Facilities

Access for disabled visitors

The Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre is fully accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and there is a loop system for visitors with hearing difficulties. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like more information about access.

Accommodation

For details of accommodation near Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre please contact the Chippenham Tourist Information Centre.

Car parking

There is a large car park, with 60 free car parking spaces, adjacent to the History Centre. Should this become full, there are public pay and display car parks at the Olympiad leisure centre, or at the railway station, both about 550 metres away, in Cocklebury Road.

Meeting Room

There is a meeting room available for hire on the ground floor of Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre. For detailed room plans, or to discuss your requirements, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Food and drink

On the ground floor near the main entrance there is a refreshment area with vending machines containing a limited range of chilled snacks and drinks. There are picnic benches outside the front entrance for use when the weather permits.

To protect the archives, no eating or drinking is allowed within the search rooms.

You are welcome to eat your own food in the refreshment area, or you may wish to visit the cafe at the Railway Station or the restaurant at Wiltshire Council's Monkton Park offices, which are both open to the public and within walking distance of the History Centre. A sandwich van calls at the History Centre at lunchtimes during the week, selling sandwiches and salads, confectionery, beverages and hot food. Alternatively, you may wish to go into the town centre to visit one of the many restaurants and eating places there.

For details of places to eat near Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre please contact:

Chippenham Tourist Information Centre

Lockers

Secure lockers are available near reception for coats, bags and personal belongings.

Smoking

Please note that no smoking (including the consumption of electronic cigarettes) is permitted anywhere on the site of Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, including the car park.

Toilets

Located on the ground floor, adjacent to the public entrance.

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