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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1945

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Box C.1945 Following an urgent need for more housing after the Second World War, the 'Fete Field' (which was once used for outdoor social activites) was used to build the Bargates Estate
Chippenham 1945 Fire Station opens in Dallas Road
Corsham 1945 Roman Catholic church moves to its present site in the old Pickwick Elementary School
Cricklade 1945 Allotment land, for which demand fell after World War I, sold
Hullavington 1945 Building of houses and the north end of Hullavington village join Newtown to the main part of the village
Marlborough 1945 Gas Works closed
Melksham 1945-1965 Melksham Urban District Council build over 1000 new houses to the east of the town
Pewsey 1945-1954 Over 100 council houses built
Westbury 1945 Westbury Senior Council School is renamed Westbury County Secondary Modern School
Wilton 1945 Riverside Preparatory School closed

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