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

Planning Meeting

Published: 23 May 19

The next Planning Meeting will take place at 6.30pm on Tuesday 28th of May in the Robinson Room. Read More...

Town Council Meeting

Published: 22 May 19

The Annual Meeting of the Town Council will take place on Tuesday the 28th of May 2019. This is the meeting where the Chairman and Vice Chairman are elected. Come along to the Robinson Room at 7pm. Read More...

Host Family Needed

Published: 21 May 19

Friendly and welcoming host needed for a Y10 female Spanish student for 1 academic term from September 2019 (possibly extending to 1 year). Host needs to be within walking or easy travel distance of Avon Valley College, Durrington where the student will be studying. £138/week - full board. Host would need to have an Enhanced DBS check - we can help with this. Call us on 01962 859700 for more info or email elspeth@english-naturally.com Or register your details on our website www.english-naturally.com/host-families Read More...

FILM NIGHT

Published: 21 May 19

The next Film showing at Durrington Village Hall is Secret Spitfires on Friday the 14th of June at 7.30pm. Tickets are £6 on the night. There will be a Q&A session with Normal Parker and copies of the film will be available to purchase. Read More...

Planning Meeting

Published: 8 May 19

The next Planning Meeting will be held at 6.30pm on the 14th of May 2019, see the poster for details of the applications to discuss Read More...

Crime Prevention Meeting

Published: 8 May 19

The next Crime Prevention Meeting will take place at 7pm on Tuesday the 14th of May in the Robinson Room. Come along to raise any concerns you may have. Read More...

A303 Night Closure

Published: 7 May 19

The A303 westbound will close overnight for resurfacing works at the Bulford/Solstice Park junction. Please see the attached notice for more details. Read More...

Councillor Vacancy

Published: 3 May 19

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The Flower and Produce Show

Published: 9 Apr 19

The Flower and Produce Show will be held on Saturday the 13th of July in the Pavilion. Please see the poster for the categories (including new ones for 2019) along with entry details and timings Read More...

Fishing in Durrington

Published: 14 Mar 19

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