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

Larkhill Travel Notice - December

Published: 8 Dec 17

Please see the attached poster for details about the roadworks on The Packway Read More...

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Published: 8 Dec 17

Catering Assistant required at Durrington Infant School Read More...

Carol Singing - 15th December

Published: 7 Dec 17

Following the success of last year's Carol Singing event around the village, the churches have got together for another run out on the 15th of December. Check out the route and timings on the poster. Read More...

Allotment Holders' Meeting - 13th December

Published: 7 Dec 17

Cllr Bill Clarke will hold an Allotment Holders' Meeting on Wednesday the 13th of December at 6.30pm in the Robinson Room - all allotment holders' are welcome to attend Read More...

Wiltshire Council - Parish Newsletter

Published: 5 Dec 17

Please see the attached Wiltshire Council Parish Newsletter for December Read More...

Public Exhibition for Larkhill Service Families' Accommodation

Published: 1 Dec 17

Public Exhibition will take place between 4-8th December, see the poster for more details Read More...

Volunteer with the Scouts

Published: 1 Dec 17

1st (Larkhill) Stonehenge Scout Group are looking for new volunteers to help with their Group, please see the poster for more details. Read More...

Charles Road Bungalows - Apply Now!

Published: 1 Dec 17

The Charles Road Bungalows will be complete in January 2018. The first two bungalows are now being advertised on the Homes4Wiltshire website, the current adverts will run until the 4th of December. The next two bungalows will be advertised on the Homes4Wiltshire website from the 7th December through to the 11th of December, and therefore it would also be advisable to make second bids during this period also, in case of being un-successful first time around. The link to the website is as follows: http://www.homes4wiltshire.co.uk/ Read More...

Winter Newsletter

Published: 24 Nov 17

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Chat with the Chairman - 13th December

Published: 22 Nov 17

Come along to the Town Council Office on the 13th of December and chat to the Chairman, Cllr John Todd between 6 and 7pm. 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...

AN EXTRA 60 HOUSES FOR DURRINGTON - UPDATE

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...

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...