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The Town Hall is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

We’re operating occasional skeleton staffing in the building but most of the time our team are working from home.  The best way to contact us is by email at townhall@melksham-tc.gov.uk, or by phone on 01225 704 187.

 Melksham Town Council hereby notifies you that the Asset Management meeting scheduled for Monday October 19 has now been changed to Thursday October 22, 2020 at 07:00 PM

Please find the agenda and reports pack here.   Joining instructions for the Zoom meeting:


Meeting ID: 818 0740 7861      Passcode: 169387

Melksham Town Council gives notice of a meeting of the HR Sub Committee to be held on Wednesday 21 October at 5pm. 

Joining instructions for the Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81059086892?pwd=aittVkorbUN1ZGhSbjRFSHNVMUdpQT09

Meeting ID: 810 5908 6892    Passcode: 861673       The minutes will be available from the town clerk linda.roberts@melksham-tc.gov.uk


Melksham Town Council hereby gives notice of a Full Council meeting to be held on Monday 26 October at 7.00 pm. 

Please find the agenda here  and an additional meeting paper here

Joining instructions for the Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87964174595?pwd=NTBGNGpFMXB2VzZ2K0luL1ZNamZRQT09

Meeting ID: 879 6417 4595                                           Passcode: 490946

Wiltshire Council will be redeveloping Melksham Market Place from January 30th 2017. There are some exciting plans to enhance the entire area, as well as provide an access road to the new Health and Wellbeing Centre to be built on the Melksham House site.

Here is a diagram of the planned works:   market_place_plan.pdf 

Here is an illustration of the work phases over the next few months: Market_Place_Phasing.docx

Here is a letter from the Contractor to residents explaining the works: letter_from_Ringway.docx


Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions:

  • When does work start?  Construction works are currently scheduled to start on January 29th.
  • Will the whole place be closed off or is it in phases and if so do you know which part when? The works will be undertaken in phases – see attached construction phasing plans and General Arrangement drawing.
  • Can people still park in the Market Place at all (including disabled)? The market place will not be available for vehicles to park during the works or following completion, with the exception of disabled parking. 
  • Disabled parking will be retained throughout the works, existing spaces can be used during phase 1 and 2. New spaces can be used during phase 3.
  • The taxi rank will be temporarily located on the High Street, adjacent to Lloyds bank during phases 1 and 2 and moved into the new location during phase 3.
  • The Bus stop will be temporarily located on the High Street, adjacent to Lloyds bank during phase 3.
  • The National Express pick up point (usually outside the Town Hall) will move across the road to the space outside Backhouse Bet for the duration of the works.
  • Will Melksham House car park will still be available and accessible? Yes, although we are intending to use the car park for the site compound, so capacity will be slightly reduced. There are alternative parking facilities in King Street and Church Street car parks.
  • Will the Assembly Hall and Blue Pool still be accessible? Yes.
  • What will happen to the Tuesday Market? This will be relocated to the Church Street Car Park for the duration of the works, and will return to the Market Place on completion.


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