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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
Planning Committee and Full Council Meeting – February 23rd 2017
Posted: February 21st, 2017 | Category: News |

Electors of the Parish of Royal Wootton Bassett are invited to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 at 7.00pm following by a meeting of the Full Council at 7.30pm.  to be held at Manor House, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett.

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Manor House Enterprise Centre News
Posted: February 21st, 2017 | Category: News |

Information from Manor House Enterprise Centre, Royal Wootton Bassett.    A celebration for business women, homeworkers and entrepreneurs together – coming together from across Swindon and Wiltshire. Join us for a day of inspiration, information and connection.    The programme includes speakers, workshops, networking and exhibition.   Plus we’ll be launching a new project to support small businesses with 12 hours of free specialist advice and grants of up to £10,000.   See www.wib17.eventbrite.com for more information and online booking.
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Royal Wootton Bassett Sea Cadets
Posted: February 16th, 2017 | Category: News |

Royal Wootton Bassett Sea Cadets are recruiting now.  Please see poster for details. Continue reading…

Royal Wootton Bassett Flower Club Programme 2017
Posted: February 2nd, 2017 | Category: News |

Royal Wootton Bassett Flower Club Programme 2017. Continue reading…

Great British Spring Clean
Posted: February 2nd, 2017 | Category: News |

Wiltshire Council have requested us to share the following information regarding the Great British Spring Clean with Royal Wootton Bassett Residents. For information please contact 01225 713775. Continue reading…

Mayor’s Charity Dinner – 9th April 2017
Posted: February 1st, 2017 | Category: News |

Mayor’s Charity Dinner with live entertainment  – Sunday 9th April 2017 at the Oriental Aroma.   Tickets available now at 117 High Street. Continue reading…

Ghost Walks – Thankyou for Donations
Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Category: News |

I would like to thank the people who braved the elements on a bitterly cold night [-2 degrees at one point!] to attend the Ghost Walks
Approximately £140.00 was raised for the Town Museum to fund future exhibits.
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Erosion at Jubilee Lake Nature Reserve
Posted: January 23rd, 2017 | Category: News |

Erosion at Jubilee Lake Nature Reserve
The Town Council has recently received a report from its environmental consultants into the causes of erosion to the banks at Jubilee Lake. The Council has been monitoring this erosion but is concerned that if left unchecked some sections of footpath will be lost and the inlet channel that feeds the Lake from the Sorrel Close side will become so deep as to become a danger to the public. On Saturday 14th January John MacIndoe, Grounds Team Leader, conducted a tour of the site so that Councillors could check on the extent of this erosion and envisage the works being proposed to rectify the problems. The Council hope to be able to tender the works later in the year. Continue reading…

Planning Committee and Revenue and Resources Meeting – 26th January 2017
Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Category: News |

Electors of the Parish of Royal Wootton Bassett are invited to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee and Revenue and Resources Meeting on Thursday 26th January 2017. Continue reading…

Manor House Enterprise Centre Free Information and Advice Session
Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Category: News |

Manor House Enterprise Centre are putting on a free info and advice session for small business to find out about getting funding: Wed 1st Feb in Manor House, RWB.
There are 5 guest presenters, plus a chance for Q&A and networking – and we’ll be inviting people to sign-up for the new SME Growth project, which offers 12 hours free specialist business support, and grants of up to ten thousand pounds.  Please click on continue reading for link. Continue reading…