CorshamTown

Local contacts

General

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police - For all non-emergency enquiries call the Wiltshire Police 24-hour call centre on 101. In an emergency always call 999.

Register Office - Springfield Campus (by appointment only). Contact 0300 0034569.

Job Centre - Your local Job Centre can be found in Chippenham.


GENERAL INFORMATION

Library - Springfield Campus, Beechfield Road. Open Monday 9am-7pm, Tuesday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-5pm (self-service system available at other times). Contact 713159.

Corsham Area Heritage and Information Centre (Tourist Information Centre) - Arnold House, 31 High Street. Includes exhibitions of local interest. Open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm (10am-1pm January-March).

Citizens' Advice Bureau - 3 Avon Reach, Chippenham. Monday-Friday 9am-1pm. Contact 08443 752775 or mobile only, 0300 456 8375.

Business Link Berkshire and Wiltshire - Information and help on setting up a business, management training, sales and marketing, health and safety issues. Contact 0845 600 9006.

The Debt Advice Centre - Baptist Church, Priory Street. Free confidential advice for those in debt. Open Thursdays 7.30am-9.30pm, Fridays 9.30am-12.30pm. Answerphone 712075.

Corsham Churches Food Bank - St Aldhelm's Church, Pickwick Road. Open Tuesdays 10-11.30am and Saturdays 10am-noon. Contact 07788 115095.

HEALTH

Corsham Surgery - Porch Surgery, Beechfield Road. Reception open Monday - Friday 8.15am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6.15pm. Surgery open Monday-Friday 8.30-11am and 3-5.30pm. Out of hours: 0300 115717 (6.30pm-8am weekdays; 24 hrs weekends/bank holidays). Enquiries 712232. Appointments 713019. Emergency appointments 714949

Box Surgery - London Road, Box. Open Monday-Friday 8am-12.30pm and 2-6.30pm. Contact 01225 742361.

Chippenham Community Hospital - Rowden Hill, Chippenham. For minor injuries and outpatient clinics. Contact 447100.
Royal United Hospital - Coombe Park, Bath. A & E Department. Contact 01225 428331.

REGULAR EVENTS IN CORSHAM

Blue Sky (June), Magic and Mayhem (November) - Emphasis on contemporary music, free street events and exhibitions. Membership of the Pound Arts Trust Ltd is available. Contact Pound Arts Centre 701628.

Corsham Walking Festival - Three-day festival in June, organised by Corsham for Walking.

Corsham Country Market - Held fortnightly on Fridays, 9am-11.30am, in the Martingate Centre. Contact 714380.

Christmas Light Switch On - First Friday in December. Includes stalls and street entertainment. Contact Corsham Town Council 702130.

AMENITIES/HISTORIC SITES

Springfield Community Campus - Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9DN. Tel: 01249 468460.

Allotments - Allotments administered by Town Council: Grove Road, Middlewick Lane, Cross Keys (A4), The Ridge (Neston), Priory Cross (Ivy Field), Pickwick Manor (Valley Road), Garden of Remembrance (Stokes Road). Contact 01249 702130.

Recycling - Recycling of rubble, garden refuse, cardboard, plastic bottles, engine oil, timber, glass, cans, textiles, paper at Stanton St Quinton (on B4122). Contact 750050. Bowerhill Industrial Estate, Melksham. Contact 01225 708683. Kerbside collections or the recycling bins in the car park - contact Hills Waste 0845 6032085.

Parks - In Corsham itself, there are public recreation spaces at Meriton Avenue, Springfield, Katherine Park (Freestone Way) and a play area at Dicketts Road. There are further green spaces at Pockeridge Road and the Batters (off Prospect). Beechfield Nature Area (Middlewick Lane) is a sanctuary for wildlife and members of the public should take special care when enjoying this unique environment.

Corsham Court - Church Square. Contact 01249 712214. Open daily (except Mondays and Fridays), 2-5.30pm, from end of March to September and weekends only, 2-4.30pm, October to March (closed December).

The Hungerford Almshouses - Pond Pill, Corsham 01249 701414, The School Room and Master's House. Open April to September Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11am-4pm, Friday and Saturday 1.30-4pm. October, November, February, March - Saturdays 1-3pm.

