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19:30 Parish Council Meeting @ Quidhampton Village Hall
Parish Council Meeting @ Quidhampton Village Hall
Sep 13 @ 19:30 – 21:00
This is the regular slot for Parish Council meetings. Meetings take place on the second Tuesday every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November). There may also be additional Extraordinary Meetings arranged at
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Welcome to the website for Quidhampton Parish.

Quidhampton tapestry

Quidhampton tapestry

This website provides information for use by the parish, provided by the Parish Council and the community. If you have anything to contribute or would like to get in touch, please contact us.

About Quidhampton

Quidhampton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 404 according to the 2001 census. It forms part of the Salisbury urban area and is around 2 miles west of the city centre. The parish and village adjoins Wilton to the west, the unparished area of Salisbury to the north and east, and Netherhampton to the south. The name Quidhampton probably means "muddy home farm" or "home farm with good manure", from the Old English cwéad (dung, dirt) + hām-tūn[1]. Until 1894, Quidhampton was a tithing of Fugglestone St Peter, and it then formed part of the new parish of Bemerton until it was established as a parish in its own right during the 20th century.

Quidhampton Today!

Quidhampton is now a thriving village just off the A36 with it's own village pub, village hall, various social and community groups and businesses including Bed & Breakfasts. We have regular events throughout the year for parishioners and folk from further afield and one of our villagers publishes a Newsletter every month with all the latest news and information.

Quidhampton Parish Clerk Needed

VACANCY FOR QUIDHAMPTON PARISH CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER Owing to the current clerk’s change of personal circumstances, Quidhampton Parish Council (QPC) is seeking a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer, starting 15 July 2022. This is a part-time job for a small community that could suit an existing clerk, someone with local authority experience, and/or business
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COVID and Parish Council Meetings

Due to the rising COVID cases in the region over the Xmas/NY period, and given the booster jabs roll-out is still underway, the Parish Council has made the difficult decision to cancel the public Parish Council meeting on Tues 11 Jan 2022. 

Annual Audit FY 2020-2021

Each year the Council undertakes an audit and publishes the results. Here are the documents for Financial Year 2020-2021.

Lower Road Working Group – Update

The Lower Road Working Group met with Wiltshire Council to discuss the proposed improvements scheme


Please excuse the Gremlins…

We are currently experiencing a few gremlins. Please bear with us and read on for a workaround.

SID our new Speed Indicator Device

Speed Indicator Device (SID) now live!

Quidhampton Parish Council are very pleased to introduce SID, our new Speed Indicator Device, who will be helping the Community Speedwatch team in their sterling work to reduce traffic speed through the village.

Climate Change Working Group established

The Parish Council appointed a Working Group at its November 2020 meeting with the long term goal to help villagers achieve a net carbon neutral Quidhampton by 2030. The Terms of Reference for the group acknowledges initiatives already started (eg nature project, and planting in verges) and looks to address the big picture as well
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Quidhampton’s 2nd virtual Art Exhibition

November 2020 saw the launch of Quidhampton artists’ 2nd second virtual Art Exhibition at    Thirteen artists aged 15 to 97 are exhibiting their work for the enjoyment of villagers, the public everywhere, and for the benefit of Salisbury Hospice Charity whose fundraising has been hit by the pandemic.   This new exhibition shows new work done over
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Your Country Needs You!

Parish Council Vacancies

Have you ever wondered how local government works? Would you like to get involved in helping your community? If so, there are currently three vacancies for Parish Councillors on Quidhampton Parish Council.

Quidhampton Photo Competition

The White Horse, our village pub, are organising a photography competition, with the winning photos to be published in a calendar for 2021. The entry fee will also raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Quidhampton Nature Project. We want this to be a fun competition, to lift people’s spirits after lockdown. We also
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Quidhampton Nature Project

Some of our environmentally minded villagers have started a community project. The idea behind the Project is to build awareness of our natural environment, amongst children and adults alike, and to promote activities that support the enhancement of that environment.  Quidhampton Nature Project Do please go and visit their new website to find out more
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Quidhampton Virtual Art Exhibition 2020

Wednesday 15th July sees the launch of an Art Exhibition by Quidhampton artists. They couldn’t  hold it in the village hall, so have it online. It can be seen at Wiltshire resident, Anthony Connolly RP, Hon Secretary to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters called it “The quiet enterprise of an English village. So many people expressing
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Covid-19 Group

A Covid-19 Group has been established with the support of Quidhampton Parish Council. You can find out more about the workings of this group on this new page which will be updated throughout the pandemic and for as long as the group is needed.

Lower Road Working Group – Recommendations

Following on from the previous report produced by the Lower Road Working Group (LRWG) looking at what might be done to improve road safety through the village, the LRWG have now produced a report detailing their recommendations. This latest report is available to read (see below) and will be discussed and voted on at an
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Lower Road Working Group – report on activity

As part of the ongoing efforts to improve safety on Lower Road, Quidhampton Parish Council established a Lower Road Working Group (LRWG) at the September 2019 QPC Meeting to focus on the issue.

Meeting by Luciano Zanardo

Annual Parish Meeting 2019

The Annual Parish Meeting for Quidhampton will be held at 4pm on Saturday 11th May 2019 in the village hall. This is a meeting organised by the parish council but not a parish council meeting. Following increased attendance in recent years it has been decided to hold the meeting at a separate time to the
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Google Street View

Traffic Consultation

The Council are looking again at traffic issues in the village. To help with this, the following documents are provided and comments from parishioners are welcome; please email the Clerk with any comments (contact details are here).

Recycle by Nick Youngson

Improved Recycling Service

From 30th July 2018 you will be able to recycle: Plastic pots, tubs and trays Drink and food cartons In addition to the usual plastic bottles and cardboard, you can include yoghurt pots, plastic trays, margarine tubs, ice cream tubs and juice, milk and soup cartons. These can all go in your blue lidded bin.
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Road Work by Jo Naylor

A3094: June 2018 road closures

The A3094 will be closed yet again starting on 28th June to complete the works started in 2017. The works are planned to run for 48 hours. Please note the works are now starting on 28th June (and not 26th as indicated on the mobile roadside electronic signs). The closure will be from the A36-A3094 Park Wall Junction
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Meeting by Luciano Zanardo

Annual Parish Meeting 2018

A message from Clare Churchill, Clerk to Quidhampton Parish Council: The Annual Parish Meeting for Quidhampton will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 in the village hall. This is a meeting organised by the parish council but not a parish council meeting. In previous years members of village groups have been invited to
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