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

QUIZ NIGHT

Published: 16 Oct 19

Durrington Amateur Dramatics Society Autumn Quiz - Saturday 30th November, 7pm in the Village Hall Read More...

CLERK VACANCY

Published: 16 Oct 19

Durrington Town Council is looking for temporary cover for the Clerk to the Council (up to 3 months) in the Town Council Office, starting 5th November. The role entails drafting agendas and minutes for meetings, handling public correspondence, overseeing members of staff and facilities, managing financial accounts, including Payroll, website management and general office duties. The hours are 25 hours per week and are flexible (upon agreement), with a requirement for up to 3 evenings per month (2-3hours) when public meetings are held. Rates of pay are negotiable, depending upon experience, starting from £12.64 per hour. This could lead to a permanent role for the right candidate. Please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to Durrington Town Council, Village Hall, High Street, Durrington, SP4 8AD or email clerk@durringtontowncouncil.gov.uk. Read More...

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...

Bonfire Night - Sunday 3rd of November

Published: 9 Oct 19

Come and join us for Bonfire Night on Sunday the 3rd of November on the Millennium Park. 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...

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

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