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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
Important information below regarding Station Road closure between 26th – 31st July 2018
Posted: June 13th, 2018 | Category: News |

Planning and Amenities Meeting Information Attached
Posted: June 13th, 2018 | Category: News |

Well done to our own Town Crier ‘Owen Collier’ for not only winning the title of ‘Best Dressed Crier’ at Crewkerne Town Crying Competition this Saturday 9th June, but also for coming 3rd in the overall competition!
Posted: June 11th, 2018 | Category: News |
Results of the South Ward Elections on Thursday 7th June 2018
Posted: June 11th, 2018 | Category: News |

Royal Wootton Bassett Orchestra present… Last Night of the Proms Favourites
Posted: June 7th, 2018 | Category: News |

Jubilee Lake Update.
Posted: May 31st, 2018 | Category: News |

The lake is now open as usual.
Please be aware that while the erosion works were being carried out, the area where the path from Sorrel Close is situated, is closed until the new footbridge has been installed.
Please use the car park end until further notice.
Thank you for your patience whilst this work is being carried out.

Proposed Temporary Road Closure between Coxstalls roundabout to the Town Hall, please see below for details
Posted: May 29th, 2018 | Category: News |

Job Vacancy at Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council, closing date Wednesday 20th June 2018, please see below for more details…..
Posted: May 29th, 2018 | Category: News |

Information attached regarding Junction 16 roadworks.
Posted: May 24th, 2018 | Category: News |

The Multi-million pound upgrade of Junction 16 now complete
As has been reported in the local media this week, the scheme to create extra capacity at Junction 16 is now fully operational. All of the traffic management has been removed and the right-hand turn from Royal Wootton Bassett towards Wroughton is now open. The traffic lights will be monitored over the next few weeks as the new intelligent MOVA system, which reacts to traffic, has been installed and some additional landscaping will be carried out. Please be aware that there may be some instances over the next few weeks of lanes being coned off for a short period to ensure the lights are working as effectively as possible.

Drone footage of the completed M4 Junction 16 scheme can be viewed at: (Copyright Peter Brett Associates LLP 2018)

Highways England Works
As part of a completely unrelated scheme to the work at Junction 16, Highways England will be working on the eastbound entry slip at Junction 16, from Monday 21st May until early July. This is part of a wider programme to improve the eastbound corridor of the M4. The work will be carried out overnight between 8pm and 6am and during this time Highways England expect to have three full closures of the eastbound entry slip road. More information is available here:

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Royal Wootton Bassett Community Cinema run by the Rotary Club have 2 films for viewing…. please see below for information
Posted: May 23rd, 2018 | Category: News |