Local Services

Services in Town Council Offices

Cricklade Town Council & Tourist Information Point
Acting Town Clerk: Nicola Arthurs
Ockwells, 113 High Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6AE - 01793 751394

Opening hours: 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm Monday - Friday

The Town Council is responsible for maintaining recreation grounds, playgrounds, the cemetery, church grounds, Fairview Fields and floral displays in the High Street. It implements new projects in the town, provides planning recommendations to  Wiltshire Council and makes representations to other bodies on relevant town issues.

The following services are available from the Council Office / Tourist Information Point:
Photocopying Black and White:   10p per A4, 20p per A3 
Photocopying Colour:  20p per A4  40p per A3
Laminating :   A4 £1.00 per page, A3 £1.50 per page
Scan and email: 50p per page
A range of locally themed souvenirs for sale including greetings cards, car stickers, keyrings, fridge magnets, crockery and tea towels.

Room Hire
The Council Chamber is a large modern room that is available for hire.  Seating 18 at the table with additional seating for an audience of 22, the room can also be reconfigured for a theatre style.  The room includes wifi, and a projector, screen, white board and flip chart are available.  In addition there is an adjoining kitchenette with a full set of crockery, microwave and facilities to make drinks.
Room hire charges are available on request.

Cricklade Library
113 High Street, Cricklade.
Opening hours: Mon 2-4pm; Tues 10-1pm; Wed 2-4pm; Thur 2-7pm; Fri 2-5pm; Sat 10-1pm- see link 
Volunteers are always welcome at Cricklade Library - see below for more information and please click here
Jane Hunt, Library Service Volunteer Coordinator writes:
We are currently looking for extra volunteers to get involved at Cricklade Library. Our Community Library Volunteers help to extend the library’s weekly opening hours with two volunteer led sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 – 4 pm. This is a great role if you enjoy meeting people of all ages and have a love of books and reading. Our volunteers provide a friendly welcome to all visitors and assist them with using the library services. This includes dealing with straightforward enquiries; assisting with the self-service machines; shelving the stock and helping customers to log on to the public access computers. We are looking for volunteers who can be flexible about their availability and are able to do a minimum of two sessions per month.
The Home Library Service are also looking for volunteers - find out more here
If you are interested in volunteering at Cricklade Library and would like further details about the Community Library Volunteer role, please contact Jane Hunt either on 01225 713792 or by email at jane.hunt@wiltshire.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau 

Wiltshire residents should visit www.cabwiltshire.org.uk 

Community Magazines

Cricklade Chronicle
Monthly magazine serving Cricklade and Latton, published by Churches Together.
Editor:  Rick Dixon Tel. 01793 759123 Email: crickladechronicle@gmail.com

Cricklade Acorn Community Bank  - Wiltshire Savings and Loans

A weekly collection point operating in Cricklade, on Thursdays from 10:00 - 11:00am in the Town Council Offices. Credit Unions help members to save money regularly and receive loans at reasonable interest rates. They are run by volunteers and members who are allowed to have a say in how things work. For more information call in to the Council Office/Visitor Information Point or contact the Acorn Community Bank on 01722 421881 or visit their website.

Cricklade Museum

From April 2023 to the last Saturday in November 2023, Cricklade Museum will be open each Saturday from 10am -12 noon.  The museum will also be open every Wednesday of each month between 2pm and 4pm starting in May until the end of September.  For further details, please contact the museum by email cricklademuseum@outlook.com or 07453766744.  For family history research, private appointments can be made using the same contact details.

Emergency Services

Cricklade Police Station
The Police Station in Cricklade High Street is no longer in use. To contact the Neighbourhood Policing Team:
In an emergency dial 999. For reporting non-urgent crime where you speak to an officer, phone 101, or email woottonbassettnpt@wiltshire.pnn.police.uk.

Cricklade Fire Station
Fire Safety Enquiries: 0800 389 7849
Dial 999 for emergency only.
For more information, please visit www.wiltsfire.gov.uk 


G P Surgeries
Cricklade Surgery, 113 High Street. Tel: 01793 750645
Green Gable Surgery, 38a High Street. Tel: 01793 752633 or High Street, Purton. Tel: 01793 770207
Purton & Green Gable Surgery Patient Participation Group, Email: groupforpatients@gmail.com.  Copy of latest newsletterhere:

Purton and Green Gables Surgery for website

Cirencester Hospital, The Querns, Tetbury Road, Cirencester. Minor Injury Unit (open 7 days a week, 8am - 11pm).
Tel: 0300 421 6200
Great Western Hospital, Swindon. 24 hour A & E. Tel: 01793 604020

Cricklade Dental Practice, 104 High Street. Tel: 01793 750388  e-mail: reception@crickladedentist.co.uk 

A G Rhys Evans, 82 High Street. Open Mon-Fri 9.30am - 6pm and Saturday 9am-1pm.
Tel: 01793 750415 Email: cricklade@arhysevans.co.uk

Complementary Health
Cricklade Osteopathic Health Practice, 12 High Street. Tel: 01793 750504  e-mail: clinic@crickladeeosteopaths.com

Warm and Safe Wiltshire
A one stop shop for all cold home and energy queries provided by Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council in partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Energy and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service.
Tel: 0800 038 5722 Email: warmandsafe@cse.org.uk Website: warmandsafewiltshire.org.uk

Wiltshire Care Services Directory
Follow this link for the latest edition of this very useful directory

JobCentre Near Me

JobCentre Near Me makes it easy to find your nearest JobCentre Plus offices and information about benefits and support. Visit their website or telephone 0345 608 8545.

Learn Direct

Your local Learn Direct team are committed to helping people learn new skills and achieve their goals. The Your Time programme is designed for 16 to 24 years olds who want to get into education, employment or training. Find out more at this website or email jade.liddiard@learndirect.com. Learn Direct can also offer employment support those over 50 and you can find out more by emailling tina.hiscocks@learndirect.com or at this link.

Public Transport

Buses run directly from Cricklade to Cirencester and Swindon. For public transport information, phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit their website www.traveline.info. You can also visit www.stagecoachbus.com/west
Local bus timetables are available at the information point in the Town Council offices.
For National Express Information call 08717 818181, email nationalexpress.com/help or visit www.nationalexpress.com
For information on bus passes, visit www.wiltshire.gov.uk or phone the helpline on 01225 713004. National Rail Enquiries call 0845 7484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

Veterinary Care

Purton Veterinary Group
Cricklade Surgery
Bath Road
Tel: 01793 751698

Out of Hours: Tel 01793 603810   Emergencies: Tel 01793 771869

Email: happypets@purtonvets.co.uk
Website: www.purtonvets.co.uk

The Council Office
Ockwells, 113 High Street
Cricklade SN6 6AE
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Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 12.30
Mon - Fri 13.30 - 16.00

Telephone: 01793 751 394


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