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Following a transfer of assets from Wiltshire Council to Salisbury City Council on 1 April 2017, the City Council is now responsible for the following areas in the City:

  • Grounds maintenance in many areas where it was previously Wiltshire Council
  • Play areas previously looked after by Wiltshire Council
  • Shopmobility
  • The Guildhall Square and Market Place
  • Henry Fawcett Statue in the Market Place
  • Poultry Cross
  • Fisherton Clock Tower
  • A range of properties around the city

All other areas and assets not mentioned here are the responsibility of Private Landlords, Agents or Wiltshire Council.

Explore this page to learn about the assets we are responsible for.

Play areas, sports walls
and skate parks

Site name Facility type
Victoria Park Play area
Queen Elizabeth Gardens Play area
Ashley Road Play area
The Greencroft Play area
Churchill Gardens Play area and skate park
Maltings Play area
Lower Bemerton Recreation Ground Play area, sports wall and youth shelter
Meyrick Close Play area and sports wall
Parsonage Green Play area
Westwood Play area, sports wall and skatepark
Bishopdown Play area and skatepark
Pinewood Way open space Play area and sports wall
Macklin Road Play area
Wyndham Park open space Sports wall
Fisherton Recreation Ground Sports wall
Harnham Recreation Ground Sports wall and youth shelter


Site name

The Butts
Coldharbour Lane
Fisherton Farm A
Fisherton Farm B
Fisherton Farm C
Fisherton Farm D
London Road
Stratford Road
Warres Trust
Wiltshire Road
Cow Lane

Public Conveniences

Site name

Lush House Car Park adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Gardens
Churchill Gardens
Fisherton Recreation Ground
Victoria Park
Lower Bemerton Recreation Ground
London Road Cemetery
Devizes Road Cemetery


Site name

Victoria Park
Hudson’s Field
Harnham Recreation Ground

Car Parks

Southampton Road
Lush House adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Gardens

Markets and Fairs

Charter Market – Tuesday and Saturday, Market Place, Salisbury
Salisbury Street Sellers – Every second Sunday from May – October
Teenage Market – Three times a year
Sunday Festive Markets – 4 markets a year in the lead up to Christmas
Charter Fair – Annual October pleasure fair, Market Place, Salisbury during the third week of October


Henry Fawcett, Market Place
War Memorial – Guildhall Square
Sydney Herbert, Victoria Park
Turning Point, Guildhall Square

Public buildings and facilities

Site name

The Guildhall
Salisbury Crematorium
Salisbury Allotment Association Building, Fisherton Recreation Ground
Devizes Road Chapel
58 – 60 Pinewood Way – Bemerton Heath Centre
Hudson’s Field Campsite
Salisbury Information Centre

Land owned by Salisbury City Council where clubs and organisations operate under a lease agreement

Site name

Salisbury Rugby Club, Hudson’s Field
Harnham Sports and Social Club
Bemerton Heath Harlequins Sports and Social Club
Sea Cadets Building, Churchill Gardens
Victoria Park Bowls Club

Garage Areas

Site Name

Winchester Street
Greencroft Service Road

Shops and office buildings

Please note these shops are all privately rented with the exception of
Bemerton Heath Neighbourhood Centre.

Site Name

59 Catherine Street – Salisbury Pantry
79 Catherine Street
54 Fisherton Street
96 Fisherton Street
64 Pinewood Way (Pinewood Stores)
62 Pinewood Way (Mitchell’s Fish and Chip Shop)
123 – 125 Castle Street
68 Milford Street

Other land/facilities/

Devizes Road Cemetery Lodge
1 Barrington Road
Brown Street Gym
Primrose Farm
The Harnham Bunker

Recreation Grounds and Public Spaces

Site Name

Bishopdown Sports Field
Lower Bemerton Recreation Ground
Bishop’s Walk/Harnham Slope
Chiselbury Grove Woodland
Churchill Gardens
Bourne Hill Grounds
Crane Island
Fisherton Recreation Ground & Ashley Road Open Space
Harnham Recreation Ground
Hilltop Way Open Space
Hudson’s Field
Malthouse Lane
Malting’s Open Space
Middle Street Open Space
Milford Hollow
Mill Road/Churchfields Road
Newbridge Road Open Space
Old Blandford Road Open Space
Portway Sports Field
Queen Elizabeth Gardens
St Mark’s Open Space
The Greencroft
Victoria Park
Wain-a-Long Road
Parsonage Green
Westwood Open Space
Wyndham Road Open Space
Bemerton Folly
Churchfields Open Space
Skew Bridge Road Open Space
Linkway Open Space, Bishopdown
St. Francis Road Open Space

Churchyards and Cemeteries

Site Name

London Road Cemetery
Salisbury Crematorium
Devizes Road Cemetery
St. Edmund’s Churchyard – Grounds only
St. Thomas’ Churchyard – Grounds only
St. John’s Churchyard – Grounds only
St. Andrew’s Churchyard – Grounds only
St. Martin’s Churchyard – Grounds only
St. Clements Churchyard

Other services and events

Service Provided

St George’s Day
Community Development Grants
Fayre on the Square
Salisbury Motor Show
Christmas on the Square
Mayor Making
The Teenage Market
Armed Forces Day
Car Boot Sundays
Foodie Sunday
Salisbury Street Sellers
Remembrance Sunday
Charter Fair
Various Community events in parks and open spaces