Warminster Guide

Useful Contact Numbers for Warminster
and the Surrounding Areas

Dentons has been providing local information and business listings since 1967. Below is a list of useful contact details for a range of services in Warminster, Salisbury Plain and the surrounding area. This includes information on council services, education, transport, health, recycling & emergency services.

Council Office Services

Wiltshire Council provides a range of services for the residents of Warminster, Salisbury Plain and the surrounding area including education and social care.

Collections for Recycling and Rubbish0300 456 0102Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Council Tax0300 456 0109Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Parking0300 456 0100Wiltshire Council, Parking Services, PO Box 3106, Chippenham SN15 9BE
A-Z of servicesvisit website


Schooling can be a difficult time for parents and pupils. Below are some useful numbers to help combat potential issues that may arise for both pupils and parents during a child’s time at school.

Admission to Schools01225 713010School Admissions, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Bullying at School01380813393 or visit websiteAction For Children, Broadway, Market Lavington SN10 5RH
Home to School Transport01225 713396 (North Wiltshire)Wiltshire Council, Passenger Transport Unit, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Home to School Transport01225 713398 (South Wiltshire)Wiltshire Council, Passenger Transport Unit, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
More Informationvisit website

Register Offices

Wiltshire is home to some of the finest locations and scenery in the UK making the register offices in the area the ideal location for a notice of marriage or civil partnership. The service is centrally administrated at Trowbridge and also deals with the registration of births and deaths.

Wiltshire Register Office01225 713007 or visit websiteCounty Hall, Trowbridge BA14 8EZ

Emergency Services

Warminster and Salisbury Plain’s emergency services are well organised and extremely responsive. Contact information for the main emergency services in the North Somerset area are listed below:

Emergency Services emergency 999 or non-emergency 101Localised national response
Wiltshire Police101 or visit websiteLondon Rd, Devizes SN10 2DN
Amesbury Police Station101Salisbury Road, Amesbury, SP4 7HQ
Mere Police Station101White Road, Mere BA12 6EX
Salisbury Police Station101Wilton Road, Salisbury SP2 7HR
Warminster Police Station101Station Road, Warminster BA12 9BR
Westbury Police Station1017 Station Road, Wesbury, BA12 3JL
Wilton Police Station10145 Russell Street, Wilton SP2 0BG
Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service01380 723601 or 101Manor House, Potterne, Devizes SN10 5PP
Amesbury Fire Station101 or visit websiteSalisbury Road, Amesbury SP4 7HL
Mere Fire Station101 or visit websiteWhite Road, Mere BA12 6EX
Salisbury Fire Station101 or visit websiteAshley Road, Salisbury SP2 7TN
Warminster Fire Station101 or visit websiteThe Portway, Warminster BA12 8QE
Westbury Fire Station101 or visit websiteMeadow Lane, Westbury BA13 3AF
Wilton Fire Station101 or visit websiteMinster Street, Wilton SP2 0BH
South West Ambulance Service01392 261500Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY


Hospitals serving the residents of Warminster, Salisbury Plain and the surrounding area include:

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust01225 428331 or visit websiteCombe Park, Bath BA1 3NG
Salisbury District Hospital01722 336262 or visit websiteOdstock, Salisbury SP2 8BJ
Warminster Community Hospital01985 212076 or visit websiteThe Avenue, Warminster BA12 8AS

NHS Services

NHS services available to residents of Warminster and Salisbury Plain. Whatever the problem, be it a broken tooth or a broken leg, specialists are on hand.

Child Healthvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Complementary Medicinesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Dentistsvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Diabetes Servicesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Doctors Surgeriesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Mental Health Servicesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Optical Servicesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Pharmacy Servicesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net
Sexual Health Servicesvisit websiteor search on Dentons.net

Social Services – Children, Young People, Adults and Families

Wiltshire County Council has a number of teams and specialists in place to support adults, families and children in all circumstances.

