From the outset, Swindon Borough Council has committed to consultation with local people and interest groups on the design and development of the Wichelstowe project.

This involves both informal liaison and the formal processes associated with obtaining the necessary planning approvals. These approvals are required for the overall masterplan, the design codes which set rules for the materials used and property appearance and for individual land parcels within the development.

Within these pages you will find information on current consultations and how you can comment. You can also access an archive of key consultation documents, dating back to the start of the project.

For current consultations in Wichelstowe, please click on the links below.

Current Consultations

To view archive information, please click on the following link:

Archived Documents


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Quality Bus Corridor Scheme

Following consultation on options for a proposed quality bus corridor in Old Town and at Mannington in December 2016, a scheme for the whole route between Wichelstowe and Swindon town centre has been developed. If the proposals are agreed, the scheme will be designed in detail later in 2017. The plans are available to view […]

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Wichelstowe District Centre Design Code Public Consultation

In accordance with Condition 6 of the Wichelstowe Outline Planning Permission (reference: S/13/1524) a new Design Code has been submitted to the Local Planning Authority for the District Centre within Middle Wichel. The remaining urban areas within Middle and West Wichel will be design coded and submitted separately at a later date. Wichelstow Design Code […]

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East Wichel Restricted Parking Zone

The East Wichel Restricted Parking Zone came into operation on 2 October 2016. Within the Zone parking is now prohibited at all times except in the marked bays. ┬áThe Zone boundary is clearly indicated to motorists entering the area and there are reminder signs throughout the Zone. ┬áBays where parking is permitted are marked by […]

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