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Who to Contact - Local Activities - Local Amenities

Emergency or Urgent Contact details


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

      Advice & contact details for Stratford sub Castle's Flood Warden.

Gas Leaks phone 0800 111 999 (gas emergency number)

NHS non-emergency phone 111 for advice

Pharmacies - find an open pharmacy

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

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

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

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The Member of Parliament for Salisbury is John Glen, elected May 2010.

A General Election has been called for Thursday 4 July 2024

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 ward

Cliona Hibbert

John Wells

Note: Mark Mewse was also elected as a Salisbury City Councillor for this ward in May 2021 but he resigned in early 2024. No date had been fixed for an election to replace him when this page was updated on 18 May 2024.

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Maps of the Electoral area are on this webpage.


Bus Services

r12  - Stratford Bridge to Salisbury 

Monday - Saturday service (excluding Bank Holidays). Operated by Salisbury Reds.

The 201 Figeldean to Salisbury bus passes through Stratford mid-morning on Tuesdays and Fridays.

PR11 Park & Ride - Beehive A345 Castle Road. Free parking, purchase bus fare or use a concessionary bus pass. 

The r4 Paul's Dean to Salisbury is a 7 day a week service. It passes close to Stratford at Waters Road.


Timetable details for all these services are on the Salisbury Reds website.

In a temporary change to Ts & Cs, Bus Passes can be used before 9.30 am
details in our News article.


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Church - St Lawrence Church, Stratford Road, Stratford sub Castle SP1 3LL.

Webpages about its history and architecture can be accessed through the menu, see 'Church'., 


Notices for special occasions eg Remembrance Sunday, Harvest Festival, Christmas services are displayed on the Virtual Noticeboard. 

St Lawrence Church also has its own website  link here

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

in Stratford sub Castle.  Submit articles for inclusion to

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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Clubs, Groups & Organisations in Stratford sub Castle

Details in the menu under 'Groups'.


Event dates are in the Village Calendar

A revised version (August 2023) of the information leaflet distributed with the September 2022 Parish Magazine is available to view on this website. Click the image or download a copy by clicking the doc button.

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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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Noticeboard - situated outside the Reading Room, Stratford Road. Displays non-commercial notices of local interest in a locked cabinet. If you'd like a pre-printed notice added, contact: 
Carrie Walsh 01722 500845

The website has a VIRTUAL NOTICEBOARD .

Email a copy of your notice to for inclusion 

(non-commercial only please).

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Citizens Advice Wiltshire working in partnership with Wiltshire Council

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Flytipping - report to Wiltshire Council on-lline  here

The link goes to MyWiltshire which is the central reportig system for fallen trees; broken streetlights; faulty or missing road signs; potholes.

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Kerbside Collections

Stratford's bins are emptied on a fortnightly schedule:

Household waste and recycling bins every other week on a Monday; 


Garden bins on alternate Thursdays.

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

Collection dates for Stratford sub Castle are here

with a link for details of recyclable items.

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Contact Wiltshire Council for queries about Rubbish & Recycling (missed collections, new bin orders etc. Wiltshire Council Rubbish & Recycling.

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.

Wiltshire Council website - What you can take to a recycling centre


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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Moble Library

Mobile Library Van - fortnightly visits to Stratford sub Castle (Castle Keep) on a  Wednesday between 11 am to 11:25 am.

Books may be borrowed for up to 4 weeks, to fit in with the fortnightly visit dates although they can be returned to any Wiltshire library.

Dates are in the Village Calendar


Further information - Wiltshire Council 

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

View here


If you find a STRAY DOG - Report to Wiltshire Council 0300 456 0107 (24 hours) 

More details on the Lost & Found page.

Pharmacy - find an open pharmacy

The link leads to the NHS website, then enter a location name. Further options are to see all pharmacies in the area OR to choose 'Pharmacies Open Now'.

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Post Collection Times - from July 2023 there will be just ONE collection a day from the post boxes on  Stratford Road. That collection is publicised as 'Not earlier than 9 am Monday - Friday or 7 am on Saturdays.  There is not a Sunday collection.' 


There's a final collection from outside the Royal Mail sorting office in Fisherton Street, Salisbury SP2 7QP at 6.15 pm Monday - Friday and 1 pm on Saturdays.


The Post Office inside Waitrose Churchill Way West SP2 7TS is open until 5 pm Monday to Friday and 1 pm on Saturdays. A notice there states that 'collection times can vary and may be as early as 30 mins before closing time'. 

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TRAINS - nearest station Salisbury SP2 7RS 

Details of routes, timetables, fares   Trainline

What 3 Words   -  how to give simple directions to your home


If your home doesn't have a house number or if it shares a Post Code with several other properties, have you considered giving your W3W reference when providing directions to your address or when placing a delivery order?  You don't need a smartphone or the W3W app to find your home's unique reference, if you are reading this, then you have internet access, Visit the W3W website and follow the instructions. You will need to allow your location to be found by clicking the location finder icon at the bottom right of the W3W webpage.

W3W is also  recognised by the emergency services and invaluable if you need help in a rural area. It is used by Ramblers UK and Wiltshire Council's Rights of Way teams.

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 find any of the details above are out-of-date, links are not working
or you have a suggestion for information that could be added to this page,

please email

This page was last updated on 18/5/24 RW

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