No to an Industrial Park at Inlands Farm, Wanborough
Keep South Swindon Rural
No to any Industrial Park
No to light, noise and air pollution
The appeal dates are set. There will be a VIRTUAL public enquiry by the Planning Inspectorate that runs from the 15th June for 3 weeks. The appeal will consider the economic benefits of the speculative development and balance them against the harm to our rural life, impact on the environment and the AONB and consequential urbanisation of South Swindon.
What will happen and how can you help?
The SSPG is currently reviewing the 150 or so documents submitted with the new Science Park application. Please download the objection template leaflet or complete our online objection letter now.
We have an extended deadline unitl 27th August to log our objections.
South Swindon Protection Group
Action Group opposed to the development of land in the non coalescent area or joining the AONB in the South Swindon Area. In particular, the group is opposed to the Inlands Farm development, for a commercial distribution and manufacturing park, which will be detrimental to village life, bring air noise and light pollution as well as traffic and environmental impacts.
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The South Swindon Protection Group, representing over 600 Swindon residents, submits its formal objection to the Inlands Farm development. John Warr says "we are pleased that over 500 residents and 23 statutory consultees have already sent in objections to the proposed Science Park. Our objection, will provide extra weight in dismantling the economic case for this development and exposing this application for what it is. A speculative application on a site that didn’t even qualify for consideration in Swindon’s local plan and on planning grounds alone should be dismissed out of hand". The SSPG is supportive of economic growth in Swindon and wish Wasdell all success in growing its business on one of the plethora of suitable sites already earmarked for development in the 2036 local plan.
Local protest group, the South Swindon Protection Group (SSPG), today called for the revised application for a proposed land development in Lower Wanborough to be thrown out by Swindon Borough Council (SBC)’s Planning Committee. Proposal riddled with deficiencies and the most breathtaking fantasy is their claim on the jobs
Statutory Consultees are unanimously objecting to the Inlands Farm application. Read a sample of the key concerns expressed, from Robert Buckland MP, CPRE, Wilts and Berks Canal Trust, Historic England and others.
Warehousing operations generally employ low numbers of low skilled, often zero hours, staff. This development will not bring “hundreds of new jobs” to Swindon. As confirmed in their press release in April, if Wasdell were to occupy this site it will be “to locate all our Swindon businesses on one site”. This would mean closing 3 existing sites in Swindon and relocate their workforce to the new site. Far from creating new jobs it could lead to some redundancy as they would achieve some economies of scale.
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