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Advertiser – 7,500 homes? No, Thank You

Swindon Advertiser ran the following article, which describes some of the comments which came out of Mondays meeting at Wanborough regarding Swindons Core Strategy.

SWINDON Council has unveiled its blueprint for 7,500 homes and an industrial park in the east of Swindon, part of the Eastern Villages plan. Continue reading Advertiser – 7,500 homes? No, Thank You

Advertiser – Meeting to discuss plans for factories and homes

Swindon Advertiser ran the following article yesterday about the upcoming public meeting regarding the Eastern Villages Proposal.

THE fightback against a plan for new factories and 7,500 homes is set to begin.

At least 100 residents are expected to flock to a public meeting about the Eastern Villages proposal, which would see up to five clusters of homes and an industrial park built to the east of the A419.

The development would be only slightly smaller than the one planned at Coate, but would be spread over a more scattered area between Wanborough and South Marston. Continue reading Advertiser – Meeting to discuss plans for factories and homes

Resident’s Fury over 12,000 homes plan

Logo for 'This is Wiltshire'This is Wiltshire, has published the following article regarding the latest public meeting regarding the EDA.

People opposed to plans to build 12,000 homes to the east of Swindon believe their views are being ignored.

They claimed at a meeting to discuss the Eastern Development Area that local objections will have no weight and that those in power have not taken into account the implications on the infrastructure of Swindon.

Residents joined councillors in calling for greater self-determination and power over planning decisions at local level.
Continue reading Resident’s Fury over 12,000 homes plan

Latest on the planned housing development – Updated

Note: This article has been significantly updated since the original posting

Since a meeting on 15 October in the village hall, I have become aware of the strength of feeling in the village about the plans to build 12,000 houses in the Eastern Development Area to the South of the village.. Many residents here, and in other parishes affected by the proposals, want to oppose the development. They are surprised that the South Marston parish council is continuing to work with the planners to modify the proposals to bring them more in line with the village strategy, which so many of you helped to create in 2007. Continue reading Latest on the planned housing development – Updated