Preshute Parish Council

Email: preshutepc@gmail.com

Welcome to the Preshute Parish website where you should find the information you need about our wonderful Wiltshire countryside parish. The parish stretches from the Manton House and Temple Farm Estates in the north through the village of Clatford and borders the villages of Manton in the east and Lockeridge in the west. Most of the parish area area is devoted to agriculture, but there is a very busy business park next to the Bath Road at Clatford. There is a private airstrip to the north of the business park. Manton House is home to two internationally recognised horse racing yards. 


The Parish is located some 3 miles west of Marlborough on the Marlborough Downs and includes the unmatched West Woods and Wansdyke Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This website is designed to provide easy to access information about how the Parish Council works, our services, projects and activities, local events and links to other websites. You will find contact details for your Councillors and our Clerk below.

  • Stop Press News!

29 Jan 2019: Preshute PC have filed a major objection to the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan steering group's proposed future housing 'need' for Marlborough. The proposal is for 250 new houses - many of which could be sited on greenfield AONB in Preshute parish at Barton Dene. Please see our MANP page for more information.

21 Dec 2019: It's Christmas! Best wishes to all our community for the holiday season and hope you have an enjoyable and healthy New Year!

11 Dec2019: Respond to the mailer we sent to you! Please click on the Contacts heading above.

26 Nov: The Oddfellows (formerly known as the Outside Chance) at Manton will reopen on 17th December

11 Nov 2019: Preshute PC are once again chasing Wiltshire Council to come up with a plan to prevent the Clatford road flooding. Last week again (for the second time in as many weeks) saw extensive flooding, which is known to have seriously damaged several vehicles. If your car is damaged directly as a result of the flooding, you may be able to make a claim. Raise it on My Wiltshire (on our Contacts page)!

14 Oct 2019: Preshute PC has applied to CATG for safety railings at the lower end of the Right of Way PRES12. This is the path that emerges on to the Bath Road at the Clatford junction. See News Page

4 Oct 2019: Cllr Joy Penn presents a cheque for £5,000 to Manton Village Hall - see News page

Preshute Parish Council

Principal Contacts

Clerk: Sophie Roberts

Email: preshutepc@gmail.com

Tel: 01672 861262

Chair: Peter Morgan

Email: chair@preshutepc.org.uk

Preshute Parish Councillors

Peter Morgan

Joy Penn

Ian Wroth

Hugh Wroth

Jean Upton

Simon Mills

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