Welcome to the Wichelstowe website. Here you will find a wealth of information about the design and construction of one of Swindon’s most exciting residential developments. There are facts and figures on everything from the history of the project, current planning consultations and construction updates to what it’s like to make this very special environment your home.
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Wichelstowe is a carefully planned, sustainable urban extension for Swindon.
Located to the North of the M4 between Junction 16 and Croft Road, Wichelstowe will include three neighbourhoods: East Wichel, Middle and West Wichel. Together they will include up to 4,500 homes, employment space, public open space, including a country park, shopping and community facilities for residents and primary schools.
The first new homes were occupied on 2009. Development is expected to continue until around 2025, depending on market conditions.
Nick Clegg Visits Wichelstowe To Sign £129 Million Wiltshire Growth Deal
On 18 December, 2014, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was in Swindon to finalise the agreement of the Growth Deal for Swindon and Wiltshire. This strategic investment from Government promises to bring over £129 million worth of investment to the region, alongside at least £70 million worth of additional investment from local partners and the […]Learn More
Welcome To Our New Website!
You will be able to find all of the information you need about Wichelstowe, including all of the background planning documentation in the site archive. The Wichelstowe development is well underway… Residential development in East Wichel is nearly complete with the current housebuilder working to finish homes and amenities in the final parcels. A total […]Learn More
Council Prepares Drawings And Information For East Wichel Restrictive Parking Zone and Bus Gate Traffic Regulation Orders – Formal Consultation Begins
The Council is preparing the final drawings and information required for the East Wichel restrictive parking zone and bus gate traffic regulation orders. Traffic Regulation Orders are legal documents and a statutory process is followed which involves formally advertising the restrictions before they can be implemented. The formal consultation period in relation to waiting, loading […]Learn More