Stratford Information, Local Services & useful contact details

Bus Service

r12  - Stratford Bridge to Salisbury 

Monday - Saturday service (excluding Bank Holidays). 

Operated by Salisbury Reds 

Check the r12 timetable on-line (Salisbury Reds website)

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Church - St Lawrence Church Stratford sub Castle has its own website  link here

Clubs, Groups & Organisations in Stratford sub Castle

Details in the menu under 'Groups' or click the image


Community Defibrillator - installed in September 2018 on the outside wall of the

Reading Room, Stratford Road, Stratford sub Castle SP1 3LL

Dial 999 to report an emergency - you will be given the access code.  

Volunteers check the defibrillator every week and whenever it has been used, on a rota basis. If you use the defibrillator or notice a problem please check the rota and contact the person responsible. 

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Council representatives for the Stratford sub Castle area elected 6 May 2021


Wiltshire Councillor: Salisbury St Francis & Stratford

Mark McClelland

Salisbury City Councillors: St Francis & Stratford

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Maps of the Electoral area are on this webpage.

Emergency or Urgent Contact details


Coronavirus Testing  Book an appointment for a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test on-line; or by using the NHS Test & Trace app; or phone 119. More details here: www.gov.uk website.

Rapid Lateral Flow test kits can be posted to your home or collected from various venues in Salisbury (but no longer from the Beehive Park & Ride). Details here.

Information updated 3 August 2021

Fire/Police/Ambulance/Coastguard in an emergency phone 999

Police non-emergency number phone 101.

Report a crime on-line - Wiltshire Police

Electrical Power cut - phone 105 (applicable regardless of your supplier).

Flood Warnings  webpage  https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings

Gas Leaks phone 0800 111 999 (gas emergency number)

NHS non-emergency phone 111 for advice

Water leaks/drainage or sewage phone Wessex Water 0345 600 4 600 (24 hours)


Flytipping - report to Wiltshire Council on-line  here

Also the place to report fallen trees; streetlights; road signs; potholes.

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Hall Hire (Reading Room)

For Hall information, Contact details and the Reading Room bookings calendar  - see Hall Hire in the main menu above or click here

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Kerbside Collections

Fortnightly Collections take place generally on Thursdays for Household Rubbish and Garden bins


and on Mondays for Recycling bins.


Timetables are changed at Christmas/New Year but collections continue as normal on other bank holidays.

Collection dates for Stratford sub Castle are here.

How to sort your recycling wef March 2020 - information here.

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Household Recycling Centre - Churchfields Industrial Estate, Salisbury SP2 7NP

Opening Hours (Salisbury):

  • Summer (1 April to 31 October) open 9am to 4pm 6 days a week. (closed Thursdays).  

  • Winter (1 November to 31 March) open 10am to 4pm 5 days a week (closed on Thursdays and Fridays.)


Operated by FCC Environment on behalf of Wiltshire Council.

Proof of identity/residency in Wiltshire may be requested when entering the centre. 

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Mobile Library Van - fortnightly visits to Stratford sub Castle (Castle Keep) on a  Wednesday between 10:55 am to 11:20 am.

Dates are in the Village Calendar


Further information - Wiltshire Council 

Updated 10 December 2021

With the implementation of Plan B Coronavirus Regulations, the wearing of facemasks is now mandatory for customers and members of staff (unless a medical exemption applies).
More details in our News story which also gives Opening Hours for Salisbury Library.

My Wiltshire - Report any problems to Wiltshire Council on-line  here

           eg      flytipping, fallen trees; streetlights; road signs; potholes.


Noticeboard - outside the Reading Room, Stratford Road.
Displays non-commercial notices of local interest in a locked cabinet. 

Contact:   sscvillagenoticeboard@gmail.com

Notices also appear on the website's VIRTUAL NOTICEBOARD  - click to view

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Parish Magazine - published monthly, printed copies are distributed free to all households

in Stratford sub Castle.  Contact:  stlawrencestratfordmag@gmail.com

The latest issue is also available to read in a viewer here on the village website. There's a link on the Home Page or click this image to view. 

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Planning Applications - a summary  of Applications from the local area. 

View here


Post Collection Times - vary throughout SsC. Latest collection s from Stratford 'Old Sarum View' post box on Stratford Road nr Mill Lane:

4 pm Monday - Friday, Saturday 12 noon,  Sundays - no collections.

There is a later collection from the Royal Mail sorting office in Fisherton Street, Salisbury.

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Wiltshire Community Messaging - Neighbourhood Crime Reports, Fraud and other Alerts. Click the image for more information or to sign up.

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If you have a suggestion for information that could be added to this page,

or if you find any of the information is out-of-date,

please email  sscvillagewebsite@gmail.com