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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.
Notice is herby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an order to close temporarily to all traffic:
Butterfield Drive (part), Amesbury; from its junction with Dawbeney Drive in a northerly direction for a distance of approximately 70m.
To enable Earlcoate Construction to install a new manhole and sewer connection.
The order will come in operation on 11th January 2016 and it is anticipated that the closure will be required 24 hours per day until 15th January 2015.
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This years Commemoration event will took place on Sunday 8th November 2016. Thank you to all those who attended, a special thank you to the Amesbury Branch of the Royal British Legion.
Highways England - A303 Yarnbury Castle Resurfacing Scheme
Skanska will be carrying out resurfacing on the A303 between the A36 Deptford junction and the A360 Longbarrow roundabout junction. The work, whichw ill be carried out during the night, is scheduled to start on Monday 9th November and will continue for 10 nights (no consecutively) until the morning of Saturday 28th November. This will ensure this section of the A303 remains safe and reliable for drivers for many years to come.
To ensure the safety of both the travelling public and our workforce, it will be necessary to close the A303 between the A36 Deptford junction and the A360 Longbarrow roundabout junction, to through traffic for six nights on the eastbound carriageway followed by four nights on the westbound carriageway. While the night-time work is taking place fully signed diversion routes will be in place. These are:
A303 Westbound - traffic to be diverted from the A303 / A360 Longbarrow junction to travel south on the A360 then south west on The Avenue then west on the A30 and then north on the A350 to rejoin the A303 westbound.
A303 Eastbound - traffic to be diverted from the A303 / A350 Furzehedge junction to travel south on the A350 then east on the A30 then north east on The Avenue and then north on the A360 to re-join the A303 eastbound.
A36 northbound - traffic requiring A303 eastbound - traffic to be diverted from the A303 / A36 Deptford junction to travel west on the A303 to the A303 / A350 Furzehedge junction to travel south on the A350 then east on the A30 then north east on The Avenue and then north on the A360 to join the A303 eastbound.
A36 southbound - traffic requiring A303 eastbound - traffice to be diverted from the A303 / A36 Deptford junction to travel west on the A303 to the A303/A350 Furzehedge junction to travel south on the A350 then east on the A30 then north east on The Avenue and then north on the A360 to rejoin the A303 eastbound
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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.
" 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."