The Parish Council, as the qualifying body, has established a Steering Group to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan for the Parish of Southwick, with the help of the local community. The Plan will set out a vision for the future of the Parish and has planning policies and aims, which if passed at referendum, will be adopted by Wiltshire Council and used to determine planning applications locally. Residents, landowners and local businesses are now invited to give their views on the following documents that have been prepared as part of the evidence base for the Plan.
Draft Sustainability Appraisal dated July 2019
Draft Site Selection Methodology dated July 2019
Consultation will take place over a four-week period, beginning on Monday 15th July 2019 and ending on Monday 12th August 2019.
Copies of the documents can be viewed at and commented at Southwick Village Hall, Frome Road, Southwick, Wiltshire BA14 9QN
Please note that material is posted to this website within hours if not minutes of it being received.
There has been a spate of break-ins and attempted break-ins. Please ensure that your sheds and outbuildings are secure at all times
For all non emergency calls to the police phone 101
The telephone company will determine where the call is being made from and direct the caller to the local police for that area. For further information visit: Police UK
This works anywhere in the UK. If you are phoning outside of Wiltshire to report to your local police call 2012 your call will be redirected by the operator to your local police.
Welcome to the official Southwick Parish Council community website.
Southwick is a village two miles south west of Trowbridge in Wiltshire. The primary purpose of our website is to provide Parish Council information. Its secondary function is to provide a community website on which organisations and individuals can share news and advertise events.
Village organisations and individuals may post items of interest to villagers on either the Noticeboard or the News/Articles column.News items that include photos will be posted in the middle column.
Items sent to the Editor are usually posted within a few hours Initially please contact the website Editor using the Contact Button Subsequently you will be able to email your electronic contributions, as an attachment, direct to the Editor.
If your organisation, under the Community Button, would like a link to its own website or to its own page on our website please contact the Chair of the Parish Council using the Contact Button.
The cost to the Parish Council for the design and setting up this website was £346. In addition to this there is small annual contingent management fee.