Timeline events for date 1971

Comunity Date Events
1971 M4 motorway opens, running through the north of the county.
Aldbourne 1971 Public convenience opened in The Square; village used by the BBC. for the filming of an episode of Dr Who
Amesbury 1971 Bus depot closed
Calne 1971 St. Edmund's Roman Catholic Primary School built
Corsham 1971 Congregational Church closed and converted to offices
Cricklade 1971 County branch library opened on a site off Bath Road behind the fire station
Hullavington 1971 New village hall built
Pewsey 1971 Pewsey Infants' school transferred from River Street to a site adjoining Pewsey Vale school; Pewsey Hospital (Special) School renamed Wyvern school
Purton 1971 Library moves to the Workmen's Institute building
Ramsbury 1971 A new and larger telephone exchange built off Oxford Street
Ramsbury 1971 The population of the village has dropped to 1,390
Wootton Bassett 1971 The Local History Museum opens