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    St Mary & St Melor Church was founded in 979 A.D., and is now a vibrant congregation. Read more

Welcome To The Amesbury Town Council Website

We hope the site helps you to find the information you need on the Town Council, Amesbury, and its surrounding area. Do feel free to send your comments or questions to us and we will do our best to help you further.


Amesbury is situated 8 miles north of Salisbury, with Salisbury Plain further to the north. The town is surrounded by an ancient landscape. The parish boundary of Amesbury encompasses the Neolithic site of Stonehenge - a world heritage site which attracts over a million visitors a year.


Amesbury is steeped in history. It is an older settlement than Salisbury, founded in 979 when an Abbey was built.


Over the past 30 years the town has seen major housing developments to the south, with Kings Gate the most recent, still under construction.


View the town directory to search for businesses and organisation within Amesbury. Read More...


Information and booking facility for council facilities, such as the Bowman Centre. Read More...

Your Council

Information and downloads on local council matters such as meetings, minutes and planning. Read More...

Visitor Information

Thinking about moving to or visiting Amesbury - visit this page for all information on local attractions. Read More...

Latest News

Community Clean Up Day

In conjunction with Wiltshire Police and Wiltshire Council, Amesbury Town Council has organised a Community Clean Up Day on Sunday 26th July at the Bowman Centre, Shears Drive, Amesbury from 9am to 4pm

Litter picking equipment will be provided.

Attractions include

  • Prizes
  • Free BBQ and drinks (starting as 12noon)
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Ice cream van
  • Emergency Vehicles
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Move To Flower Court

The Town Council office is now located at Flower Court in the centre of town, above the Amesbury Community & Visitors Centre.

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Town Meeting 12th May 2015

What a successful evening!  Sixteen organisations were represented, from Amesbury Stroke Club to the History Centre, each giving a short presentation to over 100 people who attended the meeting.

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Amesbury Carnival


The Amesbury Carnival and Show 2015 took place on Saturday 6th June at Holders Road Playing Field. Which started with a procession through Amesbury 11:30 – 12:30, with the show starting at 13:00.

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Amesbury is located in southern Wiltshire, eight miles north of Salisbury on the A345. It sits in the River Avon valley on the southern fringes of Salisbury Plain.

Historic Amesbury The Home Of Stonehenge...

" Recent discoveries confirm that Amesbury is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Britain and has been home to people since just after the end of the Ice Age."