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)


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

Clubs & Organisations in Stratford sub Castle

Details in the menu 'Organisations' 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


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

Police non-emergency number phone 101.

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 Village Hall 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

FROM  MONDAY 8 JUNE 2020, pre-booked visits only - ending mid-July 2021.

Wiltshire Council website bookings system 


From Monday 19 July 2021, residents will be able to visit any of the Wiltshire Recycling Centres during the individual centre's advertised opening hours.

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.

Effective April 2018 - Proof of identity/residency in Wiltshire may be requested when entering the centre. 

  • You will need to wear a face covering when on board (unless you are exempt)

  • They are only able to allow one person on board at a time ( this is a requirement from Government public health)

  • Please use the provided hand sanitiser next to the steps, before entering the library

  • Browsing will be limited to 5 minutes if people are waiting

  • Any returned books should be placed in the labelled crate near the door when you arrive. 

  • All books will be quarantined for 72 hours before being put back onto library shelves.

  • Contact details are required as part of the COVID-19 test and trace system.  Please give your name and phone number at the counter when you have chosen your books.  Alternatively there is a QR code that you can use if you have the test and trace app on your phone.

Dates are in the Village Calendar


Information - Wiltshire Council 

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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.

The service was suspended during Coronavirus lockdown but will resume its fortnightly visits on 28 April 2021 with the following special arrangements to ensure that the mobile library is a Covid-safe place:  

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

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


Organisations - contacts for local clubs & societies, see under 'Organisations' in the menu or click here.

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 - 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 let us know !