Swindon Community

The local community has been continually engaged and involved alongside Swindon Borough Council in the planning of Wichelstowe from the earliest stages of the development process.

Input from community groups and individuals has played an important and considerable role in shaping and refining Wichelstowe. Both formal and informal consultation will remain central to the development process.

Information on new consultations will be posted on this website, as it becomes available, together with the deadline dates for public comment.

You can access information on design and planning matters relating to the development, as well as the community relations archive, by clicking on the links below.



To find out what’s happening now in Wichelstowe please follow the link below.

What’s Happening Now


Latest News

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.  The Zone boundary is clearly indicated to motorists entering the area and there are reminder signs throughout the Zone.  Bays where parking is permitted are marked by […]

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