Chippenham Civic Society

Promoting Civic Pride in Chippenham


Links to Local Chippenham Websites

Chippenham Borough Lands Charity  A local charity, first established in 1554 and which exists for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Parish of Chippenham.

My Chippenham is the home of the Victoria County History project for Chippenham.  The aim of this project is to produce an authoritive history of the town and surrounding villages.

Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre – A fine museum in the heart of the town.  Well worth a visit to see the interesting permanent and temporary exhibitions about life in Chippenham through the ages.

Chippenham Rubbish Walks is a local inititive set up by a Chippenham resident concerned about the level of litter on our streets.  Join him and many others in tidying up Chippenham.

Chippenham Twinning Association  –   Chippenham is twinned with: Friedberg in Germany and La Fléche in France. Both of these towns demonstrate a pride in their buildings, history and civic amenities which we can learn from.  By joining the Association members can experience a different culture, make new friends and experience life in other European towns of a similar size to Chippenham.

Civic Voice is the national charity for the civic movement in England.

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre  A superb history resource right in the middle of Chippenham.

Chippenham and District Artists   This local group aims to support artists in the locality with activities that develop individual talents and skills.  Many of it members are keen illustrators of Chippenham and it’s surrounding countryside.