Believe it or not its been a year. Join us for the first year AGM and get an update on the planning application.
At Wanborough Village Hall, Monday 18th November at 7.30 pm
Local protest group, the South Swindon Protection Group, today called for the classifications for the proposed land development in Lower Wanborough to be thoroughly re-evaluated.John Warr, the Group’s Chair, went further: “The South Swindon Protection Group has commissioned expert advice in the form of a number of technical reports on the many aspects of this application that trouble us. We have identified over 20 significant flaws in this proposal, which demonstrably flies in the face of the Swindon Borough Council’s own published ‘Local Plan 2026’, which sets out their intentions for Swindon developments for the next 7 years. This distasteful, cynical, speculative application should never have reached even this far in the planning process, and the Council’s planners should reject it forthwith.”
The central plank of the applicant’s proposal is that this is to be a “Science Park”. The Employment Land Report (ELR), relied upon in the Inlands Farm planning application, specifically refers to the UKSPA definition for “What is a Science Park”.
The SSPG are aware of Wasdell’s packaging and storage operation in West Swindon and our look at the plethora of documentation could not find any evidence that the operations outlined in the application resembled anything like that of a Science Park.
As part of the SSPG fundraising efforts, and to provide a campaign update, join us for a thoroughly entertaining & insightful talk by a former Fighter Pilot (Tornado’s, 777’s, Hercules)
At Wanborough Village Hall, Friday 12th April at 7.30 p.m
OVER 600 OBJECTIONS to the proposed industrial development at Inlands Farm, Lower Wanborough,have been lodged on Swindon Borough Council's Planning site….with only one single “for” the proposal. The vast majority are residents with around 30 consultee responses too. This is a fantastic result and the highest ever received into SBC for an individual planning submission and our thanks to everyone who put in the effort to register their concerns.
Even though the “deadline” for objections has passed - they are still coming in. SBC are required to take objections up to the time they make their planning decision so it is not too late to register your objection!
Call us today at 07956306940 or Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Action Group opposed to the development of land in the non coalescent area or joining the AONB in the South Swindon Area
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