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Welcome to Royal Wootton Bassett

Royal Wootton Bassett is located just two miles from junction 16 of the M4, making it an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and discover its many visitor attractions.

The combination of the old and the new, the historic architectural gems, modern shopping centres and nearness to some of the country's greatest houses and historic villages, makes this town midway between Bath and Swindon an ideal location for living, working and visiting.
Latest News
Hundred Years of Remembering
Posted: July 29th, 2014 | Category: News |


A Commemorative Flower Festival depicting many events
from 1914-1918 to be held at St Bartholomew’s & All Saints Church, Royal Wootton Bassett on 12th/13th/14th September 2014
Friday & Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sunday 12noon-4pm

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Dogs Die in Hot Cars
Posted: July 28th, 2014 | Category: News |

We have had some recent incidents of dogs left in cars in the High Street during the hot weather, please see attached link.

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£4,000 cheque for Macmillan Cancer Support
Posted: July 22nd, 2014 | Category: News |

Linda says thanks with a £4k cheque.   Please see attached link by kind permission of the Swindon Advertiser.

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Work at Gerard Buxton Sports Site
Posted: July 18th, 2014 | Category: News |

Following concerns from residents, Councillor Mary Champion has spoken with the builders, Persimmon, who have assured that all kerbs damaged by lorries will be reinstated.

Persimmon has also ordered a road sweeper to go along next week. All areas have been photographed by the developer in order to provide a record.

War Memorial Improvements.
Posted: July 17th, 2014 | Category: News |

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy student Patrick Wise is spending some time with us this week and has written an article about the new surround at our War Memorial. Please read on …

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Town Hall Museum
Posted: July 17th, 2014 | Category: News |

We think the Town Hall Museum looks great after its recent restoration works. Many thanks to Heritage Restoration who carried out these works.  Please see below for photographs.

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Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council Meeting
Posted: July 11th, 2014 | Category: News |

Electors of the Parish of  Royal Wootton Bassett are invited to attend a meeting of the Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council on 17th July 2014.   For full details please see below.    Continue reading…

Wiltshire Council – Garden waste collection services – have your say
Posted: July 9th, 2014 | Category: News |

Please see the following link with regard to Garden Waste Services   –

Wiltshire Council will have a stall in the High Street from approximately 9.00am on Wednesday 6th August 2014 if you have any questions to ask.


Creating the Right Atmosphere to Choose the Christmas Trees!
Posted: July 1st, 2014 | Category: News |

The  beautiful Christmas trees which we have in the High Street in December are chosen in June in order to obtain the pick of the available trees.   This year we thought we would create a bit of an atmosphere before choosing our trees.   We hope you enjoy the photographs.  Please see below.


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Understand Autism – The Sofa Tour
Posted: June 30th, 2014 | Category: News |

Understanding Autism – The Sofa Tour,  Please see below for full detials. Continue reading…