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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.
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:
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.
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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.
" 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."