbury is rapidly growing in terms of both population and infrastructure. As such, Amesbury Town Council have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Manager to join the team.

Job Title: Maintenance Manager

Location: Amesbury

Salary: £24,799 plus benefits

 Amesbury in South Wiltshire is a growing town with a current population of approximately 11,500. The Council are committed to providing a safe environment with facilities for all residents through an on-going programme of monitoring and maintenance.

Amesbury Town Council is seeking a Maintenance Manager to manage a team of people responsible for carrying out maintenance and repairs of council owned premises and amenities. You will also help maintain good levels of cleanliness and safety, to the benefit of the wider community in Amesbury.

Maintenance Manager – Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of Amesbury Town Council’s facilities and equipment
  • Perform daily and weekly inspections of facilities, open space and equipment (including vehicles) to ensure they are fully operational
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify possible hazards around facilities & open spaces
  • Design and implement procedures for effective and efficient maintenance operations
  • Lead the maintenance team including ensuring adequate cover with annual leave and delegation of tasks for resolution
  • Respond to emergency calls for maintenance
  • Ensure adherence with health and safety at work procedures and policies

 Maintenance Manager – Requirements:

  • 3 years’ minimum experience in construction or facility / maintenance management
  • Health & Safety Qualification – IOSH Managing Safely as a minimum
  • Experience in general maintenance and grounds maintenance
  • Electrical and/or plumbing qualifications are an advantage
  • Previous experience of managing people
  • Clean driving license
  • Able to work full time, 8am-4pm Monday - Friday

To submit you CV for this exciting Maintenance Manager opportunity, please click apply now

 This role may be suitable if you have previous experience as a Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Team Leader, Repairs Manager, Facilities Manager, Assistant Facilities Manager, Premises Manager, Head Caretaker or Maintenance Engineer.

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New History Centre Contractor Appointed

Amesbury Town Council are proud to announce the contractor chosen for the building of the new Amebury History Centre, is The Boden Group.  Boden are a local business based on Solstice Park, with many years experience in the construction industry.

As with many construction companies, various tradesmen are required for the varied skills required to build such a project and The Boden Group will be using many local tradesmen, where possible.

Picture courtesy of Peter Horne, The Stonehenge Trader, showing the Mayor of Amesbury congratulating The Boden Group on being awarded the contract.

From left to right - Councillor Andrew Williams (Chair of History Centre Project Group), Councillor Fred Westmoreland (Mayor of Amesbury), Mr Andrew Beagley (Commercial Director of The Boden Group), Mrs Wendy Bown (Town Clerk to Amesbury Town Council), Councillor Roger Fisher, Mr Andy Stewart (Regional Manager for The Boden Group) and Councillor Rhod Evans (Deputy Mayor of Amesbury).  


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Disc Golf Site Opening

The recent work to the Disc Golf Course on Stockport Avenue has been completed. 

The course has been created using R2 Fund (contributions from smaller developments around Amesbury)

The Pavilion was officially opened by the Mayor of Amesbury, Cllr Fred Westmoreland on Wednesday 24th July.  

Photo's courtesy of Amesbury Printing Company


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Bonnymead Pavilion Refurbishment

The recent work to the Bonnymead Pavilion has been completed.

The Pavilion has been completely re-wired and two new water boilers have been installed.  The total cost of the revamp was just over £21,000.  Amesbury Town Council contributed £5,000 towards the project.  The rest of the money was from the Football Association, in the form of a grant. 

The Pavilion was officially  re-opened by the Deputy Mayor of Amesbury, Cllr Rhod Evans on Saturday 3rd August.

Photo's courtesy of Spencer Mullholland.


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New Mayor 2019/20

At the Annual meeting of Amesbury Town Council, Councillor Fred Westmoreland was dutifully elected as Mayor of Amesbury for 2019/20.  Councillor Rhod Evans was dutifully elected as Deputy Mayor of Amesbury for 2019/20.

 Photo courtesy of Amesbury Printing Company. 

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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.


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Historic Amesbury The Home Of Stonehenge...

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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."