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

TOWN COUNCIL WALK 20TH JULY 10AM

Published: 17 Jul 19

Come and join us for the annual Town Council Walk on Saturday the 20th of July, starting from the Village Hall Car Park at 10am. The walk will take in routes up to Larkhill and views of Stonehenge and the Cuckoo Stone. Please come and support this, it will be a 'gentle' stroll, with refreshments served when you return. Read More...

Planning and Crime Prevention Meeting

Published: 4 Jul 19

The next Planning and Crime Prevention Meetings will take place from 6.30pm on Tuesday the 9th of July in the Robinson Room Read More...

Village Show and Vintage Vehicle Event

Published: 4 Jul 19

A weekend of family fun on the 13th and 14th of July Read More...

SUMMER NEWSLETTER

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...

SCARECROW TRAIL STARTS SOON

Published: 5 Jun 19

Following on from the success of last year's inaugural Scarecrow Trail, this year's event will be held on the 13th and 14th of July. We are hoping you will combine taking part in it with visiting the Village Show and Vintage Vehicle Event to make one big weekend of fun. See how many you can see on the way to and from the show. If you wish to enter a Scarecrow (TV Ads past and present) please see the details below. Help beat last year's total of 45 scarecrows displayed in the village. Read More...

MEADS ROAD RESURFACING

Published: 31 May 19

Meads Road will be closed for a 3 day period from 16-19 July between the hours of 7am and 7pm. This is to resurface the road and carry out maintenance works. Please see notice attached. Read More...

Seated Sports Programme

Published: 31 May 19

Seated Sports is coming to Durrington Village Hall in June on Mondays between 10.30-11.30am. Please see the poster for more details and how to book 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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