Southern Development Area Planning Documentation

This section contains all initial planning documentation for Wichelstowe, formerly known as the Southern Development Area. Date Title and Information Aug 2003 Environmental Statement Proposed Southern Development Area Environmental Statement last revised August 2003.In accordance with the requirements of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999, Taylor Woodrow have […]

Development Phasing Plan

The original 2009 development phasing plan indicating initial structure works, along with location and timing of the first house construction phases is shown in the PDF file below. Development timings have since been adjusted to reflect prevailing market conditions. Click to open file: PR Plan April 09.pdf

Western Access Review

A desktop feasibility study of the Western Access serving Wichelstowe has been completed by Peter Brett Associates on behalf of Swindon Borough Council. The overall approach has been broadly based on the Department for Transport – Transport Analysis Guidance (WebTag) process which is recommended for the assessment of major highway and public transport schemes. The […]


The Southern Development Area (SDA) was identified for development after two Examinations in Public and is confirmed in the current Structure Plan, which is now adopted by Wiltshire County Council and Swindon Borough Council. The decision to develop on this area, however, has been the focus of much local debate, which culminated in a High […]