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

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...

Planning and Crime Prevention Meetings - 10th September

Published: 4 Sep 19

The next Planning Meeting will take place at 6.15pm on Tuesday 10th of September, this will be followed by a Crime Prevention Meeting at 7pm. Details of planning applications being discussed are attached. Read More...


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...

Durrington Plaza - Fisherman's Friends

Published: 22 Aug 19

The next film showing at the Village Hall is Fisherman's Friend on Friday the 13th of September Read More...


Published: 14 Jun 19

Take a read of our Summer Newsletter for 2019 Read More...

The Play Park Upgrade

Published: 14 Jun 19

Message from Chairman Cllr JP Todd. Today, I had the opportunity to explore the new play equipment installed by the Town Council, as the next phase of the upgrade to children’s play in the recreation ground. It looks fantastic, so open, light and airy. I believe its important to a child’s development that they can explore, play, make friends while doing so, and make long lasting memories. I hope that this is just one step in that development. 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