Seend Parish Council



Temporary Closure of: C242 Spout Lane (Part), Seend (Ref: TTRO 4983


Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to

all traffic:  Spout Lane (Part), Seend; from its junction with the entrance to Devizes Camping and

Caravanning Club Site for a distance of approximately 150m to Sells Green canal bridge.

To enable: Wessex Water to carry out sewage rising main replacement works.

Alternative route: via C242 Spout Lane (unaffected length) – A365 Sells Green – A361

Seend Hill – C242 Spout Lane (unaffected length) and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.


This Order will come into operation on 16 October 2017 and it is anticipated that the closure

will be required until 3 November 2017. It is anticipated that the works will take the stated

duration to complete depending upon weather conditions. Access will be maintained for

residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the





Wiltshire County Council has published a draft policy document “Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan and Changes to the Settlement Boundaries”.  It is open for public consultation for 10 weeks from 14th July.  There are proposed changes to Seend’s settlement boundary.  Seend Cleeve and Sells Green are not included in this review as Seend Cleeve is designated a small village and Sells Green open countryside.  The Parish Council will be submitting a formal response, but anyone can respond to the consultation document.  The link to the full policy document is:   Click here to see the map and details of the consultation period.






Two Councillor Vacancies for Seend Parish Council.  


Mrs Jo McManus and Mr Nick Haines have been co-opted onto the Parish Council





All residents are urged to respond to the Seend Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Documents:  Please click on the link below to take you to their website:






Please click on link to find the full plans of this proposed development.  Comments can be sent to:







For any highways, rights of way, environmental or any other issues affecting the village, please contact the Clerk, or you can report the problem directly to the relevant department at Wiltshire County Council by using their MyWiltshire on-line reporting service.


Copy and paste the link into your google search bar to find out how to report an issue using the My Wiltshire on-line reporting system, and follow the guidelines.  If in doubt please contact the Clerk.


For further details click here:





The final draft of the Seend Parish Housing Survey can be found by clicking on the link below.





The Household Recycling Centre timetable for Melksham can be found by clinking on the link  below.  Please note that they are now closed for two days each week.  






Please note that the Melksham Recycling Centre will be closed for refurbishment between 30th October and 11th November.    For details of all closures, clink on link.






Wiltshire County Council is undertaking a consultation on its Waste Management Strategy and Household Recycling Centre Refurbishment Programme.  For details, click here:






Seend Shuttle Community Bus.  Please click on the link below for the current timetable.






FREE shuttle service and 3 youth clubs each week at Canberra in Melksham, please see link below:








Below is a copy of the latest Mobile Library timetable for our area - click on Link Button.

Paper copies of the timetable are available on request.








Please click on the link below for a summary of the recent Village Appraisal.






Community Police


A member of our Community Policing Team will be in the village on a regular basis, to answer questions, queries or concerns you may have:


PCSO Contact:  - To be advised






Emergency Guide Seend Parish Appraisal Good Neighbours Mobile library timetable Household Recycling Centres Young_Melksham_Logo_500px Shuttle for Youth Clubs More Info.... Aster Plans Seend Parish Housing Survey Report Community Policing Newsletter June 2017 SEEND SHUTTLE BUS TIMETABLE As at June 2017 Settlement Boundary Proposed Changes. Recycling Centre Closure Dates Waste Management Strategy Consultation Seend Map