Wiltshire and Swindon Biological Records Centre

Contact Us

General enquiries:

brc@wiltshirewildlife.org  (or use the form below)

Data searches:

brc@wiltshirewildlife.org  Tel: 01380 829050 

Records submission:

Records@wiltshirewildlife.org - or alternatively use Living Record



WSBRC c/o/ WWT | Elm Tree Court | Long Street | Devizes | Wiltshire | SN10 1NJ

Tel: 01380 829050


Team Contacts:

Purgle Linham - WSBRC Manager

Records Centre Manager responsible for the development of WSBRC, its systems and its staff and volunteers. Development and maintenance of recorder and partner relationships and agreements for service provision and data exchange.

Tel: 01380 736072


Alison Mitchell - Biological Records Officer (p/t)

Database development and management and service delivery support. Maintaining and updating habitat and land-use inventory. Maintenance and interpretation of species data. Training delivery.

Tel: 01380 829057


Michael Hordley - Biological Records Assistant

Maintenance and update of species datasets. Delivery of data provision & enquiry service for public. Support, recruitment and coordination of Map the Gap project and its volunteer habitat surveyors.

Tel: 01380 829058




How to find us


To find us first find Elm Tree antiques. To the right is an archway with a no-entry sign. Further to your right, just before the church, is the vehicle entry. We are straight ahead.


7 spot ladybird, WWT/Darin Smith

Bluebell at Hagbourne Copse

Barn Owl, WWT/ Darin Smith

Melitta demidiata Roosting, WSBRCMiles Hodgkiss

 Otter, Darin Smith/ WWT

Peacock butterfly, John Notman/ WSBRC

 Quaking Grass, WSBRC/Sharon Pilkington