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Melksham Town Council Services

Melksham Town Council is proud to offer numerous services and amenities to support and serve the local community. Melksham Town Council are responsible for community issues and development, allotments, community buildings, sports facilities and play areas.

Economic & Community Development

Melksham Town Council aims to focus on the development and operational management of Melksham town centre, whilst improving it's quality and vitality for all users, be they residents of or visitors to the town.  

The Council also aims to attract ongoing inward investment into the town. Community engagement will be achieved by fostering community cohesion and partnership working by the Council with community groups, organisations and businesses. The Council aims to raise awareness of local volunteer activities. 

If you have any queries, please email

Venue Hire

Melksham Town Council manages two venues - the Assembly Hall and the Town Hall.

Parks and Recreation

Green spaces are important to any town. Melksham Town Council, in conjunction with Wiltshire Council in some instances, manages a wide range of parks, gardens, open spaces, allotments and play and recreation areas for the benefit of the Melksham community.

Offering enjoyment to all generations, the King George V Playing Fields is now managed by Melksham Town Council. The Playing Fields are undergoing development led by the Council.

For more information on the play and recreation areas managed by Melksham Town Council please click here.


Melksham Town Council administers 164 allotment plots spread around eight different locations. Growing your own fruit & veg has never been so popular!
MORE ABOUT Allotments


Melksham Town Council’s Grants’ Scheme supports and encourages a diverse range of community and youth activities, initiatives and events.

Media Centre

Melksham Town Council is pleased to provide news and media channels with resources about Melksham and the Town Council including the Town crest logo and an image library.


In addition to maintaining the parks and recreation areas around Melksham, the Town Council Amenities Team is also responsible for cutting the grass in several locations throughout the town. These include the area surrounding St Michael’s Church, Foresters Park, and Methuen Avenue Play Area. The Town Council have also proactively undertaken to fund supplementary grass cutting in King George V Playing Fields and the cemetery over the summer months.

Melksham Town Council is not responsible for the following (please click the links below and you will be redirected to the correct website page):

Council Tax     
Rubbish and Recycling
Bus Passes
Road Closures

To report any of the following issues direct to Wiltshire Council online please click here:

Abandoned vehicles
Weather emergencies
Fly tipping and Fly Posting

Melksham Gardens Competition

Melksham Gardens Competition (formerly known as Melksham in Bloom) is an exciting competition run annually by the Melksham Bloomers, in partnership with Melksham Town Council. The competition is open to all local residents, businesses, schools, and residential care homes and is free to enter. There are a multitude of different categories to suit a range of talents. Judging usually takes place in July with the awards presented at the Melksham Food and River Festival held in early September.