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Melksham Local Services

Bath Road, Melksham

Below is a list of local services in the Melksham area. Telephone numbers are listed and, where supplied, email addresses.

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Banks:

Barclays, 20, Bank Street. Tel: 01225 494000

Lloyds, TSB 1, High Street. Tel: 01225 766111

HSBC, 32, High Street. Tel: 01225 496200

National Westminster, 34, High Street. Tel: 01793 511134

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Careers Office:

Lifetime Careers Centre, Trowbridge. Tel: 01225 716450

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Cemetery:

Off Western Way - owned by Wiltshire Council 

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Chemists:

Boots the Chemist, 19 - 23 High Street. Tel: 01225 703139

Link to Gompels, 1, Bank Street. Tel: 01225 702198

Lloyds Pharmacy, Giffords Primary Care Centre, Spa Road. Tel: 01225 703140

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Churches:

St Michael and All Angels (C of E), Canon Square. Tel: 01225 703262

St Barnabas (C of E), Beanacre. Tel: 01225 703262

St Andrews (C of E), Church Lane. Tel: 01225 704056

St Anthony of Padua (RC), West End. Tel: 01225 702128

Baptist, Old Broughton Road. Tel: 01225 791675

Ebenezer Chapel (Strict Baptist), Union Street. Tel: 01225 703349

United Church, High Street. Tel: 01225 702232

Queensway Chapel (Independent Evangelical), Pembroke Road/Queensway. Tel: 01225 703967

Church of God of Prophecy, (Rachel Fowler Centre & St Michael’s Churchroom). Tel: 01225 705117

Good News Church, Town Hall Melksham. Tel: 01225 707387

Link to www.melkshamchurches.org.uk

Link to Melksham Family of Churches www.mfoc.org.uk

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Citizens Advice Bureau:

Branch Office Melksham, Town Hall, Market Place:

Opening Times Fridays - 10.00am-3.00pm

Telephone 0844 375 2775

Wiltshire Contact Centre CAB Online links to all the CABs with details of their opening times and an e-mail advice service to clients in Wiltshire.

Link to www.cabwiltshire.org.uk or Link to www.adviceguide.org.uk

Complementary Therapy:

Casper Hull, Lowbourne. Tel: 01225 704883

Lyn Blythe, Medical Herbalist and Physiotherapist. 07976 247656  lyn@lynblythe.comwww.lynblythe.com

 

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County Courts:

Chippenham, Tel: 01249 655111

Trowbridge, Tel: 01225 752101

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Magistrates Courts:

Magistrates Court, Trowbridge. Tel: 01249 463473

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Doctors Surgeries:

The Giffords Primary Care Centre, Spa Road. Tel: 0844 4772565

Spa Medical Centre, Snowberry Lane. Tel: 01225 703236

St. Damian’s Surgery, Spa Road (Melksham Community Hospital Site). Tel: 01225 898490

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Dental Surgeries:

Anthony John Day, 3 Spa Road. Tel: 01225 704854

Market Place Dental Practice, 33 Market Place. Tel: 01225 703232

The Regency Dental Practice, 8 Spa Road. Tel: 01225 791710

Melksham Dental Centre, 22 Bank Street. Tel: 01225 703598

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Education:

Primary Schools: Melksham Area:

Aloeric Primary School, St Michaels Road. Tel: 01225 702563

Kings Park Primary School, Lowbourne. Tel: 01225 703428

The Manor Church of England Primary School, Ruskin Site (Admin). Tel: 01225 700150 Email:

Primary Schools: Melksham Without Area:

Bowerhill Primary School, Halifax Road. Tel: 01225 700964

Forest & Sandridge(C of E Aided), Sandridge Common. Tel: 01225 703394

Shaw Primary (C of E Controlled), Corsham Road. Tel: 01225 702544

Comprehensive School:

Melksham Oak Community School, Bowerhill. Tel: 01225 792700

Broughton Gifford :

St Mary's C. of E. (VC) Primary School, The Street, Broughton Gifford. Tel: 01225 782223 email:

Catholic Schools:

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Corsham. Tel: 01249 713125

St Augustine’s RC School and Technology College, Trowbridge. Tel: 01225 753577

Private schools:

Stonar School, Cottles Park, Atworth. Tel: 01225 702309

Further educational facilities are available at the Melksham Branch FE Centre in Lowbourne, the Melksham College at Challymead the Wiltshire Colleges at Chippenham, Trowbridge and Lackham.

