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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
Posted: August 14th, 2014 | Category: News |

RWBTC has two vacancies, to apply, please refer to our Facebook page and vacancies page on this website for more details.  Thank you.

Please note that the number for Wiltshire Council “Clarence” service has changed
Posted: August 11th, 2014 | Category: News |

Please contact Wiltshire Council regarding reports concerning Highways Issues as follows:-

  • By telephone on 0300 456 0105 (you will receive a report number but not get updates by email)
  • At (you will have to register or login and will be able to see the progress on all your reports)
  • By downloading the MyWilts application to your smart phone.  (You can follow progress on you smart phone or by using the web)
Planning Committee Meeting 14th August 2014
Posted: August 7th, 2014 | Category: News |

Planning Committee Meeting 14th August 2014, please see below for full details.  Thankyou.

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Age Concern Trip
Posted: August 6th, 2014 | Category: News |

On Friday 8th August 2014 Age Concern will be at Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council reception to take bookings for their next trip.  Please read on …

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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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