The Pound Arts Centre - Pound Pill, Corsham. Contact 01249 701628


CIVIC, BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL

Corsham Chamber of Commerce - Holds business networking events on the second Wednesday of each month in and around Corsham - visit the Chamber's website for more details.

Corsham Civic Society - Meets 4th Friday of the month, 7.30pm at The Pound, Pound Pill. Also see the noticeboard of events at the side of The Century restaurant, Martingate Centre. Contact Michael Rumsey 715741 or 07767 371485.

Pockeridge and Potley Community Association - Pockeridge Road. Contact 01225 811488

Transcoco (Transition Community Corsham) - Environmental group, meets every fourth Tuesday, 7.30pm, The Pound, Pound Pill, Corsham. email .


PLACES OF WORSHIP

Baptist

Corsham Baptist Church - Priory Street. Sunday Services 10.45am and 6pm. Contact Revd Eddie Larkman. 701078.

Church of England

St Bartholomew's - Church Square. Sunday Services: 8am, 10am, 6pm. Early Birds Service for children and families 9am 2nd Sunday. Also Sunday School. Weekday communion: Wednesday 10am. Contact Revd Dr Andrew Jognson 713232.

St John the Baptist - Velley Hill, Gastard. Sunday Services 10am and 4th Sunday 9am. Contact Revd Dr Andrew Johnson and Revd Sally Wheeler 713232.

St Philip and St James - Church Rise, Neston. Sunday Service 10am. Contact Revd Dr Andrew Johnson 713232.

Catholic

St Patrick's - Park Lane, Corsham. Mass: Saturday 5.30pm, Sunday 9.30am. For weekly mass consult weekly bulletin or website. Contact Father John O'Brien 712136.

Gospel

Corsham Gospel Hall - Station Road, Corsham. Sunday meeting 10am, 6.30pm. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7.30pm. Contact Don Smith 716133

Neston Gospel Hall - Chapel Lane, Neston. Sunday meeting 10.30am breaking of bread (members only); 11.30am Bible study. Contact Don Smith 716133

United Reformed and Methodist

St Aldhelm's Church - Pickwick Road. Sunday Services 10.30am with an additional service on 2nd Sunday at 12 noon. Contact Revd Alison Morley 01225 702232

Monk's Chapel United Reformed Church - Monk's Lane, Monk's Park. Sunday Service 2.45pm. Contact Revd Roy Fowler 01249 813340








 

Business

Corsham Chamber of Commerce - Holds business networking events on the second Wednesday of each month in and around Corsham - visit the Chamber's website for more details.



 

Education

Corsham area has a number of educational establishments.

To find out more please follow the links below.

For the current range of pre school and nursery provision please follow the link below.


Corsham Primary School
Local authority run community primary school. Located at two sites, Pound Pill, Corsham and Broadwood, Rudloe. Approximately 550 4 to 11 year olds currently on roll.
Further information available on www.corsham-pri.wilts.sch.uk

Corsham Regis Primary School
Local authority run community primary school. Located at Kings Ave, Corsham. Approximately 190 4 to 11 year olds on roll.
Further information available on www.corshamregis.wilts.sch.uk

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School
A Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided school. Located at Lacock Road, Corsham. Approximately 190 4 to 11 year olds on roll.
Further information available on www.st-patricks.wilts.sch.uk

Neston Primary School
Local authority run community primary school. Located at Church Rise, Neston. Approximately 170 4 to 11 year olds on roll.
Further information available on www.neston.wilts.sch.uk

Heywood Preparatory School
Independent Preparatory School. Located at Priory Street, Corsham.
Caters for 4 to 11 year olds.
Further information available on www.heywoodprep.com

The Corsham School
Local authority run secondary school. Located at The Tynings, Corsham. Approximately 1400 11 to 18 year olds on roll.
Further information available on www.corsham.wilts.sch.uk

Wiltshire College and Wiltshire Collage Lackham
Further information available on www.wiltscoll.ac.uk

Calder House School

Thickwood Lane, Colerne. Specialist day school for pupils with dyslexia.
Contact 01225 742329

University of the Third Age
Learning for pleasure for the over 50's no longer in full-time work. Over 25 interest groups.
Contact Frances Alexander 01249 657129

Workers Educational Association (WEA)
Contact The Pound 01249 701628
www.wea.org.uk

Learnyay
Free education courses and training
www.learnyay.co.uk

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