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Extended Services:

Extended Services Network Melksham - activities & services for you and your family Extended Services Network Melksham

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Fire Station:

Fire Station, Semington Road. In emergency dial 999

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Health Services:

Environmental Health Services and personal health and welfare services are provided by Wiltshire Council. For all council addresses see “Local Government”.

Therapy Directory - promoting the benefits of complementary therapies: sian@therapy-directory.org.uk, 0844 8030245, www.therapy-directory.org.uk.  

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Hospital:

Melksham Community Hospital, Spa Road. Tel: 01225 703088 Physiotherapy, Outpatients, and X-ray Departments. Consultants from Bath Hospital regularly attend.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust Child & Family Therapy Service, Melksham Hospital Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NZ.
T: 01225 701070 F: 01225 702514 W: www.awp.nhs.uk.

Melksham also has residential homes run by:

"The Order of St John Trust Care Homes"

Brookside, Ruskin Avenue. Tel: 01225 706695

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Tourist Information:

Tourist Information Centre, (Also sells tickets for many national and local events) Church Street, Melksham.
Tel: 01225 707424
Email:

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Library:

Library, Lowbourne. Tel: 01225 702039

To link to the library's online catalogue click here. Email the library at

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Local Government:

Melksham Town Council, Town Hall, Market Place. Tel: 01225 704187

Melksham Without Parish Council, Ist Floor, Crown Chambers, 7 Market Place, SN12 6ES. Tel: 01225 705700

Wiltshire Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge. Tel: 0300 456 0100

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Neighbourhood Watch:

Neighbourhood Watch, Brian Hunt, Union Street. Tel: 01225 704563

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Newspaper:

Melksham News, 31, Market Place. Tel: 01225 704761

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Parliamentary:

Duncan Hames is the local member of parliament and he can be contacted through his Chippenham Office. Avonbridge House, Bath Road, Chippenham SN15 2BB Tel: 01672 512675 Email:

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Playgroups:

Bowerhill Community Hall, Bowerhill

Broughton Road Playgroup, Baptist Church

Canberra Pre-school, Spa Road. Tel: 07889 660714

ABC Nursery, Bowerhill

Forest Methodist Nursery, Church Lane

Kingfisher Nursery, Bowerhill

Queensway Chapel, Pembroke Road

Tree Tops, St Margaret's Gardens

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Police Station:

Melksham: The Police HQ is on the A350 Westbury/Semington Road before the Semington bridge. Tel: 01225 703444 or Chippenham 01249 654455. Emergencies 999

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Post Office:

Post Office, 31 Church Street. Tel: 01225 702681

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Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages:

Town Hall, Melksham (by appointment only). Please telephone before 12 noon. Tel: 01225 713007

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Sheltered Housing:

Flats and bungalows with wardens are provided by West Wilts Housing Society at:

Rowley Place. Tel: 01225 707274

Thornbank, King Street. Tel: 01225 702972

Dorset Crescent. Tel: 01225 705316

Queensway, Queensway. Tel: 01225 705020

Orchard Gardens. Tel: 01225 703034

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Social Services:

The Wiltshire County Council Social Services Department is located at: Child Health Team and After Care Team Lowbourne House. Tel: 01225 709777

Adult Care Team Melksham Hospital Spa Road, Melksham, SN12 7NZ Tel: 01225 701037 Fax: 01225 701035

Adult Care Team Staff are also located at Spa Medical Centre and the Giffords Primary Care Centre.

The Giffords Primary Care Centre, Spa Road. Tel: 0844 4772565

Spa Medical Centre, Snowberry Lane. Tel: 01225 703236

Meals on Wheels Service (Jean Higgins). Tel: 01225 705051

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Support Services:

Carers Support West Wilts, Independent Living Centre, St George's Road, Semington, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, SN15 2BU. Tel: 01380 871690.

Carers Support West Wilts (CSWW) is an independent charity that exists to provide unpaid carers in the West Wiltshire area with FREE and confidential information, support and advice to assist them in their caring role.

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