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Westbury, Wiltshire

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Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 18:58

We are thinking of relocating to this area, as property seems to be reasonably priced.

Does anyone live in or near/have knowledge of the area?

Angela

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 20 Jun 2008 18:59

Yes! Feel free to PM me, I'll help if I can.

Sheila

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 19:10

Sheila - have pmd you.

Whippet Lady - thanks for your reply.

Angela

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 20:16

Awdrey

Thank you for your reply.

It certainly seems to fit the bill, apart from the fact that OH would like to live close enough to the coast to visit for an hour or two, which is what we can do now.

Compromises have to be made!

Angela

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 20 Jun 2008 20:17

Lovely area.

My company relocated to Trowbridge in the early 1990's and we moved to Chippenham. Melksham was halfway between home and work.

Sadly the business closed down five years later and we were forceably relocated yet again, this time to Cambridgeshire. Must say, not a patch on Wiltshire.

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 20:21

Thanks Peter. I must admit that, when we lived just within the southern boundaries of the M25, when we drove to the West Country, as soon as we hit the A303, we felt at peace!

Angela

Saints Alive

Saints Alive Report 20 Jun 2008 20:27

Methinks you might get a reply from George of Westbury if he's around , know Melksham and surrounding areas well tis a brill place to live :-)))

Twizzle

Mandy

Mandy Report 20 Jun 2008 20:47

Hi Angela

We can actually get to Poole in just under an hour and a half, so you can still have day trips to the seaside!

I'm on the very outskirts of Trowbridge, in an expanding village. Feel free to ask any questions.

Mandy :)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Jun 2008 21:05

I have friends who live near Westbury ,its a lovely place and we love visiting them every year for a holliday .

Shirley

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 21:15

Twizzle

I wasn't sure if it was the same Westbury that George lived in, I had noticed the name :-)

Mandy

We will be visiting the area next weekend, so will think of any questions I might ask you :-). We are actually only half an hour from the coast here, so can just pop there for an hour or two on a sunny afternoon!

Shirley

Thanks for your reply. I will look forward to checking the area out next weekend.

Angela

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon)

Angela now in Wilts (not North Devon) Report 20 Jun 2008 21:58

Tina

Somerset (and Dorset) will also be considered. We are just too far from our grandchildren where we are now :-(

It's just that Westbury seems to be very reasonably priced in comparison to other places in the general area.

Angela

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 24 Jun 2008 22:09

Hi Angela
Only just seen your note

Just to let you know , yes i do have the" tag" of Westbury on my board name, i did live there as a boy many years ago with my Grandparents actually on Westbury Leigh the same as Tina mentioned i have always had great memories of my time there albeit only for five years 1940/5, if i could i would have lived there.Happy memories for me
Cant really say how it is now i have only been back three times in all the years since, mainly for funerals and Weddings
I do have quite a few of my relatives there, and in fact i am going back in August yes to a wedding of my Cousins daughter.
Im sorry i cant be of much more help, but if it was me i would go.

George

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 24 Jun 2008 22:11

you cant go wrong in wiltshire
its lovely part of the world
always life seems so calm there

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 24 Jun 2008 23:10

Kevins - menswear for the 'larger' man is based in Westbury!!!
I only know this as there is a 'Kevins Menswear' stall at every other point to point I go to!!!

maggie