Welcome to the Durrington Town Council website

Welcome to the Durrington Town Council website, we do hope you enjoy using the site and find all of the information you require.

We are always working to improve the site and keep it and you as up to date as possible.

The Parish of Durrington, which incorporates Larkhill is in the Amesbury Community Area in Wiltshire.

There is a population of just over 7,000, comprising approximately 2500 households, this includes just over 550 services families’ accommodation at the military Garrison in Larkhill.

Durrington lies on the edge of the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge, and covers an area of over 2700 acres. The parish is known for its Neolithic features, Durrington Walls and Woodhenge, both dating back to 2,400BC.

Sitting on the Avon Valley, with the River Avon running through its boundary, Durrington nestles a mile away from the A303, with the A345 connecting it to Amesbury. The nearest mainline railway station for London and the South West is 5 miles away, with London just a 1 hour 20 minute journey by train. There is also a frequent local bus service to Salisbury and Swindon.

The Parish has an assortment of facilities, including three mini supermarkets, a number of takeaways, hairdressers/barbers and doctors’ surgeries, a DIY store, a local garage, a carpet shop, library, post point, two public houses and four churches. There are three primary schools, a secondary school and a number of nurseries and pre-schools, as well as a swimming pool, sports centre and tennis courts. There are a number of play parks, a skate park, BMX track and Multi-use Games Areas, as well as a village hall, recreation ground and pavilion, where frequent activities take place to support the community throughout the year.
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Latest News and Events

Extraordinary Meeting 8pm Tuesday 17 December

Published: 12 Dec 19

An extraordinary meeting has been called by the Chairman to consider Planning applications as well as Wiltshire Council's request for representation from DTC on the nomination of Millennium Park to be listed as an asset of community value (response due by 6 January 2020). Read More...

DTC Office Closure for Christmas

Published: 12 Dec 19

The Town Council office will be closed from 12pm on Thursday 19 December and will reopen at 10am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Read More...

Finance & HR Committee Meeting 6 January 2020

Published: 6 Dec 19

A Finance and HR Committee meeting will be held at 6pm on Monday 6 January 2020 at the Robinson Room, Village Hall, Durrington. Agenda to follow. Read More...

Town Council Meeting 15 January 2020

Published: 5 Dec 19

A full Town Council meeting will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020 at the Robinson Room, Village Hall, Durrington. Agenda to follow. Read More...

Don't give a fraudster a Christmas treat

Published: 4 Dec 19

Please take a few minutes to read some easy-to-follow tips to help you from giving a fraudster an early Christmas present. Read More...

Councillor Vacancy

Published: 15 Nov 19

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Road Closures - Notices

Published: 7 Nov 19

Please see the attached documents relating to local closures for High Street, Meads Road and Winter Solstice. Read More...

A303 Community Update

Published: 31 Oct 19

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Festival of Remembrance at Larkhill

Published: 9 Oct 19

There will be a Festival of Remembrance at Larkhill Garrison Church on the 9th of November, details are in the attached poster. Read More...

A303 Community Forum Update

Published: 3 Oct 19

Survey work will shortly commence in and around the Countess Roundabout as part of the A303 improvement scheme. Please see attached document that provide further details. Read More...

Planning Meeting

Published: 3 Oct 19

The next Planning Meeting will be held on Tuesday the 8th of October at 6.30pm in the Robinson Room. Attached are the applications to be discussed, this includes improvements to The Packway and parts of Netheravon Road as part of The Army Basing Programme. Read More...

Millennium Park lease to end

Published: 25 Sep 19

The Town Council is disappointed to announce that it will no longer lease the Millennium Park from its owners as of the 1st of December 2019. Please see the attached letter explaining the circumstances that have led to this outcome. This letter will be circulated shortly with the Stonehenge Trader. Read More...

Wiltshire Knife Amnesty and Crime Prevention Opeartion

Published: 18 Sep 19

Please find attached a community message from Wiltshire Police about a knife amnesty campaign Read More...

DURRINGTON YOUTH SERVICES

Published: 30 Aug 19

Did you know that Durrington Town Council provide Youth Workers and Volunteers in the community? They conduct street based sessions and activities in the Pavilion for a range of ages. See the posters for more information. Read More...

Robinson Room Hire

Published: 14 Jun 19

Are you thinking of setting up a Nursery, Childminding or Pre-school business in the area and need a safe environment to use? We could cater for your needs at the Robinson Room in the Village Hall, Durrington. We have a self-contained annex to our main hall with separate kitchen, toilets, storage, parking and a small outdoor area. Our facilities are well maintained and cleaned daily, they are in easy reach of local infant, junior and senior schools, a shop and bus stop servicing Larkhill, Amesbury, Netheravon and Upavon. This is all available from 8am daily and at competitive rates from August 2019. Please contact us if you would like to discuss your requirement further. Read More...

Fishing in Durrington

Published: 14 Mar 19

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