Addiction Support07514 527036WASP (Wiltshire Addiction Support Project), 12a Duke Street, Trowbridge BA14 8EA
Adoption and Fostering0800 169 6321Wiltshire Council Adoption Team, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Adult Social Care0300 456 0111Wiltshire Council Adult Social Care, Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8BR
Children’s Safety and Social Care01380 826200Children’s Safety and Social Care, The Cedars, Bath Road, Devizes SN10 2AP
Older People – Carers0800 181 4118 or 01380 871690Carer Support Wiltshire, Independent Living Centre, St George’s Road, Semington, Trowbridge BA14 6JQ
People with a Learning Disability0300 456 0100DCS Disabilities Team (Shurnhold site), Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
Further informationvisit website

Post Offices

The popularity of sending a letter may be decreasing but in and around Warminster and Salisbury Plain, post offices are available to buy a stamp, send a letter, purchase a rod fishing license or exchange money for a trip abroad.

The Post Office 0345 611 2970 or visit websiteLocalised national response
Codford Post Office01985 850345New Road, Codford BA12 0NS
Crockerton Post Office0845 722 3344Lakeside Garden Centre, Crockerton BA12 8AP
Heytesbury Post Office0845 722 334444-45 High Street, Heytesbury BA12 0EA
Maiden Bradley Post Office01985 844206Church Street, Maiden Bradley BA12 7HW
Shrewton Post Office01980 621374Co-op, High Street, Shrewton SP4 3BU
Tilshead Post Office01980 620232Rose and Crown Public House, High Street SP3 4RZ
Warminster Post Office0845 722 3344WH Smith, 8-10 Three Horseshoes Walk, Warminster BA12 9BT
Wylye01985 248225High Street, Wylye BA12 0QR

Leisure Centres and Sports Facilities

Warminster and Salisbury Plain have a variety of leisure and sports facilities and all open to the public so if you fancy a workout or taking up a new sport, pop over any of the sports centres located around the town.

Amesbury Sports & Community Centre01980 622173 or visit websiteAntrobus Road, Amesbury SP4 7ND
Durrington Leisure Centre01980 594594 or visit websiteRecreation Road, Durrington, Salisbury SP4 8HH
Salisbury Leisure Centre01722 339966 or visit websiteHulse Road, Salisbury SP1 3NR
Warminster Sports Centre01985 212946 or visit websiteWoodcock Road, Warminster BA12 9DQ

Public Transport

Warminster and Salisbury Plain are served by Warminster railway station which is operated by First Great Western and is a main station on the Wessex Main Line with regular services to Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton and Portsmouth, as well as a limited service to and from Bristol and London Waterloo each weekday.

Rail Enquiriesvisit websiteSearch national network
Warminster Railway Station0845 700 0125Station Road, Warminster BA12 9BP
Bus Timetablesvisit websitePassenger Transport Unit, Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

Housing for Homeless People

Wiltshire Council provides support, advice and assistance to tenants, landlords, lettings agents, owner occupiers, parents, young people and agencies to try and prevent homelessness wherever possible.

Housing Department01225 770316 or visit websiteWiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

Citizens Advice

For anyone facing money, legal, housing or benefit issues the Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, confidential and impartial advice.

Citizens Advice Bureau0844 375 2775 or visit websiteNationwide
Warminster Bureau0844 375 2775 or visit websiteCentral Car Park, Warminster BA12 9BT

Chamber of Commerce

The chamber of commerce network can support your business throughout its lifecycle from start-up, development, growth and beyond. No matter what type of business you are, or whether your objectives are on a local, national or international scale, your local chamber can help you meet your goals.

Wessex Chambers01225 355553 or visit website8 Ascot Court, White Horse Business Park, Trowbridge BA14 0XA


A coroner’s role is to establish, normally by post-mortem, whether a death is natural or unnatural in the eyes of the law. If the death is unnatural, further investigations might be undertaken with a view to presenting a case to be heard before a coroner at an inquest.

Wiltshire and Swindon Coroner Service01722 438900 or visit website26 Endless Street, Salisbury SP1 1DR