Stratford 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

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 and you will be given the access code if the operator considers this to be appropriate.

Maintenance: Volunteers known as 'Guardians of the Defibrillator' 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. 

Council representatives for the Stratford sub Castle area


Mary Douglas, Wiltshire Councillor for Salisbury St Francis & Stratford  01722 503260

Salisbury City Councillors:

Kevin Daley  07775 508148

Dr Mark McClelland  07534 927419

There is an advice ‘surgery’ in Salisbury library on the last Saturday of each month, from 11am to noon, no appointment needed.   

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

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 or problems with council 'furniture' eg streetlights and road signs

Hall Hire (Reading Room)

Contact details and a further link to the Reading Room bookings calendar  here

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.

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

WITH EFFECT FROM  MONDAY 8 JUNE 2020, visits must be pre-booked

by using the Wiltshire Council website 

Opening Hours:

  • 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. 


Mobile Library Van makes fortnightly visits to Stratford sub Castle (Castle Keep) Wednesday  10:55 am to 11:20 am


Dates are in the Village Calendar


Information - Wiltshire Council 

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


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

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

Parish Magazine - distributed free to all households in Stratford sub Castle.


The usual paper copies will not be delivered during the COVID 19 pandemic but a PDF version will be emailed to residents at the end of each month.

The latest issue is 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. The latest collection time we are aware of is from the 'Old Sarum View' post box on Stratford Road nr Mill Lane:

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

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 above is out-of-date, please let us know !

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