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

Act of Remembrance

Published: 7 Nov 17

Durrington Town Council will conduct an Act of Remembrance at the Commonwealth War Grave Memorial in Durrington Cemetery on Sunday the 12th of November at 1230pm following the annual service held in the village, please join us for this short service. A minibus will leave from the church and there is parking available at the cemetery. Read More...

The Packway Re-opens

Published: 13 Oct 17

The Packway is now open to traffic. Town Council Chairman John Todd says “the re-opening of The Packway is good news for our village; those who travel through our village and those who use the local businesses in Durrington and Larkhill. Although when closed it caused disruption for road users, I hope that the re-opening benefits those who wish to use The Packway, although in the short term we may still see temporary traffic lights while additional work is carried out along the stretch between Wood Road and the Packway garage”. Read More...

Charles Road Bungalows - Update

Published: 5 Oct 17

The Charles Road Bungalows are nearing completion, please read the attached leaflet to find out more Read More...


Published: 21 Sep 17

The Annual Bonfire Night and Traditional Guy Competition will be held on Sunday 5th November on the Millennium Park. Advanced tickets available at a discount from Larkhill Garrison and the Town Council Office from the 16th October. Read More...

A303 Closures and Diversions

Published: 15 Sep 17

Work to improve journeys by refurbishing the bridges that carry the A303 over local roads near Thruxton and at Picket Twenty (Andover) is progressing well. The attached is a reminder that the following closures are scheduled to take place over the next week: Read More...


Published: 14 Sep 17

Wiltshire Council are looking to use 2 sites in Durrington to have 60 homes built. The Town Council has listened to your views and has produced its response for Wiltshire Council Read More...


Published: 28 Jun 17


Notice of Public Rights for Accounts ending 31 March 2017

Published: 7 Jun 17

The Town Council has submitted its Annual Return to the external auditor for review. You can view the unaudited documents relating to The Exercise of Public Rights under the Polices and Governance page. Public viewing of the accounts is available from the 8th of June until the 19th of July through the Town Clerk Read More...

Regular Village Hall Bookings

Published: 23 Sep 16

The following groups meets regularly at the Village Hall Read More...