Chippenham is a market town situated in Wiltshire, England, which lies 13 miles east of Bath and 101 miles west of London.
In the March 27, 2011 census, the population is recorded at 45,337.
The town was established on a crossing of the River Avon and is believed to have existed as some form of settlement since before Roman times. It was a royal vill, and probably a royal hunting lodge under Alfred the Great.
The town continued to grow when the Great Western Railway arrived in 1841, and while historically a market town the economy has changed to that of a commuter town.
Situated on the Great Western main line, Chippenham is a great town for commuting to Bath, Bristol, London and Swindon
At the end of the day, it's a green, quiet, peaceful place to come home to.
There are frequent buses to Bath, Devizes, Frome, Malmesbury and Trowbridge, with National Express lines to Bath, Bristol, Heathrow Airport and London.